Web Resources

We came across a great number of wonderful web sites while preparing our home. Take a look at some of them. Hopefully it helps you out.

Home I Own

This blog (website) was created to explain how buying, building or renting a house works in Australia. It makes an interesting reading for newbies and outsiders, expats and newcomers, basically anyone who is not familiar with Australian real estate market. Oh, and by the way, HomeIown is one of the Top 100 Aussie Women’s blogs 

How Stuff Works - Home

HowStuffWorks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Communications, is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Founded by North Carolina State University Professor Marshall Brain in 1998, the site is now an online resource for millions of people of all ages.

 Ryland Homes

With more than four decades of experience, you can trust that our quality, commitment and dedicated team will go above and beyond to bring you home.

 Build Your Own Home

Build Your Own Home - Considering Building Your Own Home? Build Your Own Home is the site for you, the Owner Builder! Strategies, resources, and hard earned lessons! To help You Build Your Own Home!


Construction Resource  (Forum )

Construction Resource is a user friendly site where we provide information to homeowners, buyers, sellers, and contractors.
Feel free to browse our wide range of articles, chat on our forum, or read our tool reviews.


Visit DoItYourself.com - The Leading Home Improvement and Remodeling Website Featuring the Internet's Largest Hardware Superstore

The Mortgage Professor

Jack M. Guttentag is Professor of Finance Emeritus at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and founder of GHR Systems, Inc., a mortgage technology company.



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