Were you thinking about buying a home two years ago, but dang, those prices were just so hiiiigh? Ha ha ha ha. You thought prices were high then.Continue reading
Meg’s Musings: Thriving in the Time of Covid
We are all emerging from the first “stage” of quarantine. We are also all starting to realize that, contrary to what I assumed back in March, this is all going to take a lot longer than just a few months to fix.
Buying a Home. If It Isn’t a “Hell Yes,” Maybe It’s a No?
So, you want to buy a home, do you?
I work with plenty of people in their 20s, 30s, and early 40s who are saving their hinies off for a downpayment. And doing so impressively well, I might add.
Do you fear a recession might be around the corner? What can you do to prepare?
Want to Buy a Home? Don’t Forget Boring Ol’ Maintenance Costs. Welcome to My Journey as a Homeowner.
I want to paint walls something other than Sherwin Williams Pure White SW 7005. I want to plant a garden and not have to leave it after just a few years. I want a better kitchen! I want to buy a home!
Should I Use My Company Stock to Buy A Home?
Do you work for a company whose stock is stratospheric nowadays? Or are you sitting on a bunch of stock from a company that had a successful IPO? Is this your ticket to homeownership?Continue reading
Should I Pay Down My Mortgage Faster, or Invest More?
Do you have some extra money, and a mortgage, and you’re wondering whether you should put that extra money towards that mortgage?Continue reading
I Just Bought a House. What Should I Do with My Money Now?
If you want to buy a home in the next 2 months, you should totally become my client.Continue reading
What Does Career Success Look Like in Actual Dollars?
I frequently talk about how important it is for you to build up a professional network. Cultivate an Old Girls’ Club. Spend time and money to improve your career skills and connections. In fact, it’s kind of my “thing.”Continue reading
Four Tips for Buying a Home in a Red-Hot Market
I have bought exactly one home in my life, and it wasn’t until I was 39 years old (which was not so long ago, thank you!). And while the housing market here in Bellingham, WA is tight by its own standards, it doesn’t hold a candle to the likes of the Seattle or Bay Area.Continue reading
Advice from the tight rental market to end all tight rental markets.
The rental market can be intimidating. Below is some guidance on basics for house/apartment renting prep so you can have your best foot forward, thought it would be helpful to share! Continue reading
To Buy, or Not to Buy. THAT is the question.
A friend accused me of “skirting the issue” in a previous blog post about homes in high-cost-of-living areas. Continue reading