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How Creating Your Dream Home Wish List Can Help You Make the Best Home Buying Decision
Posted on 11/17/2019
How Creating Your Dream Home Wish List Can Help You Make the Best Home Buying Decision
In the internet age, we’ve all seen dream homes on Google, Pinterest, or Instagram that seem to encompass everything we’ve ever wanted in a home. Sometimes, obsessing over dream homes can be detrimental to us--making us feel bad about our own living situation or discouraged about ever being able to afford the home we truly want. However, dream homes...
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Execute a House Selling Plan
Posted on 11/10/2019
Execute a House Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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Is Your Home a Must-Buy?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Is Your Home a Must-Buy?
Your ultimate goal as a home seller is to make your residence as desirable as possible to potential buyers. If you transform your house into a must-buy, you could reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience. To better understand how to enhance your residence before you list it, let's take a look at three tips to...
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True Values at the Dollar Store
Posted on 10/27/2019
True Values at the Dollar Store
The wide variety you can find at the bargain dollar stores may be a treasure hunt or a total waste of your money. When it comes to choosing those items that are worth a quick trip to the store; experience is a good teacher. You could also ask your friends who shop at dollar stores what they have...
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Benefits of Having A Green Roof on Your Home
Posted on 10/20/2019
Benefits of Having A Green Roof on Your Home
Green roofs are roof systems that feature a root repellent layer, waterproof layer, a filter membrane, drainage layer, and several types of vegetation. Installing these unique roofs does not require you to remove your existing roof because it is acceptable to mount the new one on top of it if engineered correctly. The idea of installing a green...
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Toxic Foods to Avoid Feeding Pets
Posted on 10/13/2019
Toxic Foods to Avoid Feeding Pets
Pets are a special addition to the family or your individual life. They offer companionship, friendship, security, and happiness. Pets are loyal creatures, and most people have grown to love them more than anything else. While it’s great to own a pet in your home, it is important to remember that they come with responsibility. Pets need love...
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How To Remove Wood Rot
Posted on 10/06/2019
How To Remove Wood Rot
Your outdoor deck will often serve as the preferred place for entertaining and relaxing on a sunny day. But wood decks do not last forever. It's imperative that you repair your wood deck and its weak posts to keep your deck in top shape, but when wood rot is concerned, it's better to take out the rotten wood...
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How Worth it is a Skylight?
Posted on 09/29/2019
How Worth it is a Skylight?
In the gray days of winter, everyone can benefit from some additional sunlight. Take advantage of the well-documented medical and psychological benefits of sunshine and the vitamin D it generates. Sure, you can open your windows, but then you lose that privacy. You can split the difference with a skylight or a light tube that allows light to...
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Your Rights In Buying And Selling Real Estate
Posted on 09/22/2019
Your Rights In Buying And Selling Real Estate
All you need to know when you are buying or selling a home and what your rights are if you are not satisfied with the outcome.The stress that comes with making a mistake in the buying and selling process of a home is overwhelming most times. It is vital you take enough time to research homes if you...
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6 Home Staging Tips for Open Houses
Posted on 09/15/2019
6 Home Staging Tips for Open Houses
Photo by David Gonzales via Pexels When it comes to selling a home, presentation is key. A well-staged home highlights the best features while leaving plenty of room for imagination in the minds of home buyers. Here are a few tried and true home staging tips to help your home steal the show and bring in the best...
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5 Places you Must go to on Your Next Trip to Florida
Posted on 09/08/2019
5 Places you Must go to on Your Next Trip to Florida
A flowery land littered with lots of breathtaking attractions is the best way to describe Florida. As home to a variety of the world's most magnificent sights, Florida boasts of attracting millions of tourists from across the globe. No wonder Florida reigns as one of the most visited states in the United States. Your vacation can never go...
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Backsplash on a Budget
Posted on 09/01/2019
Backsplash on a Budget
Once you have all the inspections and walk-throughs, sign all the paperwork, and get the keys, now what? Do you move in right away? Remodel? Upgrade? Just paint? Depending on your financial situation after the down-payment and closing costs, you might wonder if you will ever have enough to make some changes to your kitchen. While you save...
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