“Tomorrow” is a phrase commonly uttered by just about everyone. Laundry, yardwork, or homework; all of it can wait until tomorrow. But when it comes to Millennials, who were the basis of our study, more things are put off than menial chores. It can be tough to save money or complete an education, as life
Buying a home is a big step during adulthood. Home-owning takes being employed with a steady income, and in terms of the mortgage, no fear of a long term commitment. It makes sense that people want to wait until the perfect time, or until they find the perfect house, before they sign on the dotted
After the hard work of finding and buying a home, the next years (or decades) are spent enjoying and preserving your investment. Regular maintenance such as routine servicing, upkeep, and repairs are critical to keeping a home in good condition. From weekly chores to larger repair bills, all these purchases can add up in a year.
Home maintenance is essential for keeping your home safe and in good working order — but that doesn’t mean it comes cheap. Scheduled service, supplies, and repair costs can all add up. But it’s worth the investment: properly maintaining your home means prolonging the life of major systems and appliances, and keeping your family and
Prospective homeowners have a lot to think about before buying a home. Interest rates, the risk of owning an illiquid asset, and the future state of the housing market are all difficult questions that need to be answered before making a life-changing decision. One of the considerations potential homeowners must make is the cost of
With the housing bust still fresh in the minds of homeowners and potential homebuyers, it’s not surprising that many professions in the housing industry have a credibility problem. Just how much of a credibility problem may be surprising.