Buying a house is often considered part of the American Dream. Coupled with things like Mom, apple pie and baseball, owning your own house is thought of by many to be the thing we all should do. To say otherwise usually brings on controversy and thoughts that the person left the ranch a long time … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Buy A House
It's home buying season! Just the other day, someone commented that four homes in a row in their community had gone up for sale. However, I can't say I'm involved in the house hunting craze. While many of my friends are looking for homes they can settle into, I'm perfectly happy renting. I … [Read more...] about Why I’m Choosing Renting Over Buying
I have talked a few times here about my journey into the real estate market again. It has been a little over seven years since we bought our first house, but it is time to move out and get in the business of buying a house again. I have saved for a down payment, hired a Realtor to sell our current … [Read more...] about How to Budget for Buying a House
I have been on a real estate kick lately. The reason is that my wife and I are selling our home. We have been wanting to do this for some time, but this is the year. Our house actually goes on the market this week, so we are excited. I have talked about improvements to the home, along with home … [Read more...] about Hiring a Realtor or Selling on Your Own?