Financial Advisor Insights

With Mortgage Rates So Low, Is Now a Good Time to Refinance?

With 30-year fixed mortgage rates currently averaging around 3.50%, it might make sense for homeowners to consider refinancing. Depending on several factors, such as your current interest rate and […]

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2 Big Myths About Being a Landlord

Real estate is perhaps the most emotionally charged investment there is. Particularly when buying a home, investors are far more inclined to let emotions drive the decision, opposed to the […]

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Is It Just a Myth That Real Estate is a Better Investment Than Stocks?

by Kristin McKenna, CFP® on March 05, 2020 in Real estate, Investing

Owning real estate can certainly pay off, but to say it’s unequivocally a better investment than putting money in the financial markets is short-sighted. Over the years I’ve spoken with numerous […]

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How Much Can You Save By Refinancing Your Mortgage?

Mortgage rates are currently very low - the average 30-year mortgage is now 3.50%. Accordingly, it might make sense for homeowners to consider refinancing. This article will explore much can […]

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Should You Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire?

This article was written by Darrow advisor Kristin McKenna, CFP® and originally appeared on Forbes

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What to Look for When Buying a Home for Retirement

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, […]

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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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