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Posted on 10/17/2021
Top 5 Features of Today’s Residential Kitchens
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels Home designers are seeing a pretty specific dream sheet of most-desired features in contemporary kitchen design. And those features aren’t as surprising or innovative as you might think. Here’s a brief overview of today’s most popular (and useful) kitchen features. 1. A Kitchen Island For many people building a home, the dream...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
What is "Subject-to" Real Estate?
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Feed Your Garden With These 3 Types of Food Waste
Composting is well known among garden enthusiasts for providing a sustainable and rich fertilizer for plants. However, if you don’t have the time or space for a compost heap, there are still some types of food waste you can use to fertilize your garden. Hang on to these food scraps rather than throw them away and you’ll have...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Creative Ways to Hide your AC
Image by triosolution1 from Pixabay When it comes to hiding an AC, it's vital to maintain proper airflow. But you don't have to block airflow to remove an air conditioner from your line of sight. Check out these five creative ways to hide your AC. A Hanging Garden To make this project easy, pre-made lattice works just fine...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Should you Choose a Land Contract or a Mortgage?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay A land contract and a mortgage have a number of similarities. For example, you can use either option to purchase a home Both loans must be repaid on a monthly basis. Understanding the Differences A land contract is a legal agreement between a buyer and a seller. Rather than a traditional mortgage...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
What’s the Best Curb Appeal ROI
Photo by Breadmaker via Shutterstock You may be thinking that your best investments are inside the home: a snazzy new kitchen, a spa-like bathroom or new wood floors, but you can actually get a high return on investment (ROI) if you focus on your home's curb appeal. The first impression potential buyers have of your home is the...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Incorporate Plants Into Your Bedroom Decor
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels Keeping plants in your bedroom can have positive effects on your mental and physical health. It can also transform the entire look of a room and enhance a relaxing aesthetic. However, if you have a small bedroom, it’s hard to factor in house plants while avoiding unnecessary clutter. Here we will go...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
How to Use Decorative Accents to Style Your Outdoor Space
Decorative items can make an enormous impact on the entire design of an outdoor space. Whether used sparingly or to create chic, creative clutter, accessories are the way to upgrade a patio or porch and make it truly your own. However, it’s hard to know where to begin. How do you use decorative accents to create your own...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Your First Kitchen Garden: A Getting Started Guide
Planting a kitchen garden will teach you valuable gardening skills while helping you produce your own fresh foods. However, for beginners it might seem intimidating. If you're interested in planting your first kitchen garden, here are some tips to get you started. Start Out Small You may have seen many elaborate gardens trending online, but it's important that...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
How to Finish Basement Walls: Expert Tips to Help
There are many steps that go into “finishing” an unfinished basement. One of the biggest challenges is renovating the basement walls in order to create a living space. Whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself, there are some key things to consider in your process. Here are some expert tips for finishing your basement walls....
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Posted on 08/08/2021
How to Fund a Successful House Flipping Business
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Having the cash-on-hand to buy a dilapidated house and renovate it into a profit-generating dream home takes much of the financial strain off a house flipper's shoulders. But what about that hard-working person who possesses the skills and expertise but lacks money? Does the mere fact someone doesn't have the cushion of...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Home Sweet Home: DIY Projects for Your New Nursery
When you are waiting on baby’s arrival, one of the most exciting projects you can take on is the nursery. Regardless of the theme that you choose for your little one’s special space, you will find that it’s easy to create DIY decor projects for the nursery. Here are a few DIY nursery projects to consider: Monogram Wall...
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