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When are You Ready to Buy a House?

When are You Ready to Buy a House?

Buying a home is a BIG financial commitment that should not be taken lightly. As with all big decisions in life, the answer to whether you are ready to buy a home is very personal. There are a lot of factors at play and only you can answer this question. This guide will give you the information to make an informed decision. I detail the costs of home ownership (both common and hidden expenses), and also give you key benchmarks to help you make the decision. Continue Reading

What to Do Years Before Buying a Home

What to Do Years Before Buying a Home

We’re being really active in preparation for our future home – mainly because it means that much to us. “We” are also really preparing for our home purchase because I like to be well prepared. If you are looking to buy a home in the next couple of years, here’s a few things that you can do to prepare yourself for a mortgage. Continue Reading

Buying Your First Home: Is Hatred for Renting a Good Reason to Buy?

Buying Your First Home: Is Hatred for Renting a Good Reason to Buy?

As many of you know, my wife and I planning to buy our first home in about two years. We are already saving up a down payment and figuring out how much of a house we can afford. You know, all the things that young adults SHOULD do when buying their first home. Who wouldn’t want to be prepared? Yet, as I make the preparations and plans, I can’t help but wonder if my hatred for renting is causing me to jump into home ownership for all the wrong reasons. Continue Reading