9 Ways to Save for a Down Payment

9 Ways to Save for a Down Payment Image Courtesy of 401 Calculator (TNS)—You’ve found the perfect house. Interest rates are still low. There’s just one thing standing between you and your dream home: a down payment. Don’t abandon your home ownership dreams just yet....

Don’t Scare Buyers Away This Halloween

Don’t Scare Buyers Away This Halloween By Liz Dominguez Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Ghostly Listings: What It Costs to Own a Famous Haunted House Collaboration Key to...
‘Soft’ Credit Checks: Do They Hurt Your Credit Score?

‘Soft’ Credit Checks: Do They Hurt Your Credit Score?

‘Soft’ Credit Checks: Do They Hurt Your Credit Score? (TNS)—Lenders use your credit score to determine whether you are eligible for a loan and to decide what terms they are prepared to offer. Credit bureaus keep track of when companies check your score, regardless of...
Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around

Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around

Easy Tips to Stage Your Home With Toddlers Around Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate...
HOA Basics: What to Know Before You Buy

HOA Basics: What to Know Before You Buy

HOA Basics: What to Know Before You Buy   (TNS)—Before signing on the dotted line for your new home, make sure you know what your homeowners association fees are and what they cover. Because most new planned communities have HOAs whether you’re buying a detached...