Jump to main content
Financially Fit

Home Buying

Home buying is not something you do everyday.  When you buy a home, there is more than just the paperwork, terminology, fees, and amount of people involved.  It's about making sure you get the right home for you.  Preparing yourself ahead of time with knowledge about home buying is what this section of the blog will help you do so you can put homeownership in reach, without over-reaching.

The Best Value-Boosting Home Improvements

0 comments

Let’s begin by getting one thing straight, not all upgrades are equal. Some improvements will not raise the value/ resale price of your home as much as you would hope. Another way to put it is just because you make an improvement, it does not mean you will get your money back. Resale is about making your home attractive to a wide variety of people therefore you should focus on the improvements that are most desirable by the majority of home buyers. Here is a list of some cost effective improvements that will help you reach your home value goals!

Read More

Buying Vs. Renting

0 comments

Are you looking for a new place to live? Maybe you’re family is growing and you need more space, or maybe you are graduating this spring and are ready to start life on your own. Either way, you probably have questions about whether to rent or buy. One is not necessarily better that the other. It is more of a situational factor, depending on what is important to you. The list below goes through some of the pros and cons of both renting and buying to help you make the right choice for you.

Read More

5 Ways to Stage Your Home for a Fast Sale

0 comments

Today's real estate market is crowded with inventory, so if you want to sell your home, it has to stand out. Staging, or making it appeal to the broadest possible group of people, is one way to do just that.  That means depersonalizing your home so buyers can visualize themselves living in it. Check out our staging tips that you can use to help sell your home quickly.

Read More

6 Questions First-Time Homebuyers Should Ask Themselves

0 comments

Part of the American dream is to become a homeowner. We dream of a place that we can call our own. A place that is comfortable and safe. A place we are proud of. A place where we can plant the roots for our future. To some however, the process seems so overwhelming and the concern of whether or not you are “doing it right” deters some from achieving the goal.  So how do you know if you are ready to become a homeowner? Here are six areas you will want to consider that will make your decision to buy a home the right one.

Read More

How Much Home Can You Afford?

0 comments

If you are looking to purchase a home, a popular question that you will need an answer to is, “How much home can I afford?”  The short answer is that it depends.  There are two methods that a mortgage lender can use to find your maximum home purchase price.

Read More