Housing Decisions Involve Psychology

Written by Lois A. Vitt

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Once you understandrepparttar powerful role your vulnerabilities play in your housing decisions, you can preventrepparttar 142956 most serious moving mistakes.

To begin developing that insight, take these important steps:

1. Reflect on your present home and how it connects you to your lifestyle, relationships, finances, work life, avocations and ambitions.

2. Reflect on a prior housing decision: What factors led torepparttar 142957 decision? How did you handle moving details? What emotions were involved?

3. Consider whether a previous move followed or preceded one of life's major upsets.

4. Then evaluate, fromrepparttar 142958 comfortable perspective of hindsight, whether you could have made a better decision underrepparttar 142959 circumstances.

The American Dream of having one's own home endures becauserepparttar 142960 concept of home is rooted in your emotions as well as in your head. Home is a deeply personal resource as well as a place or location. What's more, your home can be your ticket to financial security when you manage your housing life as though your financial life depends on it. For most of us, it does. That is why your ability to make good housing decisions is so important.

Lois A. Vitt is a housing expert and financial sociologist, and is the author of "10 Secrets to Successful Home Buying and Selling", the first book in the real estate market to demystify the psychological forces behind our housing decisions. To learn more about Lois and this book, visit http://www.RealtyStudies.com.

Batman Birthday Party Ideas

Written by Janice Wee

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Getrepparttar birthday child to turn onrepparttar 142955 batsignal.

Oncerepparttar 142956 batsignal is turned on, Batman comes out ofrepparttar 142957 batcave andrepparttar 142958 villians split up and hide all overrepparttar 142959 place. The guests can now freely roam aroundrepparttar 142960 entire place includingrepparttar 142961 batcave to help Batman findrepparttar 142962 villians. Once found, a villian would shoot atrepparttar 142963 guest and run off to avoid batman. Batman catches them one by one and ties their arms together, leaving them inrepparttar 142964 care of some guests. They do not escape.. or maybe they do.. depending on how exciting, or chaotic you want it to be.

Atrepparttar 142965 end ofrepparttar 142966 program, Batman captures allrepparttar 142967 villians withrepparttar 142968 help ofrepparttar 142969 guests. After drying up and changing clothes,repparttar 142970 guests gather forrepparttar 142971 main feast atrepparttar 142972 party.

The writer is the webmaster of Birthday Joy - Batman

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