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Posted on 10/10/2021
How Small & Tiny Homes Can Meet Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Green Ideas for New Construction Design
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels A newly built green home offers a great way to use less energy overall and enjoy a healthier living environment. When you’re having new construction built, there are several ways to incorporate green design into your home. Keep the following ideas in mind to help ensure that you have a new home...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Why You Should Always Use a Property Manager for Your Rentals
There are a lot of responsibilities, commitments and labor involved with being a landlord. Hiring a property manager to oversee and maintain your investment property for you provides you with more freedom and time. Plus, this shows an attentiveness to your tenants, which can appeal to prospective renters. Here are a few reasons to consider hiring a property...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Waterproof Your Home
Photo by Martinelle via Pixabay One of the things that people may not think about when buying a house is waterproofing the crawlspace or basement. However, this is one of the biggest home maintenance items to address. You may not think of it because waterproofing is usually done when the house is built. However, it is important to...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Tips for Selling Your Home as Quickly as Possible
Image by mynemesis2011 from Pixabay If you're anticipating putting your home on the market soon and want to sell it as quickly as possible, you're probably thinking that the best way to accomplish this is to accept a major drop in price. Although it's true that price points can affect how quickly a property sells, you don't have...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Maximize Space in a Tiny Kitchen
If you’re looking for ways to make a small kitchen seem bigger, it’s as simple as making strategic decoration decisions. Knowing how best to use the space and avoid clutter in a small room of any kind is a challenge. For a kitchen it can be especially difficult because of high traffic, the number of appliances and more....
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Mortgage: The Basics of Home Refinance
Many homeowners have experienced a moment when they have wished for a lower mortgage payment. With a mortgage refinance, you could effectively lower your monthly payments. Not sure where to begin with refinancing or whether it's right for you? We've got you covered with some tips and considerations. What is Refinancing? When you refinance a mortgage, you're essentially...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Tips for Planning a Home Addition
When you need more room in your house, having an addition built can provide extra space for you and your family. Home additions are complex projects, so it’s important to keep certain factors in mind during the planning process. Whether you need to accommodate a growing family or add a home office for work, the following tips can...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Buying a House with a Relative or Friend
Image by Iakov Filimonov from Shutterstock You may be looking for ways to make the transition into homeownership a little more affordable or perhaps you dream of owning a vacation home. In these cases, combining resources with a close friend or relative may be a good option. Working together can provide you with more buying power and lower...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
What Type of VR Headset Is Right for You?
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Virtual reality headsets make it possible for everyday people to enjoy the wonders of VR technology in their own homes. With the rise in popularity and availability, new options emerge in the market all the time. If you’re interested in trying out VR yourself, it’s difficult to know where to start. Luckily,...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Home Decor: 4 Reasons to DIY
It's true that it's probably easier to head to the store and purchase a piece of decor that will finish a room in your house. However, it's not nearly as satisfying as creating something yourself and displaying it. DIY home decor projects are more popular than ever before. Here are just a few reasons you should take your...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Tackling DIY Projects Around Your Home
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay It may be tempting to call an expert (and sometimes, you can't avoid doing so) to fix something or to enhance the decor of your home, but some projects are surprisingly easy to do. Tackling DIY projects at home has never been easier, thanks to the availability of tools and products designed just...
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