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10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t DIY a Patio Walkway

Six weeks! It took me six weeks to finish installing a walkway in our side yard. Geez! Normally I’d encourage people to DIY these things but not this time. Don’t do it! Save yourself! Here’s why: 1. Leveling is not as easy as the YouTubers make it seem. Measure twice, cut once doesn’t work in […]

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Selling vs. Renting Out a Property

When we got the second home to “rent it out” to my sister, we used all of our short-term investment money for the downpayment. Our goal was to invest it this way to turn in returns faster than traditional stock yields allowed. By pure serendipity, the housing market started to soar and two and a […]