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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…

This Weekend: Dinner Wear





When we go to the beach, we usually eat dinner in. Especially during the peak season, it is much easier to stay in and cook than fight the crowds. We are fortunate that we have family that lives at the beach so we can visit anytime. I know... we are spoiled. Living near the coast has always been a dream of mine and although we have lived here almost six years now, I still pinch myself at that dream coming true. If you dream it... 

We ate a wonderful spread of crab dip, (My mother in law catches the crab right in her back yard!) fresh Mahi tacos with our prize winning salsa. Perfection!

This is what I wore: 

Shirt: Alloy
Undershirt: Urban Outiftters
Skirt: JCrew
Sunglass: JCrew
Shoes: None of Course!


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