As we all adjust to our new normal with people working from home, children being homeschooled, and a shelter in place order being enforced in most states, the real estate market has also adjusted to a new home selling reality. Although the Coronavirus has ground most economic activity to a halt, it has not entirely stopped all facets of life. … Read More
Rent vs. Buy: Which is Cheaper for You?
This is a pretty cool interactive chart from Trulia that helps provide some direction on whether it is better to rent vs. Buy in various areas of the U.S. Below are four key variables that drive the decision Interest rate Whether you itemize on your tax return How many years you would stay in the home Do you pay homeowner association fees … Read More
HGTV Host Provides Insights on How to Make a Second Home a Reality
My wife and I have always thought about what it might be like to own a vacation home. We have friends that have been able to pull it off from both a financial and usage perspective. HGTV host Matt Blashaw provides some insight into how to potentially make a second home a reality in this Business Insider article. Caution even … Read More