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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…

Little Bits of the Past

I didn't start my blog until my kids were so much older than so many blogs out there so I thought I might share some of my older shots. Hope you guys enjoy! 
Douglas and I at Debbie Gibson in Memphis. Backstage. 
A trip to Beth Page in Urbanna, Virginia. We have always been golf cart people. 

Douglas is around three and half here and Sage is months old. So sweet!
Sage at Christmas in Richmond visiting from Memphis.
One of my favorite shots of Douglas her 6th grade year. 

Ava was OBSESSED with DORA!!! Everything had to be Dora and if she saw anything in the store with Dora on it, she would scream if she didn't get it. Spoiled third child... 
Sage and Joe in Gatlinburg. She has always had the best hair. 




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