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5 Reasons Buying a Home is Better Than Renting!

Purchasing a home offers amazing financial benefits. Renting a home offers amazing financial benefits for the owner of the property you are renting from. Keep that in mind the next time you think about staying in your rental.

1. You Are Paying For A Home Regardless if You Rent or Buy

Some will argue renting eliminates the costs of property taxes and home repairs. All renters should realize that all the expenses your landlord must incur (property taxes, repairs, insurance and etc.) are rolled into your rent anyway along with profit margin.

2.  Home Ownership Is a Form of Forced Savings

Studies have shown homeowners have a net worth 44X times higher than a renter. It was recently estimated that a family buying a average home this past January could build more than $40,000 in family wealth in the next five years.

3. Owning Is a Hedge Against Inflation

Home values and rents tend to go up at or higher than the rate of inflation. When you own, your home's value will protect you against in…

Getting Ready for Fall Style

Wow!! Labor Day Weekend has arrived. I'm sitting here waiting for Douglas to finish Volleyball practice and Sage is trying out to be a Cheerleader right now at her middle school. It is our last Friday before we go back to school and back to mayhem as we call it. From now on, our weeks will be crazy filled with practices, games and swimming classes right up until 9 o'clock at night. I am Pinning away over there on Pinterest with fall looks, fall festival activities and crock pot meals to help these next few months go by easier.

As soon as six o'clock rolls around, I'm out the door to pick kids up and head to the beach. One last beach hoorah for awhile. Joe is heading to Charlottesville tomorrow for the UVA game. Fingers crossed our year starts out well! Football season has been a bit of a let down for the last couple of years for us. Fans stick through the losing times though right. Let's go UT Tennessee too! Joe and I met there so of course we want to yell Go Big Orange!!

So I thought I'd hit you guys up on a couple of my favorite fall looks for eye candy. If you want tor read my latest blog on Yahoo! Shine, click on. It's about 5 Flawless Transition Tricks for Summer to Fall. I'm out!! See you soon!












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