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Remodeler Picks His Poison

Carl Balton still remembers how he spent one Christmas Day — alone, miserable and working on his just-purchased first house, a 1928 Mar Vista fixer-upper. On that day, the [...]

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The Anti-McMansion

Austrian native Stefan Hammerschmidt used a simple strategy in remodeling his 1924 Craftsman bungalow: He cooked. To bring out the best in framers, roofers, electricians, [...]

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A ‘Fixer’ Becomes a Keeper

Several years ago, Reese Lackey’s three-part financial plan was simple: Exterior before • Buy a home in what he heard was the most popular Southland style (Spanish). [...]

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