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Mar 26 2019

It’s no secret that retirees are living longer and healthier lives than ever. In fact, the Social Security Administration estimates that “a quarter of 65-year-olds will hit age 90, and one in 10 will live beyond age 95.” For those that didn’t take into account a protracted timeline, it could mean rethinking their retirement strategies.… Continue Reading For Retirees On the Go, Your Primary Residence Holds the Key to a Reverse Mortgage Loan

Mar 21 2019

If you’re looking to upgrade and renovate your home, it’s the perfect opportunity to embrace eco-friendly improvements that could save money, reduce your carbon footprint, and potentially raise the resale value of your home. Energy Efficient Upgrades Lowering your energy costs is a plus when considering upgrades. At the top of the list are large,… Continue Reading Eco-Friendly Upgrades to Make to Your Home

Mar 20 2019

You’ve made the decision to sell your house, but does it have the appeal buyers are looking for when it comes to clean open spaces, a manicured lawn or spacious garage? Start with First Impressions and Curb Appeal A sloppy exterior doesn’t do a home any favors and could discourage buyers. Improving your front and… Continue Reading Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Mar 14 2019

Your golden years have arrived, and retirement is in full swing. How do you make the most of your new freedom without sacrificing the financial stability you worked so hard to create? Well, if getting out of the house sounds like a start, a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) could be just the vehicle to… Continue Reading Take Your Retirement on The Road With A Reverse Mortgage

Mar 12 2019

With the temperatures rising and summer months just around the corner, the cool convenience of a backyard swimming pool starts to look very tempting. Of course, pools can come with a hefty price tag, so it’s best to consider your options carefully before diving into a big project. Enjoy A Deep Discount Before you start… Continue Reading Smart Ways To Take The Leap of Adding A Backyard Pool

Mar 11 2019

When you’re in the process of looking for a home, everyone worries whether they’re making a good investment. The truth is, if you’re buying a home you can afford that you love, it’s worth it. Not convinced? OK, well here’s some really good news: mortgage rates are still pretty low. Wondering where your mortgage rate… Continue Reading Wondering Whether to Buy? Mortgage Rates Are Still Historically Low (Infographic)

Mar 7 2019

If you’re like many first time home buyers, you might be thinking about how to tackle making your house a home while also thinking about the potential resale value. You’ve probably heard the (good) advice to think carefully about making expensive additions that may not appeal to the majority of home buyers (looking at you,… Continue Reading Make Your House a Home: Style Ideas That Won’t Hurt Resale Value

Mar 5 2019

When spring is in full swing, it can feel like there just isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done (even with the precious extra sunlight). The good news is, it’s a great time to make long-term home improvements that will save you plenty of time and won’t break the bank. Even better,… Continue Reading These Time-Saving Home Upgrades Could Be Game Changers