“I’ll Live In My House Forever”

I hosted a party for a friend who just retired recently and had several conversations over the course of the evening about real estate.  Not sure how that happens! One comment that stood out for me was “I’ll live in my house until I die”. Short Sighted Thinking Now I understand that concept even if…… Continue reading “I’ll Live In My House Forever”

Use Your Retirement Account Wisely

One of the keys to a successful retirement according to the Harvard Business Journal is not the amounts of assets you have but the amount of regular monthly income.  Real estate is a great tool to create regular on-going income.   That sound great you say, I’d love to buy some investment property but I don’t…… Continue reading Use Your Retirement Account Wisely

Did Your Taxes Go Up?

On April 28th, the last of the property assessors letters went out to homeowners letting them know what their property was worth. You may have heard that the average increase in value was 37%.  But did you know that one area had a 93% increase in value?  Not a Tax Assessment One thing the property…… Continue reading Did Your Taxes Go Up?