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  • Easter Main and Side-Dish Recipes to Please Everyone

    Are you looking for a recipe that can become a new tradition as you celebrate this holy season? Click through for some main and side-dish recipes that are sure to please your family and other loved ones.

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  • 6 Tips for Downsizing Effectively

    Moving to a smaller place is a golden opportunity to simplify your life and surround yourself with the possessions that serve you and make life more enjoyable. Click through here for some tips that can make the process a snap.

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  • Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

    You'll always know where the fun's going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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  • Is This Your Situation: You Want to Sell Your Home Fast

    Who doesn't want to sell their home quickly? You want to move and get on with the next chapter in your life. Click through to learn about the steps you can take to reduce the time between listing and closing.

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  • 4 Not-So-Terrible Ways to Jumpstart Spring Cleaning

    It's almost time for spring cleaning - what are some of the best tips and tricks for getting a jumpstart on this must-do home maintenance activity? Click through for some help with this task.

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  • 7 Smart Strategies to Navigate Today's Tax Game

    Major tax law changes enacted in 1997 can mean huge tax savings today if you play the game right. Click through for 7 smart strategies that will help you exceed in today's tax game.

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  • Worried about Safety? Lights Can Help!

    Strategically placed outdoor lighting can help deter intruders from entering your property. Click through to find out how to improve your home’s security with lights.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Shopping for a Mortgage Loan?

    What do lenders really want to see before they give you a mortgage for a home purchase? Click through to uncover the surprising truth about qualifying for a home loan in today's market.

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  • All New Deep Data For Your Neighborhood

    Get the real story on your neighborhood--or any neighborhood--and see data about everything from schools to household income. Click through to start your exploration.

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  • Special Video Report: Wind Damage Could Be Serious

    Is your home covered for damage from wind? Maybe--but the answer depends upon where you live. Click Full Article below to see the video.

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  • 3 Ways To Protect Your Credit After A Data Hack

    When your credit card or bank account information gets caught up in a data breach, like the one at Home Depot, you’re at risk of fraudulent charges and identity theft. Click through to see three things to do to protect yourself.

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  • Get to Know These Home Deductions for Next Year

    The end of one tax season is a perfect time to start planning for the next one. Click Full Article below to learn what's available now so you can plan for a smooth tax prep next year.

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  • May

    May brings us Mother's Day, Memorial Day and the end of another school year. As kids prepare for finals (and summer vacation) we pause to celebrate and honor Mom as well as the men and women who have paid the ultimate price to ensure our freedom.

    Perhaps your family has outgrown your current home, your nest has emptied or you're a first-time homebuyer. If so, call or e-mail. We’re here for you.

    If not, thank you for referring us to those you know who are or might be in the market.

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  • 5 Summer Home Staging Tips

    Selling your home this summer? Click through to attract potential buyers with five hot summer home staging tips.

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  • Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers: Do You Need One, the Other—Or Both!

    You may consider getting a whole-home dehumidifier or whole-home humidifier to improve your health and save your home. Click Full Article below to learn more about whole-house dehumidifiers and whole-house humidifiers.

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  • 6 Ingenious Kitchen Staging Tricks for Winter

    Make the most of your time indoors during the cold winter months. Here are some great kitchen staging tricks that are perfect for winter. Click through for some fun and original ideas.

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  • Is This Your Situation: How Can I Price My Home Correctly and Get to the Contract Quickly?

    To sell your home quickly for top dollar in today's market, the best move you can make is to price the property at its current market value. When you set the right price on your home, you have an edge on your competition. Click through for more ways to beat your competition to the contract.

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  • What You Get From A New Home Warranty

    When a builder offers you a warranty on your new home, what are you really getting? Click through to find out. 

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  • Is This Your Situation: Preparing to Put Your House on the Market This Spring?

    Many people plan to put their home on the market this spring. Click through to find out what you can do now, so you and your home will be ready for it to go on the market later.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Buying a Home as an Unmarried Couple?

    Thinking of buying a home with your significant other, but not sure how to go about it? Click through to explore the options and complications that come along with buying a house as an unmarried pair.

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  • 4 Tips for Refinishing Your Basement

    Remodeling your basement can be a straightforward and rewarding process or a costly headache filled with ongoing issues. Click through for 4 tips to make your basement remodeling a smooth, easy process.

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  • Keeping Your Kids Safe From Identity Theft

    Identity theft of children's information is a very real and growing problem. You can help protect your child's identity by securing documents and understanding the new FERPA legislation. Click through to learn how to stay safe.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Listing Your Place on Airbnb?

    Homeowners and apartment renters around the world are making money by turning their unoccupied rooms into bed and breakfasts for travelers and vacationers. However, are you protected with the right insurance? Click through for 3 things you need to know before listing your space on Airbnb.

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  • Is This Your Situation: What Questions Will a Mortgage Lender Ask of Me?

    Get prepared for buying a house by getting prequalified for a mortgage. Click through to learn what mortgage bankers want to know and how you can position yourself to provide the answers.

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  • Tips for Installing Your New Flat-Screen TV

    When buying a new TV, you might consider where you will put it. Are you planning to mount it on your wall, but don't know how? Click through for some simple steps to make wall mounting both safe and simple.

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  • The Big Questions to Ask Before Starting Any Home Remodel

    Planning your home remodel ahead of time can make the entire process go as smoothly as possible. Click through to learn how to carefully consider your budget, timeline and lifestyle before you start to discuss the details with a contractor.

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  • 4 Ways to Be More Energy Efficient at Home

    Many people are interested in improving their home's energy efficiency, but it is hard to know which updates will result in real, long-term cost savings. Click through for four ways to be more energy efficient.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Selling Your House in the Middle of a Divorce?

    After divorce papers are filed, if you own a home together, you have to decide what to do with it. Selling your house could be court mandated. Click through for 5 tips for selling during a divorce.

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  • 7 Big Reasons Why 2016 is the Year to Buy a Home

    This is going to be the year to buy a home. If you have been considering getting into the real estate market stable home prices, high rents, tax incentives, help with downpayments are all great reasons to finally take the plunge.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for the Neighborhood That's Just the Right Fit?

    Maybe your family situation has changed, and you want something different. Or perhaps your job has moved and you want a shorter commute. Click through for 7 tips to help you pick a new neighborhood that's just the right fit.

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  • 5 Reasons to Consider Downsizing After Retirement

    Now that you are retired, what are you going to do with your time? One thing you should consider is downsizing after retirement. Click through for 5 good reasons to move to a smaller residence.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Is It Time to Put Your Home on the Market?

    Wondering if it's time to sell your home? Click through for these seven telltale signs it's time to put your home on the market. 

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  • Is This Your Situation: Thinking About Moving to a Bigger House?

    Are you planning to grow your family? Maybe you got a huge promotion and pay raise at work? Click through for 3 questions you should ask yourself to determine if now is a good time to buy a bigger house.

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  • 5 Steps to Deep Cleaning Your Oven and Range Exhaust

    Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means – spring cleaning! And one of the most important items to clean is your oven and exhaust range. Click through to learn how to simplify this tough task.

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  • 3 Things We Can Learn From Celebrity Home Design

    You don't need to lead a celebrity lifestyle to have a celebrity-style home. Click through for 3 aspects of celebrity mansions that you can implement in your own home.

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  • 6 Secrets to Getting Approved for a Home Loan

    Getting approved for a home loan goes beyond having all your documents in order and showing great credit. There are some secrets of the trade that will increase your chances of approval. Click through for six insider tips for getting approved for a home loan.

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  • Got a Situation: A Home Mortgage Podcast

    For most of us, shopping for a new home also means shopping for a home mortgage. And it can be just as confusing! Click through to listen to an eager new homeowner converse with a companion about mortgage options.

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  • Follow These 6 Guidelines When Working with a Realtor on Your Home Purchase

    If you are buying a home, it is advantageous to work with a real estate professional. They have expert knowledge of the market and the areas where you are looking to buy or sell. Click through for tips and best practices when working with a Realtor.

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  • March

    Spring arrives this month! New growth emerges as the days grow longer. Savoring fresh spring air is one of life’s simple pleasures. St. Patrick's Day is on the 17th making everyone Irish for a day.

    And for college basketball fans, there is nothing quite like March Madness.

    While you may not be in the market for a home, someone you know may be interested in buying or selling theirs. If so, please have them call or e-mail!

    Referrals are deeply appreciated!
     

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  • 6 DIY Projects That You Need a Permit For

    Before you get too excited about your next DIY project, make sure you know of any permits that are required first. Improvements that are made without a permit can cause problems down the road. Click through for advice on complex renovation jobs.

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  • Wow, what a success!

