Finding Home Insurance for Your Non-Conventional Home

Getting homeowners insurance is part and parcel when you own your own home. Homeowners insurance protects your home in instances of a burglary, fire and even water damage. But because every home is different, the amount of protection you need may or may not be different from your neighbor, friend or in-law. If you are […]

Breaking it even: To buy a home or just continue renting?

For many people, owning a home is the fulfilment of their childhood dreams. For others, not so. Purchasing a home is one of life’s biggest decisions most of us will make, while others will content themselves with just renting for the rest of their lives. Which one are you? Advantages and Disadvantages of Owning a […]

First-Time Home Buyer Pitfalls [Infographic]

Buying your first home for most people is the largest purchase they will ever make. Talk about pressure! Most people cannot pay cash for their first home, so they get a mortgage to finance the property. But getting a mortgage isn’t what it used to be. There have been many changes that have occurred to […]

AA for Hoarders | Hoarders Anonymous: Kill Your Hoarding Side

Are you holding onto old movies you don’t watch and don’t really plan on watching again? You might be an undercover hoarder. Holding on to music CDs of lame country musicians and Hannah Montana that you hate? You might be an overt hoarder. Still clutching onto your Panasonic 3DO from 1994? Well, that’s actually pretty […]

Want to Refinance Your Mortgage? Lessons Learned from an Average Joe

In the past 2 years I’ve refinanced 3 times. Each time dropping my monthly payment by $100 or more. This might sound extreme, impossible or even ridiculous. In some cases it would be. For me though history just happened to be in my favor. With interest rates historically dropping and having the 87th ranked Loan […]