Still trying to decide? Better to rent or buy?

Should you rent or buy your next home?  It’s long been the debate for many.  Buying is a big financial investment.  But is it worth it?  Or is renting nothing more than throwing away good money?  Here are six points to consider when making this big decision. We have had many posts over the past few months discussing how it’s currently a good time buy … Continue reading Still trying to decide? Better to rent or buy?

How much do you need for a down payment?

We have several past posts that discuss right now being a great time to buy a home.  Low interest rates are making it more affordable than it has been for a very long time.  But do you really need the standard 20% for a down payment?  You may need less than you think. In 2019 the median down payment was only 12% for ALL buyers.  … Continue reading How much do you need for a down payment?

Read this before you purchase travel insurance for your next trip

Are you in the process of planning a trip and trying to decide whether travel insurance is worth the additional cost?  Read the fine print and be sure that the coverage actually protects you!  Hint…in many policies a pandemic is NOT covered. So perhaps you found some cheap plane tickets after reading our August 25 post.  Now you need to decide – should I purchase … Continue reading Read this before you purchase travel insurance for your next trip