Savings Tips / Buying a Home

The 6 Most Overlooked Costs of Owning Your First Home

Abbie Dyer - Aug 5, 2015 11:00:00 AM

You've gone over your budget, looked at potential places and selected the one that you can see yourself in for years to come. So it's finally time to buy your first home. Congratulations! It's...

Buying a Home / Member stories / Be Yourself

Lake Trust Member Highlight: Sarah, First Time Homebuyer

Abbie Dyer - Jul 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM

 Home isn't just a place where we sleep or store our stuff; it's a mode of self-expression and a marker of where we are geographically and in life. Sometimes we can't really explain what makes a...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home

9 Ways I Saved On My Kitchen Remodel

Abbie Dyer - May 13, 2015 11:21:00 AM

 A kitchen is the focal point of any home. So it's important to have a space that's comfortable to work in and appealing to look at. But with the average price of a kitchen remodel in the tens of...

Buying a Home / Budgeting

5 Steps to Financing Your New Home

Abbie Dyer - Mar 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Spring is just around the corner. Birds are chirping, the snow is melting and “For Sale” signs are popping up in front yards. If it’s time for a change of scenery, you’re going to need financing...

Buying a Home

4 Things to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Home

Abbie Dyer - Mar 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

There comes a point in time when renting an apartment with your buds just doesn’t cut it anymore. The constant stream of people in the house and labeling your food gets annoying after a while....

Buying a Home

10 Simple Steps of the Home Buying Process

Abbie Dyer - Mar 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Knowing how to navigate through the home buying journey can be overwhelming. We'll help make the process a bit easier by preparing you for what’s ahead.


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