Talking About Real Estate Finances

Real estate can be unpredictable. Learn tips and tricks you can use to keep your finances in check throughout the buying or selling process.

Can You Afford A House On $20,000 Per Year?

3 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

A recent study identified Indianapolis (along with a few other Midwestern cities) as one of the most affordable housing markets in the country, allowing those with an income of just $20,294 to afford an average-priced house without busting their monthly budget. And with foreclosure rates continuing to drop, hitting nationwide lows since the Great Recession, home ownership can look like an attractive option. But is it really possible -- or a good idea -- to purchase a home on less than half the median U. Read More …

Going To An Open House? Know What You Should And Shouldn’t Do

1 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Open house viewings are a great way to see what a home is like beyond the photos provided in the listing. You can explore the home and get a much better idea of what it is like and decide if it is the one you want to make an offer on. However, there are a few things you should and shouldn't do when going to an open house. Be Mindful of Closets Read More …

Here Are The Signs You Should Start Looking At Home Buying

28 February 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Your decision to start searching for homes for sale may be a gradual process, or it may happen all at once. But it's a good idea to keep track of your personal situation and your community's opportunities to see when the stars align for home buying. Here are some signs it's time to start looking. Your Career Is Stable The first sign is when you're in a place with your career where you don't foresee any financial hiccups down the road. Read More …

Two Reasons Why The Mortgage You’re Approved For May Be Too Much To Handle

19 January 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

It can be exciting to be approved for more money than you originally thought you were going to get for a home. Before you do your happy dance and start shopping for an even more awesome luxury house, you need to look at the big picture to ensure you are truly financially capable of paying the mortgage each month. Here are two reasons why that dream offer may turn out to be a nightmare. Read More …

Three Signs That You Are Ready To Stop Renting And Buy A Home

12 January 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

The answer as to whether you should rent or buy a house is not cast in stone; maybe renting is more suitable to your current situation, but not after a few years. For example, you should think about purchasing a house when you are in these three situations: You Are Interested In a Certain School District It has been said that education is one of the greatest gifts parents can give their children. Read More …

About Me
Talking About Real Estate Finances

Welcome to my website about real estate finances. My name is Reina. I would like to talk to you all about the financial aspect of buying, selling and renting real estate. I will share tips and tricks you can use to keep your finances in check, even when the market feels unstable or you have to dip into your savings for yet another repair. I will also discuss the pros and cons of hiring a property management company to assist you in the renting process. I hope you will follow along and learn all you can about managing your real estate finances. Thanks for visiting.

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