Home Ownership

8 Cheap Ways to Skyrocket Your Home’s Value

The real estate market has seen its ups and downs as values have peaked, then dipped, and peaked again. The market may be ever-changing,...

You Wouldn’t Believe What This $16M Mansion Looks Like Inside

Architectural Digest features Maple Hill Farm, a property that hosts several guest houses, horse stables, a music studio, tennis courts, and a pond that’s...
Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

(GivenUs.com) - Renting has become increasingly popular among young Americans. A 2016 study found that 65% of household heads under 35 years old were...
How to Buy Your First Home Without Screwing Up

This Is How First-Time Homebuyers Succeed

Approximately 75% of Americans list buying a home as a priority, according to a NerdWallet study. And, despite the barriers to homeownership, about 15%...
How to Buy a Home Even When You're Broke

Here’s How to Buy a House Without a Down Payment

Wishing you could buy a home because you're sick of apartment living and throwing money away on a rental? Purchasing can be cheaper...but what...
Is Renting a Home Really Cheaper Than Buying?

Is Renting a Home Really Cheaper Than Buying?

If you need to move with your partner or are about to start a job in a new area, you may know how challenging...
Before You Sell a House, Do This to Raise the Value

Before You Sell A House, Do This To Raise the Value

Getting ready to sell your property? There’s a lot to do. Finding a realtor and getting the place appraised to determine a listing price...
Slash Your Home Energy Bills With These Simple Tips

Slash Your Home Energy Bills With These Simple Tips

It’s easy to underestimate the amount of energy you use on a regular basis, which can spike your bills fast. With a little creativity...
Programs to Help You Afford Home Ownership

Programs to Help You Afford Home Ownership

Homeownership can seem out of the realm of possibilities for many of us. The struggle of coming up with a down payment and getting...
This Zero-Down Mortgage Could Let You Escape the City

This Zero-Down Mortgage Could Let You Escape the City

Tired of being in that loft apartment? High rent can make it hard to save up enough for that hefty down payment, making the...

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