Monthly Archives: June 2013

Despite recent trends, buying a home is still cheaper than renting in the long run

If you’re preparing to buy a new home, recent trends may have you thinking you’ve missed the perfect opportunity. Home prices, which were down after the bubble burst a few years ago, are starting to recover. In addition, interest rates … Continue reading

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Insurance companies scaling back water damage coverage

Homeowners have not been very profitable for insurance companies historically and the recent weather events (hurricanes, floods and tornadoes) have caused them to lose money. As a result, companies have looked for ways to squeeze profit from policies and may … Continue reading

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The Difference between Rate and Annual Percentage Rate

When you buy a house, chances are that you’re not paying cash. You’ll need to secure financing in order to pay for it. One of the things that you’ll notice is that the rate and the annual percentage rate (APR) … Continue reading

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Items most movers won’t move

Depending upon the state in which you live (or are moving to), there are some things your movers will not move. To save time and headache, ask for a list of items from your moving company. Some items will not … Continue reading

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