To Rent Or Own: An Odd Tale Of Buyer’s Remorse

Is buying a house REALLY the investment eva? Should I rent or own? What if I’m renting, am I screwed for life? What if I don’t really want a house right now anyway? To answer these questions I turned to … Read More

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Sandwich lease: It’s a stupid idea. Here’s why

“Hey, what do you think of setting up a sandwich lease? My friends want to go into real estate this way. Have you tried this?” — A question I got from a reader a few days ago.  Well, actually, I’ve … Read More

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Refinance your home in 2021? Follow this 15-minute guide

Million Dollar Question of 2020. Should you refinance your home?  The answer is probably, but with a few notable exceptions.  If you own a home, your mortgage is certainly your biggest expense and liability. I owned 8 houses, which has … Read More

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Should you skip mortgage payments if you don’t have to?

Should people skip mortgage payments even if they can pay them?  One thought that I’ve been toying with during COVID-2020 is whether or not I should take advantage of the banks’ “generosity” and skip mortgage payments.  Truth be told I … Read More