Kids And Grandkids Don't Want Your House? 4 Ideas To Make It Benefit You Instead
24 March 2018
Many retired homeowners are discovering that their kids and grandkids aren't as interested in inheriting the house as previous generations. With different priorities, they often value things like freedom to move about and less of an emphasis on material items.
But you worked hard to purchase and maintain your home. So, what should you do with it now that you don't have to worry about passing it on? Here are 4 ideas.
Your New Year's Resolution: Pay Down That Debt
28 December 2017
The new year is here, and it's as good a time as any to make a new resolution to improve your quality of life. While your friends are focusing on finding a spouse, getting in better shape, running marathons, or having kids, it's a great time for you to make a resolution of your own. This is going to be the year that you finally commit to getting out of debt.
3 Tips For Buying A Home With A VA Loan
27 July 2017
Being an active military member or veteran comes with some great benefits. One of those benefits is the VA loan. This is not a loan issued by the Department of Veteran's Affairs; you'll get the loan from a regular mortgage lender that's approved by the VA. A VA loan is a loan that's guaranteed by the Department of Veteran's Affairs. It allows you to get a low-interest loan without a down payment or the need to buy mortgage insurance.
When Shouldn't You Get A VA Loan? Three Potential Reasons To Go Conventional Or Cash
3 February 2017
VA loans are an excellent way to get service members into a house that they otherwise couldn't qualify for. But what if you could apply for either a conventional loan or a VA loan? VA loans convey many benefits, but that doesn't mean they're always a good solution. Here are a few situations in which it may actually be beneficial to choose a conventional loan -- or even pay in cash.
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