Month: March 2020

  • Should I Rent or Buy A Home?

    Reader Question: I am 65. I have been living in Alabama since 2004. I lived with a family member who has since passed away. Now I am out on my own renting a house. I have had an excellent job with the same company since 2005. At the end of this year, I will retire…

  • Four reasons to track home improvements

    Our readers this week are wondering about sharing improvement information with a potential buyer for their home. It is common for buyers to research properties they become interested in, another twist created with the evolution of the internet. The prospect asking is a sign of keen interest. It could bode well for our readers.

  • Is a renovation mortgage right for you?

    Reader Question: We are looking to buy our first home. We have seen a house we like, but it needs renovation. The house has been neglected but has a solid structure. We have a down-payment and good credit. Twenty-percent down at our price point, but not enough cash to make the down payment and do…

  • The home seller wants out; the buyer says, “NO!”

    The seller now wants to back out of the contract. Can they force us to release them from the contract?