You know when it’s time to sell your house – but what about the kids? Whether you need more space for your growing family or your older children are starting to leave the nest and it’s time to downsize, you can help minimize the stress for everyone. Check out these tips from The Front Porch – All Seasons Real Estate Blog.
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What You Need to Know to Become a Successful Homeowner
When I was first asked to write some tips for prospective home buyers in our local area, my mind immediately halted in its tracks, shuddered, clicked, and began replaying my home buying experience like a poorly scripted outtake from a dusty black and white 35mm film. I’ll spare you the tragic details (they’re mostly boring – but if you read between the lines ahead, you can probably guess what happened to me). Anyways, suffice it to say that I was woefully uneducated at the time and am still paying the price nearly 20 years later. Let’s cut to the chase. I want you to know now what I didn’t know then so you can become a successful homeowner for life.
You may have heard that 30-year fixed rate mortgages are low, but just how low are they? With standard mortgage interest rates hovering between 3% and 4%, they are currently the lowest they have ever been!