Monthly Archives: January 2019

What’s the Difference Between Modern and Contemporary?

Modern and contemporary styles do share many of the same traits, but they are two distinct styles. And they often get confused, according to an article by Marvin Windows and Doors that sets out to clarify the two styles.

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Outdated Advice Buyers Should Ignore

People who have gone through the homebuying process are often eager to give advice. But too often, these so-called insider tips may very well be outdated. Realtor.com® recently highlighted some of the most common advice home buyers may hear from their peers … Continue reading

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More Owners May Reconsider That Remodeling Project After All

Homeowners are hitting the pause button on remodeling projects, which may prompt home renovation activity to fall to its lowest level in three years, according to a new report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Homeowners spend about 30 percent more … Continue reading

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Protect Your Home From the Extreme Cold

Many parts of the U.S. have been struck with a snap of subzero temperatures. While keeping themselves warm during the bitter cold, homeowners also need to take precautions to keep their home safe, too. Read more HERE.

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Could That Home Be Contaminated With Meth?

Signs that a property has seen meth use tend to be subtle. Experts say buyers should look for burns in the carpet or patches of dead grass outside. That could indicate where chemicals may have been dumped. How can a … Continue reading

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Fastest-Growing Retirement Havens

A surge in retirees is coming, but where will they decide to live? Nearly 1.2 million people 55 or older relocated out of state last year, which was a record high. Researchers at realtor.com® sought to identify the fastest-growing retirement … Continue reading

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Household Tools That Cause the Most Injuries

Homeowners could be putting themselves in more danger as they increasingly tackle home repairs themselves. Using common household tools can be dangerous, especially when it comes to ladders. Accidents involving ladders landed nearly 200,000 people in the emergency room last … Continue reading

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Signs of a Market Cooldown

As markets are beginning to cool throughout the country, shoppers are beginning to see more houses become available. Sellers may also benefit when their agents are strategic about how they market their home. Here are seven signs that your market … Continue reading

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Landscaping Trends for 2019

Pergolas, metals, and pinks will be the leading landscape cravings of 2019, according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals. NALP predicts the following trends will have the biggest influence on outdoor spaces in the new year.

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Future Proof Your Kitchen

Revamping a kitchen can be a costly undertaking, with the median price of a remodeling job coming in at $60,000. So, how do you make sure the changes you make won’t look dated in a few years? HouseLogic, a home improvement website by … Continue reading

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