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Easy Home Improvements for a Healthy Home
Posted on 10/21/2019
Easy Home Improvements for a Healthy Home
When it comes to improving the home, most people tend to focus on high-end amenities. While this may make your home look luxurious, it does not boost home value so much. As a homeowner, when improving your home, you should have an eye on increasing its worth. One of the ways to achieve that is by going "Green."...
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Did Your Offer Get Rejected? Here’s Why
Posted on 10/14/2019
Did Your Offer Get Rejected? Here’s Why
Buying a home can be frustrating, time-consuming and tiring. It requires patience on your part as a buyer. There are process and procedures you need to go through after you decide to buy a house but before the ownership of a home becomes yours. Getting a house that you love and would meet all your demands can be...
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Filling in the Gaps
Posted on 10/07/2019
Filling in the Gaps
If you've ever traveled through the United Kingdom, the phrase "mind the gap" conjured up trips across London's Underground or disembodied voices calling out the warning as your elevator doors open or close. It's wise to heed those voices since gaps between an elevator, and the floor of an older building could be wider than you expect, and...
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5 Ways to Invest in Real Estate with Bad Credit
Posted on 09/30/2019
5 Ways to Invest in Real Estate with Bad Credit
A good credit score is essential for anyone who intends to buy a house. It is difficult and almost impossible to buy a home if your credit score is far from good. Future home buyers should note that the majority of lenders won’t grant you a loan if your credit score is not up to 620. Some lenders...
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Another Property Sold - 411 Eberle Way, Matthews, NC 28105
Posted on 09/27/2019
Another Property Sold - 411 Eberle Way, Matthews, NC 28105
Relax in this beautiful three-bedroom townhouse in the quiet Avington neighborhood. Walk to the breweries or farmer’s market in Matthews. Master on the main with huge walk-in closet. A kitchen any cook will love with plenty of storage and updated appliances. Fenced in patio with trees and plantings provides a private space and convenient place for pets to explore the outdoors. Loft area is large enough for a home office and second sitting area. New hardwood floors on the main (2017) and new carpet on the second floor (2019). Huge walk-in attic storage plus additional storage closet. Move in ready for you. HOA pays for water, sewer, trash...
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5 Simple Ways to Add Some Splash
Posted on 09/23/2019
5 Simple Ways to Add Some Splash
Painting your entire home can be an appealing idea if you've grown tired of its current color scheme. Paint colors can do much to change the look and feel of a room, but if you aren't ready for the long term process and commitment, there's a much easier alternative. Adding new pops of color can transform your space...
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Add Some Vintage Wood to Your Décor
Posted on 09/16/2019
Add Some Vintage Wood to Your Décor
Who doesn’t want to find that perfect eclectic wood piece to complete their design? Selecting vintage wood furniture is both a pursuit and an art. Among the myriad pieces that look similar, how can you tell what is vintage and what is a reproduction? Learn the art To tell a counterfeit study the real. Know what the real...
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5 Tips to Freshen Your Room
Posted on 09/09/2019
5 Tips to Freshen Your Room
Here are five tips for when that redecorating urge strikes but you haven't got the budget or time to do a lot. You likely could do all of these ideas for less than $50 and still give your room a new look. Fresh Flowers: You don't need a fifty dollar bouquet to make a room pretty, but any...
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Television Isn't The Only Form of Entertainment
Posted on 09/02/2019
Television Isn't The Only Form of Entertainment
After work and hustle, the landing pad for many in their homes is the couch, holding a remote control and watching TV. TV is fun, and it is such a great way to relax. However, considering long-term effects, it is not your best option. Everything has its advantages and disadvantages, or so the cliché goes; the efficiency of...
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Apps To Sell Your Home Faster
Posted on 08/26/2019
Apps To Sell Your Home Faster
In the world today, technology is everything. From mobile phones to laptops, electric cars, Wi-Fi controlled gadgets, and a home filled with techy stuff. Selling a house might become a frustrating ordeal sometimes for various reasons listed below Having a beautiful home in a bad neighborhood. Buyers might not even want to come to have a look at...
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Patio Fire Pits - What's not to Love?
Posted on 08/19/2019
Patio Fire Pits - What's not to Love?
Are you a homeowner looking to make your backyard a fun place to hang out? Why not try a patio fire pit? Summer comes with a lot of warmth during the day followed by cool evenings. This alone makes it a period where homeowners are privileged to explore outdoor activities that winter denies them. Now fire pits are...
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Creating a Home Gym from Nothing
Posted on 08/12/2019
Creating a Home Gym from Nothing
Just because your new house doesn’t have room for a gym doesn’t mean you can’t get a workout there. Items all over your home make perfect gym props, so all you need is a little floor space—no special rooms required. Built-in Workouts The most natural workout in your home is to use the stairs. If you have more...
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