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by Sugar Pine Realty/GMAC on Jun 22, 2016

Lion H.O.T. Plan & The Vantage 2 New Superlink ShowHome @ Bandar Mahkota Cheras

Today we are going to talk about Dream Home! Well, we work hard trying to provide the best for our family. At the end of the day, we hope go back to a comfortable home and spend quality time with our family, right? Home is where the heart is… When...
by Sunshine Kelly on Jun 21, 2016

'The Vantage’ Special Celebration This Weekend @ Bandar Mahkota Cheras

Are you scouting for your dream home or plan to upgrade to a bigger and landed house or for investment purposes? As you know, despite of the sluggish economy, the property price continue to rise especially those landed properties due scarcity of land...
by Sunshine Kelly on May 27, 2016

Ways to Wealth: House vs Investments

HERE is a very VERY good article about buying a home vs investing for long term wealth. We have chosen investing with 401k and stocks. The comments are very good here, too, so read those. It’s an in-depth discussion about renting vs buying and...
by Misangela.com on Apr 12, 2016

We all buy based on monthly payments

But do you actually stop to think and consider the value of what you are purchasing?Some recent events are causing me to re examine some decisions I have made in the past;  Namely, we decided that paying $735 per month in maintenance fees was ac...
by Living in Toronto on Jan 10, 2016

Home Remodeling Strategy for Affordable Design and Cost

Right to the point. Where have all the home buyers gone? No matter how many government home buying or home remodeling programs exist, people are finally realizing home ownership may not be for them. Business competition and job growth usually indic...
by Wayne Hartunian on Nov 12, 2015

How Much Will Owning a Home Cost?

How much will owning a home cost you? Once you’ve had your closing when you purchased your home, the biggest outlay of funds is complete.  Whew, you paid for your downpayment and closing costs, and you know how much your monthly mortgage payme...

Home Maintenance

Home Maintenance Home Maintenance: Is Your Home Telling You Something? It seems there is always something to occupy our minds. There are the kids, family, budget, work, and home. With any of this, the best way to deal with an issue is get to it befo...
by The Things Women Want on Aug 23, 2015

Timber

We had a big tree in front of our house. A BIG tree. A tree so tall that the canopy was so high I hardly really even noticed the tree. Because of the way the house faces, the neighbors across the street got more shade from the tree than we did. The t...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Jul 6, 2015

How To Identify Toxins In Your Home

The idea of identifying toxins in your home can be scary. Especially with all the media hype that seems to occur around so-called “toxic materials” that may cause cancer our other illnesses. It only makes sense that you would want to kee...
by khairuddinuad on Mar 26, 2015

Owning or Renting a Home: Which is the Worst Financially?

When Prudence of PrudenceDebtFree spoke to her neighbor about owning a home, he was emphatic that people shouldn’t own homes because in his opinion, owning a home opens the door to a... Read More The post Owning or Renting a Home: Which is the...
by Frugal Rules on Jan 27, 2015

New Year, New Projects

When we first got our house and I saw that there was real hardwood floor in the foyer and formal living room (now our dining room) I had hope that I’d find more of the same under the white carpet in the living room. Alas, no hardwood there̷...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Jan 2, 2015

A Simple Guide To Home Ownership For The First Time Buyer

Your First Steps As A First Time Buyer To Successful Home Ownership The biggest problem facing a first time buyer is getting a mortgage and being able to afford the repayments. Obtaining any mortgage has become very challenging since August 2007. Pri...
by Talk Money Blog on Oct 11, 2014

Not Just a House… It’s Our Home

This photo was taken in September 2004, as the finishing touches were being put on our new house in Purcellville. It was lacking front door paint and shutters here, but that got handled and we moved in shortly thereafter. As of today, we have been in...
by LoCo Musings on Sep 30, 2014

Bzzzzz

I noticed a bees nest in the bottom part of a rotted piece of trim on my outer garage door back in the early part of August when my hose was leaking onto it and it made the bees mad. I went out a couple of times early in the morning when it was cool...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Sep 24, 2014

AMERICAN DREAM - Feds Making Home Ownership Harder

"Whither the American Dream?" by Mitria Wilson, In These Times 9/9/2014ExcerptIn the wake of the foreclosure crisis, the Federal Housing Finance Agency has moved to make homeownership harder for ordinary Americans.Hollywood celebrity and actress Kati...
by Mage Soapbox on Sep 17, 2014

Homeownership: Building the Dream in Australia

It’s a dream of many to own their own home. However, there are many ways to come to the same solution; you don’t have to own a home through traditional... The post Homeownership: Building the Dream in Australia appeared first on .
by Stagetecture on Aug 31, 2014

Ugh

Still working on the stairs – applying the sealant. Even though it is a “quick drying” water-based variety, it is hardly a quick process. If I weren’t working, I could apply a coat in the morning after everyone had left for th...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Aug 21, 2014

Learn About Home Ownership & Rental Opportunities Tomorrow! (3/29) (Video)

This event is free and open to the public. The expo will be held at Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia. If you are looking to rent or buy a home or apartment in Northern Virginia, the Northern Virginia Housing Expo has dozens of exhib...
by Carlyle Community on Mar 28, 2014

Oven Demo

I've mentioned before that the couple I bought this house from had a tendency to cut corners when they purchased things for their home.  The stove I inherited from them, for instance, has been a source of constant annoyance.It's actually a prett...
by Continually Surprised! on Mar 14, 2014


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