Wonderburg Walkthrough

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Welcome to Wonderburg Walkthrough!

Giants and Pirates and Dragons, Oh my! Help Alisa the witch and Rudi the dwarf, rebuild Wonderburg!

Whether you use this document as a reference when things get difficult or as a roadmap to get you from beginning to end, we’re pretty sure you’ll find what you’re looking for here.

This document starts with general game tips then launches into the complete Wonderburg game walkthrough complete with annotated screenshots from actual game play!

We hope you find this information useful as you play your way through the game. Use the menu below to quickly jump to whatever part of the game you need help with.

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WONDERBURG MENU

  1. COUNTRYSIDE: Levels 1 – 3 plus bonus level
  2. SEASHORE: Levels 4 – 7 plus bonus level
  3. FOREST: Levels 8 – 12 plus bonus level
  4. PRAIRIES: Levels 13 – 17 plus bonus level
  5. MOUNTAINS: Levels 18 – 22 plus bonus level
  6. SUBURBS: Levels 23 – 27 plus bonus level
  7. CAPITAL: Levels 28 – 32 plus bonus level

General Tips & Information

  • Gameplay Modes – There are two modes of gameplay.
  • Relaxed Mode – This mode allows you to take your time. You will earn the Gold medal upon completion of the goals for each level.
  • Timed Mode – For more of a challenge, play the timed mode. You will earn the Gold medal upon completion of the goals in a level when the timer is in the green zone, and the Silver medal when the time is in the yellow or red zone. If you run out of time, you will need to replay the level. (Note – To unlock the bonus levels, you must have earned Gold medals for all levels in the episode set.)
  • Map – Completed levels will show the color badge earned for that level. You can play any level at any time. By clicking on the chapter tabs on the right, you can replay any part of the story.
  • Bonus Levels – All bonus levels are untimed.

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Game Menu Tabs & Status Bar

  • Goals – The green tab shows the current and possible rental incomes, along with the level goals. They are checked off as they are completed. Sometimes goals are added later in the level, so check this tab often.
  • Spells – The orange tab is where you train dwarfs and cast spells. The Speed–up spell makes the dwarfs work faster. The Euphoria spell gives you a wand to zap monsters. The Ghosts spell sends ghosts to unowned properties to force the owner to sell.
  • Materials – The yellow tab is where you purchase units of material needed for construction.
  • Status Bar – The status bar at the top of the screen displays current cash, materials, and dwarfs.

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Empty Plots Menu

  • Clicking on an empty plot that you own brings up a menu that gives you the choice of going to the “Houses” menu or the “Buildings” menu.
  • The “Houses” menu shows all the houses you can currently build in color. Moving your cursor over a button will show you the resources needed to build. Some houses will be locked until later in the game.
  • The “Buildings” menu shows all the buildings you can currently build in color. Moving your cursor over a button will show you the resources needed to build. Some buildings will be locked until later in the game.

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House Menu

  • Clicking on a house you own will bring up a menu that gives you the option of selling, upgrading, or demolishing. Later in the game, you will also have the option of strengthening, if you have built the workshop, or charming, if you have built the school.
  • Houses that are broken need to either be repaired or demolished.
  • Houses that are cursed need to be exorcised or demolished.

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  • Building / Upgrading Houses – This table notes all the different houses with rents, values, and building requirements for each upgrade. Please note that the fourth level upgrade is only available if you have built an architect building and purchased a building permit.

