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5 Ways to Prep for Holiday Shopping & Stress

Some of the largest factors contributing to holiday stress are money and shopping for gifts. Here’s how to save some money and piece of mind.

1. Be realistic. Every year is different. Sometimes you see certain family members and not others; other times you’re the family member who can’t make it home for the holidays. That’s...

Looking to Downsize?

Are you looking to downsize, but aren’t sure? Here are some factors that might just convince you to take the plunge:

Less space means less clutter and stress: People constantly think they need more square footage to store all of their possessions. But, what if you reverse that mentality, and downsize your “things?” Think of the...

When to walk away from buying a home:

So you think you found the perfect new home. You’ve walked it through, assessed the floor plan and the condition of the home, and you’ve decided it will fit your family’s needs perfectly.

Here are some big deal breakers to be on the look out for. It may look like the perfect house, but any one of these obstacles can be a sign that you should look...

Home Buying Surprises

You’ve been saving for years, building up enough money for a sizable down-payment or even for a complete cash offer on a house, and you’ve found the perfect house to buy. But, are you prepared for ALL of the costs that come with buying a home?

Here are some expenses that are often aren’t considered, and come as a surprise to home...

Millennials’ Real Estate Mistakes

Coming out of student loan debt and entering the workforce, Millennials all over the country are starting to jump into the real estate market, but several are making some costly mistakes.

Below are some of the most common mistakes, and how to avoid them:

Pouring all assets into a new home: Even if you’ve been saving for a new home, it is...

Stay In The Know

Stay up to date on what you need to know about market changes and how that impacts a home mortgage.