Updated on August 21, 2017
June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate the benefits and joys of owning a home. This year, it has special significance for Mitch and me: It inspires us to ponder the impact homeownership has on our lives.
Six months ago, we made the leap from apartment dwellers to homeowners. We traded our little city apartment for a three-bedroom house in the country. After nine years of renting, we now own a home of our own (well, a mortgage anyway).
I love, love, LOVE our house – for what it is and what it can become. I live and work at home, and it’s one of my favorite places to be. But it didn’t feel that way at first.