It’s obvious from skimming the pages of any home design magazine that tastes in décor and style vary greatly, not only from person to person, but from generation to generation. From avocado green tile in the ‘60s to geometric and floral prints of the ‘80s and ‘90s, our country’s homes have changed a lot. But not just with tile and wallpaper.
Being able to build your own home is a dream that many of us hold. But when that dream becomes a reality, it can be a little overwhelming.
There’s a lot more to buying a house than just picking out something you like and handing over a check (though wouldn’t that be great?). The process can be scary, stressful, convoluted, and even downright confusing, especially if the lingo being thrown around sounds completely foreign. And let’s face it, for most of us, it is.
Any way you look at it, the buying and selling of a house is nerve-wracking.
Shoes, pants, haircuts…these things go out of style faster than you can say, well, out of style. Small, impermanent items are easy to replace when the next trend comes along; we don’t bat an eyelash when we grab the newest pair of sneakers or plop down in a hairdresser’s chair. And for some, that’s exactly the way we look at a home.
There are few events in life that are quite as vital as purchasing the home of your dreams. It is so much more than just an investment of money and time: it is the foundation for which to build your future upon, the place where you will raise your family, and a place on earth that you can truly call your own…