Four New Year Steps for Every Renter

 

Life is full of surprises. Don’t let the unexpected events of last year keep you from setting new year goals for 2021. 

It’s time to look forward and decide on your priorities for the coming year. If owning a home is on your list, these four simple steps can help jump start your journey to homeownership.
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3 Year-End Steps For Every Renter

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Along with year-end parties, comes New Year goal setting, right? It’s time to look forward and envision where you see yourself this time next year. Is owning a home on your list of goals?

Before you stumble upon that dream home while out looking at holiday lights, take these three simple year-end steps that will jump start your journey to homeownership. You’ll be well on your way to a new home before that New Year’s Eve countdown begins.  keep reading

Bigger is Better When it Comes to Down Payments, Right?

By Liz Keuler, Editor – Readynest by MGIC

It seems like a no-brainer, but the answer is actually, “Sort of – it depends.” I know, that’s not the quick answer you’re looking for.

A bigger down payment usually means more equity in the house right from the get-go, along with a smaller monthly mortgage payment. But while saving up for a large down payment is an admirable goal, there are many considerations to weigh when deciding how much is enough and when to buy. keep reading