Experts are starting to make their 2023 home price forecasts. As they do, most agree homes will continue to gain value, just at a slower pace. Over the past couple of years, home prices have risen at an unsustainable rate, leaving many to wonder how long it would last. If you’re asking yourself: what’s ahead […]
Some people believe there’s a group of homeowners who may be reluctant to sell their houses because they don’t want to lose the historically low mortgage rate they have on their current home. You may even have the same hesitation if you’re thinking about selling your house. Data shows 51% of homeowners have a mortgage […]
While watching the stock market recently may have started to feel pretty challenging, checking the value of your home should come as welcome relief in this volatile time. If you’re a homeowner, your net worth got a big boost over the past few years thanks to rising home prices. And that increase in your wealth […]
If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve missed your chance to sell, here’s what you need to know. Buyer demand hasn’t disappeared, it’s just eased from the peak intensity we saw over the past two years. Buyer Demand Then and Now During the pandemic, mortgage rates hit […]
If you’re thinking about buying a home today, there’s welcome news. Even though it’s still a sellers’ market, it’s a more moderate sellers’ market than last year. And the days of feeling like you may need to waive contingencies or pay drastically over asking price to get your offer considered may be coming to a […]
The talk of a housing bubble in the coming year seems to be at a fever pitch as rising mortgage rates continue to slow down an overheated real estate market. Over the past two years, home prices have appreciated at an unsustainable pace causing many to ask: are things just slowing down, or is a […]
It’s clear the 2022 housing market has been defined by rising mortgage rates. With rates on the rise, it’s also become more costly to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Compared to one year ago, the monthly mortgage payment rose to $1,944 from $1,265, an increase of 53.7%.” If you’re […]
How to Handle Multi-State Living Arrangements With Pets In Each City
If you’re a snowbird who enjoys spending the winter months in warmer climates, or if you own houses in several states, taking your pets along may necessitate a bit of preparation and organization. And if you want to save some money on the essentials, you also need to do some research and look for the best deals. So here are five tips that will help you make the most of your multi-state living arrangements:
If you have homes in different states, make sure you’re prepared for an eventual emergency by finding a good veterinarian in each city you’ll be living in at different times of the year. Having their vaccination records and all relevant information (diet and feeding recommendations, eventual food or seasonal allergies, medications taken, list of surgeries performed with dates, microchip number, pet insurance policy number, etc.) in all the places you live can save you a lot of valuable time should your pet fall ill or have an accident.
Save Money on Insurance
When you live in two different states, compare rates for home, health, car, and even pet insurance to see which one is most advantageous for you. Register your car and apply for a driver’s license from the state offering cheaper options for you and your family. When looking for home insurance for your properties, make sure you choose a company that is licensed to sell home insurance in both states so that they can sell you policies for both of your homes. This way, you’ll be eligible for discounts and enjoy lower premiums.