Tuesday, July 23, 2024

“Boring” Buyers Buy Best

It seems fair to say the real estate housing market is as hot as the weather.  We often hear stories of attractive homes getting snatched up almost as soon as they hit the market....

5 Hurdles First-Time Home Buyers Face

It’s no secret that the housing market is hitting on all cylinders at the moment.  New neighborhoods are springing up in the region and sellers can often choose from multiple potential buyers.  Whether you...

Understand The Ins & Outs Of Disputing Credit Reports

It’s no mystery that credit scores reflect and play a key role in the financial well-being of individuals and families. High credit scores make it easier to qualify for big ticket purchases such as...

New Tax Law Retains Attractive Capital Gains For Home Sellers

Thanks to some last-minute negotiations among members of Congress, a capital gains incentive for home sellers with less than 5 years ownership remains in tact.  For homeowners in the habit of flipping properties on...

What’s A Good Mortgage Credit Score & How Do I Get One?

When it comes to credit scores, it’s been said that “everyone has a number, so you might as well have a good one.” Credit scores determine your “cost of money,” and are factors in...

Farmers Markets … Fresh, Fun & Financially Smart

Farmers Markets can be a great warm weather destination that saves money and provides you with fresh, nutritious food. Here are some tips to make it a worthwhile experience. First, enjoy your day and take...

For 1st-Time Home Buyers, A Good Realtor Is A Must

It's surprising how many people think real estate agents' value only applies when selling a home. With the insghts of the OVM Financial Blog, we're continuing our series to help potential first-time home buyers...

Introducing … Uncle Sam’s Virtual Car Lot

Over the past 2 Fridays, we've looked at non-traditional, economical ways to get behind the wheel of a pre-owned vehicle, including purchases at public car auctions and assuming existing lease deals.  This week, we...

A Financial Safe Harbor Strategy

Particularly in today's economy, most American households manage to fall in between the "getting by" and "living comfortably" ranges. However, it's equally true that many are only a few missed paychecks away from problems. ...

Tips For Getting That Good Mortgage Credit Score

When it comes to credit scores, it’s been said that “everyone has a number, so you might as well have a good one.” Credit scores determine your “cost of money,” and are factors in a...

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