5 Tips for First Time Home Buyers

If you are ready to buy your home, there are a lot of things you should prepare for. It can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time to purchase your home, especially if this your first time. It can also get quite difficult to predict and know what to expect but with just a […]

Where to Invest Money in Real Estate

When you invest in the real estate market you can be sure of a few things; the first, that you can put your money in and see returns be it short to long term; the second, whatever you wanted to learn about the property market is already available with a bit of internet searching. Many […]

Four Questions to Ask Before Investing in Real Estate

Investing in real estate is a smart way to make some extra money. When you buy homes and properties, you have the option of renting those properties and making some money every month or selling those homes for more than you originally paid. Making the right decisions is the best way to ensure that you […]

Considering Investing In Real Estate? Arizona Is Your Ticket to Success

Initially, Arizona seemed immune to the housing slump that began plaguing the United States at the end of 2007. But Arizona resident’s rising confidence in their local economy stemming from their state’s apparent economic immunity was quickly snuffed out; as Arizona soon became one of the hardest hit states in the nation. As a result, […]

Home Insurance: The Top 5 Strangest Questions Ever Asked

The questions that people ask on the internet can be staggering. From a man asking the readers of Yahoo Answers where they should hide a body, to a girl asking for advice because her new boyfriend isn’t texting her back. To reassure you, the first one was apparently ‘research’ for a forensic science study. In […]

Is Home Insurance Worth Your While?

Homeowners insurance – you’re often not legally required to have it (though sometimes are) and it’s the type of thing that you theoretically could never use, but the truth is that home insurance is truly invaluable. It’s easy to tell yourself, “I’ll probably never get robbed” or “It’s really unlikely that something will ever do […]

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 […]

Pay Extra Or Refinance? That is the Question

We’re honored to have Loan Officer and Co-Owner of First Commerce Financial at All Things Finance. Click here if you’d like to know more about Guest Posting. “I am just going to pay extra to my current mortgage.” Wow – If I had a nickel for every time I have heard that in the last […]

How To Rent Out Your House

Many people in today’s economy are forced to rent their homes in order to relocate to where the work is.  These are not your usual landlords so there are many important steps that are done wrong or not done at all.  If you don’t know what you’re doing, you can make some costly errors or […]

Home Mortgage Calculator – Do you actually require one?

Number crunching happens to be one of those things that can get painful at times. At the same time, there are instances when it can become a joyous task too. Now, as a prospective home buyer it depends on how you choose to look at things. This is obvious since home buying is after all […]