If you’ve got student loans, you’re not alone. And among recent graduates, the situation is especially dire: Nearly half of Americans aged 21-29 have student loans, with a median loan amount of $25,000, according to recent survey I conducted. Not surprisingly, many people make paying off their student loans a top financial priority once they […]
Property Investment Loans
Real estate might be a huge part of your net worth. But are you maximizing your properties’ potential? How profitable are your rentals really? How much does it cost you to maintain your home? Should you buy more property or sell? If you have bad credit, how can you get into the real estate market?
This category has posts that will answer all these questions and more.
If you are house hunting right now you are probably spending a great deal of time looking for just the right home. But if you are like most people you probably won’t spend much time at all thinking about what kind of mortgage is best. If so, it could be a costly mistake. I’ll admit […]
Interest rates are still low even though home prices have increased. Still, homes are still very affordable. Does that mean you should buy a house no matter what? What if your credit is down the drain? Should you buy a house with cloudy credit? I don’t think so. And I’ll illustrate why by sharing […]
Let’s say you decide it’s time to buy property but you don’t have the scratch. What do you do? One option is to buy a house with a friend. I can see the logic in that. It could make it easier to come up with the down payment and/ or the monthly mortgage payments. Plus […]
If you are considering buying a house to live in, now might be a good time to start looking. Rates are low now but they won’t stay this low forever. There is no telling when rates will climb of course; but why take a chance? There are a number of reasons why I feel it […]
Three years ago Jim and Carrie only dreamed of owning property. They were in debt, had little savings and felt lost. Within 24 months they actually bought their first home despite facing real financial challenges. Here is how they did it – and how you can replicate their success. Background When I met Jim and […]