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Old 10-03-2012, 10:20 AM   #89371
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Damn son. Don't rush into shit to fast lol.

But Ted I have 3 TVs lol. Living room basement and bedroom. Carpet and tile add up fast. ESP if you can't do it yourself. I've probably put 15+ into everything I've done. Kitchen gutted. Bathroom gutted. Basement finished. Basement bathroom. Still want to gut master bedroom. Redo front porch and extend roof to cover. Looking at about 5k more and that's doing it all myself. You need help with shit jusk ask lol.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:23 AM   #89372
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She wants a house and has the money to buy one.

We want to get married next year.

She'd buy a house now/whenever ish.

I'd move in after we get married.

but we are looking at houses together so that its a place we both like.
One thing I would suggest is living with the girl before marriage. I am glad I am doing that first.

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werd, house payment around $550-ish is less than our apartment was...but canton taxes suck the big one
Yeah I do not plan on buying a house in Canton that's for sure, likely moving to Northville/Plymouth/Novi/Brighton next.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:23 AM   #89373
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Ted you'll be house poor for a while. You'll need to buy shit plus want to do projects and shit to change it and make it your own. But its a nice feeling. Scott you have no idea how much more owning a house really costs then renting. But its nice to have a place that's yours forever
I know I don't have a clue, I just know its a lot of up keeping, parents just spent $14k on new roof for their house, roof was 15yrs old
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:26 AM   #89374
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Damn how much was house to get 550. Mines 800. Taxes and insurance rolled in.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:28 AM   #89375
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I just need more money.

I want to get a house. I've seen one that had a mortage equal to what I'm paying now for my half of the rent for current living spaces.

Plus if I have a couple buddies move in.. all the extra cash to go back into the house and I can realistically have the same budget I'm used to having now for fun stuffs.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:36 AM   #89376
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Yeah I do not plan on buying a house in Canton that's for sure, likely moving to Northville/Plymouth/Novi/Brighton next.
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Damn how much was house to get 550. Mines 800. Taxes and insurance rolled in.
$550 a month would be around 110-120k if you put down 20% depending on credit score and interest rate.

at least thats what we're seeing in GR.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:40 AM   #89377
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$550 a month would be around 110-120k if you put down 20% depending on credit score and interest rate.

at least thats what we're seeing in GR.
The one next door to where Courtney lives currently was a $90k house and Tyler and I looked it up to be $475/mo which included insurance. Unsure what amount percent wise that monthly number was for a down payment though.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:42 AM   #89378
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Damn how much was house to get 550. Mines 800. Taxes and insurance rolled in.
house is $150k with putting over 35% down gets us into the $550/month range. Taxes and insurance included should be around $850-ish per month. It was a foreclosure so we don't get the "Homestead" tax break until next year, that should cut about $50/month off the taxes at least.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:43 AM   #89379
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Damn son. Don't rush into shit to fast lol.

But Ted I have 3 TVs lol. Living room basement and bedroom. Carpet and tile add up fast. ESP if you can't do it yourself. I've probably put 15+ into everything I've done. Kitchen gutted. Bathroom gutted. Basement finished. Basement bathroom. Still want to gut master bedroom. Redo front porch and extend roof to cover. Looking at about 5k more and that's doing it all myself. You need help with shit jusk ask lol.
Thank man i appreciate it. I'm ripping out the old tile floor myself, just having them put the new one in. carpeting is just about the only other thing we're hiring out. shouldn't be real bad, next year ripping out deck and putting in a stamped concrete patio.
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Not an option for me, we're old school over here.
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