Buying your First Home? Don’t make these Common Mistakes

by Justin Weinger on October 5, 2014

ShareTweet There are few things in an adult’s life that are as exciting as purchasing a home for the first time. The problem is that, in the midst of all that excitement and running around, it’s extremely easy to become blinded by a beautiful kitchen, a living room with high ceilings or a wonderful backyard […]



Buying a Home? These Tips will make it Easier

by Justin Weinger on October 1, 2013

ShareTweet Even though it’s a bigger dream than ever before, home ownership is still a dream for many Americans. Indeed, it’s one of 3 top financial goals that most adults have. The biggest problem that most people face is not that they can’t buy a home but that they either try to buy one too […]



Home Sales for Past Four Years Revised Down by 14%

by Justin Weinger on December 21, 2011

ShareTweet I’ve always taken the data reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) with a grain of salt, especially during the downturn in housing. They’ve always seemed to have a Pollyanna view on things, routinely telling us that the worst was behind us and better days were ahead, only to see sales and prices […]


Aspire to be a Minimalist

by Justin Weinger on November 17, 2011

ShareTweet A while back, I wrote about how my wife and I spent the better part of a weekend doing a deep clean of our home. We went through every room in the house and ended up donating or trashing old clothes, dishes, cooking utensils, DVDs, useless papers, you name it. And, as I stated […]