Monthly Archives: December 2006

Book Recommendation: Trump Strategies for Real Estate

I wrote that I ordered this book back on December 5th and I just finished reading it a few days ago.  I must say that this is the first real estate book in years that has taught me something new.  … Continue reading

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Bryant Gumbel on NFL Network Sucks

See my updated post on how bad Bryant Gumbel and the NFL Network sucks!! I just cannot stand it anymore and I have to say it.  Bryant Gumbel is the worst play by play guy I’ve ever heard.  I used to think … Continue reading

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Why contractors are how they are

Do you ever think that you just happen to pick a bad contractor?  Why is it that you always hear horror stories about how they never show up, or they take forever, stick you with change orders or never finish … Continue reading

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Financing a property using a credit card

I came across an article called, “Do it yourself refinancing” from i bought a duplex (!).  The article talks about what she did when her HELOC rate kept climbing with balance transfer checks and a low 2.99% interest credit card. Here is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to my tenants

I got some $25 Target gift cards for my tenants.  The problem is that I still have them.  That’s because my procrastinating ass never bothered to mail them out.  So now my dilemma is, should I just call them and … Continue reading

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Kenric’s guide to tiling a kitchen backsplash – Part 3

Here is how I tiled the kitchen backsplash in the home that I am currently living in. The kitchen is very large and contains alot more backsplash area than the previous condo example. I went to Home Depot and bought a bunch of … Continue reading

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Kenric’s guide to tiling a kitchen backsplash – Part 2

In part 1, I outlined my five rules that I follow when tiling a kitchen backsplash. Now I’ll show you how I implemented them.  Below is a picture of a completed backsplash for my condo #3 in Scottsdale. As you … Continue reading

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