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PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE HOME INSPECTION. "Leaking roofs, mold, electrical and plumbing issues are the mostly commonly noted concerns on an inspection report," says Day Coker, owner of AC by Day C, an HVAC maintenance and repair company based in High Point, North Carolina. If the inspection turns up problems, negotiate with the seller to either repair them or lower the selling price.FIND OUT THE AGE OF MAJOR APPLIANCES. When you can estimate how many years an appliance has left, you can save up for its replacement.CREATE A REPAIR FUND. Aim to save around $5,000, says Chelsea Lipford Wolf, co-host of the "Today's Homeowner" TV show and creator of "Checking In With Chelsea," a home improvement blog and video series. "That would cover most home systems that you would need to repair to keep your house running."

Celebrities born on this day: O'Shea Jackson Jr., 28; Daniel Kaluuya, 30; Billy Zane, 53; Helen Shaver, 68.

Celebrities born on this day: Amanda Peet, 47; Mary J. Blige, 48; Kim Coles, 57; Naomi Judd, 73.

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Celebrities born on this day: Christina Milian, 37; Serena Williams, 37; Jim Caviezel, 50; Olivia Newton-John, 70.

If you’re fortunate enough to have Monday off of work, revel in your three-day weekend with a shopping spree. If you’re not so lucky, you ought to treat yourself for all of your hard work. Everyone has an excuse to buy themselves a little something this weekend. Here’s a preview of Houzz’s President’s Day Sale. Browse the following home decor, furniture and fixtures by budget and start sprucing up before spring arrives.

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Celebrities born on this day: Anna Faris, 41; Don Cheadle, 53; Andrew McCarthy, 55; Howie Mandel, 62.

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Celebrities born on this day: Ryan Lochte, 33; Tom Brady, 40; Martha Stewart, 76; Tony Bennett, 91.

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Celebrities born on this day: Venus Williams, 37; Will Forte, 47; Greg Kinnear, 54; Barry Manilow, 74.

Celebrities born on this day: Asa Butterfield, 20; Hillary Scott, 31; Taran Killam, 35; Susan Boyle, 56.

Celebrities born on this day: Amanda Peet, 45; Mary J. Blige, 46; Kim Coles, 55; Naomi Judd, 71.

Celebrities born on this day: Jodie Foster, 54; Meg Ryan, 55; Allison Janney, 57; Ann Curry, 60.

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Homeowners are opening their wallets. A rebound in the housing market has made them more willing to invest in renovations that could boost the…

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