Renting vs Buying a Home, What is the Right Option for you?

On the fence about whether or not it’s time for you to buy your first home? After some time, paying rent can start to feel one sided. You give a substantial amount of your income a month to your landlord, but don’t get any of the financial benefits that come with owning your own home. Are you ready to buy your first home? Can you even afford it?
There are pros and cons to both renting and buying, so really it comes down to finding the right option for you. To help you make the decision, here are Zippylife’s list of the pros for renting and buying.
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Seven Ways to Save Money When Buying your Next Home

Buying a home is expensive, real expensive- but it’s a great investment that increases the quality of your life and your finances. It might seem like a real financial burden, but you’ve done your homework and you’re prepared. The good news is, there are a few easy tricks that can help save you money during the home buying process.
That’s right, you can still save some money while getting the home of your dreams.
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Moving Tips During Wintertime

The winter is not necessarily the best time to move, but it can be less miserable with a few pointers. Most Americans choose to move between May and September, and the winter is notoriously slow for apartment hunting – which means you’re more likely to get a great deal on an apartment and save on your moving costs during wintertime.
Obviously, the downside to moving into your new place in winter is that you deal with the cold weather. Even if the sun is beating down all week, a sudden blizzard might pop up just as you’re pulling away in your car. Here are a few cold weather moving tips for a safe transition from old to new:
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Top Wintertime Activities

The time is here, it’s officially winter! Every year, around this time, we all start dreaming of warmer weather. Nobody wants to be stuck inside all day, but it is difficult to get yourself out for fresh air and exercise when it is freezing outside. We have created a list of some fun activities to get yourself out and about even when the weather is a bit chilly. These Top Wintertime Activities are the perfect way to beat the cold this winter!
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