From The Editor-In-Chief LETTER My home life is changing, which tends to happen as time passes. My family and I are in the middle of trying to sell our fully remodeled house and buy a different one. It’s a fairly agoniz- ing process, because there seems to be countless things to consider. Off the top of my head, I’m factoring in variables such as affordability, condition of the home, return on investment, future repairs and upgrades, proximity to work and school, and affiliation with a quality school system. How can we get the most from the money we spend? Can we remodel another house now that we have kids in the home? The biggest potential problem is that if you make a poor choice when buying a home, you’re basically stuck with your decision for a while. When you have fulltime careers and children enrolled in school, moving to a new home feels like moving a mountain—a monumental feat that most people swear to never do again as soon as they settle into their new place. And as I type this letter I’ve yet to move that mountain. We’re still trying to find a new home, and we’ve got to make it happen because we’ve outgrown the old one. See, we’re multiplying. On May 31, my wife Shanna and I welcomed our third child (and first daughter), Maribeth Quigley Weber, into the world. She’s beautiful. She’s perfect. But she doesn’t have a bedroom, so wish us luck finding a house that has one for her. And I’ll keep you posted on how we decide to fix it up.
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