Moving into your first real place? It can be incredibly exciting and maybe even a little overwhelming. You went through the challenge of finding the perfect place and now you have to face the task of decorating and furnishing your first place! Continue reading →
You just purchased a new home and you already have a laundry list of items that you want to update or replace. While it’s totally normal to want to make this home your own, it’s important to make sure you have a solid plan for how you are going to carry out these renovations. A plan will help you stay on time, on your budget, and will help keep your stress level low during the renovations!
When you fall in love with a house, it can be hard to not make a rash decision without completely weighing the pros and cons. Maybe the house is located in the perfect neighborhood, or in your ideal school district for your kids, but that isn’t the only important thing! You don’t want to get stuck with a house packed full of costly “surprises” after you move in.
Buying a home is a big step for most people, which is completely understandable. It will likely be the largest purchase you ever make. Because there is so much that goes into purchasing a home, it makes sense to try and prepare yourself as best as you can for the experience. The better prepared you are, the smoother the process will be and the better you will be able to weather any unexpected things that come your way. Here are a few of our keys points to keep in mind when you are purchasing a new home.
On the fence about whether or not it’s time for you to buy your first home? After some time, paying rent can start to feel one sided. You give a substantial amount of your income a month to your landlord, but don’t get any of the financial benefits that come with owning your own home. Are you ready to buy your first home? Can you even afford it?
There are pros and cons to both renting and buying, so really it comes down to finding the right option for you. To help you make the decision, here are Zippylife’s list of the pros for renting and buying. Continue reading →