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Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

11 Improvements To Your Garage That Will Add Value To Your Home
Written By: Vincent Stokes

A Functional Garage DoorHeavy garage doors that must be opened manually are not very appealing to potential homebuyers. Homeowners interested in maintaining the value of their home should install fully automatic garage doors if the garage does not already have one. At the very least, heavy garage doors that must be opened manually should be swit...

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How to Handle Loan Conditions
Written By: David Reed

All loans will have loan conditions. But for those not familiar with the approval process, when the lender contacts the applicant after having reviewed the file it can cause some uneasiness. Why does the lender want to know this or that? Is there something wrong with my application? Am I going to be turned down? The fact is that most of these co...

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Marketing to Millennials: Advice for Real Estate Agents
Written By: Velva Dunn

Many millennials are at the age where they want to buy their first homes. When marketing to millennials, itrsquo;s important to understand how they communicate, and their habits and interests. Herersquo;s how to market to them.Communicate in a >Millennials tend to want quick responses to their questions. Find out their communication preferences ...

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How to Make your Home Smarter with these Smart Home Appliances
Written By: James Stevenson

A smart home is a place where appliances, lights, gadgets, security, - and pretty much whatever else you want - are all connected to one another. nbsp;You can also control them remotely using a simple app. This kind of a home gives owners comfort, security, and convenience. It may sound confusing. That is why you should read on to get the image ...

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5 Very Important Checklist Items Before Selling Your Home
Written By: Craig Middleton

First Step: PaintFirst, make sure that the paint is up to date. You may need to skim coat your walls. Skim coat, also called mud, is a thin layer of seam compound that can be used to repair or smooth damaged walls. You may need a skim jacket if you want to repair cracks, fill in joints, or flatten the area with an existing flat surface. Use a sp...

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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your House Organized All the Time
Written By: Vincent Stokes

Store Things Where You Use ThemIf you have to go get an item, use it, and then walk a long distance to put it back in its place, you are likely to just give up and lay it down after using it. Instead, create organizational spaces right by items you commonly use. A few things to consider are cups for pens by your desk, a tray to hold your remote ...

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A New HomeWithout Moving
Written By: Ellie Taylor

What if there was some way to get that lsquo;new homersquo; buzz without the hassle? Well, of course there is, and thatrsquo;s why people spend time and money updating their homes.Here are five ways to get yourself a new homehellip; without moving1. ExtendA lot of people move home because their current house is becoming a bit of a squeeze. Maybe...

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Six Creative Ways to Drum up Interest in Your Home
Written By: Jaymi Naciri

Organize a block partyIf you live in a neighborhood where everyone knows each other, fantastic Get everyone together on the street and offer to serve drinks or dessert in your house so you can make sure everyone comes on in. If yoursquo;re not super friendly with them, a block party is a great way to get to know the neighbors yoursquo;ll soon be...

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10 Tips for Creating a Calmer, More Peaceful Home
Written By: Jaymi Naciri

Add some greeneryStudies have shown that plants can make your home feel calmer and ease anxiety. Plants like jasmine and English ivy can improve sleep, lavender and rosemary can lower stress, and several other plants have been shown to improve air quality so you breathe easier.Hide the electronicsldquo;Nobody wants to stare at a tangle of cords,...

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How Airbnb Has Changed Things for Apartment Complexes in Recent Years
Written By: Eric D. Davis

Nowadays, Airbnb is a staple of avid travelers, nomads, foreign workers, and even locals. Itrsquo;s completely changed the face of the tourism, vacation rentals, hospitality industries, and as far as we can see, the popular brand will likely be around for many years to come.Not only has Airbnb drastically changed how people travel and book their...

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Three Needless Seller Worries
Written By: PJ Wade

As if there isnrsquo;t enough for sellers to worry about when they decide tonbsp;sell their home, some of them needlessly worry about things that theirnbsp;real estate professional is responsible for. After making the decision to sell and selecting a listing broker, thenbsp;associated worriesndash;which sellers face alonendash;are behind them. O...

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Skip the Pool and Turn Your Backyard Into an Oasis With a Beach-Style Pond
Written By: Jaymi Naciri

But have you ever thought about turning your backyard into a beach instead? You might now.There are a number of companies that will design and build backyard ponds for homeowners all over the country, but Zydeco Constructionrsquo;s ponds go a step beyond the norm. The company, based out of southeast Louisiana, approximates the look and feel of a...

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7 Packing Mistakes Youre Making
Written By: Julia Campbell

Here are ten moving mistakes you may be makingmdash;and how to avoid them.nbsp;1. You figure you can pack everything in a few daysBegin with a planmdash;and start packing weeks in advance, especially if you have a lot of stuff. But before you just start piling things into boxes, spend the time up front to make an inventory of everything that nee...

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VA Closing Costs: Seller Paid or Buyer Paid?
Written By: David Reed

Those who are eligible for a VA loan include not only veterans but also active duty personnel with at least 181 days of service, National Guard and Armed Forces Reserve members as well as unremarried, surviving spouses of those who died while serving or as a result of a service->With VA loans, there is a form of mortgage insurance called the Fun...

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Can I Put Cameras in My Vacation Rental? Keeping Your Property Safe Without Violating Guest Privacy
Written By: John Banczak

There are plenty of ways vacation rental homeowners can leverage advances in security technology to both protect their property and the safety of their guests without infringing on their privacy. Understanding what monitoring devices are acceptable for vacation properties will help homeowners navigate the best devices for each particular propert...

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Top 5 Reasons to Use White Glove Moving Services
Written By: Samantha Brown

A team of white glove movers can make any >Top 5 Reasons to Use White Glove Moving Services1. Professional packing and unpacking.White glove movers will arrive at the indicated location with all the needed wrapping and packaging materials to properly pack your possessions the way they deserve. They will also take care of the unpacking and dispos...

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Time for an Open House: How to Stage Your Home for a Lucrative Sale
Written By: Mikkie Mills

Declutter NowPotential buyers dont want to walk into a tiny house. This scenario is an immediate turnoff. Make the home look like its double the size by removing clutter. Take out small appliances, stacked magazines and other items. Aside from a centerpiece, there should only be decorative items on a table or counter.Removing these items tells t...

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The Must-Have College Dorm Items You May Not Have Thought of and Cant Live Without
Written By: Jaymi Naciri

Ultra-slim hangersDorm closets arenrsquo;t what wersquo;d call spacious, and yoursquo;ve got to do what you can to maximize the space. These skinny hangers take up less space than those chunky plastic guys, which means you can cram more clothes in there. The texture also keeps stuff from falling off so all those college t-shirts dont end up in a...

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

11 Improvements To Your Garage...
A Functional Garage DoorHeavy garage doors that must be opened manually are not ver...

How to Handle Loan Conditions...
All loans will have loan conditions. But for those not familiar with the approval process, w...

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