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Posted on 11/28/2022
Factors that increase the cost of homeowners insurance
Purchasing homeowners insurance protects your home and...
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Posted on 11/21/2022
The basics of financing by owner homes
Among the many options for home financing available to...
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Posted on 11/14/2022
How to Buy the Perfect Tableware
If you’re somebody who only digs out the good tableware for large gatherings or parties, consider upgrading your everyday setup as well. While styles and price tags vary greatly from one set to the next, shopping around for the perfect tableware and flatware can be extremely rewarding. If your everyday dinnerware needs a refresh, here are some tips...
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Posted on 11/07/2022
Considering Granite Countertops? Here's What You Should Know
Your kitchen counter is one of the most heavily used surfaces in the home. Everything from food preparation to working from home can happen in the kitchen, and the countertop material plays a major role in those activities and the overall look and feel of the kitchen. Granite has been a popular choice for decades. However, there are...
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Posted on 10/31/2022
Prevent Erosion & Landslides With These Gardening Tips
Planting anything on an incline might seem like more trouble than it's worth. However, if your yard has any slopes, you could be at risk for soil erosion and landslides. The best way to avoid them is to plant trees, shrubs or other plants on the slope to strengthen the ground. Here are some tips for gardening on...
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Posted on 10/24/2022
Brownstones & more: Your guide to row houses
A common sight in historic metropolitan areas, row houses...
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Posted on 10/17/2022
The Benefits of HUD Homes
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) properties present unique opportunities for homebuyers. By purchasing a previously foreclosed home, you might save money on the sale and mortgage. But is a HUD home the right choice for you? Here are some of the key benefits to buying a HUD home: Low Price HUD wants to recoup the cost of the...
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Posted on 10/17/2022
How to find the perfect house or pet sitter
Pet owners who want to travel often turn to pet sitters for...
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Posted on 10/10/2022
Modern home theater tips: 3 Ways to enhance your experience
Have you ever dreamed of having a modern home theater of your very own? Luckily, they are simpler to set up than you might expect. Creating a home theater room requires optimizing all aspects of the environment to better enjoy your favorite movies, television shows, video games and music. But there’s a bit more to making an amazing...
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Posted on 10/03/2022
The 3 best plants for your bathroom
Whether you have a couple of houseplants or an expansive home jungle, it's important to know the best choices of plants for your bathroom. Bathrooms typically have high humidity compared to other rooms in the home, which makes them excellent environments for tropical plants. Here are some of the best choices to consider: Philodendrons Philodendrons are tropical plants...
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Posted on 09/26/2022
The Key Elements of Japandi Design
Japandi is the name of a contemporary design trend combining elements from several styles. Mostly regarded as a mix of Japanese design and Scandinavian design, the Japandi style is modern and minimalist while staying cozy. If you’re interested in learning more about Japandi style, here are the basic elements to look for: Natural Materials Japandi style favors natural...
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Posted on 09/19/2022
Casual dinner party menu ideas you'll love
Whether you’re hosting or attending, it never hurts to have...
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