Tag Archives: buying a home

Top 5 Reasons Owning a Home is More Expensive than Renting

08 May

According to research from The Ascent, in 2019, homeowners spent an average of $26,418 per year in housing costs, while renters forked up $17,809 a year. Homeowners must spend an additional $8,609 a year according to the data. Homeowners typically have expenses that renter’s don’t have to cover at all or are less expensive for […]

What does it cost to insure a $400,000 house?

24 Apr

Insuring a home is an essential step for any homeowner, but the cost of insurance can vary significantly depending on several factors. One of the most important factors is the value or replacement cost coverage of the property being insured. In this article, we will discuss what it costs to insure a $400,000 house, the […]

Biden Unveiled Plan to Help Low-Income and First-Time Homebuyers Save on Mortgage Costs

02 Mar

Recently, the Biden Administration unveiled a plan to help low-income and first-time homebuyers save an average of $800 per year on mortgage insurance costs. The plan is an attempt to help make housing more affordable as higher mortgage rates and skyrocketing home prices have pushed homeownership out of reach for many potential buyers.  The plan […]

Best Questions to Ask When Buying a Home with Solar Panels

08 Jul

If you are shopping for a new home and are considering homes that have solar panels installed already, you probably have lots of questions. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), solar currently produces roughly 4 percent of all electricity in the United States. However, the SEIA sees that number growing dramatically, predicting that […]