Living in our own house has been a great experience, I can’t complain about that. There are, however, some big differences between renting a spot and owning your own place.
When something breaks in a rental, you just call up the landlord and it’s magically (and freely) fixed. Forget about that in your own house! Also, when you own the place you get to make changes to it as opposed to most rentals. Since we now are trying to make the house our own, we’ve been making some pretty substantial cosmetic overhauls. This weekend was spent preparing the kitchen for painting and changing light fixtures, for example. Read More