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For many Americans, becoming a homeowner is a dream come true. But the path to home ownership can be long and difficult, especially if you live in a hot real estate market or expensive city.
Whether you’re preparing to buy a house or already a proud homeowner, you’ll enjoy today’s recommended reads and listens.
Friday Trivia: Do you live in one of the two states with the largest share of residents who have fully paid off their homes and live mortgage-free? 👇
How to Save for a House
Buying a home can be one of life’s most exciting events, but saving tens of thousands of dollars for a house down payment can feel overwhelming. We get it. That’s why we prepared a simple, no-frills guide on how to save for a house quickly.
You’ll also find several financial coaches featured in this guide who have the knowledge and experience to get you into your new house sooner with less stress along the way.
Enjoy this curated selection of articles from Wealthtender Financial Network partners.
🙋♀️ Is My She Shed Covered?
If you’ve seen the commercial, you may already know your she shed may be covered by your homeowners insurance policy. But how much will you receive if it catches fire? Learn the answer to this and 24 other frequently asked questions about homeowners insurance. [Rich Single Momma]
⚔ How to Win a Bidding War
It’s better to buy a home in a buyers’ market, when there are far more homes available than buyers willing to buy them. However, if you need to buy during a sellers’ market, these three secrets will help you win a bidding war. [Wealthtender]
💸 A $400,000 House Paid Off in Less Than 5 Years
If homeownership is the American dream, paying off a $400,000 house by age 35 is truly a dream come true. Even if 35 is in your rearview mirror, learn how this couple did it to decide if their approach could be right for you, too. [Marriage, Kids and Money]
💰 Buying a $400,000 Home with Cash
In 2011, they were $200,000 in debt. Today, they’re debt free with a new goal to buy their next home within 2 years with $400,000 in cash. Can they do it? Do you believe in setting big stretch goals? [Financial Pilgrimage]
Listen to This
Recent podcast and YouTube shows from Wealthtender Financial Network partners you should listen to next.
🤔 Should I Buy a House?
When this nurse speak, her thousands of fans and followers listen. In this podcast episode, Naseema McElroy will help you decide if you should buy a house and how large your mortgage should be. And if you live in California, you’ll be especially glad you tuned in. [Financially Intentional]
❓ If a Mortgage is Bad, Is a Reverse Mortgage Good?
You’ve heard of reverse mortgages. But do you know the role they can play in retirement planning? Listen to learn the potential benefits and what you’ll need to consider to determine if a reverse mortgage may be right for you. [Keil Financial Partners]
🏡 Planning for Your First Home
Buying your first home can be intimidating. Listening to this podcast episode can help. From the benefits of budgeting to pre-homebuying mistakes to avoid, this 30 minute episode is time will spent. [CentsAble Chat]
We’re excited to introduce you to financial advisors and financial coaches featured on Wealthtender. Visit their profile page to learn more! Know someone who might be a good match? Forward this email and put your matchmaking skills into practice. 🤝
Carreira Finance Coaching
I’m specialized in helping people get out of debt and reach financial freedom.
Jacob Wade Money Coaching
Helping you Design a Life You Love (with the money you already have)
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