    Thank you so much to all who attended last Saturday's Masquerade Ball & Chef's Tasting Gala. Your support and participation in our fundraiser auction for the Loudoun Symphony made this event so special; because of you, we were able to reach our goal! 

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  • How to Easily Transform Your Outdoor Space Into an Entertainment Paradise

    Do you want to transform your yard into a place that's actually relaxing and perfect for entertaining? Click through to explore the ways you can revamp your outdoor living space to enjoy it all year long. 

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  • How to Create the Perfect Home Office

    Telecommuting is the wave of the future for a variety of professionals, and that means an increase in the number of home offices. Click through to learn how to create a comfortable place to work in your home.

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  • 6 Simple Life Changes That Will Help You Save for a Home

    The hefty down payment is what typically impedes many people from buying a home. However, there are some quick changes you can implement that will allow you to reach your goals. Click through for six simple life changes that will help you save for a home.

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  • Got a Situation: A Home Staging Podcast

    When selling your home, it's important to make a good first impression in order to garner the interest of potential buyers and get your home sold quickly. Click through to listen to a seller get advice about staging a home for a quick sale.

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  • 3 Ways to Protect Your New Investment Property

    If you are looking to grow your wealth and diversify your investments, buying a rental property might sound like a great idea. However, if you decide to go this route, make sure you protect all of your assets. Click through for 3 must-dos to protect new investment property.

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  • How to Get the Latest Design Trends into Your Home

    Incorporating design trends into your home can boost its luxe appeal. Click through to learn how to improve your home's overall aesthetic with the latest design trends.

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  • What to Look For When Choosing A Gardening Service

    Hiring someone to handle landscaping and lawn care tasks is an important decision, especially if you live in a region where gardening is a year-round task. Click through for a checklist to speed the process.

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  • 5 Upgrades to Add Style and Value to Your Home

    Want to add some style to your home without making major renovations? Take a look at these simple, cost-effective upgrades. Click through for tips to make your home more appealing to you and potential buyers. 

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  • April

    April pays her annual visit, bringing with her Easter, Passover, Spring Festivals and all things outdoors. And don’t forget Administrative Professionals Week.

    Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or an existing homeowner interested in selling, now is an excellent time to discuss your situation.

    Please keep us in mind when friends or family are in the market.

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  • The Ultimate Cleaning Checklist

    Home cleaning works best with a checklist that encompasses annual cleaning tasks organized by room for every homeowner's convenience. Click through to learn how, by approaching your cleaning tasks with a system, the whole process goes much more smoothly.

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  • 5 Spring Home Staging Tips

    Spring is a wonderful time to sell your home. Click through to attract potential buyers with five basic spring home staging tips.

     

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  • Is This Your Situation: Wondering If Summer Is a Good Time to Sell Your Home?

    The summer break seems like a great time to get things done. But is it the right time to sell your home? Click through to learn if summer is an advantageous time to put your home on the market.

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  • 3 Cities Primed and Ready for Millennials

    With an entire generation ready to move out of their parents’ houses and buy homes for the first time, some cities stand head and shoulders above the others as prime grounds for the first digitally native generation! Click through to find out the best cities for millennials.

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  • How to Turbocharge Your Garage

    A garage is just a garage -- unless you want to follow these four tips to make it a lot more useful and handsome than it is now. Use your garage for more than just parking your car. Click through for some advice on creating a more practical and appealing space.

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  • 10 Ways to Save on Utility Bills During the Summer Months

    Summer means baseball and swimming and ice cream! But unfortunately, it also can mean high energy bills, thanks to air conditioning and having the kids at home. Click through to learn how to lower your utility bills and save money this summer.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Putting Your Luxury Home on the Market?

    If you're selling an above-average-priced property in an upscale neighborhood, you know your home is unique. Click through for 7 mistakes to avoid when selling an expensive home.

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  • 5 Important Things to Know When Buying Inside an HOA

    A homeowners association or HOA can provide many amenities to its members that make their lives much easier, but there may also be some drawbacks. Click here to know what the deal is when moving into an HOA community.

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  • 4 Man Cave Ideas Just in Time for Father’s Day!

    Give the gift of an amazing man cave just in time for father’s day. Click through to use these 4 ideas for inspiration.

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  • Create Your Home's Color Scheme With These 9 Tips

    Few things can jazz up your home more dramatically than taking a fresh look at color. Click through to start exploring the ways you can create dynamic color schemes and transform the inside of your home with these inspirational tips.

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  • Quick Fixes You Can Do at Home This Weekend

    There are many household tasks that are a lot easier to handle than you may have expected, and the results can give you a lot of satisfaction. Click through for key repair jobs you can tackle now to improve your home right away.

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  • The Expenses of Replacing Major Appliances

    After a decade of service, it's time to toss the old fridge and stove. These items can add up to thousands of dollars, while others may not be as expensive as you think. Click through to find out what it will cost to replace your major appliances.

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  • June

    Enter June, and with it the official beginning of summer. Father's Day, Flag Day and summer vacations are just a few of this month's highlights.

    In the market or know someone who is? Professional service and rock solid expertise are just a phone call or email away.

    Not in the market right now? Well then, just kick back and enjoy a cool, summertime lemonade. We're here for you if and when you're ready!

    Have a great June!

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  • Traditional vs. Salt Water? What Pool is Right for You

    Many people have strong opinions on a salt water pool or a traditional water pool. Click through to learn the pros and cons of both options.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Stage Your Home for a Quick Sale

    When selling your home, it's important to make a good first impression in order to garner the interest of potential buyers and get your home sold quickly. Click through to learn how to set the stage for a quick home sale.

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  • 4 Times an Umbrella Insurance Policy Could Save You

    Don't get caught in the rain without an umbrella, and don't get caught being the responsible party in an accident without an umbrella insurance policy! Click here to read why an umbrella policy is essential.

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  • Do These 6 Things While Waiting on Your Home to Close

    Make the most of your time in between closing on your home and the move-in day to get prepared. Click through for 6 great ways to spend your time while waiting on the closing of your new home.

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  • 4 Old-school Kitchen Design Trends That Need Updating

    Looking for home improvement ideas that will make your home sell more quickly? There are a few kitchen features that almost all new homeowners cannot wait to get rid of. Click through for a list of 4 outdated design trends that need the boot.

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  • Learn All About the Top 4 Mortgage Questions

    Get prepared for buying a house by preparing to get qualified for a mortgage first. Click through to learn what mortgage bankers want to know, and how you can position yourself to provide the answers.

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  • 9 Online Resources for Mattress Shopping

    Find the perfect mattress through one of the leading online mattress companies to get a comfortable, restful sleep every night. Click through for 9 of the best online retailers for mattresses.

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  • Hit That Winning Number When It Comes To Credit Scores

    Are you looking to build your credit score? There's a variety of ways you can build credit. Click through to learn how to get an excellent credit score.

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  • Get Your Roof Ready for Winter

    Look for these six signs that your roof needs attention before winter weather sets in.

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  • 10 Property Issues That Will Keep Your House From Selling

    Whether you're selling a home or looking to purchase one, you need to be certain that the home in question is in good physical condition. Click through for 10 issues that may be keeping your house on the market and deterring buyers.

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  • How Long Do Most Appliances and Home Systems Last?

    When you make a big purchase, such as a new HVAC system, you expect it to last for a good many years. Unfortunately, all appliances and home systems eventually fail. Click through for some insights into what those life spans might be.

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  • 3 Ways To Get A Head Start On Holiday Hosting

    Planning to host overnight guests at Thanksgiving or during end-of-the-year holidays? Click through for a list of three tasks worth doing now so you can enjoy your guests later.

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  • 3 Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas Your Neighbors Won't Hate

    Decorating your house for the holidays? Make sure your decorations won't give the neighbors a headache with these ideas. Click through for some tasteful, and entertaining, suggestions.

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  • Four Steps to Choosing the Ideal Refrigerator

    Nothing lasts forever, and when your refrigerator is no longer up to its job, it’s time to make the switch to a newer, sleeker model. Click the full article right below here for some tips on choosing a model that meets your needs.

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  • Spring Cleaning 101_ 6 DIY Home Cleaning Solutions

    Spring cleaning time has arrived! Are you ready? Click through for tips on how to make spring cleaning cost effective and easy on the environment.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Buying Your First Home With an FHA Loan?

    If you’ve been saving to buy your first home, a reduction in FHA mortgage fees may help you achieve your dream sooner. Click through to get the details.

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  • 3 Ways to Buy a Home With No Money Down

    Believe it or not, there are actually ways to buy a home with very little down payment and even none at all. Click through to discover how you can buy a home with no down payment.

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  • The Ultimate List of Homeowner Tax Deductions

    Tax season is almost over, but there's still time to take advantage of these deductions. If you've already filed, it's never too early to plan for next year! Click through to make sure you don't pay the IRS more than you have to.

