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Removing Road Blocks to Home Ownership – Mortgage vs. Rent

Removing Road Blocks to Home Ownership – Mortgage vs. Rent

Isn’t that mortgage payment higher than rent? This question is a common topic that I hear when people are looking at options to buy a home for the first time. Today I’m addressing this topic and sticking with the theme of removing…

Read More February 6, 2019
Home Buying Roadblocks – Credit

Home Buying Roadblocks – Credit

In today’s video, I’m continuing to discuss the topic of roadblocks and the common things that are stopping people from homeownership. One of the biggest issues is credit. Your credit score is really important when it comes to getting qualified for a…

Read More January 23, 2019
Removing Road Blocks to Home Ownership – Self-Employment

Removing Road Blocks to Home Ownership – Self-Employment

Today’s video is the start of a series of related topics that I am going to share about some of the major road blocks to home ownership. Some of these things are real, and some of them are myths that are assumed…

Read More January 17, 2019
Mortgage Payment Strategy to Maximize Your Tax Write-Off for 2018

Mortgage Payment Strategy to Maximize Your Tax Write-Off for 2018

The end of 2018 is just a few weeks away, and many people are considering last-minute options to reduce their tax burden for the year. Are you worried about a big tax bill because you had a strong year financially? The year…

Read More December 12, 2018
Who’s Ready to Retire?

Who’s Ready to Retire?

We all want to retire someday, but who is truly on track to make that happen? One of the most important financial tools for retiring comfortably is having a real estate property that is paid off, thus making your housing expense very…

Read More September 19, 2018
Don’t Let Them Take Your Hard-Earned Equity

Don’t Let Them Take Your Hard-Earned Equity

Now that you own a house it’s time to make sure you have it protected. If you set things up right now, you will be able to avoid expensive and unnecessary probate if the worst happens. Most homeowners know about insurance and…

Read More June 27, 2018
Surprising Options for Low Down Payments

Surprising Options for Low Down Payments

Just because you want to buy a home, doesn’t mean that you need to have a big down payment. Today, I want to look at low down payment solutions that can help you get into a home sooner than you think is…

Read More February 28, 2018
What is “Vesting” and How Does It Affect Estate Planning?

What is “Vesting” and How Does It Affect Estate Planning?

As a homeowner, it is important that you think about estate planning so that you are ready for anything that might happen in the future. I invited Andrea Shoup, an attorney with Shoup Legal, to join the conversation today to highlight the…

Read More November 16, 2017
Getting Creative to Make Home Ownership a Reality

Getting Creative to Make Home Ownership a Reality

Today we are talking about creative options to make home ownership a reality. For many people, creative finance is one of these things that has a negative connotation. But, you don’t need to view this term in a bad light. What Does…

Read More September 21, 2017
Is Paying Off Your Mortgage Early a Good Idea?

Is Paying Off Your Mortgage Early a Good Idea?

Paying off your mortgage is something most homeowners constantly think about. But is paying off your mortgage early a good idea? According to a recent article by Kristen McFarland in U.S News & World Report, there are some things to seriously consider…

Read More December 10, 2015
Protecting Your Family, Your Home, and Your Finances

Protecting Your Family, Your Home, and Your Finances

You’ve worked hard to build your assets. Make sure that you protect it from loss.

Read More May 7, 2015

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