November 2015

5 Helpful First-time Homebuyer Programs

Owning your own home — it’s the American dream. Actually, it’s only been the American dream since about 1934, when the Federal Housing Administration was created. At the time, only 40 percent of Americans owned their own homes; most people…

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Should I be my own general contractor?

The perils of home renovation and building are legend. Every job estimate seems to double in the end for both cost and time; endless delays and surprise, money-sucking mistakes prove that. Then there are the surly contractors, the mixed-up lumber…

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