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  • What Your Homeowner's Insurance Likely Won't Cover

    Your homeowner's insurance does have limitations, and it pays to know what they are before you run into a problem. Click through to learn about four things your homeowner's insurance likely won't cover.

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  • Backyard Renovations Can Offer Big Payoffs

    Whether or not you are preparing your home for sale, some backyard renovations give you a better return on your investment than do others. Click Full Article below to learn about five renovations that can lead to major ROI.

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  • 6 Ways to Transform Your Kitchen Cabinets Without Spending a Fortune

    Cabinets are typically the feature that can make a kitchen look dated. Without the right cabinets, your kitchen can feel drab and tired, but installing new ones is a big financial commitment. Click through for six ways to transform your kitchen cabinets without spending a fortune.

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  • 7 Ways to Make Pet Hair in Your Home a Thing of the Past

    Pet hair can be a complete nightmare, but there are some simple home remedies that can help. Click through for 7 ways to rid your home of pet hair.

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  • How the New Tax Law Affects Housing

    Of the many changes in the new tax law, few are more controversial, or wide-ranging, than the provisions that modify the deductions available to homeowners. Click through for a sense of how these may affect you.

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  • Secrets For Choosing And Using Rugs

    The right rug used the right way adds a unique flavor to any home. Click through for the secrets to using rugs to get the space of your dreams without hiring an interior designer. 

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  • Is This Your Situation: Concerned About High Closing Costs

    There are some easy steps that you can take as a homebuyer to reduce your closing costs, whether it's your first house or your fourth. Click through to make the process easier on yourself and your checkbook.

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  • Get the Trend: Scandinavian Modernism

    Are you inspired by the Scandinavian modernism design trend but unsure how to implement it in your own home? Click through for easy decorating tips that will infuse your home with Scandinavian flair.

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  • 8 Organizing Tips to Make Your Mudroom Into a Stylish Foyer

    The entryway or mudroom is usually the toughest room to organize. It gets the most foot traffic and lots of clutter from shoes, coats, stacks of mail and more. However, there are ways to make your entryway flow nicely into the rest of your home. Click through for eight organizing tips to make your mudroom into a stylish foyer.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for the Best Home in Your Budget?

    You look around and see so many homes that are beyond your budget, however, there may be hope. Click through to learn how you can buy the most home for your money.

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  • Got a Situation: A Raw Land Purchase Podcast

    If you are planning to build a new home, selecting your home site is important to the completed home and the design of the structure. Click through to listen to would-be buyers discussing the joys and challenges of a land purchase.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Shopping for a Home Mortgage

    For most of us, shopping for a new home also means shopping for a home mortgage. And it can be just as confusing! Click through for 6 tips to help you find the best home loan.

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  • Wishing You and Your Family a Happy Mother's Day!

    Whether you are a mother or a caregiver, your arms are always as open as your hearts. Thank you for all you do! Click through for a special Mother's Day greeting.

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  • Don’t Compromise Your Style! 3 Tips for a Stylish Downsize

     The saying goes that good things come in small packages, like jewelry. Real estate is no different. Click through to learn how downsizing can be just as satisfying as going big.

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  • 6 Tips for Summer DIY Pool Care

    Instead of hiring a professional pool cleaner, many people like to save money by doing it themselves. Click through for 6 tips for DIY pool care.

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  • Interest Rate vs. APR: Know the Difference

    Most likely you have seen the rate chart at your bank that notes the current rate and then also the APR. What is the difference, though, and what does it mean for you? Click through for an easy-to-follow financial primer.

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  • Things You Should Probably Know About Your Crawl Space

    There are a number of things you should know about your home's crawl space so you can take care of routine maintenance and avoid problems. Click through to learn more about this forgotten but important part of your house.

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  • Want To See Your Credit Score For Free? Look Here

    When you want to see your credit score for free, you have a couple new options. Click Full Article below to see three of them.

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  • Should You Consolidate All Your Insurance with One Provider?

    Having multiple insurance policies can be a pain to keep track of. Consolidation may be the best option to save money and simplify your life. Click through for some tips on smoothly managing your insurance.

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  • How to Choose the Right Type of Barbecue Grill

    Want to have fun cooking outdoors? Click through to learn what your barbecue options are in terms of performance, cost, energy efficiency and overall convenience. You can find great deals on new grills this time of year!

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  • Wishing You a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year!

    May every day of the coming New Year glow with good cheer, health, happiness and prosperity for you and your loved ones. Click through for a special New Year greeting.

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  • 6 Tips for Storing Your Holiday Decorations

    The holidays have come and gone and you’re ready to start taking down the decorations, but where to put them? Click through to read more about storing those beautiful decorations!

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  • Frozen Pipes, Hail Damage And Tree Collapses Most Costly Winter Claims For Homeowners

    After analyzing five years of claims data, the Hartford insurance company found frozen pipes, hail damage and tree collapses created the most costly winter claims. Click through to see the eye-popping amount those types of claims can cost.

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  • The Major Tax Changes: An Overview

    The recently approved tax bill contains massive changes, and financial professionals will be poring over the details for months. For now, everyone should know at least the basics. Click through for an overview of the changes.

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  • What Your Homeowner's Insurance Likely Won't Cover

    Your homeowner's insurance has limitations, and it pays to know what they are before you run into a problem. Click through to learn about four things your homeowner's insurance likely won't cover.

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  • Creative Lighting Options That Will Brighten Any Room

    Creative lighting not only adds to the overall aesthetic of your home, it also has a positive impact on your health. Click through to learn how to make lighting work for your home.

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  • 3 Options for Getting Rid of Your Christmas Tree

    Once Christmas has come and gone, you'll most likely be debating the best way to get rid of your tree. Click through for the best 3 options for disposing of your Christmas tree while also being eco-friendly.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for Ways to Secure a Good Mortgage

    Buying a home can be one of the largest investments you make throughout your life, so it's important to choose a mortgage carefully. Click through for the basics in picking a mortgage.

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  • 12 Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Big Move

    Give yourself a better chance of a trouble-free move. Click through for 12 ways to get prepared for a big move and spare yourself the hassle and stress.

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  • 5 Things Chip and Joanna Would Tell You About Buying a Fixer-Upper

    As long-time fans of HGTV’s Chip and Joanna, we know there are certain things that the dynamic duo would warn us of before buying a fixer-upper. Click through for 5 things these fixer-upper experts would advise you on.

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  • Ask These 6 Questions Before Switching Utility Providers

    Utility providers can be a hassle to deal with, but they are necessary to have the comforts of home we enjoy, such as running water and electricity. Have you made the right choices? Click through to make sure you are asking the right questions before switching.

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  • If Your House Is Destroyed, Are You Still Obligated to Pay the Mortgage?

    If disaster strikes, you can avoid complete calamity by remembering two important steps. Click through to find out more about what steps you should take if your house is destroyed.

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  • New Construction Design Trends to Watch This Year

    With many employees working longer hours, it is becoming increasingly important for homes to positively impact their owners' work-life balance. Click through for a review of trends that can help create a warm and welcoming space.

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  • 3 Trends in Kitchen Hardware to Keep an Eye On

    Some of the new kitchen hardware trends are truly stunning. Click through for 3 modern twists in kitchen hardware you'll want to know more about, especially if you're planning to update your kitchen.

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  • 6 Creative Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

    Prevent costly damage while saving on energy bills by utilizing these 5 creative ways to prepare your home for winter. Click through to get the full details.

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  • 5 Ways to Fake a Green Thumb This Spring

    Want beautiful flowers and vegetables in your garden this spring, but don’t know if your horticulture skills matches your vision? Click through to learn how to show off your almost green thumb this spring!

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  • 5 Best Places to Shop for Furniture Online

    Shopping online for furniture has become increasingly popular in recent years, and it is easy to see why. The huge online selection coupled with the convenience factor has resulted in a few online furniture sellers rising to prominence. Click through to discover the 5 best places to shop for furniture online.

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  • 3 Inspiring Fire Pit Ideas for Your Winter Backyard

    The backyard can be a year-round retreat and hub of at-home entertainment with the addition of a fire pit. Click through to learn how with some 

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  • Smart Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

    If you are actually able to pay off your mortgage, you are in rare air. Not even a fifth of homeowners in the U.S. have paid off even half their mortgage. Click through to learn how to become mortgage-free as soon as possible.

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  • How to Use a Comparative Market Analysis to Learn Your Home's Worth

    Conduct a comparative market analysis to learn how much your home is worth before you start the house selling process. Click through to learn how to prepare a comparative market analysis of you home.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Thinking About Downsizing After You Retire?

