Articles on Buying a home

How and why we decided to purchase our home without a mortgage and all in cash

We bought our condo in cash for around $600,000 Why? The main reason is because we could but other factors came into play as well. Here […]

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Buying versus Renting versus Mortgaging

So here are all my numbers. The place I end up buying will be a condo, which means I need to pay taxes and condo fees […]

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Renting doesn’t mean you are throwing your money away

I am SO sick and tired of people saying: I don’t want to keep renting and keep throwing my money away, so I’m going to […]

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Why I am no longer going to retire in Portugal

I’ve been a rabid renter for years. In fact, even now I am not sure I even want a place, I want to rent and […]

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