Renting instead of Buying. Plain and simple, renting an apartment or a house will not build equity. Your payments are not providing any financial benefit to you. Once you know you are ready to take the step into home-ownership and you are financially prepared to do so, do not procrastinate. Even if you know you might be moving or know you will eventually want a larger or newer home, buying a house now just might prove to be a sound financial investment. If you can find a home at a decent price or a home that needs a bit a work that you are not afraid to tackle, the equity you build up has the potential to provide a much-needed down payment on a home you can plan your future in.
Whether you’re renting an apartment or living in your own home, when you find yourself with a limited amount of living space, maximizing the available space is a priority. Many families find the kitchen to be one of the more difficult rooms to work in with limited space. Here we list some of the common, and not so common, ways to utilize the space you have to make your kitchen a bit more efficient.
One of the many things that people love about the warmer months of the spring and summer is having their own gardens and being able to produce fresh homegrown vegetables. Living here in New England, we have a shorter growing season than those who live in a warmer climate. All of you who believe your window of opportunity to grow your crops is just too short, follow the below tips to extend your season without having to move south.
No doubt, fall is a favorite season for many. Sweatshirts, fires and football—they are all sure signs that summer is fading away and cooler temperatures are driving in. But as the temps drop, we often find our heating costs increasing. There are ways we can fight the increased costs, and below we highlight tips to help keep more cash in your wallet.
If you are in the market to buy a new home, the Fall just might prove to be the right time to find the home you’ve been waiting for. While the majority of people hope to be completely moved into a new home by the fall, if you have the option to wait until the temperature start to drop, you might find that things work in your favor. As reported by the National Association of Realtors, you will find April, May, June and July are typically the busiest months for people to purchase new, or “new to them” houses. Families strive to be settled in their new location by the time the new school year begins, especially when moving to a new town.