    Are you thinking about a change? Lots of elderly homeowners decide to downsize to make life a little easier. Click through to learn some of the reasons downsizing it a good option for elderly homeowners.

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  • Which Traffic Tickets Really Raise Your Insurance Costs?

    How much can just one little speeding ticket raise your auto insurance rate? Click through to find out.

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  • 10 Fun Home Technology Gadgets

    Are you curious about the top home technology gadgets recently revealed at CES, the consumer electronics show? Click through to learn about the advances that are on the cusp of revolutionizing our day-to-day living.

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  • 5 Kitchen Updates Under $1,000 to Impress Buyers

    Have potential buyers pointed out old appliances and general wear and tear in your kitchen? Are you on a tight budget? Click through for some kitchen reno ideas that will spice up your cooking space, all for less than $1,000!

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  • Is This Your Situation: Buying a Property With an HOA?

    Buying a home in an HOA certainly has its advantages, but it’s important to read the fine print. Click through for 4 items you must investigate before buying a property with an HOA.

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  • Home Architectural Style Moving Toward Clean Lines

    Home architectural and floor plan styles are shifting in a new direction, says designer Marianne Cusato, author of The Just Right Home. Click Full Article below to see where she thinks they're headed.

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  • Is This Your Situation: How Will Divorce or Death Affect My Home-Sale Taxes?

    The profit you make when selling a home is called "gain" and Uncle Sam may be able to get a piece of it. However, there are some additional rules if you get divorced or become a widow. Click through for everything you need to know about home-sale taxes when divorce or death has occurred.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Entice Buyers With Favorable Contract Options?

    If you're selling in today's market, you want to make your house outshine the competition. Click through for 12 contract options that will entice buyers.

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  • 3 Ways to Welcome Your Boomerang Kids With Ease

    They're the children who, instead of going out on their own, return to Mom and Dad after college. And yet, it's not like having young children again. Click through for three ways to make living with your boomerang kids easier.

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  • How to Decorate Your Home the 'Mad Men' Way

    Architecture and design from the middle of the 20th century still has quite a bit of appeal to today’s homeowners. Click the full article right below here to see how you can incorporate this style into your living space.

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  • Is This Your Situation: How Can I Package My Home to Impress Buyers?

    After a full day of house hunting, even the hardiest shopper has difficulty remembering each home they visited. That's why you want to make a lasting impression when buyers view your home. Click through to learn how to package your home to sell.

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  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection

    Savvy buyers and sellers know that a home inspection serves their best interests. Click through to find out how a home inspection greatly improves the home-buying and selling process.

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  • Wishing You Happy Holidays and a Season Filled with Peace and Joy

    Wishing you a season of peace and joy! May you enjoy warm memories with loved ones, and may the spirit of the holiday season fill your hearts. Click through for a special greeting.

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  • 7 Buying and Selling Secrets Before You Relocate

    Believe it or not, there are specific things you can do to make the buying and selling process a smoother one. Click through to learn 7 secrets about buying and selling a home before you relocate.

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  • 7 Ways to Prep Your Home for Holiday Guests

    People are what make the holidays special, so show your guests how much they mean to you by creating a delightful and welcoming atmosphere in your home. Click through for 7 ways to make your place feel like a luxury hotel. 

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  • September

    On Labor Day, we salute the most productive workers on the planet - The American Workforce. American workers are the backbone of an economic engine that powers the world. American Workers, you make it happen every day - Take a bow!

    Fall arrives as well this month, and with the kids back in school, now is a great time to begin your home search! Need help? Have questions? Just call or email.

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  • How to Avoid Financial Shenanigans

    Whether it's a matter of a mortgage or other money issues, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has your back. Click Full Article below to learn how to protect yourself.

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  • Winter Storm Damage: What Does Insurance Cover?

    Concerned about winter storm damage to your home or car? Click through to find out what's covered by your insurance

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  • Is This Your Situation: Is It Risky to Buy a New Home Before Selling My Current One?

    Should you stay or should you go? The answer depends on how much time and money you have available. Click through for information that will help you determine if now is a good time to move.

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  • Staging Your Home For Sale During The Holidays

    Staging a home is all about presenting the property in the best light possible. A few festive decorations can help improve a home’s appeal, but over the top decorations will discourage buyers. Click through to learn how you can strike a balance between classy and festive. 

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  • Here's How to Clean Your Most Beloved Furniture Pieces

    Oh, no! Is that red wine on your sofa? Don't worry, there are some guaranteed methods to get out those pesky stains. Click through to learn how to clean your most beloved furniture pieces.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for a Deal on a New Home During the Holiday Season?

    The holidays are typically a quiet time for real estate, so you may be asking yourself, “can I get a deal on a home during the holidays?” Click through for our tips to help you snag a deal on a home during the holidays.

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  • Your Best Homeowner Tax Return: How To Deduct Mortgage Points

    Did you pay points to lower the interest rate on your mortgage? Click Full Article below to find out how to deduct the cost of those points on your federal income taxes.

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  • Should You Allow Month-to-Month Leases on Your Investment Property?

    Multi-year leases are the most secure—that is, if you get good renters who pay on time. On the other hand, month-to-month leases give you the flexibility to kick out crummy tenants quickly. Click through to learn the pros and cons of month-to-month leases.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Know How Much Home Your Budget Can Afford?

    Every homebuyer should have a clear vision of how much they can afford when they start house hunting. Click through for buyer guidelines to ensure that you don't go beyond your budget when shopping for a new home.

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  • Leaving Your Home Vacant? Watch For This Insurance Risk

    When you own more than one home, there may be extended time periods when your properties are vacant. Click through for critical information about how those vacancies can lead to insurance headaches.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Curious About the Advantages of Previously Owned Homes?

    According to the National Association of Realtors, 75 percent of homes sold are resales. Click through to learn 5 advantages you didn't know about previously owned homes.

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  • 4 Reasons to Keep Baking Soda Around the House

    The miracle product in your own home is also one of the oldest. It's useful all around the house. Click through to find out why you should take baking soda out of the fridge and see all the tricks it can perform.

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  • Tips for Creating a Minimalist Home Gym

    Shred your muscles, not your wallet. A minimalist home gym can help you do just that. Not only will you keep in shape, but also you won't overwhelm your house with expensive equipment. Click through for some tips on creating a simple, but useful, gym.

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  • 5 Holiday Hostess Gifts for Last-Minute Shoppers

    Showing your appreciation for being included in holiday gatherings often means bringing along a small gift. Click through for some fun ideas that can fit anyone's budget.

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  • Avoid Costly Repairs With These Winter Maintenance Must-Dos

    Learn some fast and easy repairs to make to ensure your home survives the winter months no matter where you live. Click through for some tasks that cost little but can save you lots of money in the future.

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  • Is This Your Situation: What Happens After Someone Makes an Offer on My Home?

    The exciting moment when an offer to purchase your home comes in can also feel a little overwhelming. Click through to learn the next steps after someone puts on offer on your home.

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  • How to Keep Your Home Cleaner

    Keep your home spotless longer after you clean with simple tips designed to complement your household care routine. Click here to learn how to take the long-term view for keeping your house as immaculate as possible.

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  • Double Duty Dining Rooms Make The Most Of Small Space

    Got a dining room you're not using? Transform it into a gym, library, game room or storage room. Click through to find out how.

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  • Is This Your Situation: What Questions Should I Ask a Listing Agent Before Hiring One?

    If you’ve ever sold a home without an agent, there’s a good reason why you are hiring a listing agent now -- you want to make some money on the deal this time! Click through for 4 questions you must ask a listing agent before making a hiring decision.

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  • Is This Your Situation: You Want to Save for a House?

    Make the conscious effort to start saving for a down payment and you'll be surprised at how focused you become in achieving your goal.  Click through to learn how to get started.

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  • 3 Creative Ways to Hide Power Outlets in Your Home

    While outlets are a necessity for any modern family, they are not one of the most attractive parts of your home. Click through for 3 easy ways to help your outlets blend in with the rest of your home rather than standing out from the background.

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  • 3 Tax Implications That Arise When You Sell Your Home

    Did you know that when you sell a home, depending on a number of factors, you could wind up getting either a nice tax windfall or stuck with a huge tax bill? Click through to learn the 3 tax implications of selling your home.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Need to Revamp Your Credit Before Buying a Home?

    To get the home purchase mortgage interest rate you deserve, you need an accurate credit report. Click through and test your credit report knowledge by sorting facts from fictions to learn what you need to know about credit before you buy a home. 

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  • Is This Your Situation: Ready to Purchase Your Next Home?

    If you've decided it's time to move to a bigger home or a home in a more coveted area, your next challenge will be how to finance it. Click through for 4 smart strategies for purchasing your next home.

