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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…

Snow Days

It has been cold here and yesterday was the first day after a week the snow finally melted. As we sit waiting for our next snow storm, here are a couple of shots from last week.




It is not like I have been super busy but I have been cooking a lot, my mom has been eating almost every night with us and I had a bridal shower in Richmond Saturday. It's been chilly here and that means early bedtimes, green tea, and lots of Magnum P.I. Hello Hawaii, you are looking good to me.

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