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Is Homeownership for You?

Written by Amy Scholl | Published on April 27, 2016
Couple in front of sold house sign smiling


Have you ever thought that you would like to be a homeowner? This is a
desire that many Americans have, so how do you decide if this is right for you?

If you are currently renting, but are interested in becoming a homeowner, there are many decisions you will need to make.  A great place to start is with this video that goes over the differences between renting and home ownership.  Are you still undecided? Maybe this article will help. Once you know the difference, you may find that you are leaning toward one or the other choice.

Being a homeowner is a wonderful thing for many people. It is important to understand all the responsibilities that come with a home before you become a homeowner.  Here is an article that can help you plan for that big purchase. You may also want to take a homebuyers class in your area.

While you are on the road to home ownership, you will be thinking about many things, such as, being approved for a mortgage, making an offer, scheduling the home inspection, etc.!  Something else important to think about as you go through this process is home insurance.  How do you decide what is right for your situation?  Here are some great tips on how to find the right insurance for your home.

You may decide after reviewing this article that this is not the right time for you to buy a home. It is important to know what is right for you and right now that may be continuing to be a renter. Renter’s should still make sure that they are covered by insurance and here is some great information about renter’s insurance.

Are you a recent homeowner or have been a homeowner for a few years? Take a look at these tips and see if you are making the most out of your home.