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Wendy S. Delmater's picture
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Alternative Housing Thread

Here's a place to think about alternatives to traditional housing.

The Accelerated Crash Course

This Accelerated Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view.

Please take the time to watch it. It could very well be the most important life investment you can make with an hour of your time. » Read more

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

The Crash Course: "Classic" version

The Crash Course seeks to provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. The Intro below is separated from the rest of the sections because you'll only need to see it once...it tells you about how the Crash Course came to be. » Read more

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Housing threads??

Are there any threads on housing? So far not able to find any. I am looking to buy some good farmland but will need to put a house of some sort on it. Some ideas I'm considering:

www.yurts.com

http://www.greenmodernkits.com/

http://www.shelter-kit.com/

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

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Saving for a Down Payment

First-time poster here...

I would appreciate any feedback from folks here as to their recommendations for saving for a down payment.

A little background:  I currently have a mortgage (condo), and am looking to hopefully buy a home in the next 2 or 3 years.  I've saved up some money to go towards a down payment, but at this time, it is basically all in a savings account.

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Man builds dream house for $4700

This is amazing! Looks great. Inspires me to realize I can in fact buy some land and put a home on it!

http://www.dailygood.org/view.php?sid=151

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Deficiency judgements after foreclosure on the rise

Ben and Lori had already been through a hard couple of years.  They lost their home to foreclosure in a long process that began when the engineering firm where Ben works cut his hours.  By the time Ben and Lori had moved themselves and their two young children from their old home in Star to a rental in Meridian, they thought they had seen the worst of it.  Then they learned the bank was suing them for the money it lost on their loan.  It’s called a deficiency judgment.  Lawyers who represent Idaho homeowners say more of them are being filed.  One of those