What to consider when choosing flooring for your home

The right floors are functional, stylish, and bring a space together. Choosing the right flooring, however, is often more complicated than just picking the best-looking product. Durability, use, moisture, cost, and more should all be taken into consideration when selecting new flooring. From tile and wood, to carpet and concrete, considering these six topics when […]

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What a homeowner needs to know about foreclosure

Learn more about why it’s important for homeowners to understand what foreclosure is and how it can affect them! Difficult financial situations don’t automatically lead to foreclosure. Whether you have mounting medical bills, lost your job, or have other financial difficulties, it may be possible to avoid foreclosure. Take proactive steps to speak with your […]

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Smart strategies for bathroom remodeling

The bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the house – yet often receives the least attention. While bathroom remodels can be a budgetary nightmare, it is possible to update your bathroom to meet your personal style while adding lasting value to your home. The “Remodeling Impact Report” from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF […]

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How to choose the right lighting for different rooms in your home

Choosing lighting might seem easy, but it can have a major effect in our homes – as well as on our health and happiness. Apart from illuminating a space, lighting impacts everything from our sleep cycles to brain power and concentration. Likewise, light fixtures can impact the design, flow, and feel of a space. Whether […]

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Best time of the year to buy items for your home

Whether it is purchasing a new sofa, shopping for a new car, or upgrading to a new TV, many of us have goals regarding things we want to buy for our homes. If you can avoid making an immediate purchase, however, it is possible to save money by planning sales in advance. Waiting until the […]

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What to do when there are problems in your rental

What to do when there are problems in your rental Leaky sinks, appliances that stop working, a mouse in the kitchen, or broken light fixtures are just a few of the myriad of things that can go wrong in our homes. While homeowners have the ability to fix these problems themselves, renters are at the […]

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Tax breaks for first-time home owners

Buying a home is a major investment that should not be taken lightly. However, there are a number of tax breaks and incentives available for first time buyers that can help lessen the costs associated with homeownership. Tax deductions can help significantly reduce the cost of your monthly mortgage payments. If you have claimed the […]

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How to make the most of your open house visits

Open houses are about more than just checking out a neighborhood or finding out what works for your family; real estate professionals estimate that at least 20% of home sales result from an open house. Making the most out of your open house visits can help you find your dream home faster. The following tips […]

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How to care for the carpet in your home

Carpet is a versatile flooring choice that can be used virtually anywhere in the house. Whether it is a high traffic hallway, a child’s bedroom, a game room, or a formal living room, carpet can tie a space together and create a welcoming, comfortable environment. The state of the carpet can impact how people perceive […]

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What to look for when selecting a real estate agent

From bus stops to mailers to online banners, ads for real estate agents are everywhere. Because of this, cutting through the hype to find the right agent for you and your property can be tough. While other service professionals such as contractors, electricians, and even doctors often have extensive ratings and information online, finding such […]

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