Friday, February 1, 2019 / by Nicole Solari
5 REASONS HOMEOWNERS THROW THE BEST SUPER BOWL PARTIES!
Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages.
There’s more room to entertain a large crowd, and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly!
The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers as you want, and if some of your guests are only there to watch the commercials, they can do so on a different TV in another room!
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 / by Hayley Baker
Monday, August 28, 2017 / by Nicole Solari
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently released their latest Quarterly Home Price Index report.
In the report, home prices are compared both regionally and by state.
Based on the latest numbers, if you plan on relocating to another state, waiting to move may end up costing you more!
Alaska & West Virginia were the only states where home prices are lower than they were last year.
Monday, June 26, 2017 / by Nicole Solari
Rent isn’t cheap. It’s tough to afford a place on your own.
So, you have roommates. Maybe it’s a friend or two. Maybe more.
But it certainly beats living “alone”…in your parent’s basement.
But you’re still not banking money…
You’re saving some money by renting with others. But not tons.
It certainly makes your housing costs more affordable, but it isn’t like you have so much extra every month to just go out and spend on whatever you want.
So, it’s probably hard to even imagine saving enough to eventually buy a house.
You figure that day will come eventually. But not anytime soon. You’ll figure it out someday.
Probably not until you find someone you want to settle down with. Not until you and a significant other can combine forces (and bank accounts) to make that dream happen.
But, at this point, you wrap that thought up with a nice bow and put it on a s ...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 / by Nicole Solari
After working hard for so many years, you might have purchased a home you are proud of. However, you might have heard about folks whose families were unable to get the family home after a parent’s death because it was tied up in court with probate issues.
As a parent and spouse, you probably want to spare your children from the expense and burden of probate court. Here are 3 ways to protect your home from probate so that it goes to the person or people you wish it to with as little delay as possible.
1. Use a Living Trust
While you're alive, you might be adamant about managing your personal affairs. However, if you want to be sure that you're legally protecting your estate, you ought to look into a living trust.
With a trustee, usually a trusted friend or family member, you can continue managing all the assets you transfer to the trust while you’re alive. When you finally pass on, the people or person listed as your beneficiari ...