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Selling Your House for Retirement: 4 Questions You Should Ask

After the kids move out, you may start thinking about downsizing to a place with fewer bedrooms. All of that extra space in your home represents equity that could be converted into cash for your retirement. But before you sell your home, ask yourself these four important questions. 1. Why Do You Want to Sell […]

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How to Walk Away from a Negative Equity Mortgage

Have found yourself in an upside-down mortgage, where you now owe more than the house is worth? If so, you are not alone in this economy. The US housing market has been recovering since the industry bubble burst in 2007. But as recently as 2015 more than 4 million U.S. homeowners still owed the bank […]

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5 Smart Ways to Finance Emergency Home Repairs

Every year, nearly half of all homeowners (48 percent) are forced to pay for an emergency home repair, according to a recent survey by HomeServe USA. But most Americans have to scramble to cover the cost. According to a recent survey by Bankrate.com, 63 percent of Americans don’t have enough savings to cover an unexpected […]

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