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How to put up temportary sheeting over a window frame

5 May

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I really think this day was the most exciting so far.  The progress was remarkable and I can really feel the zen starting to kick in.  Most of all, I can see in the place!

One of the two boarded up windows was opened again, showering the place with some nice morning sun on the eastern facing front of the building.  I did this at […]

How and why I bought a house for $5,315.00

19 Apr

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This is the first of what will be many post along the journey of my first “income property.” Purchased on October 17th at a last minute county auction for
$5,000.  This is the story of ambition and hard work.  Lots of hard work.  In progress.

I bought my first house with my then girlfriend (now wife) in 2008.  No one had lived in it for almost a decade and it needed to be almost completely gutted and remodeled.  I caught the “bug,” the “I love to buy crappy houses and fix them up” virus. […]