Nail your home renovation budget

After years of decline, home-improvement spending increased 9% in 2012, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, which predicts a double-digit surge for 2013. Planning to get in on the renovation revival with a project of your own? You’ll want to utilize a tool that some [...] Read more »

What Is Happening To Mortgage Rates?

Over the last month mortgage rates have moved steadily higher, and over the last week rates have spiked to the highest point in the last 2 years. For most of the last year rates have been stable and hovering around 3.5% (before pricing adjustments). This has been a result of [...] Read more »

Real Estate Gurus are Full of It

At the ripe old age of 18, I started real estate investing the same way a lot people do: I read a bunch of books by real estate gurus and become convinced I would be able to make millions in just a few short years. It took my adolescent brain [...] Read more »