Is Condo Life for You?

In many urban centers a condo can be more affordable than a single family home, however, in the Kansas City, MO/Kansas City, KS  area that is not the case. Dollars per square foot are a lot more reasonable in the Kansas City Metro Area than other major cities such as Chicago, Denver, Boston, or Portland.…

Millennials and Credit

Building credit, if you’re a millennial, can be a disconcerting and futile endeavor. Unfortunately due to the economic downturn many millennials cannot afford the standard credit card, but fortunately, today the options are much broader, such as Paypal and Affirm. These new options, however, do not come with the same perks as the standard credit…

Wise Reverse Mortgages? Yes!

There is still a lot of stigma attached to reverse mortgages even-though there has been drastic changes in the past 10 years. A reverse mortgage can provide income for your autumn years, especially if you weren’t able to save as much as you would have liked before retirement. This Forbes article goes into further detail.…

Share and Share Alike?

This is a wonderfully informative article on shared equity. It’s a really great way to get the next generation into their first home or for grown kids to help buy their parents a new home. You do not have to be related. Shared equity can be shared between any two parties. It’s also good for investors seeking minimal…

5 Common Mortgage Misconceptions

This executive mortgage banker is right on the money! This is good advice so you will know what to expect, especially for first time buyers. And he’s right when he says real estate agents don’t care what lender you use, however they will have good advice on who is best for your desired area. It’s…