Growing Homeowner’s Wealth

One of the top motivations for homeownership is building wealth through equity. Homeowners know that their equity will build through the years, but do you know how this happens? Below, we discuss two factors that increase equity for homeowners. Monthly Principal...
Should I Buy or Rent?

Should I Buy or Rent?

With a 15% increase in median home prices in Connecticut in 2020, it may seem like homeownership is out of reach.  But with mortgage rates remaining low, it’s more affordable than you think. According to ATTOM Data Solution’s 2021 Rental Affordability...

First Improvements after Making a Move

Walking into your new home after closing day is always exciting. But it doesn’t take long for the newness to wear off as the list of projects you want to complete grows. From paint color to minor repairs to decor, you want your home to match your style AND feel like...

Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Mortgage interest rates have been hitting new lows this summer. Which leaves many homeowners asking: should I refinance my mortgage? In July, refinance applications were up 111% compared to last year, according to Mortgage Bankers Association. For homeowners with a...

Home Maintenance Checklist

Being a homeowner comes with a lot of responsibilities. Many of us have been spending some extra time cleaning and organizing over the past couple of months. If you’ve neglected some home maintenance tasks over the years, now is a good time to get back on track.  We...