You want to get out of debt, including your mortgage, so you think it may be a good idea to use your 401K savings. While we are all for consumers getting out of debt, the one time we wouldn’t recommend that you pay off your mortgage is if you have to use your retirement funds to do so. Your 401K … Continue about Is it Wise to Use a 401K to Pay Off Your Mortgage?
Buying a Home
When you buy a home, it’s often a good idea to include some contingencies in the purchase contract. These contingencies protect you should something go wrong after you sign the contract. They give you … Continue about Should you Include an Appraisal Contingency Clause in Your Purchase Offer?
When you apply for a mortgage, you’ll likely hear the lender throw around a couple of different words including appraisal and inspection. They sound like they could be one in the same, right? Wouldn’t … Continue about How a Home Inspection Differs from an Appraisal