Recession-era advise has been against buying a home if you didn't expect to stay put for seven, eight, even 10 years. Here's how you might go shorter.
Of you have eight semesters to pay for, the question is: Which funds to use when?
Using Bitcoin to buy a house here in the U.S. may not be sensible. But overseas? It's worth considering.
Figuring affordability has a flaw: You need to stay employed and have even double or triple to income to cover all the costs.
If you start chipping in on mortgage payments, how would the two of you divvy up the home equity if you were to part ways?
There are a few non-QM loans out there, and some experts think more will come as an improving economy reduces the hazards for lenders.
A change in 401(k) providers means work for you: Making sure there have been no glitches in your account and that new funds are the ones you really want.
The alternative minimum tax is most likely to hit those with adjusted gross incomes of $200,000 to $500,000 living in a place with high state and local taxes. And do you have a large household? Look out.
FHA loans come with a benefit that can be appealing at a time of rising interest: assumability, meaning a buyer may qualify to simply take over your mortgage at today's relatively low rates.
Putting your life savings in to a DIA would probably be unwise, but they can be a good option for a portion of your long-term retirement funds, ensuring an income regardless of how the markets fare.