Category Archives: Budgeting

Rent A Home Or Buy A Home : The Case For Both Sides

Is it better to rent a home, or to buy one? The answer may not be as clear-cut as you think. In this balanced, 3-minute joint interview from NBC’s The Today Show, you’ll hear the case for both sides. Continue reading

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How Much Should You Expect To Pay In Mortgage Closing Costs?

How much does a mortgage cost? The answer depends on where you live. But no matter which your locale, chances are strong that you’ll pay more for a mortgage in 2010 as compared to 2009. Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Escrow Taxes And Insurance?

The fiscal responsibility of a homeowner extends beyond the mortgage’s basic principal and interest repayments. Homeowners are also responsible for the real estate taxes on the home and its insurance premiums, too. Continue reading

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