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Posted on 10/17/2021
Try These DIY Kitchen Renovation Hacks
Updating your kitchen doesn’t always mean doing a full renovation. There is an entire list of smaller projects you can accomplish on your own that will have a major impact on the whole look and feel of your kitchen. Here we’ve put together some ways to make big changes to your kitchen with no renovation required. Transform Cabinets...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
The Positive Impact Home Maintenance Has on Home's Value
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Even if you love your home and never plan to leave it, there may come a point when you need to put it on the market. The home maintenance tasks you tackle today have a direct impact on your home’s value tomorrow. If you want to protect the value of your home,...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Slab Foundations in New Construction: What to Consider
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Slab foundations have plenty of benefits, but they also have several issues, many of which depend on the region you're building your home. Here are the important things to consider when it comes to deciding whether a slab foundation is right for you: The Cons of Concrete Slab Foundations Climate is extremely...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Outdoor Games That Keep Personal Space at the Top of Mind
Have you ever gotten together with friends or family only to realize you don’t know what activities to engage in? Maybe you have a great outdoor space that’s primed and ready, but you just don’t know how to incorporate playful activities into it. Fret not. Here are 3 easygoing and low-to-no-contact games for you and your guests. Kickball...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Things Residential Property Owners Need to Know About Applying for a Variance
Government bodies develop zoning regulations to enhance the peaceful enjoyment of every member of a community’s property. These regulations are part of a larger land-use plan that separates commercial, retail and residential areas. Few would disagree that zoning rules prove beneficial in the overall scheme of things. But by that same token, they also represent an encumbrance on...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Vacation Properties and 1031 Exchanges: What You Need to Know
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh from Pexels Owning a vacation home is a popular goal among homeowners. Whether the intent is to rent it out for additional income or to use it as your own private getaway, there are financial aspects of owning a vacation home that are important to consider. Vacation home purchases are expensive up front...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
3 Tips for Conquering Clutter at Home
Clutter can accumulate in even the cleanest homes. While clutter does not bother everyone, it can lead to stress for those who want to live in a cleaner space. If you’re looking to conquer the clutter in your home, we’ve put together some tips to help you get started. Organize Your Mail For many, mail is the number...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
DIY Patio Storage Solutions
With small spaces, multi functional furniture is key. Outdoor spaces especially benefit from furniture that is versatile and serves more than one purpose. Probably the most important example is storage. There are many ways you can combine storage solutions with other furnishings, whether they be furniture or purely decorative. What’s even better is that many of these furnishings...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
DIY Wooden Decor for Beginners
Reclaimed wood is increasingly popular in home decorating across many design styles. There are plenty of ways to get wood in order to upcycle into decorative pieces, but even the simple DIY tasks can require some light woodworking knowledge. Luckily, we’ve put together a couple of beginner-friendly DIY wood projects to create unique and useful decor for your...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Tips on Choosing the Best Home Improvement Projects Before Listing Your Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Finding Capital in Your First Investment Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Garden DIY: Creating a Beautiful Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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