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Seven Things to Do Before Listing a Home for Sale
Posted on 12/01/2019
Seven Things to Do Before Listing a Home for Sale
Image by Nathan Fertig from Unsplash If you have decided to sell your home and it’s going on the market, you may have mixed feelings. It’s not unusual to feel stressed, nervous, and excited about listing your house — all at the same time. The selling process might create anxiety and worry about what is to come because...
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How to Find the Best Green Home Builder
Posted on 11/24/2019
How to Find the Best Green Home Builder
Are you familiar with “green” home builders? They are contractors who construct homes from sustainable or renewable products. These green home builders use durable materials in building all kinds of homes ranging from individual bungalows to expansive, real estate developments. Just like traditional builders, they handle diverse types of construction but build in a way that minimizes waste....
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Key Attributes of a Successful Homebuyer
Posted on 11/17/2019
Key Attributes of a Successful Homebuyer
A successful homebuying experience is a pipe dream for many individuals. However, those who understand the key attributes of a successful homebuyer may be able to transform their homebuying dreams into realities. Now, let's take a look at three key attributes of successful homebuyers. 1. Persistent A successful homebuyer won't take "No" for an answer; instead, this individual will...
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Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a Home
If you plan to buy a house, you may want to host a yard sale sooner rather than later. That way, you can sell items you no longer need and won't have to worry about moving these items once you find a new residence. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it may be beneficial to host a yard sale...
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Tips for Cleaning your Kitchen
Posted on 11/03/2019
Tips for Cleaning your Kitchen
It’s the heart of every home; the kitchen is the place that you want to be one hundred percent free of bacteria and smelling fresh and clean. With these kitchen cleaning tips, you can make sure that your kitchen is safe for cooking family meals. Sure, most cleaning routines do not need to be difficult; if you use...
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Some Common Painting Mistakes to Avoid
Posted on 10/27/2019
Some Common Painting Mistakes to Avoid
Applying fresh coat paint is one of the easiest ways to revamp your home inside and out, especially when a professional painter does it. Many homeowners view painting as an easy job, but it is a complicated job that requires patience, skills, and the right tools. Before you attempt to give your room a new coat of paint,...
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Should I Buy a Foreclosure?
Posted on 10/20/2019
Should I Buy a Foreclosure?
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayIf a home is in foreclosure, you can buy it for less. Great deal, right? It can be, but there are pitfalls, and you need even more caution than in a regular real estate transaction. Stages of Foreclosure Foreclosure can take months or even years depending on the regulations of the specific state,...
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How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets
Posted on 10/13/2019
How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets
To clean a kitchen cabinet, the type of cabinet you have in your kitchen matters. For general kitchen cabinet cleaning, the following cleaning materials are essential: Water and detergent All-purpose cleaner Vinegar and water Non-abrasive All-Purpose Cleaner Baking soda and water Painted Cabinets Oil-based painted cabinets are durable and easy to clean. You can use any of the...
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How to Get Your Credit Scores When Buying a Home
Posted on 10/06/2019
How to Get Your Credit Scores When Buying a Home
It is a fact that people who plan carefully to own a home will run into fewer financial issues later. So, if you want to buy a property now or sometime in the future, your first step should be to check your credit. It is a good idea to review your credit reports and scores from time to...
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Bleach: Getting Stains Out of Hardwood
Posted on 09/30/2019
Bleach: Getting Stains Out of Hardwood
Post Photo by Pixabay via Pexels One of the benefits of hardwood floors is their durability. When they start to look worn, refinishing takes time, but is much less of a hassle than replacement. Yet sometimes, stains won't simply buff out of the surface of your hardwoods. If you’re dealing with tough stains, like juice or wine spills or...
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Reducing Your Waste to Nothing
Posted on 09/29/2019
Reducing Your Waste to Nothing
Post If living green is a new endeavor for you, reducing your waste output down to zero is an ambitious goal. However, it is a noble one. With some re-thinking and effort, you can make great strides in the quantity of trash you and your household produces. Put in some of these practices and what you add to landfills...
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Luxury Flooring Options for Your Home
Posted on 09/22/2019
Luxury Flooring Options for Your Home
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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