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5 Reasons Renters Should Consider Getting Flood Insurance

This content is made possible by our sponsor; the views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc. The Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, and most homeowners in high-risk areas should...
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Should You Buy a House or Rent?

By Ann Arceo, AAMS, AAMS Owning a home has long been considered the American dream, and buying a house has typically been considered a good investment and an important milestone of adulthood. Then came 2007 and 2008 when the real estate market crashed and the Great Recession left...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

3 Ways Your Children Can Take Over Your Mortgage

By Brian Kuhn, CFP® Want to verify to yourself you are doing as well as your parents did despite a tougher economic environment than they had? Buy the house you grew up in. Baby Boomer downsizing is emerging as a niche industry. The proven practicality, simplicity and feasibility...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017

Poor Dynamics Is Causing A Shortage Of Housing

This week we were “treated” to poor pending home sales. Both pending home and existing home sales growth have been trending down since 2015. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) blames slowing existing home sales on low inventory levels and lower affordability:...
Posted On 05 Jun 2017

Buying a House? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do

By Kevin Simpson Buying a house is one of the biggest investments you’ll make over the course of your life. For a lot of people, it is the largest purchase they ever make. While owning your own home can be incredibly satisfying, before you dive in, it is good to be prepared so...
Posted On 30 May 2017

6 Reasons Why Women Are Struggling to Buy a Home

While renting has some perks — like low maintenance costs and the flexibility to move almost anytime — not all people rent by choice. In fact, a recent Credit Sesame survey of more than 1,000 renters found that roughly half of them only rent a home because they can’t afford...
Posted On 19 May 2017