• How Late Payments Can Affect Your Credit

    How Late Payments Can Affect Your Credit

    Making a late payment on your credit card, mortgage or loan can lead to several negative consequences that could ultimately sink your credit score and damage your credit health. Whether you are just three days late or 30 days late, not paying your bills on time could affect you for months and potentially years to […]
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    Condo Owners Must Read Their Bylaws

    Question: I am a senior citizen and live in a condominium. The Board of Directors recommended that the balconies be repaired and then passed a special assessment. As I read the Bylaws, there should have been a special meeting called, so that the owners could discuss the need for repairing balconies, and then vote. Our […]
  • Five Ways To Lower Your Mortgage Payment

    Five Ways To Lower Your Mortgage Payment

    There are two kinds of homebuyers: those for whom the sales price is the main consideration, and those who are mostly concerned with what it will cost them per month. If you’ve already bought a house, there isn’t anything you can do about the sales price. But there may be ways to lower what you […]

How to Make A Purchase Offer On A Home

How to Make A Purchase Offer On A Home You’re ready to make an offer on the home of your dreams. But before you do, make sure you’re really ready. Ask yourself and your household members if this is the home for the next five or so years. Make sure everyone is on board with commitments to make it work, from putting off the […]

Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring after Severe Winter

Top 10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring after Severe Winter As much of the United States recovers from one of the harshest winters in recent history, it is important to inspect your home for damage and plan for home maintenance, repair and remodeling projects. Winter weather can be particularly damaging to a home and the tips from NAHB Remodelers can return your home to top […]

5 Signs That You’re Ready to Buy a First Home

5 Signs That You’re Ready to Buy a First Home Buying your first home takes stamina, desire and commitment not only to navigate the complicated and time-consuming purchase process, but also to learn the ropes of being a responsible homeowner. Maybe you’ve dreamed about buying. Or perhaps you’ve researched for-sale homes online, tried to calculate how much you can afford to spend, or peeked inside […]