When it comes to buying a home in 2018, the average American has more home loan options than ever before. Unfortunately, more choice isn’t always better. With many options come many questions, especially if you’re a first time home buyer and not a veteran of the mortgage game. Thats where our ultimate guide to mortgages comes in! Our 5 part series will delve into the nitty gritties of the many types of mortgages on the market.Read More
If you’re looking for a great home loan in Texas, you’re not alone. Right now, the Lone Star State is home to more than 28 million people. The housing market is relatively hot, with home prices having increased a solid 7 percent between June of 2017 and 2018. In this article, we’ll review the best FHA approved lenders in Texas and how they can help guide you on your quest to homeownership.Read More
The most common type of mortgage for first time home buyers and longtime homeowners alike is the U.S. is the classic 30-year fixed-rate home loan. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage is another popular home loan option, followed by the somewhat less common 20- and 25-year mortgages.
One of the types of mortgages that’s a lot less talked about is the 40-year mortgage -- and no, it isn’t a fairy tale or myth. 40-year mortgages do exist, but that doesn’t mean that they’re a good choice for everyone.Read More
We’re going to tell you where you totally can’t afford to buy a house--or if you do, it’s going to cost you a premium. Since the real estate market has been plagued by housing inventory shortages, many areas are experiencing run-away housing costs simply due to too many buyers and too few homes.Read More
Being a first-time home buyer is a glorious time in your life. You’re on a solid path with your career, you’ve managed to save a little money, and maybe (dare we say it?) you’ve come to enjoy tracking your credit score. As a responsible, independent adult, you’re tired of living under the rule of your landlord -- so now it’s time to get out on your own and buy a home!Read More
DIY projects are all about becoming a more creative and inventive version of your regular desk mounted self. Oh, sure, during the week you’re Bob from Accounting, but on the weekend? That’s when you transform into Bob the Resourceful DIY Guy. This article is for all the Bobs (and Bobbies) out there.Read More
You thought your college apartment was tiny--that is, until you started seeing tiny homes pop up everywhere. They make that apartment look like a mansion by comparison. Financing them, on the other hand, isn’t so attractive all the time. Let us help you make your little dreams come true.Read More
With housing costs across America on the rise, especially in big cities, many people are turning toward tiny homes to make life simpler, less expensive, and a lot more fun. While there are a lot of tiny home concepts and categories out there, these are some of the ones that really caught our eye.Read More
Right now, shipping container homes have never been hotter. With the average price of owning a home in the U.S. sitting around $257,000, and the price of buying a brand new home sitting at $407,000, it’s only natural that people are flocking to a more cost-friendly alternative. Shipping containers, by contrast, may cost as little as $1,400 each, and you might not even need that many to make a beautiful and spacious home.
It started with a nail, then one hammer strike and then another. Before you knew it, you had a headache bigger than Texas and it’s all because your roof needed to be replaced. This article is for you, because Tylenol isn’t going to touch the migraine you’ll have if you’re not prepared.Read More