Real Estate

  • A Home Checklist: What to Know Before Buying a House

    You’re about to make the biggest move of your life, so a home checklist will serve you well. It’s time to move out of that apartment and finally realize another piece of the American dream: homeownership. Buying a home is huge. Congratulations on moving forward on another milestone in your life. Now, it’s time to make sure that you practice proper…

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  • Should You Buy a House at an Auction? What You Need to Know.

    Do you have the right stuff to buy a house at auction? A very popular show on the HGTV network is “Flip or Flop,”  in which a married couple purchases a home at auction. Then they gut it, renovate it and sell it for a profit – or at least they hope. Of course, because it is a television show, they make…

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  • How to Build Your Own Tiny Home

    If you rent your living space right now, would you really save money in the long run by building a small home about the same size as your current apartment? The answer is yes — if you’re clever, scrappy, and up for an adventure. Here’s how you do it. Make home ownership more affordable than rentingDetermine your budgetLocation, location, locationSmall…

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  • Getting Started with House Hacking

    Owning a house rather than renting can often be a good way to save money and set yourself up with a valuable asset in the future. However, a home can tie up a good portion of your income to mortgage payments and maintenance costs impacting your wealth creation goals. To make your home an investment, consider house hacking. House hacking…

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