Alternative Housing: Land Contracts

In 1991, we moved thousands of miles away to Boca Raton, Florida. We had two little kids and — after years of college — were flat broke. Our first home was a three-bedroom townhouse in a development called Cypress Lakes. It was a huge step up from college apartment...

Rent to Own Homes?

After Sam finished his PhD, we moved to Florida where he was set to be a professor of ocean engineering. After years of school we were excited — and flat broke. Our first place was a 3-bedroom townhouse. Not luxurious, but clearly a step-up from our college apartment...