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How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

by on January 8th, 2015 Leave a Comment

By: G. M. Filisko When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. Trying to decide whether to buy a fixer-upper house? Follow these seven steps, and you’ll know how much you can afford, how much to offer, and whether a fixer-upper house is […]


4 Tips to Determine How Much Mortgage You Can Afford

by on December 3rd, 2014 Leave a Comment

By: G. M. Filisko By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your home by calculating how much of a mortgage you can safely fit into your budget. Why […]


Got Leaky Windows? 3 Low-Cost Tips to Fix Them

by on November 21st, 2014 Leave a Comment

By: Nicolette Toussaint I used to hang an extra woolly robe in my bathroom because my post-shower route took me past a window so drafty it made me wonder about the etymology of “window.” Turns out it comes from the Anglo-Saxon “vindr” and “auga,” which translates as “wind eye.” How appropriate. If the “wind eye” focused […]

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