Understanding Your Budget

Are You Making These 6 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes?

Congratulations on deciding to buy your first home! Now that you know what you want to do with the next few years of your life, it is important that you consider all the mistakes many first-time buyers make when they start looking at houses for sale. Looking at these common mistakes will help you avoid them. Mistake #1: Not considering all the expenses associating with buying a new home. Budgeting for a home does not end with considering homeowner's insurance and taxes. Read More 

Correcting A Few Myths Concerning Buying Your First Home

Buying your first house can be one of the defining moments in your life. Unfortunately, first-time homebuyers are unlikely to be very informed about this process. A lack of accurate information can lead to some issues during this process, but you may find that you are able to have a smoother buying experience by being aware of the reality behind these three myths. Myth: Homes Always Come With The Major Appliances Read More 

How Your Small Law Firm Can Enjoy Affordable Office Space For Less

Young lawyers may spend the first few years of their career working for a large firm. When the time comes to move on and start your own firm, you may have several challenges to deal with, one of the biggest being finding affordable office space. Renting office space that you can't afford can land you in a serious financial and career crisis fast. Follow these tips for renting office space you can afford for your law firm. Read More 

When You Love Your Dogs: Finding The Right Home For Your Needs

When you are looking for a new home and you have dogs that you love, it's important to find a home that will be pet friendly. While you can make a number of cosmetic changes to the home once you move in, knowing what you need for space will help you and your dogs live more comfortably once you buy your new place. Take into consideration the size of your yard and whether there is already a fence in place that will contain your pets. Read More 

Things To Look For When Buying An Older Home

Many homebuyers like the idea of living in an old home because of the craftsmanship, unique layouts, and overall yesteryear charm. However, one challenge of shopping for an older home is what you see on the surface might not reflect the problems the house has. When you are shopping for real estate in your area, here are some things you can look for as you tour older homes that can indicate larger problems. Read More