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One of the biggest decisions people come to is the issue of renting versus buying. Really, it is an extremely tough choice to choose between the two. However, I once had an economics teacher who put it extremely well and puts the whole thing in...

With record numbers of individuals seeking home loans these days, it’s no surprise that scam artists have developed new ways to separate borrowers from their money. Mortgage scams are on the rise and typically target people who are overextended, have bad credit, or are in...

For the first time in its 132-year history, the population of Caldwell Idaho has surpassed 50,000.  According to newly-released numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau, 50,224 people now live in the city.   Capital Group spoke with Mayor Garret Nancolas, Caldwell’s longtime leader, about the city exceeding...

More retirees are turning to the Boise, Idaho area for great quality of life. Turns out, many people moving here are also saving a lot of money. Not only is it an incredibly beautiful & fun place to live, Idaho also has a reputation for...

Are you about to apply for a mortgage loan in order to buy a home? If so, you may be curious about your credit score and how this might affect your financing. Let's take a quick look at how FICO credit scores can affect your...

You've found the perfect new house or condo, and you are now preparing an offer that you believe the seller will find tempting enough to accept. However, you know that there are going to be thousands of dollars in closing costs that need to be...