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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…

Pork Pine and Peanut Festival 2015















Some of great friends from Milwaukee visited over the weekend and we decided to take them over to the Pork Pine and Peanut Festival this year. I've never been. The water version of the festival is much different than the land version. Douglas didn't make it with us but we did have a cutie pie named Maria who joined us. My back was hurt badly and I was on a float all day. Boating can be a bit dangerous; hitting ferry wake smashed my tailbone. Feeling better today but now my allergies are messed up. Hoping for a better tomorrow. Enjoy the photos.



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  1. Aw I hope you're feeling better now! It sounds like a fun time with friends!!

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