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One benefit of the housing bust is that homebuyers have turned away from “bigger is always better”.  I can’t wait to see this trend on house hunters. This article from Lew Sichelman analyzes a recent homebuyer survey by Avid Ratings of over 22,000 respondents.  It is useful to builders and architects as they plan for […]

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Raining Indoors

by Kay Lynn

During a leisurely Sunday breakfast a couple of months ago Mr. Boomer pointed out a weird spot on the ceiling. Was last year’s paint job going bad?  Then we remembered the heavy rain the night before. The Problem A quick trip up the ladder (vaulted ceiling) confirmed it was wet.  We’ve had a lot of rainstorms […]

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Since my primary motivation for starting this blog was to keep me accountable and motivated I’m going to be reporting my progress on 2010 goals each quarter.  So without further ado, let’s take a look at progress during the first quarter. Personal Goals 1. Weight Loss. I wanted to lose 25 pounds this year and have […]

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 Olympics fever has hit our home and is keeping us up at night enjoying the competition.  It seems that there’s more interest in the Winter games than normal; maybe because we can feel proud of our nation and fellow citizens and forget about the economy and politics for a while. However I have to say […]

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House Hunters and House Hunters International are two shows Mr. Boomer and I love to watch together.  We learn about the housing markets in other parts of the country and world as well and get ideas for our own home. After months of watching television research there are five common themes of the home buyer […]

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