Kids often follow in their parents’ footsteps. They see what we do and how we act, and they often end up doing similar things. My husband wears both his parents’ wedding rings every day to remind him of the lessons they have taught him in real estate and beyond. Their legacy lives on with him.
So, think of what you are teaching your children when you make housing decisions, the legacy you will leave with them. Do you just walk away from a problem house and feel bad about it, or do you work to figure out a way to get out with some cash, intact credit rating, and feel good?
Remember, we all fall on hard times at some point in our lives. How we react and how we face adversity will make a strong impression on our children, grandchildren, and others around us.
If you want to leave a legacy of moving forward with dignity and salvaging what you can from a difficult housing situation (whether you are facing foreclosure, can’t manage needed repairs, or have inherited a property you can’t manage), consider giving us a call. We can figure out if we can help you out.