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Fall De-Cluttering

Hey, do you still have those “Z-Cavarricci’s” from high school? Too afraid to get rid of a particular shirt because you might just need it someday? It’s time to get serious and start the de-cluttering process. Let’s look at this in a couple of ways…the “Why” and the “When”. Why 1.) Somebody else could really […]

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Rent vs. Own

Recently the topic of “Rent vs. Own” has been coming up more and more in conversation. On September 6, 2010 , Time Magazine wrote an article “Rethinking Homeownership – Why owning a home may no longer make economic sense” I did a double take and said to myself “what are they saying”? In reality, this […]

The “Utility” Value of Your Home

When people are considering a purchase of a property, the one factor that most forget is a home’s “utility” value. What do I mean by that? Let’s start with the definition of Utility. From Wikipedia: In economics, utility is a measure of relative satisfaction. Given this measure, one may speak meaningfully of increasing or decreasing […]