The American Dream made Affordable!

How to ask family for money when buying a house

posted by Ellena Fortner Newsom

You’ve found the perfect new house for you and your family. Three bedrooms. Vaulted ceilings. A spacious kitchen with a hidden spot for the trash can.

Only one problem remains – the deposit. While you can get into a new, durable manufactured home for about $5,000, you do nee

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9 House-cation Ideas for Parents this Summer

posted by Ellena Fortner Newsom

On any given day, I’ve put in eight to ten hours at work, cleaned at least one room, likely cleaned more than one butt or nose, cooked dinner, folded laundry and checked a few hundred emails. That’s the broad strokes.

I’m not listing how many times I answer to “M

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Five Steps to Financial Independence, a.k.a. stop behaving like a toddler and reach your goals faster!

posted by Ellena Fortner Newsom

Know what I want independence from?

Interest rates. Fees. Unexpected bills that endanger my financial ambitions, such as buying a home. I hate giving away extra money that I worked so hard to earn. Drives me crazy!

You can keep the fireworks and hotdogs if I can have that!

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How to go Brand-less in your Home

posted by Ellena Fortner Newsom

Have you ever looked around your house to see how many branded products are sitting in your kitchen, bathroom or under your sink?

In my house, sometimes it feels like I am in the middle of my own reality show.

“Now, introducing the new floor cleaner…better for whe

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Nine Ways Manufactured Homes Make Sense

posted by Ellena Fortner Newsom

At Legacy Housing, we are proud to build the future of affordable housing.   Over the years, Legacy's main goal has been in building an affordable home, filled with quality parts and materials, that are taller and wider than the competition.  Our homes are more functional and f

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