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Minimalism and Homebuying
Posted on 10/20/2019
Minimalism and Homebuying
Are you a minimalist? If you’ve heard this question recently, you may be wondering just what it means and how does it affect you. It is NOT a set of rules.It is NOT about how much you own. It is NOT about how much money you earn. It is NOT about buying specific items or giving up certain...
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Key Items to Sell During a Yard Sale
Posted on 10/18/2019
Key Items to Sell During a Yard Sale
If you plan to sell your house and need to declutter quickly, hosting a yard sale may prove to be ideal. Ultimately, a yard sale enables you to get rid of excess items and earn extra cash at the same time. It also may help you connect with neighbors and lay the groundwork for long-lasting friendships. When it comes...
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Simple Reasons That Your Home Isn't Sold Yet
Posted on 10/16/2019
Simple Reasons That Your Home Isn't Sold Yet
In a seller’s market, you shouldn’t have a home that’s simply sitting there. If a home isn’t selling and the market is hot, something must be wrong. There are many different reasons that your home isn’t selling. Below, you’ll discover some of those issues and what you can due to remedy the problems. You Need To Adjust Your Expectations...
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7 Ways to Care for Your Garden
Posted on 10/13/2019
7 Ways to Care for Your Garden
Gardens can be quite difficult to maintain sometime with so many things that can go wrong. The weather is a primary factor; there will be slugs when it's wet, greenfly when it's dry, frost damage when it's cold and red spider mite when it's hot. So, both expert and novice gardeners can expect problems. The big difference is...
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FHA, VA and USDA Loans and How They Differ from Conventional Mortgages
Posted on 10/09/2019
FHA, VA and USDA Loans and How They Differ from Conventional Mortgages
Photo by Alexander Stein via Pixabay When it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with...
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How to Attract Buyers with Home Features
Posted on 10/07/2019
How to Attract Buyers with Home Features
What homeowner doesn’t want to maximize overall home value when the time comes to sell? In order to sell your house faster and for more money, it's important to have a firm understanding of the specific housing features that matter the most to prospective buyers. Well-Established Property Value Boosters If you’ve ever considered home renovations, you’ve probably heard...
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Staging Your Home During the Holidays
Posted on 10/06/2019
Staging Your Home During the Holidays
As the wonderful holiday season fast approaches it is the time to consider how you are going to deal with staging. It’s magical to see sparkling light shows, but not so much when you are trying to buy a home for your family. Ultimately, your goal with staging for any time of the year is to create a...
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Plants that Improve Indoor Air Quality
Posted on 10/04/2019
Plants that Improve Indoor Air Quality
Photo by Karolina Grabowska via Pixabay House plants can add color and texture to your home and allow you to bring a touch of nature indoors, but some can also help improve the air quality in your home. According to a study from NASA, choosing one of these plants allows you to enjoy the added beauty and breathe...
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Healthy Snacks for Kids at Night
Posted on 10/02/2019
Healthy Snacks for Kids at Night
Do you find it absurd giving your kids snacks before going to bed? You shouldn’t be because keeping the tummy full and joyful before going to bed means a lot rather than waking up so early like 5:00 am to get the belly refilled. A bedtime snack should be taken an hour before the child's bedtime because it...
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Should You Repair Or Replace A Broken Appliance?
Posted on 09/30/2019
Should You Repair Or Replace A Broken Appliance?
Appliances have a certain lifespan of use, and then, unfortunately, they tend to break down one way or another. Depending on the age of the appliance and the amount of the repair cost, you should make an informed decision as to what will be a good for your finances and your home. So, when the fridge stops producing cold...
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Should You Sell Your Residence? Key Factors to Consider
Posted on 09/29/2019
Should You Sell Your Residence? Key Factors to Consider
The decision to sell a home can have long-lasting ramifications. As such, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of listing a house. This will allow you to determine if now is a good time to add your residence to the housing market. Furthermore, there are many factors to consider as you decide whether to list your...
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Plants: What to Have Around Pets and What Not To
Posted on 09/27/2019
Plants: What to Have Around Pets and What Not To
Plants can enhance the look and feel of your home, and some can even improve your indoor air quality. But if you have pets, you need to be selective about the plants you bring into your home. Choosing the right plants allows you to enjoy a lush indoor herb garden or a striking bowl of succulents without worrying...
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