Might Be In Over My Head…Maybe?

Danielle Serar

Teenagers…what can I say…they can totally be a headache and test your patience despite how much we love them.  As Martina McBride’s song Teenage Daughters blatantly shares, teenage daughters can be a handful and full of drama. I thought that I was getting off easy with respect to my stepchildren. My husband’s daughter, who he has often referred to… Continue reading

As little girls (or boys because some boys do dream about their wife) we dream about being married and having children and living happily ever after as all princesses do…we get married…and then  reality sets in. Our husbands aren’t always the Prince Charming we expected as little girls…sometimes they can just be headaches…sorry guys but I am sure we… Continue reading

Let me again start of by saying I don’t think that my husband’s way was wrong…for me it was just chaotic. I’m a little bit…okay a lot bit…in need of structure and organization and planning. Here was my plan and how next move, I will approach it. 
 
Once everything in our new place was cleaned and we were… Continue reading

During this process of moving, I have discovered between my husband and I there are two distinct approaches. I wouldn’t say one is right or wrong…but I would say one is less chaotic.

Let me give you some background first. We purchased a home. We knew the original owners had a lot of stuff but they also had 30 days… Continue reading

Okay so when we bought our home we had no clue, zero, that we were going to be living on an ant farm! One short month of clean up helped us find out really fast but they were, other than the random little ant that snuck in, outside. As much as I didn’t like them, they were tolerable. Then we… Continue reading

So I am super excited this is the final part to my Lessons Learn in Home Buying. Its been super fun to write and I hope informative. But I digress…

I know for most people, the details are the hard parts of the fun stuff…like home buying. But the details are where questions and clarity live. If you are not… Continue reading

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My next three tips come from true personal lessons learned not just from buying our new house but also from life lessons. This kind of one of those “Know When to Hold Them, Know When to Fold Them” and I add Know When to Ask for Another Card…

1. Go On, Ask Questions – So I gave my husband a… Continue reading

I don’t know about you but there is one thing I always heard during our house buying time. In fact, I think I would have choked on it had my husband said it one more time:

Location, Location, Location.”

Its seems to be the cardinal rule but I’m not so sure about that. It’s important…yes…but I don’t agree that it… Continue reading

Once you know your budget and your lists as well as understanding the market you are in so you can mental prepare yourself for how you most likely will have to operate, the next three things I found to be the most important are:

images1. Know Your Area – Its important know the areas you are looking to buy… Continue reading

So, I think that buying a house can definitely test a relationships patience, especially when you consider tips one and two. Tip three is really research and understanding how that effects your house buying.

1. Know Your Budget

Most of us know that when you start to look at purchasing your home, these days it is extremely important to get… Continue reading

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