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Adding the 2nd Floor

Renovations. Remodeling. Home Improvement. This can be anything from a new front door to an entirely renovated kitchen. But what about the addition of a second floor? For many homeowners living in single-storey homes, the idea of expansion may only be possible by building up. Especially in quickly-growing cities or in already established neighborhoods, up [...]

Adding the 2nd Floor2018-03-16T14:48:06+00:00

Down Payments (even if you have the cash)

Mortgages are not just for the average American. They are actually for everyone- regardless of how much cash they have on hand. Fun fact- the Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg refinanced on his home in 2012 which ultimately saved him a significant amount of money each month. So, yes, even billionaires have mortgages. So, there are [...]

Down Payments (even if you have the cash)2018-03-16T14:48:06+00:00

15 vs 30

Finding the mortgage that is best for you, best for your family, and best for your unique situation can take a little time (and a little research). So we decided to get down to the basics on the differences between short-term and long-term loan options. If you have any experience in the world of home-buying [...]

15 vs 302018-03-16T14:48:06+00:00

The Reverse Mortgage

If you are considering a reverse mortgage, there are a few key things to consider before taking the plunge. Like any financial undertaking, it is important to ponder these decisions. First, we should start with what a reverse mortgage actually is. Essentially, it is a type of home loan that allows you to turn the [...]

The Reverse Mortgage2018-03-16T14:48:06+00:00