If you’re looking for some extra cash to use for a home improvement project, your child’s college education or if the economic effect of COVID-19 has left you in need of cash, consider tapping into your home’s equity. One great way to do this is by opening a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). Let’s take a closer look at HELOCs and why they can be an excellent option for homeowners in today’s financial climate.
You’ve saved up for a down payment, narrowed your choices of neighborhoods and drawn up a wish list of what you’re looking for in your first home, but now you’re getting cold feet. How do you know if you’re really ready to buy a house? To help put your mind at ease and make sure you’re really prepared for this purchase, we’ve put together a list of questions to ask yourself before buying a new house.
A stay-at-home summer doesn’t need to be boring. Enjoy the vacation vibes while at home by turning your backyard into an oasis without breaking the budget. Here’s how to cost effectively maximize your outdoor space.
With so much uncertainty during the pandemic, traveling outside the state or country this summer may not be at the top of your priority list. However, with state parks and campgrounds re-opened again, there’s plenty of fun to be had right here in Colorado. If you’re short on cash this summer, tapping into the equity in your home could help. Here’s how a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) works and some fun ways it could help fund your summer staycation.
Mortgage rates have hit record lows during the Coronavirus pandemic. And now, more than ever, everyone is taking a closer look and making adjustments to their budgets. With that in mind, you may be asking yourself—is now a good time to refinance your mortgage? If you’re trying to find ways to reduce your monthly expenses, consider these benefits of refinancing.
Spring is typically the season when the home-buying market picks up. But has the current COVID-19 outbreak changed all that? If you were planning to buy a new home this spring, should you forget your plans or still move forward?
If you’re currently in the market for a new home, you may be wondering if you should wait until after the holidays to buy. While spring and summer tend to see the bulk of home sales, it doesn’t mean they’re the best times to buy a house. Take a minute to explore the pros and cons of buying a house around the holidays.
Many consumers shop for home insurance policies once and then forget about it. Outdated assumptions about homeowners insurance, however, can cost you a bundle. Here are some guidelines to help ensure you have the right coverage for your home.
Spring is here and it’s time to get out in your garden. But there’s so much to buy—and it can add up quickly. You may even start wondering, can you really afford to have a garden? You can! Save on gardening costs this year with these six creative gardening hacks.
Home improvement season is here! If you’re hiring a company to make improvements on your home this summer, be on the lookout for scams. Home improvement scams are more common than you might think, and can end up costing you a lot.
A salesman can con a homeowner by doing sloppy work that requires more repair down the line, leaving a job unfinished, or even making off with their pay and doing no work at all. Don’t let this happen to you. Read on for eight ways to recognize a home improvement scam.