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Mortgage-Free!: Radical Strategies for Home Ownership (Real Goods Solar Living Books) Robert L. Roy

Mortgage-Free!: Radical Strategies for Home Ownership (Real Goods Solar Living Books)

Robert L. Roy

Published
ISBN : 9780930031985
Paperback
225 pages
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 About the Book 

This is a bankers worst nightmarea book that tells you how to live without being enslaved to financial institutions.Chelsea Green has produced a formidable series of books on innovative shelter. But every alternative building strategy, no matter howMoreThis is a bankers worst nightmarea book that tells you how to live without being enslaved to financial institutions.Chelsea Green has produced a formidable series of books on innovative shelter. But every alternative building strategy, no matter how low-cost or environmentally benign, requires a complementary financial strategy. the accepted path is to go hat-in-hand to a big financial institution, such as a bank, to borrow a lump sum that is repaid over many years. By the time the loan is repaid, the homeowner will have paid several times the original amount in interest.The literal meaning of mortgage is death pledge. Author Rob Roy is offering an escape route from a lifetime of indentured servitude. Mortgage-Free! Radical Strategies for Home Ownership is a complete guide to strategies that allow you to own your land and home, free and clear, without the bank. Included is detailed advice about: Clarifying and simplifying your notions of whats necessaryFinding land that you love and can affordTaking control of the house-building process, for the sake of sanity and pleasureLearning to take a long-term perspective on your familys crucial economic decisions, avoiding debt and modern-day serfdom.