Posts tagged "home buying"

10 Very Basic Tips For First Time Homebuyers

As of about a week ago, Nick and I are officially homeowners. Yay! Buying our own place was cool and exciting and also possibly the most stressful thing I’ve ever…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

My Two Cents: I Resolve To Stop Renting!

Before the horns blew and the ball dropped, my friends went around the table sharing their resolutions for the New Year. More sex. Lose weight. Save money. Be a better

Rainbow Kirby | January 7, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Money 101: 3 Very Good Reasons Not To Buy A Home — Yet

During a coffee break at the Boston Federal Reserve’s housing crisis conference, I answered my 23-year-old, unemployed, freshly engaged sister’s phone call. She and her (also young but at least…

Amelia Timbers | September 21, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Cash & Coupling: We’re Buying A Home — But I’m Covering The Down Payment

Maybe you want to put a monogrammed welcome mat outside the door of a cute Craftsman cottage, or maybe you’re searching for a loft with a view. No matter what…

Colleen Meeks | August 9, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Money 101: How To Buy Your First Home

Buying your first home can be a terrifying experience that may transform you from a financially stable go-getter to a jittery, nervous wreck.

I remember lying awake, staring…

Heather Teilhet | August 4, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Money 101: How To Start Saving To Buy Your First Home

There it is again. That once-a-month unsettling feeling. It’s not your ovulation cycle. It’s your monthly financial cycle making you nauseous. It’s that nagging feeling that accompanies the deadline for…

Heather Teilhet | July 7, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Money 101: What You Need To Do Before Buying Your First Home

Whether it’s because you can’t stand another day with a sloppy roommate, one more night of smelling the Indian food your neighbors are making for dinner or living in 300…

Chelsea Kaplan | April 5, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Women Pick Houses The Way We Choose Men

Real estate company Coldwell Banker surveyed more than 1,000 people about home-buying decisions, and discovered men and women handle it differently.

According to the survey, 70 percent of women…

Catherine Strawn | September 9, 2009 - 4:20 pm