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  • 8 Tips for Throwing a Successful Holiday Party at Home

    Throwing a holiday party can be a great way to gather friends and family, but there are a few simple tricks that will help to create the right atmosphere and make your party a hit. Click through for eight ways to throw a successful holiday party. 

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  • November

    This Thanksgiving we have much to be thankful for: The fullness of our lives, the love of family and friends and the continuing support of clients and colleagues.

    As we share our Thanksgiving meal with those we hold dear, we extend humble, heartfelt gratitude to you for honoring us with your trust and patronage.

    We hope to continue serving you and those you hold dear for years to come.

    Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours!

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  • 4 Home Delivery Subscriptions That Make Life Easier

    Delivery subscriptions are all the rage, but which ones really make your life easier? Click through to learn how to take advantage of some helpful services.

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  • What to Do After a Hurricane

    Did you just get through hurricane? Do you know someone who did? Now comes the time to rebuild and repair homes, businesses and communities. Click through for a helping hand to get you -- or your friends and family -- through the coming weeks.

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  • 5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Yard

    A lush, green lawn is every homeowner's desire, but you might be unknowingly contributing to the failing health of your lawn. Click through to avoid these 5 lawn care mistakes and boost your lawn's health and longevity.

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  • Can Your Association Pull The Plug On Your Holiday Decorations?

    Condo and coop living can really put the humbug on your holiday decorating plans. Click Full Article to reveal what you can do when your community association board bans holiday décor.
     

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  • Great Closet Secrets to Use Today

    Take a lesson from the pros when it comes to organizing your closet. It's the one place in the house where a bit of organization can go a really, really long way. Click through for the closet of your dreams.

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  • What Affects Your Home's Value Most?

    Whether you just moved in and are planning to stay in your home for years, or you are considering selling in the near future, you're probably concerned about home value. Click through to learn what affects value. 

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  • Find Out What’s Going on at Your House When You’re Not Home

    New security systems not only show you what’s happening in your home right now, but also warn you about dangers ahead. Click through to see what else they can do.

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  • Must-Have Kitchen Storage Solutions to Consider

    Do you want to create the kitchen of your dreams? It all comes down to storage for food, dishes and cookware. Click through to learn about storage solutions before you even start on your kitchen remodel.

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  • How to Keep Your Family Organized

    Households no longer work like they did in "Leave It to Beaver." For those with two working parents and heavily scheduled children, life is more complicated. Click through to explore ways to keep your household in order in today's busy world.

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  • The 5 Home Improvements That Give the Best ROI

    We all want to improve our homes as much as our budgets allow. But which improvements actually add to the home's value? They may not be what you think! Click through to learn how to think strategically about improving your home.

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  • Special Video Report: Insulating Your Entranceways

    Tired of high heating and air conditioning bills? Then it may be time to take a look at your doorways and the drafts that go through them. Click through for a video that shows you how to easily insulate your front door.

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  • 4 Places to Clean Before Listing Your Home for Sale

    When it comes time to sell your home, first impressions count. Click through to learn about the four areas potential buyers are bound to look. 

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  • Don't Break the Bank: How to DIY Your Home Bar

    Be the most popular homeowners on the block with a suave bar. You can get fancy without all the financing. Click through to learn the details of setting up a great space for your entertaining, without going broke.

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  • 7 Ways to Add a Pop of Color Without Painting

    You don't have to spend your weekend painting to add a pop of color to your home's interior. Click through to explore imaginative ways to add color without painting.

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  • Top Yacht Amenities Entertain Guests

    Turn your yacht into a floating entertainment mecca. Click through to see yacht amenities so fabulous that you'll never want to return to shore.

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  • 5 DIY Projects Under $1000 You Can Do This Weekend

    Home improvement projects not only add value to your property, they also make your daily life better. Explore these 5 DIY projects under $1,000 you can do this weekend! Click through for information on getting started.

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  • 3 Ways to Find the Best School for Your Children

    Are you thinking about where your children may go to school? You may have choices, so it's good to do your 'homework' early. Click the full article right below here to learn how to find the best schools for your children.

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  • Is There a Downside to Prepaying Your Mortgage?

    Say you're in a position to be able to pay off your mortgage ahead of time. Great idea, right? Maybe. Click through to learn about possible downsides to prepaying your mortgage.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Is My Home's Lack of Curb Appeal Turning Away Buyers?

    The exterior of your home has a big impact on how fast your home sells. Avoid curb appeal mistakes before putting it on the market. Click through for 5 mistakes you might be making, which could be causing a slower sale of your home.

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  • 5 Ways Buyers Can Get Ready for the Final Walk-Through

    The final walk-through is your last chance to speak up or forever hold your peace in a home sell. Click through for some important things you need to do to get ready for the final walk-through. 

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  • Umbrella Policies Protect You Against Large Lawsuits

    It seems as if people sue at any time for just about any reason. An umbrella insurance policy provides you protection against such large lawsuits, usually for very affordable premiums. Click the full article right below here to find out why you need an umbrella policy.

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  • Dispelling Some Myths About Home Inheritance

    Passing along real estate to your children or other heirs can be done with a minimum of stress, hassle and cost — but be careful not to fall for any of these estate planning myths. Click the full article right below here to learn some estate planning basics.

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  • Tips to Make Your Living Room Look Larger

    Want to make your living room look bigger? These space-enhancing tips will increase room size without raising the rent or roof. Click the full article right below here for some clever techniques to upgrade your living space.

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  • The 3 Biggest Mistakes Homeowners Make When Preparing Their Homes for Spring

    Most people know to clean the gutters and paint the deck in preparation for spring, but what are the mistakes that homeowners make? Click through for three mistakes that you can avoid when preparing your home for spring this year.

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  • 3 Important Tips for Selecting Bathroom Flooring

    Choosing the right flooring materials for your bathroom can be an easy way to give the space a complete makeover. Click through for tips on choosing a classy, up-to-date look that can help improve your home's value and visual appeal.

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  • 4 Staging Tips for buyers: Two Favorite Rooms in the House

    Kitchens and bathrooms are main points of focus to homebuyers. Click through to learn some smart staging tips to make these two rooms stand out.

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  • Interior Painting Offers Quick Fix Before Holiday Guests Arrive

    You've got only weeks until your holiday guests are knocking on your door, but there's still time for the quickest of all home improvements – a fresh coat of paint. Click through for a peek at interior paint holiday hints from paint expert Debbie Zimmer. 

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  • How to Handle Your 'Open Concept' House

    So many people want homes where the kitchen is open to the living area, but how do you really decorate these expansive spaces? Click the Full Article right below here to discover the best ways to decorate your open-concept house. 

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  • Follow These 7 Tips for a Successful Indoor Garden

    Growing an indoor garden is possible even in winter, no matter where you live. Click through for easy steps to creating your own indoor garden that will last you through all four seasons.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Buying With A Small Down Payment?

    If you're trying to buy a home with less than 5 percent down, Click through to discover new loan options from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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  • Best Blooms for Winter

    It can be difficult to keep up with landscaping in the winter, but we’ve got the gardening tips that can keep your garden in full bloom all year long. Click through to learn what plants grow best in cold months.

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  • Million-Dollar Homes Getting Easier To Sell

    The pace at which luxury homes are selling has quickened. Click through to find out why.

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  • 4 Questions to Help You Find the Perfect Neighborhood

    Choosing the right neighborhood is one of the most important things to consider when you are moving to a new area. Finding a community that suits your needs and lifestyle can be the difference between an enjoyable experience and a nightmare relocation. Click through for 4 questions that will help you narrow down your neighborhood search.

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  • 7 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Like Spring

    It’s starting to feel a lot like spring, but we're not quite there yet. In the meantime, prepare for the approaching spring weather by sprucing up you home. Click through for 7 ways to make your home feel like spring right now.

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  • Divorcing? Here are 6 Ways to Split Up the House

    Divorces are an unfortunate but common occurrence and you want to make sure you're protected when splitting up the assets. Click through to consider the different ways you can split up the house if you’re going through a divorce this year.

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  • Are You Using the Right Light Bulbs?

    Are you using the right light bulbs in all your home’s various lamps and overhead lights? Using the right kind of light bulb can improve the appearance of your room as well as cut down on your energy costs. Click through to see whether you are using the correct light bulbs to save money.

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  • Must-know Tips for Arranging Your Linen Closet

    These essential tips help homeowners organize their linens while maximizing space with clean, orderly closets and cupboards. Click through to learn the ins and outs of this important, but often neglected, area of your house.

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  • Autumn Projects: 5 Great Ideas to Improve Your Home

    If you are thinking about making home improvements this fall, here are some things you should consider when choosing those that will add the most value! Click the full article right below here for the details.

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  • What's the Deal With Reverse Mortgages?

