There are plenty of ways to buy a home, but for many pre-retirees, it may be a good idea to wait until you’re much closer to retirement to begin seriously searching for a retirement home. By waiting, […]
This article was written by Darrow advisor Kristin McKenna, CFP® and originally published by Forbes.
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. […]
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. […]
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 […]
Why put your home in a trust? There is one main reason: to avoid the probate process. There can sometimes be confusion that a living trust offers asset protection from creditors, or may remove the […]
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 […]
Even if you can pay off your mortgage early…should you? If you have excess cash burning a hole in your pocket, consider the opportunity cost of paying down your mortgage early instead of using the […]