This story could save you thousands of dollars in real estate commissions.

by DIY Maven

This story could save you thousands of dollars in real estate commissions.

Once upon a time...a handsome young man went to an open house. The real estate salesman, Hank, welcomed the man in.

"It’s a fixer upper," said Hank of the one hundred and eighty nine thousand dollar property.

"Just what I’m looking for," said the handsome young man. And indeed, it was just what he was looking for. The home’s exterior was in perfect condition while its interior was uninhabitable. As this would be a fun rehab project, every dollar...

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VANDALIZED: The Mary Tyler Moore House

by DIY Maven

VANDALIZED: The Mary Tyler Moore House

On March 3rd, 24-year-old Brandon Wickesberg broke into The Mary Tyler Moore house, just days after my post announcing that it had gone up for sale. Brandon, are you a fellow Curblier? Anyway, Mr. Wickesberg, on a drunken dare, managed to enter the house and damage three doors, resulting in 1,850 bucks worth of repairs. He was charged this week with criminal damage to property. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, police "found Wickesberg...

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FOR SALE: The Mary Tyler Moore House

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FOR SALE: The Mary Tyler Moore House

The fictional home of Mary Richards is for sale. Located at 2104 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, the eight bedroom, nearly 10,000 square feet Queen Anne Victorian has undergone significant renovation over the past few years, which as culminated into a significant asking price: $3,620,000. According to the listing agents, this price is not unreasonable considering its location and the fact that the home is an icon of sorts.

Believe me, this is not a...

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