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      02-20-2016, 11:19 AM   #94
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So - I've been working on my house since 1999. My place started out as a 3 bedroom - 1 1/2 bath that sat on 1.5 acres, with a county park in the back yard.

Sq footage was 2784 - and it was tight. But we got the house for a song and a dance, which allowed me to put on my first addition - a 2 car garage with an 18x24 master bedroom - 8x8 walk in - and a 10x16 master bath.

I did 100% of all the work on this myself - brick and concrete. Took me almost 2 years to complete working every weekend and evening I could. Not counting the garage as living space (even though I live there) this added an additional 624ft of living space to 3408 sq ft.

From the outside (sorry, no digital camera back was all film)
Just after digging the footer

House Foundation

2nd floor walls


Garage doors

Master bath

Master bedroom (I'd show the walk in, but I' don't want the girls on this forum to get jelly)


Notice - no pole in the center. This was the main part of my design.

So - my song and dance for the was on the market for 140K - I got it for 118K (had a really good agent that helped us). I did this entire addition for $26K - house was appraised in 2002 at $188K. Seemed to be worth all the work I did

- Joey
Proud owner of 2 Turbos and 1 Supercharger