Why you should inspect a home before purchasing

Why you should inspect a home before purchasing

Last week, we discussed the importance of home appraisals when purchasing a new home. We discussed how they differ from home inspections, but didn’t go into detail regarding what home inspections are. Today we will. Where home appraisals mention very little regarding...
5 areas to research when buying your first rental property

5 areas to research when buying your first rental property

Congratulations on your decision to invest in a rental property. It’s a big step that comes with challenges and rewards. Here are a few things to keep in mind when looking for an ideal property. Location The first thing you want to consider is the location where you’d...
The pros and cons of a variable-rate mortgage

The pros and cons of a variable-rate mortgage

Last week, we discussed the pros and cons of a fixed-rate mortgage.This week, we’re talking about its scary cousin: variable-rate mortgages. Just like the fixed-rate option isn’t always the best option, the variable rate option isn’t either. Sometimes it doesn’t make...