    Reverse mortgages may offer relief to some homeowners, but to others, they can pose a trap to avoid. Click through to learn the benefits and drawbacks of reverse mortgages.

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  • What to Know Before You Buy a Chandelier

    A chandelier adds an elegant touch and makes a statement to any home. It can transform a dull and drab room into one that’s full of appeal and character. Click through for tips on buying chandeliers.

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  • 5 Ways NOT to Stage Your House

    There's an art to staging your home for potential buyers, and there are many ways that you can go wrong in the process. Click through to avoid these common staging mistakes when you’re getting ready to list and show your home.

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  • Is Going Green at Home Saving You Green in Your Wallet?

    Just because you're making a commitment to becoming more eco-friendly doesn't mean you're saving money. Click through for more on transforming your home without falling for gimmicks.
     

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Invest in Real Estate but Lack the Capital?

    Think it’s a good time to invest in real estate but lack the capital to get started as a landlord? Click through to see how you can use a self-directed Individual Retirement Account to become a landlord.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Increase Appeal in Your Rental Property?

    Your do your best to keep your rental property in tip-top shape, but could you do more? Click through for 5 ways to garner more interest in your rental property.

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  • 4 Money-Saving Remodeling Projects to Tackle in 2016

    Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Ready to tackle a bit of remodeling in 2016? Click the full article right below here for some ideas on how to fix up your home in the new year.

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  • Consider Resale Possibilities When Buying A House

    Whether buying your first or third home, features that boost resale value should play a part in your purchase decision. Click through for a list of what's hot and what's not when trying to sell a house as well as items that are quickly becoming must-haves.

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  • How to Choose a New Roof for Your Home

    It's not something that many homeowners think about on a daily basis, but the state of your roof should be on your annual check up list when it comes to home repairs. Click through for some valuable advice for homeowners facing a new roof installation or replacement.

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  • 8 Ways to Ensure Fido Loves Your Home

    Must-haves for pet lovers when searching for a home? We've come up with 8 things to consider in order to make your pet happy in your new home. Click through for tips on keeping your best friend comfortable.

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  • The Secret To Great Chicken: Keep It Moist

    The secret to every good chicken recipe is to make sure the chicken stays moist. Click through to get the recipes for three great chicken dishes that I guarantee will stay moist: Chicken with Cranberry & Mustard Sauce, Chicken Sausage Pasta and Chicken Tetrazinni.

     

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  • Credit-Boosting Tips to Raise Your FICO Score

    The higher your score, the better your rate and amount of money you can borrow. Click through for some credit-boosting tips can help raise your FICO score and improve your home loan options. 

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  • The Surprising Reason Why You Should Give Your Kid a Credit Card (Kinda)

    While giving your kid their own credit card account might not be the best idea, adding them as an authorized user on one of your cards can be a great way to help them build credit with minimal risks. Click through to get the full scope of the argument for giving kids credit cards.

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  • Budget-Friendly Curb Appeal Upgrades

    The great thing about curb appeal is that not only does it make your home easier to sell, it also gives you a more comfortable and beautiful home to enjoy right now. Click through to learn how to increase your curb appeal without spending a fortune.

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  • Is This Your Situation: How Can I Avoid Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

    There are some common mistakes that homebuyers regularly make but that are easy to avoid if you know what to look out for. Click through to learn the most common homebuyer mistakes to prepare yourself against pitfalls.

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  • 5 Steps to Deciding How Much Homeowners Insurance You Need

    Making sure you're not buying too much or too little homeowners insurance can be difficult, but not impossible. Click through to discover simple tricks to easily estimate how much you really need.

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  • How to Create a Fabulous and Functional Laundry Room

    Your laundry room may be the most ordinary room in the house, but that doesn't mean you can't spruce it up. Click through to learn how to add some pizzazz to your laundry room and possibly increase your home's value in the process.

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  • Storage Hacks to Clear Clutter in Your Family Spaces

    Clutter in your home can add a significant amount of stress to your life. Click through for some storage hacks that will help you clear clutter and start enjoying your family spaces.

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  • February

    Thoughts turn to Valentines this month, but February has a lot more to offer: the start of Mardi Gras and Presidents Day.

    We'd like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank someone truly special, YOU!

    When you refer someone to us with a housing need or question, you in essence become the lifeblood of our business.

    Please accept our deepest thanks along with this greeting, straight from the heart - and keep those referrals coming!

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  • 5 Things You Should Think Twice About Before Buying


    Whether you're moving into a new home or looking for ways to fix up your current one, there are plenty of ways to overspend. Click through for some tips on being thrifty.

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  • 4 Ways to Make New Tenants Feel Welcome

    The same way that good bosses make good employees, good landlords make good tenants. You want to get off on the right foot with your new tenants without seeming too pushy or intrusive. Click through for 4 tips to make your new tenants feel welcome.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Deciding if Flex Accounts Are Right for You

    Employees and companies take note: A flexible spending account can be an essential part of the benefits package. Click through to learn about how these plans can save employees money.

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  • Use These 5 Guidelines to Choose the Direction to Run Your Wood Flooring

    Deciding how you will install your wooden flooring can be tricky, but if you're strategic about it, you can produce a smooth, cohesive look in every room of your house. Click through for 5 guidelines to help you choose the direction to run your wood flooring.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for a Way to Test a Property's Condition

    If you're considering buying a house that's more than a few years old, there may be some hidden problems that you'll want to uncover before making a purchase offer. Click through for 5 easy tests to check a property's condition.

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  • 6 Foods That Protect Your Brain

    Six powerful foods already in your pantry help boost memory and guard against memory loss. Click through to see which foods protect your brain.

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  • Which Is More Embarrassing: Your Health Info Or Financial Info?

    If you’d rather tell someone your real weight than how much you owe on your credit cards, you’re not alone. A surprising poll finds Americans are more embarrassed about how much they owe than how much they weigh or how old they are. 

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  • A Little Something Sweet For Brunch

    Many of us watch our carb and sugar intake. However, when company comes we put that watch in the drawer and bring out a few tempting sweets that were meant to finish a wonderful brunch. Click through to see a few mid-morning favorites.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Wondering If a Fixer-Upper Is a Good Investment

    Perhaps you've noticed the influx of fixer-uppers on the market. Are they piquing your interest? Click through for information on what you need to know before you make an investment in one of these homes.

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  • How to Pay Off Your Mortgage at Lightning Speed

    Paying off your mortgage early can save you lots of money. Many homeowners can achieve this with careful planning and budgeting. Click through for a few tips and tricks to get you started.

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  • Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Pothole Damage?

    The frigid winter weather has left street and highways littered with car-eating potholes. Click through to see what type of insurance covers you if one attacks your car.

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  • 5 Great Gifts For Homeowners

    Shopping for holiday gifts for your favorite homeowner or even yourself? Click through to see five gifts that can keep you safer, save you money on household bills, preserve precious natural resources or make your home more fun.

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  • October

    Shorter day, fall festivals and Halloween are now officially on the radar screen!

    October brings us autumn festivals, Halloween, and the here-before-you-know-it holidays to prepare for.

    We also respectfully remind you that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Fall is a great time to buy or sell a home. Have questions about the market? Call or email!

    Have a wonderful October!

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  • How to Secure the Best Loan for You

    For most of us, shopping for a new home also means shopping for a home mortgage. Click through for 6 tips that will help you discover the best loan for your specific needs.

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  • The Do's and Don'ts of Pulling Up Carpet

    Save money, and your back, with these helpful carpet removal do’s and don’ts. Click through for the inside scoop on the most effective way to pull up carpet.

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  • Are You Moving? You May Get Some Tax Breaks

    From taxes to unemployment insurance, you may be able to get some money back when you move. Click through to read how you can get what you're owed.

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  • Smart Home Devices Can Put Your Privacy At Risk

    All those smart devices you’re using can make you a target for hackers. Click Full Article below to see what the Federal Trade Commission wants to do to protect you.

     

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  • Developing an Effective Income Tax Strategy

    Do you want to keep your income taxes as low as possible? Click through for some tips on assembling a shrewd tax strategy.

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  • 5 Tips for Winning Negotiations with Your Contractor

    Few things about owning a home can be as tough as figuring out how much you should be paying a contractor. How do you know if you're overpaying? Click through for some key negotiating tips.

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  • 4 Money-Savings Tricks When Remodeling Your Bathroom

    Looking to remodel your bathroom but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg? Click through for 4 bathroom remodeling ideas that may be exactly what you’re looking for. 

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  • Sell Your Home for $5K More With Blue Paint

    According to a new Zillow report, homes with blue bathrooms can sell for $5,440 more than other, comparable homes that have their bathrooms painted another color. Blue is also a top choice for dining rooms, bedrooms, front doors and kitchens. Click through to learn why blue paint can help your home sell for more money.

