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I Am a Homeowner

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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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    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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    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 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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    Is Home Ownership Worth All The Hassles?

    There's a lot of things that can go wrong. Here is just a few of them. 1) Interest rates in Australia have been too high for too long. The loan may end up costing more than the value of the property. 2) In the long term property prices usually increase but if you are forced to...
    will999 will999 61-65, M Feb 19, 2012

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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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    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 56-60, M Aug 15, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My Home Owns Me; I Don't Own It

    I loved having a home. I wanted the stability for the children. It was wonderful to have a yard for the children to grow up and play in. They could laugh, run, play the radio or TV loud and not worry about disturbing neighbors above, below, or immediately on the other sides of...
    Myztikal Myztikal 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 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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    I have been in a relationship with this man for 7 months. It started off as all relationships do. All nice and loving. Now he screams at me , calls me names, and just recently...
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    I'm not always depressed. I don't exist in a bleak world with no happiness. But, when I do suffer from a bout of depression, it is mind blowingly difficult to weather the storm...
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    so my parents are divorced, but live across the road from each other. They get along really well, now; and I'm very thankful for it. I am a little more than bummed out though...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 13

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    So there is this spot near my house... I like it quite a bit and it's just an abandoned house; but it has a fully fenced in back yard. Well, I have been cleaning up the back yard...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jul 17

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    This miniature device which mounts on the back again of most flat display monitors is ideal for kitchens where by House is in a high quality.No matter whether you're looking for...
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    When people decide to remodel their homes, they only do so after much consideration, planning, and budgeting. In big remodels, there are doorways, windows, carpets, kitchen...
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