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I Am a Homeowner

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    An Elusive Dream Finally Reality

           My husband and I have been married for almost seven years and have a wonderful relationship with many adventures.  We have lived in San Francisco and now reside in Los Angeles where we are the proud parents of a three year old.  Ever...
    TinaGirl TinaGirl 26-30, F Feb 27, 2009

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    I Never Though It Would Come This Early

    I thought Iwould be an old man, near expiration before I would be able to own my own home. Whew! was I wrong. At 35, I got it. Yeah, I am a HomO lol! HOME Owner!!!! I tried to do cartwheels, I did them in the house, I did not want to do them outside in the yard, because I would...
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2012

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    Home Owning Is Fun & Mind Boggling At The Same Time

    I was married for 28 years when one day my hubby at that time came home one day and told me he didnt want to be married to me anymore. Well it wasnt that much of a surprise. So a year later we were divorced. That was in 2008..... We had owned a house together so he bought out my...
    tamer1 tamer1 51-55, F Dec 1, 2010

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    The Pleasures And Pain

    Being a homeowner has it pleasures and pains..pains taxes, having to keep up repairs and yardwork but the pleasure is worth more...having a place which you own, can do almost anything to to make it your own...able to remodel, decorate, fill with memories, and have place of...
    sdg4153 sdg4153 56-60, M Sep 15, 2013

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    Iron With A Chance Of Water

    We moved into a bran spankin new house and two weeks latter everything is turning redish orange.  I thought it was iron so we started researching water softners.  I found a nice site that lets you request a free water test http://www.rainsoft.com/home-water-testing.cfm...
    angdeer angdeer 26-30, F Nov 3, 2009

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    Iron With A Chance Of Water

    We moved into a bran spankin new house and two weeks latter everything is turning redish orange.  I thought it was iron so we started researching water softners.  I found a nice site that lets you request a free water test http://www.rainsoft.com/home-water-testing.cfm...
    angdeer angdeer 26-30, F Nov 3, 2009

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    My First Home

    We brought our first home 3 years ago. Its a great start up home (hence the first home title) but it isn't where I plan on staying forever. I love our home and for a first place it is great, three huge bedrooms (the smallest one is still a double room), 2 reception rooms, 1...
    Tigerlilly25 Tigerlilly25 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    Iron With A Chance Of Water

    We moved into a bran spankin new house and two weeks latter everything is turning redish orange.  I thought it was iron so we started researching water softners.  I found a nice site that lets you request a free water test http://www.rainsoft.com/home-water-testing.cfm...
    angdeer angdeer 26-30, F Nov 3, 2009

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    My husband and I signed our papers

    for the house on our five year anniversary. That was the greatest gift we could have given one another. It is a lot of work at times, but we love it. It is slowly but surely starting to reflect who and what we are.
    kymikal kymikal 26-30, F Mar 15

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    Bought A Month Before Isaac

    When we found out I'm pregnant, my boyfriend and I decided to buy a home together. We found an adorable house that was built in 1897 in a pretty good area of New Orleans that was affordable. It's 2 beds, 2 baths, has a walk-in closet, and a brick courtyard, and it came with most...
    adventureolive adventureolive 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2012

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    Tough Experience

    Being an home owner is a tough experience for me as it is not around London and I have to sell it for a relocation due to job and facing a tough time due to slow market in my area. Soon I will off the ladder ....
    Sportslover100 Sportslover100 36-40, M Sep 23, 2013

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    My House Has Issues!

    It's a charming house with a lot of "character" - a 120 year old Victorian with two staircases and 3 fireplaces. I'm just so depressed now because the gas company found gas leaks in the basement and shut off my gas (can't use my stove and I have no hot water!) and won't turn it...
    meezkite meezkite 51-55, M Aug 15, 2013

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    It is rare to find real estate brokers who take time to write; but here is Cindy Shearin doing it and providing a wonderful service to people in need of ideas and help in making...
    harryhiickmane harryhiickmane 31-35, F Mar 19

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    Experience 16 1981 Glendora & President Reagan I’m probably walking a fine line by telling this. By 1980, I was living with my girlfriend, now wife, in a rental house in...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Mar 19

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    Enhancing a house to add value to it is one way of leveraging one’s property, especially in our present volatile economic conditions. One is not only able to get a higher value...
    chrizzyhamster02 chrizzyhamster02 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I was also a manipulative child. As I got older, I was stubborn, argumentative, and deceptive. I realized at a young age that my mom didn't have the mental constitution to stand...
    AlwaysAnUphillBattle AlwaysAnUphillBattle 26-30 Mar 26

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    How Alternative Energy Companies Use Big Data Tokyo Westward Group Energy Alternatives The latest monitors can help homeowners track their energy consumption in greater detail than...
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    We Are The 99 Percent And Our Voices Will Be Heard!!!!A monarchy is a form of government in which the office of head of state is usually held until death or abdication, is most...
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