Should I Buy Or Should I Rent

Should I Buy Or Should I Rent

  The decision to buy or rent a place to live is a major one. Several factors come into play: your current cash flow, job stability, investment strategy, the local market, how....

Simple Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

Simple Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

Do you dream of owning your own home in the Maplewood/South Orange area, but feel like you’ll never have the money for a down payment? While saving for a down payment can seem li....

Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

Must-Ask Questions Before Buying a Home

Buying a home in the Maplewood/South Orange area is probably one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in your lifetime. As such, it’s one you shouldn’t enter int....

Interest Rates and Your Mortgage

Interest Rates and Your Mortgage

Earlier in June, in an effort to gradually return rates to historically normal levels, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and indicated that two additional increases were on....

How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

How to Save on Homeowners Insurance

When buying a house in the Maplewood/South Orange area, there are other factors you need to consider besides the purchase price of a home. Another important consideration is the co....

Protecting Your Pre-Approval During Your Home Search

Protecting Your Pre-Approval During Your Home Search

Getting pre-approved by a mortgage lender should be the first step in your search for a new home. While it may be tempting to just start looking at homes, getting pre-approved will....