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Need a Solution for Your Tree Problem?
Posted on 11/03/2019
Need a Solution for Your Tree Problem?
Many problems can affect your favorite yard tree. Some of these problems are easy to combat while others are more serious and may take a while to fix. Are the leaves on your tree turning brown, or perhaps, it is not growing well? The good news is that you can solve most of these problems on your own....
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Going Green With Your Laundry
Posted on 10/27/2019
Going Green With Your Laundry
Going green in the laundry room is a way to save costs, extend your clothes' lifespan and also preserve the ecosystem. Going green is also a great way to conserve water and energy consumption in every home. Going green doesn't require much from you, with a little tweaking here and there, you too can join the eco-friendly community....
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Home Improvement Tips for a Faster Home Sale
Posted on 10/20/2019
Home Improvement Tips for a Faster Home Sale
Photo by Rawpixel.com via Pexels Selling? Ready to wow potential buyers with some high-impact touch-ups? Here are some top ideas to mesmerize home buyers—without spending a fortune on renovations. Dazzle Them at the Doorstep Many of today's home sales, and certainly most fast transactions, begin with online browsing. First, snap a photo of your home. Take it from...
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Mortgages for the Self-Employed
Posted on 10/13/2019
Mortgages for the Self-Employed
When you’re self-employed, it’s difficult to decide whether you are ready to buy a house. After all, your income might come in spurts instead of having a regular check every week or two. Being prepared for the mortgage process increases the chance that your application will be approved. Self-employed people have more hurdles to jump because of the...
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Should You Buy a Vacation House?
Posted on 10/06/2019
Should You Buy a Vacation House?
Buying a vacation home may prove to be a great investment. It enables you to spend time at a terrific location at your convenience – all without having to worry about hotel or motel costs. Plus, a vacation home can be tailored to your individual needs. You can decorate your vacation house however you would like, and ultimately, find...
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Developing a Family Mission Statement
Posted on 09/29/2019
Developing a Family Mission Statement
Most often, families just happen. You wake up one day and there you are, a family with parents and children and responsibilities and daycare and school and jobs and house payments. Every day can seem the same with random bursts of activity or the occasional family road trip to grandma’s house. The idea of your family having a...
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Condo, Apartment, Co-Op, Flat, or Townhome?
Posted on 09/22/2019
Condo, Apartment, Co-Op, Flat, or Townhome?
Called “common-interest housing” condos, co-ops, flats, townhomes, and apartments have different meanings to different buyers and even have different colloquial meanings than the official real estate industry meanings. Below you'll find a breakdown of the differences between these housing types along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. What is “Common Interest Housing”? Before going too deep, it...
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Knowing What it Means When a Community is Walkable
Posted on 09/15/2019
Knowing What it Means When a Community is Walkable
Trying to understand what that home description is all about? Whether you're new to the housing market or newly returned, you'll find terms used to describe homes that you might not recognize. Or, you may not understand what they truly mean in context. The word walkable, for instance, shouldn't apply to a home at all, should it? After...
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Indoor Space for Your Dog
Posted on 09/08/2019
Indoor Space for Your Dog
What if your move to downsize doesn't include a yard? Maybe you opted for a small balcony or patio to maximize your living area or community amenities. Whether your outdoor pet is used to a larger yard or your indoor pet is accustomed to a larger house, they'll be transitioning to the new lifestyle at home just as...
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Hiring A Good Event Planner
Posted on 09/01/2019
Hiring A Good Event Planner
An event planner is someone who handles your event, without you having to run around to get things done. However, most people feel it is a daunting task when it comes to looking for a suitable event planner when it's not. If you need to hire an event planner for your party, there are a lot of things...
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What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your House
Posted on 08/25/2019
What to Do If a Buyer Rescinds an Offer to Purchase Your House
If a buyer rescinds his or her offer to purchase your house, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many things you can do to rebound quickly, such as: 1. Address Any Problems with Your Home Try to find out why a buyer chose to walk away from your residence. That way, you could receive valuable...
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Keep Your Home Cozy
Posted on 08/18/2019
Keep Your Home Cozy
No matter the season keeping your home comfortable and cozy is vital to the quality of life you have at home. Having a desire to get out into the world and explore new activities, restaurants and friends is healthy for you, but so is wanting to spend time in your own home. Whether you just moved in or...
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