buying a house

House Hunters: How to Find a Hidden Gem (and Not a Money Pit!)

Today we’re going over home buying tips so you can snag a great deal on your dream house!  What You Need to Know About Buying a House I don’t know how things are in your area, but here in the Triangle, the housing market is hot. Prices have shot up. The median price of homes […]

How to Buy the Right House for You

Are you house hunting or about to start? Learn how you can buy the right house for you and your budget.  Mistakes Home Buyers Make Buying a house is usually one of the biggest purchases you can make and the financial paperwork of getting a mortgage gets complicated quickly.  Besides having a down payment ready, […]

How Can We Buy a House (and Still Pursue Financial Independence)?

Are you looking to buy your first place? Learn how to find a hidden gem when buying a house so you can still become financially independent! Things are about to get hectic around here. We just heard from our neighbor that the developer is going to start building the townhouses across the street from us […]

What You Need to Know About Home Inspections

As we get closer to moving to the new place, We’re getting to the fun part – inspections for the house. Since were going from a newly built house to an older home for the next place, we wanted to get a clear picture of what to expect. While a home inspector can not predict the […]

Get Your Money Right Before Buying a House

Today’s post is based on a response to a comment I made on another personal finance blog. With The Debt Movement in full swing, I’ve been stopping by and checking out the site to get motivated and inspired by the debt reduction posts. One post, called, Is Your Goal to Get Out of Debt or […]

Making Sure Your Family Financial Goals Fit You

While there is a ton of advice out there about how to pay down debt, save more, buy a house, and start a family, not all of it is good. I’m a big believer that personal finance is well, personal. Sure there are some guiding principles that are behind the successes, but a big key […]