Archives: April 2015

Basic Legal Documents

Many times, young adults feel “bullet-proof” and don’t consider the urgency to get involved or spend the money to take care of certain legal aspects of their lives because they think they’re going to live forever. Since no one is guaranteed longevity of life, if you want to be in control of who gets what […]

Are You Ready?

For whatever reason you’ve delayed buying a home, it may be time to reconsider that decision based on today’s conditions and what is expected to happen in the future. Rents are continuing to increase to the point that in most markets, it is significantly less expensive to own than to rent. Even after you factor repairs […]

Signed Contracts for US Homes Increase, Report Shows.

In the latest sign that the U.S. real estate market is improving, more Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in February than in nearly a year. The National Association of Realtors released the data, which showed that the seasonally adjusted pending home sales index increased 3.1 percent to 106.9 in February. That’s the highest it’s been […]

Rent Again?

After you take the training wheels off your bike and learn to ride it, you’d never consider putting them back on again. Similarly, once you’ve owned a home, you might think you’ll own a home from now on but there may be some situations where it might make sense to rent again. Big shifts in […]

Report: US Home Prices See Gains in February

The national housing market continues to show gains, with home prices rising year-over-year during the month of February. This is fantastic news as it shows that the U.S. real estate market continues to rebound from the Great Recession. If you’re considering listing your home anytime soon, please continue reading to learn more about current national […]

Home Too Big Now?

Once the kids are grown, have careers, relationships and get a place of their own, parents find that they may not need their “big” home like they did before. Their lifestyle may have changed and the house just doesn’t “fit” anymore. Benefits of a smaller home: Easier to maintain Lower utilities Lower property taxes Lower […]