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Pros and Cons of Replacing Your Roof Before a Listing

You might be wondering whether to replace your roof before listing your property. Most reputable real estate agents will advise you only to do so if your current roof isn’t likely to pass inspection or if replacing it will significantly raise the value of your home. Continue reading

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3 DIY Home Improvement Projects You Can Complete Before Thanksgiving

It’s the time of year when many people are making their holiday plans: booking travel, making shopping lists, and getting their home ready for guests. Hiring a house cleaner, having the carpets steamed, and buying new furniture ahead of the holiday season are all common, but what about completely updating a room (or two)? Continue reading

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4 Cool Green Material Ideas For Your New Home

If climate change is foremost in your mind, you may be interested in reducing your new home’s carbon footprint. Choosing green materials is one way to promote sustainability and ensure you’re doing your part to help the planet. Continue reading

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Using Smart Home Technology To Help Sell It

Smart home technology is useful for many reasons. It improves security, helps improve energy-efficiency, and makes it more convenient for the home’s occupants. There is also a new trend in the use of smart home technology as a sales tool to help sell a home or a condominium. Continue reading

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6 Smart Ways Hardware Can Upgrade Your New Home

Decorating and putting the finishing touches on your new home is definitely one of the most fun parts of moving. It’s satisfying to fill your new home with furnishings and d?cor choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. Continue reading

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How Color Can Affect Your Home and Psyche

Are you dreaming in color of your future new home? You probably can’t wait to get your hands on a paintbrush and a bucket of beautiful new paint. But how will you choose the colors to decorate your new home? Continue reading

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How To Turn A “Dumb” Home Into A Smart Home

Having a “smart home” is a trend that is popular. What does it actually mean? Smart home technology improves energy-efficiency, increases security, and creates more convenience for the home’s occupants. Continue reading

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Pros And Cons Of Installing A Pet Door

If you’ve just moved into your new home and you have a pet, you may be thinking of installing a pet door. A pet door is a permanent door feature that is cut into the bottom third of an entry door. Before making a permanent alteration to your door, consider the pros and cons of installing a pet door. Continue reading

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The Benefits Of Adding An In-Law Apartment To A Home

One renovation that may add value to a home is an in-law apartment. Even if a homeowner does not have any relatives, an in-law apartment makes wonderful guest accommodations. It is possible to rent it when unoccupied to earn some money. Continue reading

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7 New Home Upgrades that Could Save Your Life

One of the best things about moving into a new home is personalizing it and really making it yours. From hanging wall art to arranging furniture to finding the perfect spot for your grandmother’s hand crocheted afghan, it’s a real joy to decorate. Continue reading

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