When Buying is Cheaper Than Renting

In the 1990s and early 2000s, when the real estate market was “out of control” or experiencing a “bubble” or however you want to describe “on fire”… the big push was to get renters to become homeowners. The pitch was something like “why pay rent and get nothing, when you can own a house for the…

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On Sale Now!! Your New Home

OK, so houses don’t ever really go “on sale” – but what if you could get your house for “10% off!”? There ARE some things you can do to be a smart shopper and buy “on sale” versus paying full price. And remember, when you’re talking about something that costs a couple hundred thousand dollars,…

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Happiness is… Living In/Leaving a Boom Town

There are three factors in our life that most influence our daily rhythm and happiness: Where we live Who we live with What we do with our time My hope for everyone is that you have found a rewarding way to spend your time, and special, meaningful people to work and live with. But what about the other…

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Best Time of Year to Buy? The “Black Friday” of House Shopping

Black Friday is now behind us and we’re in the CyberShopping Week following Thanksgiving. Just like with retail, there is a best time to Buy a House – and it’s Now… when nobody else is doing it. While most folks are busy making holiday cheer, some motivated sellers still need to sell their house, right now.…

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