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The Sears mail order homes: One of the first lines of do-it-yourself house kits produced from 1906 to 1940

The Sears mail order homes: One of the first lines of do-it-yourself house kits produced from 1906 to 1940 | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Although people got used to the fact that anything could be sold by mail order, nobody at that time imagined that one day they could order a whole home to be brought to them. And when we speak about homes, we don’t mean those toy dolls houses for children.
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Amazon - perhaps worth your consideration for the 21st Century?

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Do Not Take on a Home Improvement Project Yourself If … | Money Talks News

Do Not Take on a Home Improvement Project Yourself If … | Money Talks News | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Deciding to DIY can be costly or disastrous in some cases. Learn when to put down the tools and call in a pro.
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same applies to FSBO - for sale by owner can be a disaster (yes - somebody did it successfully...  yet around 90% who try later turn to an agent)...

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13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe

13 Ridiculous Home Improvement Fails That Will Make You Cringe | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Everyone loves saving money, but not all DIY projects are a savings in the end, as these homeowners found out the hard way.
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in case anyone is in need of some DIY ideas....

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Which Renovations Are and Aren't DIY

Which Renovations Are and Aren't DIY | SAN ANTONIO HOMES TODAY | Scoop.it
Your buyers like the house — mostly — but the closets could be reconfigured and the bathroom tile has to go. Are those DIY projects, or are they "DIFM" (do it for me)? In a new survey from the Home Projects Council, home owners reviewed a range of home improvements.
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to do - or not to do - DIY

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