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The Cheap Bastard's Guide to the Good House and Home

The Cheap Bastard's Guide to the Good House and Home

by Garskof Josh
     
 

Live Large—for Less!

Who says you can’t always get what you want? The Cheap Bastard is back to show you how to stretch your scratch to create and maintain the home you never thought you could afford. From getting a good deal on a mortgage, to DIY projects you can do on the cheap, to living well on a modest budget, you’ll learn how to make your

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Live Large—for Less!

Who says you can’t always get what you want? The Cheap Bastard is back to show you how to stretch your scratch to create and maintain the home you never thought you could afford. From getting a good deal on a mortgage, to DIY projects you can do on the cheap, to living well on a modest budget, you’ll learn how to make your house stylish and comfortable—without breaking the bank. 

The Cheap Bastard reveals:
 • Money-wise ways to save thousands of dollars in home costs
 • How to buy, furnish, organize, repair, and improve your space—for less
 • Where to find FREE services and supplies
 • Tips for negotiating better deals on things you do need to pay for
 • Seasonal maintenance checks to avoid unnecessary and costly repairs
 • Hundreds of cost-cutting tricks worth their weight in cold hard cash!

So house poor or house proud? The choice is yours.

 

The best things in life are free.
The second-best things are Cheap!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762742479
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Series:
Cheap Bastard Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Josh Garskof writes about subjects related to the home, family, and finances, and his work has been published in Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Popular Science, Real Simple, and The New York Times. He is the former executive editor of Martha Stewart Living and the former articles editor of This Old House magazine. He lives with his family in coastal Connecticut.

 

Rob Grader, the Original Cheap Bastard, is the author of The Cheap Bastard's Guide to New York City.

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