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Is it Better to Buy a Home with Cash or a Mortgage?

This article was written by Darrow advisor Kristin McKenna, CFP® and originally published by Forbes.

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Prepaying Your Mortgage is Probably a Mistake

It's true: the idea of living without a mortgage payment sounds enticing. On the surface, it may also seem like a no-brainer financially...paying off debts is typically considered a positive thing. […]

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Buying, Selling, or Inheriting a Home

by Kristin McKenna, CFP® on February 21, 2018 in Home buying, Real estate

Real estate is often a big part of an individual’s net worth, whether by accident or design. In the last 10 years, we’ve seen a tremendous comeback in the real estate market across the country. […]

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Should I Sell or Rent My House?

As a result of the strong real estate market, many homeowners are wondering whether they should sell or rent their home after deciding to move on from their former primary residence. Owning an income […]

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Converting Your Home Into a Rental Property

by Kristin McKenna, CFP® on October 19, 2016 in Home buying, Real estate

The IRS defines a primary residence as a living space which you inhabit, but may rent out for up to two weeks per year without paying tax on the rental income. A rental home is primarily used as an […]

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Ways to Buy a New Home Before Selling Your Current House

Some real estate markets are very competitive. If you're looking to buy a new home and need the proceeds from the sale of your existing property to make a down payment, you may be frustrated with the […]

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What's the Return on Investment on Your Home?

This article was originally published onU.S. News by Kristin McFarland, Wealth Advisor at Darrow Wealth Management

Do you see your home as aninvestment, or as a living expense? There is no right […]

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