Bathroom fix-ups remain a top home improvement project for many home buyers. In fact, statistics from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) indicate that nearly 60 percent of home owners are targeting the master bathroom for their remodel.It’s a smart investment, too. According to NAR, "homeowners who take on remodeling projects gain equity and more resale value in their home."But what if you don’t have $20,000 to spend on adding a complete new bathroom? Renovations can be worthwhile, increas... read more
Option for seniors should be given careful consideration
You’ve probably seen the television commercials about reverse mortgages and how they can be an option for seniors who own their homes and need some extra cash. And while it may seem like a great option to tap into the equity you’ve built in your property, there are many considerations when it comes to a reverse mortgage, and not all of them are immediately apparent, or mentioned in those commercials. So let’s put this under the microscope ... read more
Posted by Mikayla Zimmerman on February 13, 2019 in
When you’re ready to shop for a new home, securing a mortgage is often a primary piece of the puzzle. To do that, you’ll want to have a handle on your credit score. Your credit score can determine not only whether you are able to get approved for a mortgage loan, but also potentially the limit of that loan and what your interest rate will be. Have a lagging credit score, and you could wind up paying more for the same money as someone down the street with a sterling score.
Understanding your credi... read more