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  • Would you buy a starter home and upgrade, or your dream home, as a first-time homeowner?

    Tweet Credit I was talking to a friend the other day, who told me that his wife was looking at new houses to buy. I asked him why, and he said it was because she had always considered their first home to be a starter […]

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  • What single women want….. in a home

    Tweet Another nice Metro news article from August 2011 that I never got around to posting until now. Christina Aragon, director of Strategy and Consumer Insights at Rent.com gave a few facts that I found interesting: 72% of single women want a safe neighbourhood 13% […]

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  • The need to compensate for the lack of money

    Tweet I was thinking about my mom’s situation versus mine and I wonder if women have a need to compensate elsewhere if they cannot contribute financially to the household. Nowadays, I am feeling like attitudes have shifted drastically in regards to a man’s role in […]

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  • Why I don’t want to buy a home and will rent for as long as possible

    Tweet I get the distinct feeling from reading my own posts that I might be too strong on my point of not wanting to buy a home. So to clear the air, what I am really saying is: I want to rent for as long […]

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  • What to buy for your first apartment

    Tweet Thinking back to my very first adult apartment after getting out of college, I thought I’d do a post on what I think would be handy for a first-timer. I remember moving out and thinking: Wait a minute. What do I need? I don’t […]

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