Before Buying Your
First House - Buying your first house is a big step in your
financial life. Be sure to understand some of the pros and cons of home
Down Payment on a Home - This article includes a table showing
what your monthly payments would be for different size mortgages at different
interest rates. There are also nine suggested ways of building the funds
needed for your down payment.
Types - Choosing a mortgage doesn't have to be complicated. The
right type of mortgage can help you afford the house you want and manage your
Home Equity Loans -
The equity in your home can be a powerful financial tool. Learn how these
loans work and why they can be an attractive form of "tax
advantaged" borrowing for you.
Implications of Home Ownership - Owning your own home can
provide some tax deductions and potentially a reduction in your annual income
tax bill. This article explores some of the favorable tax treatments
homeowners can enjoy.
Apartment - Learn what to look for (and look out for) when
leasing an apartment. There are also a few tips you may be able to use to get
a break on your rent.