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.
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.
While interest rates are a big consideration when buying a home, you don’t want to waste away and become a skeleton while waiting as there are other important factors to consider. This year, inflation reached a high not seen in forty years. With both mortgage rates and rent prices rising, which makes the “rent or buy?” question trickier and purchasing a home possibly a “scarier” season than ever.