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Subject: Re: My Experience on Buying a Modest home Date: 2/17/2003 6:05 PM
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{{Thanks, so much, for your perspective! I've been so discouraged by the outrages home prices in my neighborhood. I live in Los Angeles (90019 zip code) and the home prices have posted 250%-500% market value gains within the last three years! A fixer-upper is definitely an option to consider!

Thanks again!}}

No problem M, definitely don't be afraid of a fixer upper. While I consider myself good at picking up on things I've never done before, I wasn't sure about some stuff with a house. My dad has helped a lot, but I have still done quite a few things I wasn't sure about tackling before. And even though I am not totally satisfied with everything I've done (I'm a perfectionist without the patience for perfection), we've had enough compliments on the work we've done to convince me that I have done it well and I'm proud of that.

Doug
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