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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

Cleaning out my desk today and found these! A ton of old memory cards-AMAZING!! How awesome it is to look back on some of the photos I took when we first moved to Williamsburg and get to reminisce about the adventures we had when we first got here. 

Ava's First Day of School Attending Matthew Whaley

Ava's oldest friend Cameron in the pink and yes, that is Sage!

Ava in the waves at Virginia Beach

Extremelly blonde hair moment at Virginia Beach.
A bit later with my try on brown hair moment. 
The girls in the yard on Yorkshire in Williamsburg. This was our rental house and it was amazing!





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