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Ep 32: Money woes and DIY dilemmas

Ep 32: Money woes and DIY dilemmas

In this podcast episode, I look at how we so quickly maxed out our credit cards and how saving $600 by DIYing a project could potentially cost much more.
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Ep 31: Tales from the Open House

Ep 31: Tales from the Open House

Looking back at some of the more memorable open houses I attended and some of the mistakes that were made.
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Ep 30: It's only temporary

Ep 30: It’s only temporary

How we freed up some money each month and put extra cash in our pockets after accepting that short-term setbacks stopped being short-term long ago. .
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Ep 29: Love thy neighbor

Ep 29: Love thy neighbor

From nosy neighbors to noisy neighbors, we all have them. How well we get along with our neighbors is fundamental to the enjoyment of our property.
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Ep 28: Mortality Sucks: Death, estates and letting go of stuff

Ep 28: Mortality Sucks: Death, estates and letting go of stuff

The business side of the death of a loved one and figuring out what happens to all the stuff that is left behind.
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Ep 27: Lies, deception and home ownership

Ep 27: Lies, deception and home ownership

The dream is to own your own home. But who is selling that dream? And why? Is your house really an investment, or is it a liability?
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Ep 26: It ain't easy being green

Ep 26: It ain’t easy being green

As homeowners, we make decisions that impact the environment. We want to be more energy efficient to save money or even the planet. But are we as "green" as we think we are?
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Ep 25:  Information Overload

Ep 25: Information Overload

Ask three experts the same question and you'll probably get three different answers. So many competing voices only add to the confusion.
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Ep 24: Year in Review 2017

Ep 24: Year in Review 2017

A look back at some of the more interesting news topics of 2017 related to home improvements, construction, real estate, etc.
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Ep 23:  Trendy is so last year

Ep 23: Trendy is so last year

Trends come and trends go. Why do we care?
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Ep 22:  Measure Twice, Cut Thrice

Ep 22: Measure Twice, Cut Thrice

We've all heard the expression, "Measure twice, cut once."  And we all know what that means. I share some my measuring mistakes and the reasons for them to help you avoid making the same mistakes.
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Ep 21: Permits, legal stuff and DIY

Ep 21: Permits, legal stuff and DIY

Just because you can "Do It-Yourself" doesn't necessarily mean you can do it yourself. Do you know what permits and qualifications you need? I share some of my experiences, some legal, others not so much.
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