All Dollars Are Not Equal

Posted Posted in Equity, real estate, Taxes

The division of assets between the spouses is an important decision to finalize a divorce. The exercise looks relatively simple: assign a value for each of the assets and divide them based on a mutual agreement between the parties. The challenge is to make a fair division which requires an analysis to determine their value […]

Equity Dynamics

Posted Posted in Equity, mortgages, real estate

Equity is the difference in what your home is worth and what you owe. Ideally, as the value goes up and the unpaid balance goes down with each amortized payment made, the equity grows from two directions. This dynamic leads to increasing a person’s net worth much faster than many other investments. A homeowner has […]