Do-It-Yourself Landscaping Tips

Flower beds, fountains and hardscaping are all within reach — even without professional help. “In a nutshell, what is the best way to go about beautifying my yard?” I am sometimes asked this rather broad question, and it’s a tough one to answer. There are so many variables in do-it-yourself landscaping, such as budget, skills,…
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March 16, 2018 0


March 14, 2018 0

How long has it been since you checked on your plumbing and appliances?

Your Checklist of Crucial Home To-Dos Cleaning the gutters and weeding the garden are tasks that come with regular, visible reminders. But how do you keep up with other necessary maintenance that might not be as noticeable? Here are some essential home maintenance tasks that are often overlooked. Appliances: If you want your fridge, dryer…
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March 6, 2018 0

A TINY-House Movement timeline

The history of the tiny house is, arguably, long. You could trace the tradition of small living back to the first days humans spent in caves, but the modern-day tiny house movement—the act of rejecting more spacious dwellings in favor of pared-down, efficient homes—is easier to track. Writing extolling the benefits of tiny living emerged…
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March 4, 2018 0

All Things TINY

This kind of downsizing comes with its pros and cons. Here are a few of each. The tiny house trend is a big movement. Everyone from millennials to retirees is opting to live small, but that doesn’t mean the lifestyle is right for you. Consider these pros and cons before you downsize. What constitutes a…
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March 1, 2018 0

This term just means that the completion of a sale is dependent upon certain conditions that protect both the buyer and seller.

By definition, a contingency is a provision in a real estate contract that makes the contract null and void if a certain event were to occur. Think of it as an escape clause that can be used under defined circumstances. It’s also sometimes known as a condition. A typical contingency clause might read like this:…
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February 6, 2018 0

Ways to Add VALUE to your home

Invest wisely, seek professional help and don’t blow your budget.   Ways to Add Value to Your Home Posted on January 31, 2018 Let’s talk about getting the biggest bang for your buck when it comes to home repairs and renovating. This is something I’ve surprisingly never addressed on the blog until now- which is…
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January 31, 2018 0

Top Interior Design Styles based on Age

The scrunchies you adored in middle school probably cause you to shriek in horror today. As we grow, so does our fashion sense (hopefully). Does the same go for decor preferences? Interior design startup Modsy, which helps its users visualize potential new furniture in their real-life rooms, decided to find out. The platform analyzed user…
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January 8, 2018 0

If you’re tackling a home project, make sure not to say these phrases.

DIY work doesn’t always go according to plan, but these are some words you definitely don’t want to hear. See some frightening phases you don’t want to hear during a DIY project. Let’s save money and get the least expensive paint/caulk/tape/sandpaper, etc. The Family HandymanIt’s one thing to stay on budget, but it’s another thing…
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January 6, 2018 0

What’s Expected in housing this year?

Here are four housing predictions for 2018 Entry-level home prices could increase up to 11% 2017 is now officially over and 2018 has begun. As the year comes into full swing, many experts continue to give their predictions for the housing market during the new year. American Enterprise Institute’s Center on Housing Markets and Finance…
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January 1, 2018 0