Monthly Archives: February 2014

    • Making Room in Your Rooms

      The more things you have, the more you have to take care of.  And in this case, the more that you have to store that gets in the way of finding the things that you actually use.  Periodically, you need to go through every closet, drawer, cabi...
      Written by InTouch
    • Rate/Payment Relationship

      A ½% increase in interest rate may not sound like much but it is roughly equivalent to a 5% increase in price.  It becomes obvious when you compare the payments. If you financed 100% of the cost of a $250,000 home at 4.5% interest for 30 ye...
      Written by InTouch
    • Rent or Buy – the cost is going up

      Whether you continue to rent or decide to buy a home, according to recent Zillow 2014 housing projections, the cost is going up.  Zillow projects home prices to increase nationally by 3%, mortgages to rise to 5% interest rate by the end of the yea...
      Written by InTouch
    • Find a Better Return

      A certificate of deposit will generate a cash flow based on the interest rate that it pays which is the only way it generates a return for the investor. An investment in a stock that doesn’t pay dividends, would need to be worth more than you pai...
      Written by InTouch