Category Archives: home ownership

From Start to Finish

Home ownership comes with awesome responsibilities. Unlike rental properties, the homeowner must pay for repairs and upkeep. And there are many surprises along the way. We live in an area with soft, clay soil and underground water is a constant … Continue reading

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On Owning a Home

Maintenance is an key part of owning  a home.  We fell in love with the corner lot with mature trees affording abundant shade and surrounding cul-de-sacs.  Our children were young, and it was safe to play in the streets.  Cars … Continue reading

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