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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…

Dreamy Design: I Want It House

I'm cleaning out my magazines and when this happens I get a little Pinterest happy with my feed being bombarded with recipes I want to save, houses that inspire me, gifts I find cool and all those other things I file under "Junk Drawer". When I declutter the house of magazines, I also find really awesome ideas and this was one of them I had to have a post on. Heather Chadduck's Mid-Century Lake House in Arkansas is to die for. I love the neutral theme she chose because it is so versatile. Versatility in housing is what is needed more than ever as we are faced with hectic lifestyles we as humans seem to enjoy. Take a look at what has to be perfection when walking through the door. 


I am in love with the bathroom especially but I believe outdoor spaces are the best features of any home because you should live outdoors as much as you can. What is your take on living outdoors as much as possible?

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