THIS WEEK ON LIFE AS YOU OWN IT

4/12/2014

  • Do you like seconds? Looks like the second home market is rebounding nicely. We’ll give you the stats and 5 suggestions for financing your hideaway.
  • 6 cheap places to retire abroad.
  • What did we learn from the housing bubble? We’ve got 5 lessons for your consideration.
  • 5 things to watch in housing in 2014.
  • 9 States with no income tax.
  • Rates – where are they now? Where are they headed?
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?


Spring Roof Over Your Head Series, Part 3 of 3
4/5/2014

  • Join us for the final installment of our Spring Training series! In Part 1 we shared our Springtime maintenance tips checklist, in Part 2 we showed you how to cut your tax and utility bill, and today we wrap up with the following:
  • What to do if your offer on a home purchase was accepted but the appraisal came in lower than your offering price.
  • It pays to keep up with the Joneses – especially if you’re trying to sell your house. We’ve got some suggestions to help move your house quickly whenever you’re ready to sell.
  • While most of us are experiencing moderate temperatures, in housing it’s safe to say purchase activity is heating up. Are you considering becoming a real estate investor? We’ve got 5 risks to consider BEFORE investing in real estate.
  • At Life as You Own It we believe in a little ‘food for the soul’ so we’ll share Charles Murray’s 5 rules for a Happy Life. We encourage you to share with those younger folk in your life and maybe contemplate a few of them yourself.
  • Rates – where are they now? Where are they headed?
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?


Spring Roof Over Your Head Series, Part 2 of 3
3/29/2014

  • Spring Training is in full swing on Life as You Own it. This week, we present part 2 of our 3-part Springtime series on taking care of the roof over your head. It’s your biggest investment – don’t neglect it! Last week in part 1, we shared our Springtime maintenance tips check list. This week, we’ll share how to save the most money on your utility bills, update you on what (besides flowers) comes along with those April Showers AND... taxes.
  • What’s Spring without Taxes? Like cornflakes without the milk? Like Captain without Tenille? Or like Craig without Mark? We’ve got those 2014 Tax Tips we promised last week.
  • When it comes to finances we prefer the KISS Method. Listen to find out what that means.
  • Rates – where are they now? Where are they headed?
  • Welcome our newest affiliate, TuneIn Radio. Listen online anytime!
  • You asked – we listened. We appreciate your feedback! Many of our listeners have requested a behind the scenes look at our show. Check us out on YouTube for full video of this week's show. It’s a work in progress, but we’d love for you to check us out.
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?


Spring Roof Over Your Head Series, Part 1 of 3
3/15/2014

  • Spring Training is in full swing on Life as You Own it as we begin our 3-part Spring time series on taking care of the roof over your head. It’s your biggest investment; don’t neglect it.
  • We’ve got your Spring time maintenance tips check list, how to save the most on your utility bills AND great suggestions to cut your tax bill!
  • Have you completed your billion dollar bracket yet? We’ve got your odds of winning AND we will help you improve your odds of getting the best deal on that refinance opportunity!
  • What’s Spring without Taxes? Like cornflakes without the milk? Like Captain without Tenille? Or like Craig without Mark? We’ve got 2014 Tax Tips to save some money so you’ve got enough to complete your Springtime Maintenance Checklist!
  • Just like the weather the springtime housing market is heating up. What happens if your appraisal comes in lower that your purchase price? You’ve got options!
  • Rates – where are they now? Where are they headed?
  • Welcome new affiliates! We’re adding new stations all the time. Don’t forget to request us with your favorite station!
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?

3/8/2014

  • Is now the time to become a Real Estate Investor? Do the math – we’ll tell you how to determine the Gross Yield to help determine the right move for you.
  • 5 Tax Surprises – and when we say surprise it’s not a “Surprise – Happy Birthday!” kind of surprise.
  • We’ll share with you the 5 most expensive cities in the U.S. in which to retire. Is one of these on your short list?
  • Next week – make sure you tune in for the first of our 3-part Roof Over Your Head series where we’ll educate listeners on the best ways to take care of your home as Spring approaches.
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?

First Time Home Buyer Series, Part 3 of 3
3/1/2014

  • Calling all first time home buyers (or even second, third, or fourth time home buyers). We’ll discuss 6 mistakes that may keep you from getting the best deal.
  • We’ll speak with special guest, 20-year Real Estate veteran Rene Lukes. Rene will share a hilarious first time homebuyer story you won’t want to miss as well as some great tips for first time home buyers.
  • Unlike wine – houses don’t necessarily improve with age – if you’re into the more mature housing models we’ve got 5 areas you need to check out before you sign on the dotted line for that quaint, historic, charming money pit.
  • We’ll visit with special guest, Dave Brown, Principal and Certified Mortgage Planner at FirsTrust Mortgage on mortgage rates. Where are they now? Where are they headed?
  • Recap of last week – Our guest realtor Dan Lynch shared his best tips for First Time Homebuyers. Nathan Carlile, Certified Mortgage Planner with FirsTrust Mortgage told us about a couple programs that require ZERO down payment and low down payment options that are readily available with less restrictions than the first two. Don’t forget – if you missed last week’s show, you can listen online anytime!
  • Welcome new affiliates from Phoenix, Arizona - Money Radio KFNN 1510 AM and 99.3 FM!
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?

First Time Home Buyer Series, Part 2 of 3
2/22/2014

  • Dan Lynch, Realtor with Lynch Real Estate shares with us 5 important considerations for first time home buyers. Dan is one of the best in his field, having been in the top 10 realtors in the Greater Metropolitan area for the last 6 years. Dan grossed over 50 million in sales the last two years with over 360 transactions last year alone.
  • Zero down payment options. If you’re thinking of buying your first home and you’ve not saved enough for a large down payment – or maybe any down payment – Nathan Carlile, Certified Mortgage Planner with FirsTrust Mortgage will tell you about programs that require ZERO down payment.
  • The five worst markets for first time home buyers.
  • “Romantic” homes? We’ll share with you five cities with a surprising number of what they call romantic homes.
  • Welcome new affiliates!
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?

First Time Home Buyer Series, Part 1 of 3
2/15/2014

  • 9 steps first time home buyers should take when buying their first home.
  • Should you rent or buy? Do the math – use a calculator! We’ll give you the low down on how these tools work.
  • Homeownership can be taxing (talk about responsibility!) so we’re here to remind you of 4 benefits of homeownership that will save you on your tax bill – literally.
  • Underwriter on deck! Are you trying to buy your first home? Hear from a real-life underwriter on what she’s looking for to approve your loan.
  • Welcome new affiliates!
  • Should You Stay or Should You Go?

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