Monthly Archives: November 2013

Getting A Mortgage Is Like Any Other Purchase, You Can Shop Around

Did you know that getting a mortgage is like buying a new TV?  Many people want your business and are willing to give you a discount to get it.  Who wouldn’t like a decrease in your interest rate and more money in your pocket? How Do I Shop My Mortgage? Basically you apply for a [..]

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What? Our Heat Cost How Much?

You just got through the heating season and you spent too much again.   The thought of spending that much next year sends shivers down your spine, and it’s July.  What do you do? You have three strategies, or combination of the strategies: 1)   Upgrade to a different/cheaper or more efficient fuel source, such as switching [..]

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How Much House Can You Afford?

It’s more than just the purchase price. You are looking at buying a house, so how much can you afford? That $100,000 one hundred year-old house may allow for a low down payment and low monthly payment, but how much will it cost to heat next winter? You may get a great deal on or [..]

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