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Buying a House or an Apartment: Make The Right Move

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Buying a house seems to be the way to go for small families, while younger homeowners tend to go for apartments. Just because this is the norm doesn’t mean it’s the best option, though, and you may be well off in an apartment even if you have young children. As always, it boils down to individual preferences, and there’s no easy answer to which option is better.

Use this handy guide to analyze your situation and weigh out the pros and cons; no matter what you choose, it should be right for your situation. Read the rest of this entry »

To Stay Or To Move? That Is The Question

With a growing family and what seems like less space than ever between your four walls, it can be tempting to put your house on the market and leap up the next rung of the property ladder. However, before you venture headlong into this plan of action, you may want to consider the possibility of staying in your present home. Currently, your living arrangements aren’t working for you. The living room is cluttered, you could do with an extra bedroom, and you need to get rid of some of the neverending clutter, more of which seems to be emerging every day. Take a step back and assess the situation.

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Budgeting For A Bigger Family: Expansion Plans To Consider

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When you find that you’re getting a new addition to your family, whether it’s your first child or not, one of the first things that you can think about is how you’re going to adjust to another person in your life. This isn’t always to do with money alone, but about accommodating them too. Because when you have another person to think about, you need to ensure that you have enough room for them to be comfortable, but also for you to be too. To do this, you have a range of options, but you need to be able to consider which one is going to be the best for your family. So let’s look at how you can expand, and how to budget for it too. Read the rest of this entry »