your home remodeling job -- You need to measure your options as carefully
as you measure your lumber.
Make sure you are covered -- A lot can go wrong when you decide to fix up
a house. Make sure your insurance will take care of it.
breaks for medically required renovations -- If your doctor recommends it,
Uncle Sam might help you pay for it.
your fixer-upper -- OK, you're going to buy it. Now where are you going to
get the money to repair it?
Title One to finance renovation -- For many people, the government backed
loan program is the best option.
or home equity loan? It makes a difference -- Both offer good deals these
days, but you need to check which is best for your situation.
rules for home equity loans -- Usually you can deduct all or part of the interest
you pay, but there are exceptions.