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In spite of inflation, high mortgage rates and taxes, home ownership is still the best, safest, and wisest investment a family can make. But the days of high construction and repair costs are here to stay. Every homeowner knows that in order to save money, they have to keep track of what they spend for every home improvement, every appliance, and everything in their house that can break, wear out, or come up on a tax audit.
It is easy to outgrow the simple record-keeping methods that most of us begin with: the checkbook register, pocket notepad, shoebox, or stuffed manila folder. Sooner or later each of these becomes overwhelmed with the volume of records being generated by even very new homeowners. What needs to replace them is a system of recordkeeping that is dependable, expandable, comprehensive, and consistent. This Home Owner's Diary was created for that purpose.