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  • Buildings – Many levels will require different buildings to accomplish the level’s goals. Some buildings are very useful, even if not required.
  • Mill – If the people are hungry, build a mill to help with the food shortage. It requires 3 dwarfs and 350 materials.
  • Workshop – Building the workshop allows you to save money on hiring dwarfs and repair costs. Plus, it lets you strengthen your houses to help keep them from breaking down. It requires 4 dwarfs and 300 materials.
  • Lighthouse – The lighthouse spooks any nearby spirits with its light. It requires 4 dwarfs and 500 materials.
  • Warehouse – Buying construction materials from a warehouse saves you money and reduces the time need for construction. It requires 4 dwarfs and 500 materials.
  • Library – A library benefits the advancement of science and technology. It requires 6 dwarfs and 750 materials.
  • School – A school reduces the cost of exorcisms and allows you to protect your houses from evil spells with the Charm spell. It requires 5 dwarfs and 750 materials.
  • Market – The market provides a place to bargain hunt. It requires 7 dwarfs and 1000 materials.
  • Architect – An architect provides the ability to upgrade houses 4 times. The purchase of a permit is required. It requires 5 dwarfs and 900 materials.
  • Tavern – Mountain travelers are often in need of a drink. This building requires 9 dwarfs and 1500 materials.
  • Treasury – The treasury collects rent from your houses on magical properties. Make sure to click on the coins when they appear. It requires 5 dwarfs and 1200 materials.
  • Florist – The florist gathers flowers and various potion components. Break the wizard’s spell with this building. It requires 9 dwarfs and 2000 materials.
  • Castle – Can you imagine a kingdom without a castle? It requires 9 dwarfs and 2000 materials.

Goals & Solutions

  • Below are the goals and solutions for each level. Please use these as a guideline (your solutions may differ).
  • Secondary goals that are added later in the level are noted with an asterisk.

Countryside – A giant is terrorizing the countryside! You must help rebuild the village.

Level 1 (Tutorial)

Goals

  • Repair a house 1 time.
  • Build 3 shacks.
  • Get $3,900 in rent.

Solution

  • Train 1 dwarf.
  • Repair a broken house.
  • Select plots and build 2 shacks.
  • Purchase a house.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 2 (Tutorial)

Goals

  • Get $5,200 in rent.
  • Build 3 shacks.

Solution

  • Demolish the plot with “crashed house,” and build a shack.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.
  • Upgrade 2 shacks 3 times.

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Level 3 (Tutorial)

Goals

  • Build a mill.
  • Build on all the plots.
  • Repair broken houses as necessary.

Solution

  • Select the empty plot, and build the mill.
  • Sell a house.
  • Demolish the crashed houses on all 3 lots, and build shacks.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goals

  • Earn $400,000 in cash.

Solution

  • Build and upgrade all the shacks.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.
  • Sell houses to make the cash goal.

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Seashore – Avast! Pirate ghosts are on the loose!

Level 4

Goals

  • Build 1 residence.
  • Make 2 upgrades to 1 shack.

Solution

  • Build 1 residence.
  • Upgrade 1 shack 2 times.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 5

Goals

  • Build 1 workshop.
  • Get $9,100 in rent.
  • Build 2 residences.

Solution

  • Train 1 dwarf.
  • Build a workshop.
  • Build and upgrade a residence.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.
  • Purchase a plot, and build a residence.
  • Upgrade and strengthen all houses.

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Level 6

Goals

  • Get $10,400 in rent.
  • Make 3 upgrades to 1 shack.
  • Remove the curse 2 times.
  • *Chase away 15 pirates.

Solution

  • Build a shack and upgrade it 3 times.
  • Build 4 residences.
  • Upgrade 1 residence.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 7

Goals

  • Build a lighthouse.
  • Get $12,000 in rent.

Solution

  • Train 1 dwarf.
  • Build a lighthouse.
  • Sell a shack.
  • Purchase an empty plot.
  • Build 3 residences and upgrade them until you meet rent requirements.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goals

  • Earn $900,000.

Solution

  • There is no time limit on this level.
  • Build on all lots, and upgrade each house 3 times.
  • Purchase and upgrade all other houses.
  • Allow rent income to increase.
  • Sell houses to make goal earnings.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Forest – Oh, no! Infernal, singing trolls are running amok!

Level 8

Goals

  • Strengthen 2 houses.
  • Build 3 homesteads.
  • Remove the curse 3 times.

Solution

  • Train 1 dwarf.
  • Build a workshop.
  • Build and strengthen 3 residences.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 9

Goals

  • Get $33,000 in rent.
  • Build on all plots.

Solution

  • Build homesteads on all empty plots.
  • Upgrade all properties to reach the rent goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 10

Goals

  • Build a warehouse.
  • Get $29,000 in rent.
  • Remove the curse 5 times.
  • *Disenchant 10 boys.

