Investment

A Landlord’s Worst Nightmare Comes True

A Landlord’s Worst Nightmare Comes True

Real estate investment is one area I have been itching to get into in the near future.  I’ve felt the urge to buy rental property ever since I was in college. That urge intensified after Mr. FAF and I bought our first home in DC […]

How To Save on Rent in Washington DC

How To Save on Rent in Washington DC

I moved to Washington DC almost four years ago for grad school and have been living in the area since. Before moving to the city, I had done some research on the cost of living in DC and worked like crazy to save up. But […]

How We Bought A House In Washington DC

How We Bought A House In Washington DC

I recently received an email from a reader asking for tips on how to buy a house in an expensive area like DC. It was my first time receiving a direct message from one of you. I was so excited I told Mr. FAF right […]

The Pros & Cons Of Living In A Tiny House

The Pros & Cons Of Living In A Tiny House

I recently came across three Youtube channels that talk about the new Tiny House Movement and mobile life: Kirsten Dirksen, Tiny House Listings, and Exploring Alternatives. The essence of these videos boils down to three factors: — Avoiding mortgage/debt — Minimalism — Traveling After watching almost 100 […]

Do We Want To Retire Early?

Do We Want To Retire Early?

I have come across and read so many blogs and Youtube channels about financial freedom and early retirement. For me, financial freedom is different from financial independent. — Right now I consider myself to be financially independent since I have a full-time job and don’t […]

My 6 Favorite Real Estate Websites

My 6 Favorite Real Estate Websites

My interest in real estate investment has been growing since Mr. FAF and I bought our first house in 2016. I want to start buying rental property and get into landlording as a side business. As we were looking up houses in the DC area […]

Rental Property After Our House Is Paid Off

Rental Property After Our House Is Paid Off

Mr. FAF and I bought our first house in 2016. We’ve been trying to save up and put all of our extra income each month towards the mortgage. Our goal after our house is paid off is to either (1) buy a rental property or […]