I’m a big advocate of home ownership. Not because I think it’s a right but because I think it makes people appreciate where they live and the structure they live in. Homeowners are the anchors for a strong community. But home ownership does have its trade-offs. The following are four examples of things I should have considered before I bought my last home.
1. More Space = More Maintenance. My home isn’t huge by any stretch of the imagination. But it did come with 3 acres and an extra room over a very large garage. It’s amazing how dirty a space can get even though I only passed through it for about 30 seconds each day.… Read the rest