Solution

  • Train a dwarf.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Build 4 homesteads.
  • Upgrade all properties 2 times.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.
  • Use the wand to zap 10 trolls.

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Level 11

Goals

  • Strengthen 3 houses.
  • Earn $110,000 in cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Build and strengthen 3 homesteads.
  • Sell one homestead.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 12

Goals

  • Build a library.
  • Get $35,000 in rent.

Solution

  • Build and upgrade houses on all plots.
  • Train two dwarfs.
  • Build a library.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goals

  • Earn $1,300,000 in cash.

Solution

  • Purchase all lots and houses as they become available.
  • Build on all lots, and upgrade all houses.
  • Either wait for rent to increase earnings, or sell houses to make the cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Prairies – Flying scarecrows are bedeviling the village!

Level 13

Goals

  • Get $45,500 in rent.
  • Repair a house 2 times.
  • Strengthen 2 houses.
  • *Chase away 15 scarecrows.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Build homesteads on all empty plots.
  • Upgrade 3 homesteads 3 times, and strengthen each house.
  • Upgrade the remaining houses to meet the rent goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.
  • Use the wand to zap 15 flying scarecrows.

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Level 14

Goals

  • Upgrade 2 homesteads 3 times.
  • Repair a house 2 times.
  • Get $40,000 in rent.
  • Build 3 cottages.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Build a homestead and upgrade it 3 times.
  • Train a dwarf.
  • Build 3 cottages.
  • Build a homestead and upgrade it 3 times.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 15

Goals

  • Build a school.
  • Strengthen 2 houses.
  • Get $45,500 in rent.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Train a dwarf.
  • Build and sell a cottage.
  • Build a school.
  • Build 3 cottages and upgrade each cottage 3 times.
  • Strengthen 2 cottages.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 16

Goals

  • Demolish 2 houses.
  • Use the Speed-up spell.
  • Earn $195,000 cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Train a dwarf.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Build a school.
  • Use the Speed-up spell.
  • Build 3 homesteads.
  • Upgrade and sell 1 homestead.
  • Demolish the remaining two homesteads.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 17

Goals

  • Build a market.
  • Get $85,000 in rent.
  • Upgrade 3 cottages 3 times.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Train 3 dwarfs.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Build cottages on all lots.
  • Upgrade 3 cottages 3 times.
  • Buy and upgrade all houses to make the rent goal.
  • Build a market.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goals

  • Earn $13,000,000 in cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 3 dwarfs.
  • Build cottages on all lots.
  • Demolish all other houses, and build cottages.
  • Upgrade all houses 3 times.
  • Sell houses to make the cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Mountains – The abominable snowman is freezing all the houses!

Level 18

Goals

  • Earn $1,300,000 cash.
  • Get $130,000 in rent.
  • Build 3 mansions.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build 4 mansions and upgrade each mansion 3 times.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 19

Goals

  • Earn $1,950,000 cash.
  • Charm 5 houses.
  • Strengthen 5 houses.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build mansions on all plots and upgrade them 3 times.
  • Buy houses as they become available and demolish them to build mansions.
  • Upgrade, strengthen, and charm all houses.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 20

Goals

  • Build an architect.
  • Get $290,000 in rent.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build an architect.
  • Build mansions on all lots and upgrade each mansion 4 times with a permit.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 21

Goals

  • Charm 5 houses.
  • Demolish 3 houses.
  • Build 5 mansions.
  • *Unfreeze 20 inhabitants.

Solution

  • Build a workshop.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build a warehouse.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a school.
  • Purchase 5 plots and demolish the houses.
  • Build, charm, and strengthen 5 mansions.
  • Use the wand to thaw the frozen people.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 22

Goals

  • Build a tavern.
  • Earn $1,050,000 cash.
  • Use the Ghosts spell.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Build and sell a cottage.
  • Train 3 dwarfs.
  • Train 1 dwarf.
  • Build a tavern.
  • Build a school.
  • Purchase and demolish houses as they become available.
  • Build, upgrade, strengthen, and charm mansions on all lots.
  • Use the Ghosts spell to force lot sales.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goals

  • Earn $19,500,500 in cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build, upgrade, and strengthen mansions on all lots.
  • Wait for rent to accumulate, or sell houses to meet cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Suburbs – The dangerous wizard has opened portals all over town!

