Real Estate

The following post is from staff writer Melissa Batai When we bought our 18 year old house last year, the realtor arranged for it to come with a homeowner’s warranty paid for by the previous owner. (Sweet!) The realtor also let us know that the air conditioning unit was original to the house and had […]

Test Driving a Home

by TTMK on November 4, 2013 · 7 comments

If you’ve ever bought a home, you know that there is often a gap between the impression a place makes from its online images vs. what you actually see when you visit in person.  Pictures are nice and a good screening tool, but they don’t come close to substituting for walking through a home. So […]

Is there such a thing as “good debt” and “bad debt”? Perhaps.  I can see the latter being the domain of most consumer debt.  When people charge things up on credit cards, then get the bill and say “umm, I can’t pay this now but I’ll pay it later”  – that’s bad debt.  Unless there […]