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  • How to Rebuild Your Credit and Get Approved for a Loan

    Perhaps the most discouraging way to find out that you have bad credit is being rejected for a loan. Click through to learn how you can start rebuilding your credit today and get approved for a home loan, auto loan and more.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Worried You're Pricing Your Home Too High?

    Listing your home for an optimistic price might seem like good idea on the surface, but a slightly underpriced home will attract more offers. Click through to learn how the ins and outs of properly pricing your home.

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  • Life Hacks for Keeping Organized During School Season

    The start of school always brings a whirlwind of activity. Before you know it you are drowning under school papers, clothes, cleats, and coats. Click through for five life hacks that can turn it around for you.

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  • Is Your Homeowner's Insurance Policy Out of Date?

    If you have the same homeowners policy that you had when you purchased your home a decade ago, chances are it needs to be updated. Click through to learn if your homeowner's policy is out of date.

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  • Homeowner Tax Tips For Your Best Return: Deducting Mortgage Interest

    Taking advantage of the mortgage interest deduction may help you get your biggest possible tax return. Click through for tips on claiming one of the best tax advantages of homeownership.

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  • Welcome from the Sorelle Sisters

    Welcome! Our newsletter will provide you with late breaking information and resources to help you better manage your home. We have incorporated tips and trends in home improvement, home finance & tax information, possible product recalls, home safety and new technology. 

    We are here to provide you, your family & friends with all buying, selling and investing Real Estate needs.

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  • What Questions Should I Ask a Prospective Property Manager?

    Before you select a property manager, you have to be sure that they are going to be able to provide you with all of the services that you need and that they’ll give your property the time and attention you pay for. Click through for 5 questions to ask a property manager before you settle on one.

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  • Keeping Your Home Warm This Winter with Smart Home Technology

    Technology comes through for busy homeowners during the cold months, saving money and keeping you comfortable. Click through for tips on keeping your home warm this winter with smart home technology.

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  • Insider's Guide to the Latest Home Loan Opportunities

    Mortgage lending is a continually changing industry. It's important to stay abreast of updates to the mortgage game, especially if you're looking for home financing options. Click through for an insider's guide to the latest home loan opportunities.

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  • Benefits Of Listing Your Home In The Holiday Season

    While you may have heard that summer is the best time to sell a house, Click through to find out why listing your property for sale during the winter holidays can actually work in your favor.

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  • 5 Must-Haves on Your Holiday Bar Cart

    The holidays are a busy time, and entertaining can be great fun when you're prepared. Click through for some tips on setting up a bar cart with something for everyone, and kicking off the season in style. 

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  • What You Need to Fix in Your Home Before Listing

    When it comes time to sell your home, you might look around and wonder where to start. Most homes will show some wear and tear after being lived in for years, but it is important to separate the things that you need to fix from the things that you can skip over. Click through to learn the 3 things that must be fixed before listing your home.

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  • Man Caves and She Shacks: Your Personal Retreat

    Regardless of how much you love your partner, there are times in your week when you need some time alone. Click through to find out more about creating a solo retreat in your own home.

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  • 4 Tips for Upgrading Your Kitchen on a Budget

    If you're looking to upgrade your kitchen but don't want to spend thousands of dollars on a project, we have some affordable kitchen upgrades that can help you get the most bang for your buck. Click through for 4 inexpensive kitchen upgrades you have to try.

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  • 10 Remodeling Hacks to Bring out the Best in Your Home

    What is required to bring out the best in your home? Those simple touches that showcase your home's worth, enhance its beauty and improve its comfort and safety. Click through for 10 remodeling hacks to make your home shine to potential buyers.

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  • 5 Simple Home Buying Mistakes that Have a Big Impact

    There are a lot of factors to consider when buying a home, but you will want to avoid making these common mistakes. Click through to learn the 5 big mistakes you should avoid when buying a home.

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  • Roll Out These 4 Water-Friendly Landscape Ideas

    Even if you don't live in a region hit by persistent drought problems, you're certainly tired of high water bills. Click through for landscape ideas that are easy on the eye, and on your bank account.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Can a Mortgage Buy Down Help Sell My Vacation Home?

    Paying mortgage points to help the buyer of your vacation home can be a great real estate marketing tool. Click through to find out how it's done.

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  • 4 Ways To Transform Your Backyard Into An Entertainment Haven

    Your backyard can be a haven for relaxation and fun when you add the right playthings. Click through to see four ways to up your property’s fun quotient.

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  • Special Video Report: IRAs Can Fit Into Almost Anyone's Retirement Plan

    Individual retirement accounts, better known as IRAs, offer a unique way to put aside money for retirement while saving on taxes. Click on Full Article below to see the video about how these versatile retirement plans work.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Figuring Out Which Home Office Deduction Is Right for You

    If you operate even a small, part-time business from your home, there are two basic IRS conditions you must meet to get a tax break. Click through for an intro to the rules.

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  • How to Decorate Your Home With Grandma's Antiques

    The furniture and decorations you inherit from your grandparents are usually very sentimental but don’t always fit with the decor of your own home. Click the full article right below here to learn how you can incorporate your grandmother's antiques into your personal style.

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  • Strange But True! Weird Houses from Around the World

    Extreme, tiny, whimsical and fantastic are many of the adjectives that can describe some of the strangest homes across the country and around the world. Click the Full Article right below here to discover some amazing houses right here in our backyard. 

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  • Tax Break Rewards Homeowners Who Make Home Energy Improvements

    If you made home energy-efficiency improvements in 2014, Congress decided last week to give you a nice little tax credit. Click Full Article to get the details you need to take advantage of this new development.

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  • Energy Improvements May Pay Off When You Sell

    A study finds disclosing your utility bill might lead to a faster home sale. Does that mean today's home energy improvements will pay off when you sell tomorrow? Click Full Article to find out. 

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  • Coming Soon - Luxury Residence overlooking the Golf Course at Lansdowne Resort

    A Perfect 10! Over five thousand square feet of masterful design and modern luxury are uniquely embodied in this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath extraordinary Loudoun County home

    Click Full Article below to explore this property as it may be the Dream Home you or someone you know has been searching for!

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  • Learn About Your Local Neighborhood -- Or One You're Considering

    Get all the details with Neighborhood360, an essential online program that provides a wide range of demographics for any address and any neighborhood that you want. Click through if you want to know all about your own neighborhood, or one you're thinking of moving into.

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  • Property Estimates Plus a Lot of Extras with Online Program

    Have you stopped and wondered about how much you could get for your property? Or maybe you want a range for a vacation home you're thinking of buying? Click through for a program that gives you value ranges for any property, plus a whole lot more.

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  • With New Online Program, Property Valuation Ranges Are Just the Beginning

    Maybe you want to know about that property you're thinking of buying. Or you just want to know the valuation range for your own property. Click through to access an online program that will give you value ranges, and more, for any property you're interested in.

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  • Our Super Online Program: The Full Story on Any Address, Any Neighborhood

    Get all the details with Neighborhood360, a smart new program that provides the key demographics for any neighborhood. Click through if you want to know all about your own neighborhood, or one you're thinking of moving into.

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  • Tax Season Is Open Season For Scammers

    Tax-related scams flourish when the federal filing season opens. Click Full Article below for a glimpse at the swindles you’re likely to see this year. Great info to pass on to seniors.

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  • Home Design: What’s In And What’s Out For 2015

    Four of the hottest designers share their tips for where home décor is headed in 2015. Click Full Article below to see if your home has what’s most in style.

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  • Check Out How Much That Second Fridge Is Costing You

    Having a second fridge is handy, but it can be more costly than you realize. Click through to see the shocking amount an older model refrigerator can add to your utility bill.

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  • New Entry Door Is The Biggest Bang For Your Remodeling Buck

    Looking to remodel your home and boost your equity? There’s only one project the professionals say delivers a positive return on investment: A new steel entry door. Click Full Article below to see the Top 10 remodeling bangs for your buck.

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  • 7 Cool Home Products From The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

    Thousands of new gadgets and appliances that make your home life easier, safer or more entertaining premiered at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month. Click Full Article below to see cool things you'll be able to buy for your home in the year ahead.

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  • Informational Seminar with 10 Year Radio Real Estate Host

    If you are looking to purchase a home, this is a 1 hour session you do not want to miss! Join us on February, 3rd at 7PM in Burke, VA. Thierry Roche will share Insider Tips & Information on how you can take advantage of Virginia & US Gov’t Mortgage Programs. Click Full Article for more details

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  • Get the Inside Scoop on Any Home, Any Neighborhood

    With this program, a full report for any neighborhood is at your fingertips -- a full demographic profile that helps you get a wide-range picture of any village or town. In all, 150 million records are available! Click through to get the complete story for your own address and neighborhood, or one you're interested in.

