Small Home, Big Life Journal
One of the most basic behaviors we learn as young children is to share. The idea of fairness, offering to give some of what
If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytime you make a big decision like that,
January harbors the possibilities of a new year and, in turn, possible changes to every citizen’s personal process. A circadian rhythm based on a
Those of us that so choose could always seek out risk to gain reward here in the United States. Our reality is no different
Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing
I am sure you noticed the sun’s daily path tracing an ever lower and shorter parabola across our day’s sky. We have now passed
Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you watch news reports about climate change? I do. What can we do to help, even if our
If your idea of the ultimate Alaska Road Trip includes planes, trains, automobiles and boats…then this adventure is for you. This seven day Alaska
When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers.
Much to my children’s dismay, I am a waver. I don’t believe you have to only be a mid-western American to be outwardly friendly
The United States National Parks including Glacier National Park are amazing, each in their own right. I recommend adding each one to your bucket
Homeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream. As we look back on more than a year of sheltering in our homes, having
So you want to decorate with fresh clean lines…but…you have several heirlooms and antiques that have been passed down to you from family members..
What to See and Do in the Pacific Northwest – Washington After an incredible trip to Oregon last Summer, I headed North in July
If ever Americans needed a few days off to try and match pre-pandemic holiday pleasure, this Fourth of July break finally allowed us the
The men and women who served our country in WWII earned a special consideration for their age group. “The Greatest Generation,” as coined by
Adventure Awaits! Summer 2021 is going to be an epic year for the American Road Trip. This post will help you plan a 10
7 Tips to help make your next trip run smoothly and efficiently. These are tried and true methods that I have used over the past few months.
The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National
At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for home price appreciation to slow to about half of the double-digit increase we
Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under 4%, forecasters were giddy with their projections for the economy, and the residential housing
Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition.
Don’t be impressed by the headlines reporting year-over-year housing numbers for the next several months (data covering March, April, May, and June). The
One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you’ll
A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than
A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed
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