HOW TO SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT

HOW TO SAVE FOR A DOWN PAYMENT

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Saving for a down payment isn't like saving for retirement. You don't have decades to watch compounding interest work. You need money now, as fast as possible.

4 THOUGHTS ABOUT THE RIGHT WAY TO USE HOME EQUITY LOANS

4 THOUGHTS ABOUT THE RIGHT WAY TO USE HOME EQUITY LOANS

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Remember about ten years ago? That was the end of the last market peak, when homeowners were yanking money from their homes as if they were endless piggy banks. When the bubble popped, many of those borrowers lost their homes as property values tanked. They couldn’t...

Is the Marital Home still Underwater?

Is the Marital Home still Underwater?

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Nearly a tenth of homes with a mortgage in the United States or 5.5 million were considered “seriously underwater” at the end of the first quarter of 2017, according to statistics from ATTOM Data Solutions. A property is seriously underwater if the amount owed on...