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James Asks… My wife and I are thinking about buying a vacation home in the mountains, how much of a down payment would I need?

The amount of money required for a down payment on a second home or a “vacation home,” all depends on whether you plan on using the home as a true vacation property or if you plan on offering it as … Continue reading

Ben Asks… I’ve heard it best to save a large down payment before I buy a house. Is that good advice?

  Yes, it is. However you don’t have to have a large down payment currently to buy a house. It just makes it more advantageous if you do. There are many benefits to having a large down payment. You will … Continue reading

Suze Asks… I want to buy a condo but heard they are bad investments. Any advice?

Suze, a condo is a good investment for some people…others not so much. My best advice is Buyer Beware! Sometimes condos seem more attractive because they have lower prices than single family homes, but that doesn’t mean the risk is … Continue reading