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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…

Friday Favorites

This kitchen is almost perfect to me. The Gothic touches make me feel a bit Holier somehow. The dark paneled refrigerator doors and the banquet. It's really is a small kitchen too but feel so regal. I wish I was a princess. 

My husband loves this salad and I think I know why. It's got so much protein in it. Doesn't it drive you crazy when you and your hubby diet at the same time and while you snack on wheat thins and stick of cheese he devours something like this and still loses more weight than you? Pisses me off too. Then he adds BLUE CHEESE to it!?!?! Make it this weekend and smother some of that awesome, smelly cheese and take a damn bite. MMMMMM.....

Personally I'm a bit pissed summer is about over. I love the water and the sun and the boat and the hot sand on my feet and hanging outside. I wish I had an outside space a bit like this to drink one of those soda pops from too.

I so want PURPLE CHINA! 

Need to pitch a moldy picture in my entry hall and thinking I might try my hand at something like this? What you think?

Happy Favorites! What are yours this week?





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  1. I'm not usually one for modern art, but that painting is beautiful. I love the dots and colors and streaks! I'm sad that summer is over, too. Everyone fusses about how excited they are for fall and I always think to myself, "Why?"

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