If you’re fresh out of college and settling in at your first or second job, homeownership might be out of sight, out of mind. But there’s a lot you can do in your 20s to better position yourself for buying a home when the time is right.
You’ve got plenty of company if you’re not ready to house-hunt just yet. Fifty-seven percent of millennials rent because they view it as more affordable or because they think they won’t qualify for a mortgage, according to a 2014 Fannie Mae surv... read more
Owning a home isn’t always a happily-ever-after story. On any given day, you might deal with a leaky roof, a weedy lawn or a bad neighbor. Homeowners associations can help with these inconveniences.
HOAs are governing bodies found within common-interest communities, such as planned or gated neighborhoods and apartment or condominium buildings. They’re run and funded by residents, and have boards of directors that organize regular meetings, establish and maintain budgets, and enforce rules and regu... read more
Solar Power is arguably the best personal step you can take to directly help the environment while simultaneously helping your energy bill shrink by nearly 40%. The efficiency and sustainability of solar power, especially with Nevada’s 292 days of sun yearly, make this a very attractive option. Lopping your current energy bill and replacing it with a solar power bill comes from the sum of your new utility bill combined with leasing the solar panels. For those unfamiliar with... read more