Want to be smarter than the average mortgage borrower? Here are five common mortgage myths and the truth behind them. Read on, and you may gain an advantage when deciding what direction to take with your home financing.
An estimated 67% of U.S. households are home to one or more pets. These animals bring a special joy to many homes, but they also bring unique needs. If you have a pet or plan to get one, here are some ways you can make your home more pet-friendly.
Home renovations are a great way to enhance your home’s space, utility and appearance. Whether it’s an exterior project like adding on a new deck or an interior improvement such as updating the kitchen, there’s no shortage of ways to improve your home. Although almost all renovation projects will increase your home’s value, some have a greater return than others. By choosing your project wisely, you could pass most of the cost of your upgrade on to your home’s future buyer in the form of a higher sales price.
Everyone deserves the opportunity to achieve the American dream of homeownership, and few are more deserving than America’s military veterans and servicemembers. For that reason, the U.S. government created the VA home loan program to help eligible military-connected borrowers buy, build, repair, retain or adapt homes for their personal residences.
There have been few better times to sell a home than right now. In many parts of the country, high home prices, a surplus of buyers and accessible home financing have created a historic seller’s market leading into the dynamic spring and summer selling seasons. Here are the reasons why now could be the perfect time for you to sell your home.