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Really Owning our Homes: Home/Land Security

What if most people owned their homes free and clear, in other words, debt free?   If we were renting, what if the rent were less than 1/2 of what it currently is because we only paid for upkeep and taxes, … Continue reading

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Mortgages can make our houses cost 500% more

I have been looking for evidence of what mortgages do to housing prices in the United States, which is not easy since mortgages are so widespread they effect almost all houses.  Finding an example to compare how much our houses … Continue reading

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Used Houses

I remember being shocked by the phrase “used house” as in “who would want a used house” since all houses where I grew up with were 60-100 years old– they were all “used”.    But it did get me thinking– why … Continue reading

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