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5 Common Contract Contingencies
Posted on 09/29/2019
5 Common Contract Contingencies
Contingency in real estate means an agreement of sale that must take place to continue the transaction. There are numbers of options that buyers can include in their contracts. Below are five common home offer contingencies to consider: Inspection contingencies Inspections are of great benefit in the process of buying a home. They enable the buyer to know...
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Want to Keep Your Home Smelling Like Summer All Year Long?
Posted on 09/22/2019
Want to Keep Your Home Smelling Like Summer All Year Long?
If summer is your favorite season of the year, then you probably wouldn't mind having your home smell like summer all through the year, seeing as most people wait all year to breathe in summer's scent. Follow simple tips to keep your home smelling fresh and summery all through the year. Make a Gel Freshener Yourself. Making a...
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Best Herbs to Grow Indoors
Posted on 09/15/2019
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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8 Questions You Must Ask Your Property Builder
Posted on 09/08/2019
8 Questions You Must Ask Your Property Builder
The success of any building project depends on the builder. Therefore, it is critical you ask the right questions before choosing your property builder. An ideal property builder will carry you along on every stage of the project, use quality suppliers, and employ experienced tradespeople. When you make a wrong choice, you end up frustrated with lengthy delays,...
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Tips For Choosing Patio Furniture
Posted on 09/01/2019
Tips For Choosing Patio Furniture
Turning your backyard, balcony or garden into an outdoor living area is such an exciting experience especially during the summer months. Having a piece of great furniture for your patio guarantees comfort and relaxation in your outdoor space. Selective patio furniture also provides the coziness you enjoy in your living room. Deciding to turn your outdoor into a...
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Getting Ready to Afford a Mortgage
Posted on 08/25/2019
Getting Ready to Afford a Mortgage
The cost to attend university continues to rise, putting pressure on students to afford an education. While some universities assist their students, many raise their prices to contend with operating costs. As a result, students leave school with mounds of debt that impede their quality of life. Paying off student loans starts by laying the appropriate groundwork, which...
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First Time Home Buyer Highs and Lows
Posted on 08/18/2019
First Time Home Buyer Highs and Lows
Nothing can quite compare to the emotional cocktail of excitement, fear, and anxiety of being a first-time home buyer. Being a homeowner is made out to be a huge milestone in life, and rightly so. Have you ever signed your name 37 times in a row? It's enough to intimidate anyone. By the end of the entire homebuying...
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5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Have
Posted on 08/11/2019
5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Have
Picking up a few DIY skills is vital to both new and old homeowners. It is hard enough that you have to spend money taking care of the family and a few other things that you can't possibly fix. Why waste some more on problems you can resolve in a few hours. True, some home projects are better...
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You Should Know These Interior Design Tips
Posted on 08/04/2019
You Should Know These Interior Design Tips
Did you recently move into a new house? Or do you want to change the look and feel of your home? Here are a few low intensive interior design tips you should consider carrying out. You don't have to break the bank, and you can do pretty much everything by yourself. Add a few potted plants to your...
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A Guide to Relocating and Buying a New House
Posted on 07/28/2019
A Guide to Relocating and Buying a New House
Relocating to a new city, and moving into a new home you bought at the same time, can be a complicated process. From hiring a real estate agent and buying a new house, to planning your move, the to-do list is growing. To make that move a smooth and successful one you need a guide and some helpful...
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Fun Family Activities
Posted on 07/21/2019
Fun Family Activities
As a family, it is vital to spend time together as much as possible. Family activities do not only get to strengthen the family bond but also know more about each other as parents and catch up with your kids.In planning a family activity, you do not need to break your back trying to prepare. There are simple...
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Plan out Your Regularly Scheduled Maintenance
Posted on 07/14/2019
Plan out Your Regularly Scheduled Maintenance
Once you are a homeowner, you now are responsible for all the maintenance on your property. How often and what time of year to do any of those maintenance or repairs can be a mystery if you have never owned a detached single-family home before. Creating a schedule for all those things that you need to check on...
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