Monthly Archives: April 2006

New Credit Card deal

For those real estate rehabbers and do it yourselfers I got a credit card application in the mail today that may be of interest. In this era of cashback credit cards nobody should be without cards that offer at least: … Continue reading

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Closed on and moving into SFH#2

For the past 8 days I was in Hawaii on vacation and attending a wedding. While I was gone, I closed on SFH#2. The funny thing about new construction is that they give you a closing date and it can’t … Continue reading

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Completed my pre-closing inspection of SFH#2

Friday morning I had my pre-closing inspection walk-through of SFH#2. I must say that I was very impressed with the construction quality of this house as compared to SFH#1. SFH#2 is constructed by Pulte. The biggest issue during my walk-through … Continue reading

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0% APR on balance transfers for life!

I get this nice pre-approved application for Discover today which says 0% APR for life. Of course there is a catch to it. 0% APR is on balance transfers until Nov 2006. However, you can keep extending the 0% APR … Continue reading

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Hawaii here I come!

I seem to stack posts all in a day and then not post for a few… I need to change that. Anyway, I’m off to Hawaii next week for a vacation and a wedding. I haven’t had a real vacation … Continue reading

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SFH#1 update…

We are past the 10 day inspection period and no problems thus far. I’ve had an inspector, termite guy and appraiser come through the house during the past week. The inspection revealed very minor things which I fixed before he … Continue reading

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Price of pools in Arizona

I went to a couple pool places to get quotes on putting in a new pool for SFH#2. I knew that concrete and steel prices have gone up since I put in my last pool (June 2005), but after getting … Continue reading

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