saving for a down payment

Turtle Creek Gardens: Living Well And Wisely While Saving For Down Payment

By Jon Anderson / November 7, 2018 / 2 Comments

Homeownership is the most consistent way to build up the nest egg you’ll need in retirement. People who downsize their homes are cashing out equity built up over a lifetime (and telling the kids they’re on their own). Sure, there are many reports that claim folks who rent in some areas make out better. But […]

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Four Hurdles Faced By First-Time Homebuyers (And How to Avoid Them)

By Joanna England / August 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Every homebuyer faces a few hurdles along the way, but first-time buyers seem to have the most. Their inexperience, combined with a crowded market and sometimes time-consuming mortgage process, can make homebuying significantly more difficult for these new buyers. Fortunately, if you’re a first-time homebuyer, the process can go smoothly. Simply study up on the […]

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How To Save Money for a Home Down Payment: Eat Squirrel, Not Turkey

By Candy Evans / November 29, 2010 / 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is over and for most of us, those turkeys from last Thursday are going to make excellent sandwiches for a few days. But the inspiration for this post truly came from an article I came across on the BBC: is squirrel the perfect austerity food? I mean, we are trying to make ends meat […]

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