Buying a home is a massive decision and includes multiple, long-term financial and lifestyle obligations. The average person spends around 1/3 of their income on their home. You’ll still need to do the work to make sure your personal finances and holistic life picture are also in alignment before you buy, as well of the work it takes to ensure that your real estate and mortgage decisions are sustainable and smart, over the long-term. A good Buyer’s Agent is invaluable to a Buyer, and can be the difference between a wonderful transaction, and a nightmare. Here is an interesting article worth a few minutes of your time:
San Francisco Chronicle
Builders see growth in add-ons for in-laws
A new kind of home is being marketed to multigenerational households, a category that increased by 30 percent from 2000 to 2010, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Many builders offer models with second master bedrooms, kitchenettes, and separate entrances...