Zack’s Super Secret Chili Recipe!


The chili can be made in the slow cooker or on the stove.  It’s very easy, quick, and amazingly good! Servings: 10 INGREDIENTS: 1 – pound lean ground turkey (or sub with your meat of choice) 1 – 46 fluid ounce can tomato juice 1 – 15 ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed… [Read More]

How Much Home Can I Afford?


  How much home can you afford?  In my initial consultation with a new client I ask , “what’s a comfortable housing payment for you?”  Affordability is a relative question to someone’s personal opinion.  I believe this is one of the most important questions to ask a new client rather than simply telling the new… [Read More]

Renting vs Buying in Today’s Market


Renting vs Buying. Let’s dive into each and look at the good reasons and the bad reasons why one may be a better option for you than the other. Let’s start with Renting: – Renting offers the flexibility to move easily in comparison.  Often renters commit to a 1 year lease however many landlords do… [Read More]


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