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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…

Kerr Lake, Virginia and North Carolina







This weekend we went back to our favorite lake and had a blast. Douglas and Ava finally got up on skis. Ava for the first time and Douglas for the first time in forever. Sage was this close to slaloming and I came out of knee boarding retirement. The last time I was on a kneeboard I got whiplash and was on the couch for two weeks watching Hurricane Katrina barrel through. 

We took the boat for the first time to Steel Creek Marina. You can fill up with gas right on the water which is nice so you don't have to pull the boat out. We found Gilligan's Island, enjoyed swimming in Jaws Cove (we call it Mermaid's Cove). 




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