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Why Your RV Is Better Than a House

Some people aren’t cut out for living on the road. So, just because RV living offers many advantages over a traditional housing model, that doesn’t mean everyone will be able to make it work and you shouldn’t feel bad if … Continue reading

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The Four Big Lies Of The Housing Industry

If you want to sell someone a junk investment, you’re going to need to lie patiently. You’re going to need to repeat that lie and maybe even get the financial talking heads on cable to nod knowingly and tell people … Continue reading

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RV Living – Necessary Accessories

When you head out on the road there are going to be some things you need and a few you’ll want to make room for. This list was honed from hard experience and collecting tips from other RVers. Couch Cover … Continue reading

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The Average American Spends $17,000 a Year On Housing

Based on 2013 numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American spends more than $17,000 a year on housing. Paying for the roof over their head is the biggest single expense Americans face. That $17,000 a year figure … Continue reading

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The Preoccupation With Space

The first house I ever owned was 999 square feet and I loved it. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood on the shores of Anderson Inlet in the Pacific Northwest, it was perfect. It was, perhaps surprisingly, a three bedroom, … Continue reading

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Changing The Math On The Cost Of Living

Housing in America is a ripoff. I could dance around and support that case but all you really need to do is read the book or go back through some of my old posts here. Turns out I’m not the … Continue reading

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Life Is More Than Your House

by Chris Poindexter In the beginning My House Has Wheels started out as an account of our travels living in an RV and then morphed into kind of a testimony about our housing options and then extended into a statement … Continue reading

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Time To Plan Your Seasonal Migration

by Chris Poindexter Sorry I haven’t been around as much lately but I’m jamming to get my first action/adventure thriller ready for publication. It’s very exciting as fiction is kind of a new arena for me. This is the time … Continue reading

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RV Living Off The Power Grid

by Chris Poindexter One of my dreams has always been living disconnected from the power grid. Like many things in our modern world, utilities were granted monopolies with the best intentions. And, like homeowner associations and mortgage lenders, their power … Continue reading

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Our Dismal Housing Choices

by Chris Poindexter You have a lot of choices in the U.S. housing market; you can choose between many overpriced, poorly built homes and many overpriced poorly built apartments. Due to the way we’ve structured government housing support, most construction … Continue reading

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