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.
Out of all of the personal financial strategies, one of the most lucrative financial moves is that of purchasing property to lease out to renters. Doing this, if done correctly, can earn you a fantastic return […]
Home maintenance can be expensive but not nearly as costly as the price of neglect. Not only can you avoid costly repairs by keeping your home well maintained but you can also avoid serious risks to […]
A Homeowners Association serves a purpose – to manage the common areas of a community including parks, pools, and roads. Homeowners who live in the area are obligated to pay dues that usually cost between $100 […]
Everyone is talking about how now is a great time to buy a home. And, on the surface, it looks like the perfect time. Home prices are low, and mortgage interest rates remain at near-record lows. […]
Now more than ever, prospective home buyers are looking to cut costs and save money without cutting corners — or giving up on that cute little corner lot. It isn’t always easy. Not that home buying […]
Even though there are some scattered signs that the housing market is picking up, in most areas, it is still very much a buyer’s market. That means that you have some pull when it comes to […]
I recently heard an interesting discussion on Dave Ramsey’s radio show about the length of time you need to live in a home in order for it to make sense going through the process and expense […]
Ohana, multi-family living, “boomerang children”. No matter what you call it, extended families living under one roof or on one property can be a cultural norm or a way to cope with the financial difficulties that […]
If you’re already a homeowner, or plan to be you may at some point consider improving your home. Most homeowners have a mile long list of small improvements like painting rooms, fixing squeaky doors, or replacing […]
Trees Full of Money has an article about Borrowing 401k Savings to Refinance Mortgage. I thought the question was interesting , and it is worth analyzing this situation, because many people are facing the same scenario. […]