Articles about Home Ownership
Discover basic requirements for a home equity line of credit to be an option and learn how to qualify for a HELOC with your local lender.
Making a few small improvements now could help you save money all winter.
Thinking about finishing that second bathroom or basement? How your home could help you finance your plans...
It may be your second time, but that doesn't mean it's less confusing....
Are your home improvement projects doing more harm than good?
Real estate is still one of the best ways to help build wealth. But owning multiple homes isn't right for everyone.
Hot real estate markets, like Seattle and Portland, make it hard for buyers to build equity with the traditional, turn-key style home. What's a first-time buyer to do?
APR, balloon payment, good faith estimate...what's it all mean?! We're breaking down those complex mortgage terms into everyday language.
Which backyard upgrades will pay you back when it comes time to sell your house?
Thinking about making some major changes to your home? Consider the pros and cons of remodeling versus buying a new home.
When is the best time to refinance? Pros and cons for refinancing your mortgage loan.
If you're thinking about a refinance, be sure to look beyond just the advertised rate.
Get the inside scoop on what counts when it's time to get a loan.
Upwards and onwards! But before you upgrade your house, make sure you can afford the heftier bills.
Buying a house in a competitive market can be tough, but it's not impossible. Tips to make the process a little easier.
What to know when buying a house? Buying a house may sound complicated — and while there are several steps and moving pieces — the process to buy a house is actually pretty straightforward
If you're thinking about buying a lot or building a custom home, here are a few key things to be aware of.
House shopping can be fun, scary, interesting, exciting, and overwhelming. It can easily turn into an emotional roller coaster. But there are a few things to watch for when you house shop that can help...
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