The High Cost of Owning a Home

The real reasons that renting can be more cost effective than buying The American Dream of owning a home with a white picket fence has become ingrained in our society. The thought is that renting a home or apartment is temporary while owning one gives you permanence and roots in your neighborhood. Although there is some truth to that, the costs of owning a home can outweigh the benefits you receive. https://pixabay.com/en/construction-house-new-house-1599629/ As...
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Should You Get a Peer-to-Peer Mortgage?

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If you can’t get approved for a home loan from a bank, you might want to look into applying for a peer-to-peer mortgage.
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Should You Protect Your Home With Disaster Insurance?

If something can go wrong it most likely will go wrong. Therefore, you should be well prepared before the any of the bad happens. Which is why having disaster insurance should be a top priority before a disaster affects you. Hurricane Harvey has displaced 40,000 people from their homes. Houstonians have been stranded in their homes or forced to evacuate. A handful of people have been killed due to...
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Are You Ready to Buy Your First Home?

Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting and rewarding events of your life. It can be a rite of passage into adulthood and a first step towards financial independence. But while home ownership can have countless benefits and advantages, it also comes with increased responsibility, some uncertainty and a major personal investment. This makes it hard for many young people to know whether...
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Thinking of Moving to Atlanta?

When my husband and I decided it was time for me to launch my own business, the first decision that needed to be made is where we would relocate our family to give me the best opportunity to succeed. Because of the fact that he worked from home with a WIFI connection being the only requirement, Mark decided that my new career would be the primary focus of our family. I had spent the previous four...
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