Imagine your family headed to a home away from home. Your very own oasis. Have you ever thought about purchasing a vacation home?

Imagine your family headed to a home away from home. Your very own oasis. Have you ever thought about purchasing a vacation home?

Some people love to go to the beach and some people dream about a vacation home in the mountains.

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Take some of the guesswork out of buying a home. Here’s what you can expect during the home buying process

Take some of the guesswork out of buying a home. Here’s what you can expect during the home buying process

So you’re done with renting and planning to purchase a home. But how can you prepare for making one of the biggest, if not the biggest purchase of your life. Frankly, it can be exciting, emotional, and stressful, all at the same time. And between closing and moving, it’s a lot to deal with in a fairly short amount of time. It will help if you stay organized, proactive, and approach most everything based on facts. Here’s a list of things you’ll want to do during the process.

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What’s the best way to finance a home renovation?

What’s the best way to finance a home renovation?

With the new year, you may be considering making some changes to your existing home. Here’s a look at some ways to pay for those home renovations.

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Now is the Time to Buy a Home

Now is the Time to Buy a Home

It's always a battle deciding whether to purchase, refinance, or secure a home equity line. First, take a look at your goals and what you would like to accomplish. Maybe refinancing is the right move because you want to consolidate debt. Maybe you're thinking about purchasing because you don't plan to be in your current house for long. Or maybe you're interested in a home equity line because you would stay longer if the kitchen was updated and the basement was finished. If you're considering these options, take a look at the following reasons to purchase, refinance or obtain a home equity line. Now is the time!

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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

As the economy improves, today's sellers are facing a very different environment than they were before the housing market stumbled in 2006.

Today's housing market features new procedures and standards, not the least of which are continuing borrowing hurdles for prospective buyers. If you are thinking about a home sale in the coming months, it pays to do a thorough overview of your personal finances and local real estate environment before you put up the "for sale" sign. Here are some general issues to consider:

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