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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

This picture showed up in my Facebook feed and it makes me feel as if the kids are growing too fast! I miss when Douglas wasn't working every night and driving a car (but still loving some Mountain Dew it seems). I miss when Sage and Ava were so tiny and both only wanted to sleep downstairs in the basement on the couch so they could be closer to their sister. This was a week when my best friend from Nashville came to visit. Her kids are Jayden, the one pouting and Parker on the scooter. 

Time flies gals, guys. One day you are spoon feeding your baby and then they are driving you around. 

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  1. what a great summertime pictures and yes, time goes by too quickly...you can really see how fast in your own kids...wish it would slow down!

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  2. Love the name of your blog! It took me a minute to realize your FIVE things are your kids! They are cute here, and more grown up in the next post, too.

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  3. Oh, the same thing happens with grandchildren...yesterday Lorelei was in diapers, today she is 6 years old going on 16! It happens way, way to fast.

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