Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, asking for your thoughts about paying off your mortgage early.
I have seen “paying off your mortgage early” vs. “keeping it for the duration” debated numerous times. I think both sides have valid points, but now I want to see what my readers think.
And now, let’s go check out the answers from last week’s question, What do I do about my new neighbor?
If you will recall, one man moved in two weeks ago, along with his wife, his brother, 5 adult children, a brother and sister-in-law, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, and various and sundry other people.
They also have 15 vehicles and six dogs. SIX DOGS!!! Six dogs who love to bark at anything and everything. I didn’t know what to do. I cannot stand the sound of a barking dog!
I have to admit, I was a little hesitant to post this. Most people are very dog friendly. I was blown away by the sheer number of you who have also lived next door to ridiculous people or situations.
Many of you suggested that I contact the landlord to see if they know about all these extra adults in the house. In most circumstances, this would be a great suggestion. Many landlords specifically prohibit adults from living in the home without also being on the lease. But this landlord is the opposite. He doesn’t care who is there, as long as the rent gets paid on time. Not a wise strategy. From everyone on the Bigger Pockets forums, this will come back to bite you in the backside just about 100% of the time. Thanks to Mrs. Frugalwoods, Million Dollar Ninja, Even Steven, Mrs. PoP, and Reader Scooze for the suggestion. Continue reading