Owning a home is a major financial undertaking and can be an important component in building generational wealth. We want to make what can be a protracted and complex process as effortless as possible and can walk you through what to expect so you can assess your needs and find suitable options to finance a home of your own.
Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd. Remembering this observance is a good opportunity to both celebrate progress in green building and sustainable design and to recognize the growing need for green homes.
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.
Are you looking to save more money this year? Maybe you are looking to purchase a home, go on vacation or build your emergency fund. An option to make the process of saving fun is by participating in a savings challenge. There is a 52-week saving challenge many people like to do each year that will enable you to make saving into a game