Everyone has a plan for your tax refund. Do you?▸
Practically every year starting in March, we are bombarded by advertisements from retailers telling us to spend our tax refunds in their stores. They entice us with discounts and sometimes even offer to cash out our tax refund checks.
Homeowner’s Insurance: Do I need it?▸
If you are financing your home, your lender will require that you carry homeowner insurance, with a clause that the lender will be on the policy as ‘loss payee’. For example, if there is a fire on the property, the lender will collect first their part.
15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own▸
Here’s a smart investment every homeowner should make. These 15 tools are the absolute basics for a kit to last a lifetime. And you can buy them all for about $200.
Homeownership and Holiday Expenses▸
The holidays will be here soon! This is the time of year when we celebrate with our closest friends and family. These moments are precious, and we want them to be as stress-free and enjoyable as possible.
Single Moms Can Buy a Home in Santa Fe with Homewise▸
For a single mom of a two-year-old, being close to family is priceless. Amanda understands the importance of raising her son in a stable environment and in a good neighborhood and in the same city in which her family lives.
Do you need a credit card…or two?▸
It is easy to lose control by charging our credit cards to their limit or taking out loan after loan. However, open and active credit lines in good standing build our credit and show our worthiness as a borrower.
Credit Catastrophe? Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Short Sale, Divorce▸
For many people these four things can spell catastrophe for their credit. However, what most people don’t know is that you can rebuild your credit. Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Short Sale, and Divorce do not ruin your credit forever.
18 Things to Consider When You are Looking for a Home▸
Is looking for a home becoming overwhelming? It doesn’t need to be. The first home you buy is probably not going to be your last. Your first home doesn’t need to be your perfect dream home, but it can be a fantastic starting point.