Real Estate

How To Rent An Apartment

By on Mar 27, 2014 in Personal Finance, Real Estate, Saving, Tips | 16 comments

3 Steps to Rent an Apartment I’ve rented many apartments over the years, some really nice, and a few real dumps (when cash was really low). Before you begin, remember his fact; appearances matter. When visiting potential apartments, look neat, well groomed, and behave professionally. You increase the likelihood of getting the apartment you want by looking like...

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Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Invest in the Stock Market?

By on Jan 2, 2014 in Debt, Investing, Reader Question, Real Estate | 20 comments

Your Investing Questions Answered Welcome to the 2nd “Your Investing Questions Answered” Thursday. Mike from Get Rich with Me asks; “Am I better of making over payments on my mortgage at 2.9% or investing the money in the stock market?”  Should I Pay Down My Mortgage or Invest in the Markets? This is a personal favorite of mine and a question...

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By on Aug 20, 2013 in Debt, Real Estate | 4 comments

It’s Not Always a Good Idea to Refinance It may seem that refinancing your mortgage to a lower interest rate is always a good idea. The news is blaring with opportunities to refinance. One would think, if a lower interest rate means you pay less money on your mortgage, then that must be good. However, there is more to the story. A mortgage is only one part of...

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By on Feb 13, 2013 in Debt, Guest Post, Real Estate | 7 comments

Get ready for Barbara Friedberg’s upcoming book, ”How to Get Rich; Wealth Building Guide for the Financially Illiterate,” sign up above & be the 1st to know By, Tali Wee of Zillow Barbara Friedberg is the Zillow Financial Blogger of the Week Buying a Home? Tips to Find the Best Lender Home buyers who are ready to begin their house hunt should start by selecting...

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