5 New Homeowner Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid (And How to Avoid Them)
Keep these tips and tricks in mind as you learn the ropes of being a homeowner.
The following is a guest post from Jessica Thiefels
Become a first-time homeowner is one of the most exciting and stressful times of your life, even after the closing papers have been signed and key is in hand. Suddenly, you’re faced with a whole new set of challenges: how to manage a home that’s yours, not your landlord’s. There are a lot... read more
Homeownership is a big deal and it took me a while to really understand the impact that it could have on me financially. The idea of owning a home was not foreign to me (My Parent's both owned their homes as I grew up) but I didn't know what I needed to do or that I should be jumping on this bandwagon. I am so glad that I did.When I graduated from College I had been renting a room in a house with two good friends and I was ready to move from small-town Montana to the city! I made a huge leap of fa... read more
How Much House Can You Afford?
Learn how much you can afford on a mortgage for a new home. Coldwell Banker real estate agents will help you meet your budget and find the perfect home.
HOUSE POOR [adjective | hous – poo·r] A person who can afford his or her home mortgage payments, but can’t afford much of anything else. Discretionary spending on restaurants, furnishings, travel and clothes are severely cut back, due to a large proportion of his or her income going towards the ... read more
Learn how getting a home inspection can help you get the most value for your home
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 25, 2018 in
Buying a house is probably the single largest investment you’ll ever make, and you want to ensure you get the best value for your hard-earned dollar. That’s why more and more home buyers today are turning to professional Home Inspection experts. A professional Home Inspector takes a close look beneath a house’s surface, and then prepares a detailed written report for the prospective buyer on such things as the condition of the foundation, electrical service, roof, insul... read more