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Minimalism and Homebuying
Posted on 10/13/2019
Minimalism and Homebuying
Are you a minimalist? If you’ve heard this question recently, you may be wondering just what it means and how does it affect you. It is NOT a set of rules.It is NOT about how much you own. It is NOT about how much money you earn. It is NOT about buying specific items or giving up certain...
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What to Expect When You're Expecting - to Close
Posted on 10/06/2019
What to Expect When You're Expecting - to Close
One of the most famous books around, with over 18 million copies in print, and that holds the title as the longest running "New York Times" bestseller ever, is What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Now in its fifth edition, this pregnancy bible walks parents through what to expect during the nine months leading up to and including...
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What to Know About Getting A Second Mortgage
Posted on 09/29/2019
What to Know About Getting A Second Mortgage
A second mortgage is a loan that enables you to take funds against the value of your property's equity above your primary mortgage. An asset like a home has every tendency to gain value over time. Second mortgages are an excellent means of using your property for other projects without selling it outright. What is a second mortgage?...
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Mix It Up! Using Prints with Patterns Confidently
Posted on 09/22/2019
Mix It Up! Using Prints with Patterns Confidently
Early attempts at dressing where you arrived in a striped top and polka-dot bottoms may not have earned your rewards when you were little. In fact, it may have put you off mixing patterns at all. After all, playing it safe with solids and neutrals is much less intimidating. But in your home, all that seamlessness leaves you...
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Home Features - What Buyers Want
Posted on 09/16/2019
Home Features - What Buyers Want
What homeowner doesn’t want to maximize overall home value when the time comes to sell? In order to sell your house faster and for more money, it's important to have a firm understanding of the specific housing features that matter the most to prospective buyers. Well-Established Property Value Boosters If you’ve ever considered home renovations, you’ve probably heard...
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Best Herbs to Grow Indoors
Posted on 09/16/2019
Best Herbs to Grow Indoors
Herbs make tremendous impact in the home due to their numerous functions. They can be used as spices on food or as air filters. They add fragrance and absorb odors. For best result, growing each of the herbs in their separate pots helps you customize the care they need as individual plants. Here are a few plants to...
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Organizing for the Disinclined
Posted on 09/15/2019
Organizing for the Disinclined
Okay, everyone knows those people … the born organizers. You know the ones, they have a place for everything and a mental file card system reminding them where everything is. These are the people that live by “a place for everything, and everything in its place.” You, conversely, are lucky to get out of the house with your...
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