If you have one or more family members enjoying a week off from school soon, this means you have a spare pair of hands to help with home décor updates. Here are three to consider – they all deliver lasting value for your time and investment. You or your family members just find that they have a hidden talent for DIY.
March is Women’s History Month. Have you ever considered how you or your significant other would feel if she couldn’t buy a home because she wasn’t married? Throughout history, women have worked to achieve financial equality, including the right to buy a home.
Envisioning your dream home is easy, but figuring out how to finance it is usually what keeps it from coming true. Here is some good news – the FHLB Grant program can help you achieve homeownership. First-time homebuyers (or anyone who has not owned a home in the past 3 years) can be eligible to receive up to $7,500 in grant money to cover down payment and closing costs through Core Bank.
Maybe you or someone you know is considering making a positive change in life with thoughts of retirement. If you are a homeowner, you may be approaching the stage in life to either downsize or move to a completely different location.
February is Heart Month and it’s a good time to check your home health pulse. Some questions to ask yourself are your short and long-term personal goals, look at your current home equity and how best to use it, and review the term of your mortgage.
The new year is the perfect time to reassess your needs as a family and set goals for your housing plans. If homeownership or selling a home is part of your vision this year, it is essential for you to understand the housing market, define your goals and work with industry experts.
Core Bank’s Affordable Housing Loan Program creates an opportunity for sustainable homeownership. Antonia Juarez Francisco was uncertain about the home mortgage process, and she is now celebrating being a first-time homeowner and a U.S. Citizen.
Extreme winter weather can leave neighborhoods and communities without power or other public services for long periods of time. It is a smart idea to prepare your home for such winter weather emergencies as well as cold weather throughout the season that can cause minor issues or even evolve into larger problems.
Colder temperatures and the changing color of leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is here. It is an excellent time to do seasonal maintenance and updates to keep your home in tip-top condition.