Finding a First Apartment

First apartments are very exciting ventures but don’t let the excitement sweep you up and cause you to lose sight of the big picture. The first step to finding your first apartment is creating a list of your needs and your wants. Make sure to be practical and put only those things you need on […]

Qualifying for your First Mortgage

Before you go looking for that American dream and scouring the newspapers and open houses for that perfect home you should first find out how much home you can afford. Lenders use a certain formula to determine how much they’re willing to lend you, but you can roughly count on three times your total annual […]

Tax Tips for Landlords

As tax season approaches there are a number of items a landlord must keep track of for tax time. Keeping meticulous records of everything will make your job easier and will help with taxes. Make sure to pay particular attention of the following items and you’ll find your taxes are easier to manage. Purchase price. […]