Category Archives: Home Repairs

Why That Fixer-Upper Might Not Be the Right Purchase for You

It’s natural to want a deal and what better deals are out there than fixer-uppers? But does this home purchase make sense for you? Here are some things to consider ahead of time. • I’m handy but not a professional. … Continue reading

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So You Say You Want a Great Deal on a Short Sale?

What you don’t know in real estate is always the biggest challenge we face as consumers. How can you find out about that home you so desperately want so you can make a smart offer? With a short sale, there … Continue reading

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Should You Repair it Yourself?

My husband can fix just about anything. For crying out loud, he built our house from nothing. He had help, of course, and we hired professionals when his expertise was lacking. But honestly, he can watch someone do or fix … Continue reading

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