savings

Solar power savings vary greatly according to where you live

Homeowners with solar panels and solar battery storage installed in their homes save an average of $1,075 annually, amounting to…

3 years ago

Net-zero energy homes pay for themselves in just over a decade

Although it costs more money upfront to build net-zero homes than it does with ones that aren’t so energy-efficiency, homeowners…

4 years ago

Adjustable-rate mortgages grow more popular in expensive markets

More buyers are opting for adjustable-rate mortgages in order to cut costs amid rising interest rates, new data from CoreLogic…

4 years ago

Analysis shows Chicago is the easiest place to save for a down payment

If you’re struggling to save up for a down payment on your first home, you could do a lot worse…

4 years ago

Millennials go to great lengths to achieve homeownership

Millennials are showing such a strong desire to get into homeownership that many are willing to make big sacrifices or…

4 years ago

Cash-strapped buyers turn to crowdfunding to raise a down payment

A growing number of aspiring homeowners are turning to crowdfunding platforms as a way of raising funds to cover their…

4 years ago

First-time buyers turn to crowdfunding, and lenders are backing it

Would be home buyers who can’t afford to save for a down payment are increasingly looking at crowdfunding options to…

5 years ago

Renters can save thousands by renewing instead of moving, Zillow says

Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in…

5 years ago

Are Your Bills Too High? 4 Tips to Make Your Home More Cost Efficient

At the end of the month, many people look at their bank accounts and wonder where all of their money…

5 years ago

Does raising your home insurance deductible really pay off? That may depend on where you live…

Many homeowners look to raise the deductible on their home insurance policies in order to save more money on their…

6 years ago