Level 23

Goals

  • Strengthen 6 houses.
  • Use Speed-up spell.
  • Get $260,000 in rent.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a school.
  • Use the Speed-up spell often.
  • Build, upgrade, charm, and strengthen 8 mansions.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 24

Goals

  • Build 1 residence on a premium plot.
  • Build 5 shacks.
  • Earn $2,600,000 cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a school.
  • Use the Speed-up spell often.
  • Build a residence on a premium (glowing) lot.
  • Upgrade, strengthen, and charm a residence.
  • Build, upgrade, strengthen, and charm 5 shacks.
  • Build, upgrade, and sell mansions to meet the cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 25

Goals

  • 3 upgrades for 3 cottages.
  • Build a treasury.
  • Get $260,000 in rent.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a treasury, making sure to click on coins when they appear.
  • Build, upgrade, and strengthen 3 cottages.
  • Build, upgrade, and strengthen mansions on all other lots.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 26

Goals

  • Build a school.
  • Build 2 villas.
  • Charm 3 houses.
  • *Find 8 girls.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build and charm 3 villas.
  • Use the wand to zap 8 girls in yellow dresses.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 27

Goals

  • Build a florist.
  • Earn $1,950,000 in cash.
  • Get $325,000 in rent.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a school.
  • Build, upgrade, and charm 7 villas.
  • Build a florist.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goals

  • Earn $26,000,000 in cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a treasury.
  • Build, upgrade, and strengthen villas on all remaining lots.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Capital – Dragons have the kingdom in flames!

Level 28

Goals

  • Get $365,000 in rent.
  • 4 upgrades for 2 mansions.
  • 3 villas on premium lots.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build an architect.
  • Build 2 mansions and upgrade each mansion 4 times using a permit.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build a school.
  • Buy the 3 premium lots, and demolish the houses.
  • Build 3 villas on the premium lots.
  • Upgrade, strengthen, and charm all houses.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 29

Goals

  • Get $500,000 in rent.
  • Use the Ghosts spell.
  • Charm 7 houses.
  • *Chase away 20 monsters.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build a school.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Use the Ghosts spell.
  • Build, upgrade, strengthen, and charm villas and mansions on all lots.
  • Use the wand to chase away 20 monsters.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 30

Goals

  • Earn $6,500,000 cash.
  • Have 15 empty plots.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and upgrade villas on all plots to earn goal cash.
  • Demolish 15 houses.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 31

Goals

  • Build 1 mansion on a premium lot.
  • Build 1 cottage on a premium lot.
  • Build 1 homestead on a premium lot.
  • Earn $13, 000,000 cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Purchase, upgrade, and charm all houses.
  • Build, upgrade, and charm houses on all lots.
  • Use the Ghosts spell to force the premium lots up for sale.
  • Demolish the 2 villas on the premium lots.
  • Build a homestead and a cottage on the premium lots.
  • Sell houses to meet the cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Level 32

Goals

  • Build a castle.
  • Earn $19,500,000 in cash.
  • Build 3 villas on premium lots.
  • *Scare the dragon 7 times.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build and upgrade houses on all lots.
  • Build a school.
  • Build an architect.
  • Build a treasury.
  • Build, upgrade, and charm 3 villas on premium lots.
  • Build a castle.
  • Use the wand to scare the dragon 7 times.
  • Collect the rent and treasury bonus.
  • Sell houses to make cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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Bonus Level

Goal

  • Earn $40,000,000 cash.

Solution

  • Build a workshop and a warehouse.
  • Train 2 dwarfs.
  • Build and sell a mansion.
  • Build an architect and a treasury.
  • Build villas on all lots.
  • Upgrade all houses 4 times.
  • Allow rent to accumulate, or sell houses to make the cash goal.
  • Buy materials; repair and exorcise houses as needed.

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