9 Things I Wish I Had Known About Owning My First Home (Before I Bought It)

If you’re gearing up for your journey into homeownership, gather ‘round. I’ll fill you in on a few things I wish I had known beforehand, and a few surprises I encountered along the way.

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Are You a Homeowner Seeking Forbearance on Your Mortgage? Watch Out for These Red Flags

monkeybusinessimages/Getty ImagesHomeowners are asking for breaks on their mortgage payments in droves, as millions of Americans face the prospect of unemployment or reduced income because of the coronanvirus pandemic. But

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How Long Does It Take To Buy A House?

How long does it take to buy a house? The answer is: it depends. You can buy a house in a matter of weeks or it can take you anywhere from 4 to 6 months. The question is how ready are you? It can take a long time, and that’s just learning about various mortgage …

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Store Brand vs. Name Brand: How to Save Money on Everyday Stuff

Editor’s note:  This post was originally published in February 2020. What’s in a name? A lot actually. We often default to certain brands when shopping simply because of the name on the package — and the reputation that comes along with it, thanks to clever advertising. We buy Bounty paper towels because they’re the “quicker […]

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My Husband Bought a Retirement Property, but Only Put His Name on the Deed. Will His Adult Children Inherit This Home?

One retirement house, 25 years of marriage, one set of children on one side… and no will. What’s the solution to this situation?

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