Why Buying a Home is Better than RentingConventional wisdom used to state that buying a home is always a great investment. But after the housing crisis, many people who saw their equity sliced in half began questioning this logic.
That’s unfortunate. In most parts of the U.S., home buying is still a better decision than renting for people who plan to remain in the space for at least 4-5 years or more, both for financial and emotional reasons. Let’s explore some of these factors in-depth.
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Eclectic is the word used most often in today’s New Modern interior design. There is a “secret” yearning for individuality that can no longer be silenced. In the past, there were trends that most of us tried to adhere to, but for today’s taste, the New Modern is a variation of past, present, and future. The 1970s design and colors, along with macrame’ and shag carpet is really a thing of the past and the mold of continuity has been broken. Today’s look allows you to showcase your... read more
Find out how White Rock Lake and its surrounding areas can offer everything you desire in a recreational and outdoors experience. Learn how connecting areas can add to your fun and nature appreciation.Big city living, honking horns, and bright street lights can make even the most devoted Metroplex dweller yearn for something more. Take a break and get back to your roots by visiting the naturally beautiful White Rock Lake.
Coming in at about 9.3 miles in the length, the White Rock Lake trail is a s... read more
You’ve probably heard people throw around the word “equity” when they’re talking about homeownership. You might have heard someone say that owning a home helps you “build equity” or perhaps you heard someone talk about “borrowing against equity.”
But what exactly is equity? And why does it matter?
What Is Equity?Equity is what you own, minus what you owe. It’s the percentage of your home value that belongs to you free and clear.
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Written by Jim Vogel:There are many great reasons a senior would want to move from their long-term home. Maybe they want to downsize, as the upkeep on their family home is becoming too much of a burden. Maybe they want to move closer to family. Maybe they just want a change of scenery. Whatever the reason, many seniors will look to secure a traditional home loan for the new purchase. Here are some things to think about before you do.
Are you even qualified right now?
It may have been a very long... read more