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DIY Kitchen Remodels for Investment Properties

By If you are an investor who is buying rental properties, are a do-it-yourself type or want to renovate your kitchen, there are many things you can do to reduce your costs on doing some updating. Note that most renovations run way over budget and encounter issues, regardless of where DIY, semi-DIY,... Continue Reading »

DIY Coolness: A Hot Tub in the Living Room? That's How Matthew Cole Rolls

So, you're pulling up the old, dingy carpet in your living room when -- whoopsies! -- you accidentally damage the floor. What do you do? Well, duh, you patch it up, right? That's not the memo Matthew Cole got. "I thought, what a lot of wasted area," Cole, 35, recalled of the time in 2003 when he was ripping up the... Continue Reading »

Company Coming? Time for Holiday Home Improvements

Every Thanksgiving, the same thing happens. You start to notice all those little things around the house that need attention, like that peeling paint on the front door, or those gouges in the wood flooring. Before the relatives descend again like a flock of wild turkeys for the next round of holidays, we've got some quick... Continue Reading »

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