Your home is likely to be one of your biggest assets during your lifetime, as such, it is included here. However, this section also covers the broad area of renting, real estate investing, homeownership, home buying and selling, home renovation, and mortgages. Additionally, check out related articles in these sections: savings, investing, and financial planning.
Real Estate and Homeownership is a subsection of asset management.
How do you find a good lender? How to find the best mortgage rates? These are some of the common questions that first time home buyers face. This is probably a good time to buy a [...]
Housing represents a major cost for many of us. Whether buying or renting, the cost of housing is something that we all have to deal with. It can be cheaper in many cases to rent rather [...]
For many, buying a home is still considered an important part of the American Dream. Even following the real estate crash, many still want to purchase homes. The idea of “owning” a residence still exerts a [...]
One of the decisions that a homeowner might be faced with when moving is this: sell the home, or rent it out? Even if you aren’t facing that decision, you might be interested in getting started [...]
One of the ways that you can generate income is to rent out a property. However, there are a lot of challenges to being a landlord. You have a lot of responsibilities, and they can be [...]
I am currently in the process of buying a rental property and one of the questions that came up was: is it better to buy a rental house with cash, or is it better to take [...]
Selling your home is not an easy thing to do. Most of us only get to do this once or twice in our lifetime, so there are usually more questions than answers. However, you can make [...]
When it comes to the costs of homeownership, most of us tend to focus on monthly payment and the size of the needed down payment. Sometimes, the cost of repairs and maintenance will come into the [...]
The idea of doing something yourself is an attractive one. You can save money by taking matters into your own hands. However, before you decide that it’s the best idea to do it yourself, consider whether [...]
A few years ago, when home values were soaring and the mortgage market crash and financial crisis had not yet caused widespread panic and financial difficulty, cash-out refinances were all the rage. Homeowners refinanced their homes [...]