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Monthly Archives: June 2020

    Prepaying Your Mortgage

    By Carla Higgins | June 30, 2020

    Paying off your mortgage can provide peace of mind and is a worthy goal but is it the best thing for you to do at this time. Do you have higher interest rate debt currently? If you have credit card debt with double-digit rates or personal, car or student loans, you’ll probably save more money … Continue reading Prepaying Your Mortgage → Read More

    Lower Your Cost of Housing

    By Carla Higgins | June 23, 2020

    Homeowners still have considerable advantages from the amortization of the mortgage and the appreciation enjoyed by most homes even with taking the standard deduction instead of itemizing to take the interest and property tax deduction. There is an adage, “Rent or buy, you pay for the house you occupy.” You either pay for it yourself … Continue reading Lower Your Cost of Housing → Read More

    Annual Advisory

    By Carla Higgins | June 16, 2020

    Homeownership is a privilege and a responsibility. Even after decades of owning a home, you may still need some help to handle some of its challenges by focusing on the three “M”s of homeownership: maintenance, minimizing expenses and managing debt and risk. While many people recognize the benefits of annual wellness, financial, vehicle and equipment … Continue reading Annual Advisory → Read More

    Why homebuying begins with the agent

    By Carla Higgins | June 9, 2020

    It takes a team of professionals to buy a home like the lender, the appraiser, the inspector, the property insurance agent, the title officer, and others but the real estate professional may play the most critical role. Baking bread seems so simple. There are only four ingredients: flour, salt, yeast, and water; yet, there are … Continue reading Why homebuying begins with the agent → Read More

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