Buying a house is an expensive and risky proposition. There are a lot of upfront costs involved, picking the wrong house is a real threat, and unforeseen issues can be hiding around every corner. Hopefully by now, you've run the numbers and used some of the tools available online, and you're confident that you can handle the house … Continue reading Due Diligence Before Buying a House
One of the first choices you'll make when looking for a new home is whether to buy a brand new or existing home. This post explores some considerations of each type and what you might expect.
While I very much want to buy a house, I completely acknowledge that renting comes with a lot of under-talked-about benefits. Here are some of them.
Following my recent flurry of posts on home buying, a few of you have asked for a more comprehensive guide to the process.
Once you’ve saved enough money for a house, the time comes to start searching for that real estate gem. Here are questions to ask yourself to find the home you'll love.
It used to be that a mortgage accounted for 70, 80, maybe 90% of what you were paying out every month. No longer the case, it seems.
Yesterday’s post looked at how to save money for a house, but didn’t touch on what your actual target should be. Today, I’m going to cover the back end of things--how much money you’ll need to buy a house.