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Downsizing With Your Dog - Yard Space
Posted on 08/18/2019
Downsizing With Your Dog - Yard Space
So, you recently downsized your living space. You mentally prepared to adjust your lifestyle to a more compact living area, you reorganized all your belongings, implemented new storage systems and found the most effective furniture arrangements, but what about the dog? While the new living arrangement might be a little adjustment for you, it could be a more...
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Providing Support After A Baby Comes
Posted on 08/11/2019
Providing Support After A Baby Comes
When a mother delivers a baby, it’s a joyous time for family and friends. The joy that overtakes everyone knowing that a new life has just entered the world. Everyone can become consumed with just the baby and not realize that the parents are need of a little TLC as well. There are some practical things to take...
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Should Avoid Paying Off Your Mortgage Early?
Posted on 08/04/2019
Should Avoid Paying Off Your Mortgage Early?
Deciding not to pay off ahead on your mortgage can be a decision made because you want to divert your cash to another investment. If you have an investment that is certain to yield interest or because you have a certain way you have planned your finances, paying the full mortgage earlier than due has no place on...
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Location is Just as Important as Features
Posted on 07/28/2019
Location is Just as Important as Features
When searching for your new home, it’s easy to get caught up looking for a house with all your ideal features. While you should try to find something with the number of rooms, lot size, garage, and basement space you desire, don’t let yourself forget how important your home’s location is. After you move in and experience daily...
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Make Your Home Safe for Your Pets
Posted on 07/21/2019
Make Your Home Safe for Your Pets
Do you have a dog or a cat that you absolutely love? Well, you are not alone. More people than you would imagine actually identify their pets as their best friends. It doesn’t matter if you don’t think of Twinkles as your best friend, you still want her to be safe at your home. Here are a couple...
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6 Design Tips to Wow Your Guests
Posted on 07/14/2019
6 Design Tips to Wow Your Guests
To impress guests, your décor needs to be outside the box in a tasteful way. If you’re tired of getting the same polite applause and want to drop your visitors’ jaws (metaphorically), conventional patterns and colors won’t do. Read on if you’re a little short on ideas and need something to reawaken the creative you. Hang eye-catching pendant...
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Establish Priorities When Searching for Your Next Home
Posted on 07/07/2019
Establish Priorities When Searching for Your Next Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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House Hunting 101
Posted on 06/30/2019
House Hunting 101
Once you’ve made up your mind that you want to buy a house, either to decrease your rent or increase your income, the next hurdle will be choosing the right property. You will find no shortage of glossy brochures or recommendations from all sides telling you why this flat or that house is best for you. So, which...
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Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
Posted on 06/23/2019
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Simple Ways to Get Rid of Household Stains
Posted on 06/16/2019
Simple Ways to Get Rid of Household Stains
Finding a stain on a cherished piece of household furniture can be infuriating. Removing stains can become difficult when not treated properly and promptly. Keep your furniture always looking as good as new with these helpful stain eliminating tips. Food stains on furniture Every once in a while dinner is eaten on the comfort of your couch. While...
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Houseplants That Can do Well in Low Light Conditions
Posted on 06/09/2019
Houseplants That Can do Well in Low Light Conditions
We've all been there. You're excited to put life into your home with houseplants. The problem is that they keep dying. Whether you have a jet black thumb or just a brown thumb, it is hard for you to find plants that will last long enough to get their benefits. There are different things to take into consideration...
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Creating a Little Curb Appeal
Posted on 06/02/2019
Creating a Little Curb Appeal
You're selling your home, and you know you need to perk up its curb appeal, but you're low on free time and funds. There are a few simple, and affordable projects you can take on to step up your curb game and increase your chances of a sale. Attracting buyers to your home is a necessary part of...
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