Home Buying

Things to Consider Before Moving Out of State

Sometime around the end of 2014 or the beginning of 2015, my wife, Kelly, and I began discussing the possibilities...

Is Fall the Best Time to Buy a House?

Sometimes it’s smarter to buy certain items according to the season, like sweaters near the end of winter and swimsuits in...

Diary of a First-Time Home Buyer: What I Learned in the First Week

As of July 7th, my fiancé (still weird to say that word) and I have officially owned and lived in...

4 Reasons to Buy a Home Instead of Renting

The financial benefits of buying a home compared with renting have yoyoed over the years, especially of late. If you’re...

Buying a House vs. Renting an Apartment

If you’ve followed my other blog posts, you know that I have been searching for a home with my boyfriend...

Your offer was accepted! Now what?

So you’ve been searching for a home for a while, maybe made a few offers that were rejected, but alas,...

Making An Offer On A House… And Getting Rejected

For the past few months, my boyfriend and I have been searching for a home… searching, and searching, and searching....

First-Time Home Buying: A Guide to the Beginning

No matter what stage of life you’re in, buying a house is one of the biggest financial commitments you will...