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How a Housing Boom Impacts the Whole Community
Posted on 11/30/2019
How a Housing Boom Impacts the Whole Community
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Booming housing markets are obviously bad news for buyers, especially if they're afraid they're about to buy smack dab in the middle of a bubble. However, there are also reasons why residents and even home sellers should fear housing booms as well. When a city or town undergoes rapid growth due to...
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How to Shop Smart in a Seller's Market
Posted on 11/23/2019
How to Shop Smart in a Seller's Market
Post Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayIt's easy to believe you don't have much leverage if you're getting ready to buy in a seller's market. Unfortunately, that sense of frustration can result in desperation, which can ultimately lead to overpaying on a home. Before you accept your fate, consider how you may have more power than you think. Start...
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When To Check Your Credit Score
Posted on 11/16/2019
When To Check Your Credit Score
It’s a good financial practice to check your credit report and score periodically. You want to be sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the information on the report is correct. It may sound simple to check your credit, but there are so many sources that you can get it from and so many options...
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How To Reduce The Price Of Your Home
Posted on 11/09/2019
How To Reduce The Price Of Your Home
If your home is on the market, you may wonder why it hasn’t moved off the market. There are many ways to make adjustments to the price of your home, but if not done correctly, you could sabotage the sale of your home. Let’s say that you have your home as an FSBO (For sale by owner.) Buyers...
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Finding Time Together as a Family
Posted on 11/02/2019
Finding Time Together as a Family
Something must give. You know you are running at top speed most days. Then you read an article or two about how when families do such and so together, it benefits each member. Benefits like improved mental health, better school and work performance, and greater communication. In theory, you agree wholeheartedly, but in the practical application you know...
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 Introducing Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2020
Posted on 10/27/2019
Introducing Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2020
Benjamin Moore Welcomes The Color of the Year 2020 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to PinterestShare to FacebookShare to Twitter Looking for some inspiration to revamp your home? While Pinterest and Instagram are a huge source of inspo, we also love checking out brands think will be the hottest colors and trends for the new year ahead. We were thrilled...
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Common Home Selling Problems and How to Address Them
Posted on 10/26/2019
Common Home Selling Problems and How to Address Them
Selling a house should be quick and easy. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience. Common problems that come up during the home selling journey include: 1. Lack of Curb Appeal Dedicate time and resources to bolster your residence's curb appeal – you'll be glad you did. Remember, your residence...
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Feeling Crowded and Need More Space?
Posted on 10/21/2019
Feeling Crowded and Need More Space?
7 Ways to Transform Your Attic Into a Livable Space. Share on pinterest If you’re looking for additional living space within your home, don’t forget about your attic. Transforming your attic into a bedroom or other functional space isn’t as difficult as you may think — even if it’s unfinished. Here are a few tips to help you turn...
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Guidelines for Installing a Fire Pit
Posted on 10/19/2019
Guidelines for Installing a Fire Pit
A fire pit can go a long way in affording homeowners the luxury of the comfortable outdoor living they want. It provides an avenue to bond with loved ones, sharing intimate moments and even be one with nature. There is a lot to enjoy when you decide to fit a fire pit in your yard. However, just like...
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Craftsmen is my Personal Favorite - What's yours?
Posted on 10/14/2019
Craftsmen is my Personal Favorite - What's yours?
These Are The 7 Most Popular Home Styles Across the U.S. What Are the Most Popular Home Styles? 1. Ranch-Style The iconic ranch architecture is known for its single-story, low-to-the-ground look, often with an open layout and occasional split level. A ranch can also be called a ‘rambler,’ depending on which region in the country you live in and...
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Fire Pit Safety Tips
Posted on 10/12/2019
Fire Pit Safety Tips
Fire pits are not only attractive but are also a fantastic addition to any rural backyard or homestead. They are inexpensive to use; they help to elongate the use of your yard through the fall and winter. However, you must be very cautious when you use a fire pit. You could set the house on fire if you...
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Wall Decoration Ideas For Your Home
Posted on 10/05/2019
Wall Decoration Ideas For Your Home
Accessorizing your walls is a basic decoration must do for your home, which if done right adds a little of your personality to your home and gives off a bold look guaranteed to impress your guests. No matter what size your place is, you are always sure to have wall space that can offer extra style to the...
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