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  • Get Property Valuation Ranges -- and More -- Instantly!

    Do you want to know about how much your property is worth? Or the value range of a property you're thinking of buying? Click through for an online program that will give you the results for any address instantly -- and a lot more!

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  • Hottest Colors For 2015 Home Decor

    Pantone says Marsala is the in color for 2015, but the Paint Quality Institute says its gray. Click Full Article below for a sneak peek at ways to incorporate the hottest colors of 2015 in your home décor.

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  • Garage Door Security Tips to Prevent Break-Ins

    Learn more about the three basic types of garages and the security measures to help you protect your home and family. Click through for some easy-to-implement tips.

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  • 3 Must-Have Home Technologies

    Adding technology to your home makes life easier and simpler, and can even boost your home's resale value. Click the full article right below here to learn how to bring your home into the future.

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  • How to Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets on a Budget

    Refinishing your kitchen cabinets doesn't have to break the bank. Click the full article right below here for some DIY and budget-friendly options that will give your kitchen an entirely new look for little cost.

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  • 4 New Year’s 2015 Home Resolutions That Can Save You Big Money

    The start of a new year is a great time to make changes in your finances and the way you maintain your home. Click Full Article below to see four resolutions that can save you money and help you run your home more cost effectively.

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  • Real Estate: Getting A Deal At Auction

    You see the ads everywhere: Rock bottom prices for auctioned property you can sell for huge profits or rent out for a steady income. You can't lose. Or can you? Click through to find out.

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  • Insurance Company Raising Rates For Customers Who Don't Shop, Watchdog Group Charges

    Consumer advocates say basing auto insurance premiums on your shopping habits rather than your driving habits violates discrimination laws. Click Full Article below to find out what you can do to make sure you're not paying too much for your insurance.

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  • Using Pictures To Create A Home Inventory

    If your home was destroyed by a fire or robbed, would you be able to recall all the items that were once inside? Click through for tips on creating a photo inventory of your possessions.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Does My Home Have the ItemsToday’s Homeowners Really Want?

    You loved your home when you bought it, but tastes change. Click through to see if your home has the seven features today’s homebuyers most want.

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  • How Much Value Does Remodeling Add?

    Will you recoup what you spend on your next home improvement project? National data can give you clues, but knowing what fits the neighborhood and the local market is even better. Click through to see which projects tend to have the biggest returns.

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  • Waiting For Insurance To Pay Medical Bills Can Make Your Credit Report Sick

    Waiting for your insurance company to pay your medical bills can cause big credit report headaches. Click through to get the prescription for protecting yourself.

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  • Here's An Easy Way To Add Holiday Gifts To Home Inventory

    Did you remember to put your new jewelry, home electronics and other holiday gifts on your home insurance inventory? Click Full Article below for an easy way to get that task done, plus three more things to do to make sure you’re covered if your new goodies are lost or stolen.

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  • Homeowner Tax Tips For Your Best Return: Deducting Mortgage Insurance

    If you paid mortgage insurance in 2014, you may be able to deduct your premiums. It’s not a straight-forward deduction, so click Full Article below for the details you need.

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  • Mortgage Deductions: What You Can Do, What You Can't

    When you take out a mortgage or borrow against your home, you might be able to claim certain tax deductions. Click the full article right below here to understand the basic rules and limitations.

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  • Metallic Wallpapers Make Your Home Shine

    Precious metals have long been synonymous with luxury and good taste. Click Full Article below for a glimpse at ways metallic wallpaper can shine in your home.

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  • You Don't Have to Live on the Gulf Coast to Need Flood Insurance

    If you think flooding only happens where tropical storms occur, think again. Flooding can occur almost anywhere, and it takes just a few inches to cause thousands of dollars in damage -- damage that conventional policies don’t cover. Click the full article right below here to find out if you need flood insurance.

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  • 6 Questions To Help You Choose The Right Paint

    If you've ever been confused at the paint counter, you're not the only one. Click Full Article below to get six questions that will make it easy to pick just the right paint for your spring home improvement project.

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  • Smart Laundry Options For Small Condos

    Dirty clothes happen even in your gorgeous condo. Click through to discover five small laundry units, including some that fit into really tiny spaces.

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  • 5 Master Bedroom Upgrades That Make You Feel Like Royalty

    You spend at least a quarter of your life in your bedroom. Click through for a glimpse at five ways to upgrade your bedroom so you’ll feel like a million bucks.

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  • Adjustable Rate Loans: How Do They Work?

    Adjustable rate loans can seem like a good idea, but they're not the best option in all circumstances. You need to know what the deal is before jumping in. Click through for a list of the pros and cons.

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  • 3 Ways To Leave Your House To Your Kids (Or Anyone Else)

    Your home is likely one of the most valuable assets you own. Click Full Article below to see the pros and cons of three ways to pass yours along to your children (or any other heir) with minimum stress, hassle and cost.

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  • Specialty Consumer Reports Track Your Employment, Insurance, Prescriptions and More

    You know that credit agencies are tracking your payments, but did you know companies are also tracking and sharing information about your insurance claims, prescription use, employment history and more? Click Full Article to reveal how specialty reports affect you.

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  • Careful With That Power Washer!

    A pressure washer is sometimes the first go-tool of the homeowner for cleaning the driveway, deck and siding of the house. But what if you can do more harm than good when using a power washer the wrong way? Click Full Article below to see how to use it right.

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  • Freshen Up Your Diet At A NYC Farmers’ Market

    Lower Manhattan is awash in healthy farmers’ markets just down the street from a condo or co-op residence. Click through to discover how you can add locally grown and freshly picked produce to your next meal.

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  • How To Tell If It's Time To Refinance Your Home Loan

    Housing costs are one of the largest components of most household budgets and mortgage interest rates are near record lows. Click Full Article below to find out if refinancing now makes sense for you.

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  • Is Now The Right Time To Sell My Home?

    Is now the right time to sell your home? Click through for a rundown of signs and situations that point to selling.

     

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  • Window Replacement Firms Mislead On Energy Savings

    Many homeowners rush to replace their old windows in an effort to save money from rising energy costs. Before you buy, click Full Article below to reveal why replacement windows aren't the magic bullet that window companies report them to be.

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  • Do You Have These Dangerous Products In Your Home?

    Did you buy the kitchen range, coffee maker or bean bag chair recalled by The Consumer Product Safety Commission? The Full Article link below gets you the details on these recalls plus others for products used in your home. The Share Article link is an easy way to get the word out to others who may unknowingly have these dangerous products in their homes.

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  • The New Trend: Do-It-Yourself Appliance Repairs

    Do-it-yourself appliance repairs are becoming the latest thing among homeowners. Click the full article right below here to learn how you can save money and keep the "Maytag Repairman" as lonely as ever.

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  • If Your Cellphone Rings Just Once, Don’t Call Back

    When your cellphone rings just once, it’s tempting to call back if you don’t recognize the number. But doing that can cost you. Click through to find out how much.

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  • Accessory Dwelling Units: What They Are and Why You Want One

    Tiny houses are getting a lot of press these days with the popularity of television shows like "Tiny House Nation." Click the Full Article right below here to see if you could add a tiny house as an accessory dwelling unit to your home to tap into this trend. 

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  • Does Your Homeowners Insurance Cover All The Stuff In Your Storage Unit?

    A self-storage unit may be a useful way to de-clutter your home, but what if something happens to all the possessions you keep in it? Click Full Article below to find out if your homeowners insurance policy will cover your loss.

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  • 6 Financial Steps to Living the Sweet Life

    Have you ever thought about retiring in your 50s or maybe even your 40s? Click through to see how this can be possible for your future.

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  • Reverse Mortgages Woes Abound: Here's How To Protect Yourself

    The federal government's consumer watchdog agency warns of problems encountered by reverse mortgage borrowers. Click Full Article to find out what you must know before you get a reverse mortgage and how to plan ahead if you already have one.

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  • 5 Quick Ways To Make More Space In Your Bathroom

    Got more stuff than your bathroom can comfortably hold? Click through to see 5 ways to make more space in the bathroom you have now.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Searching for the Perfect Home to Retire In?

    Finding the perfect spot to retire isn't easy. Click through to see five questions that can help you hone in on your perfect retirement home.

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  • Make Your Own Green Spring-Cleaning Solutions

    You can save money, get your home spring cleaned and help the environment by making your own green cleaning solutions. Click Full Article below to get the recipes for homemade products that are simple to make using ingredients you may already have on hand.

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  • 5 Home Upgrades That Make You Feel Like A Movie Star

    Interior designer James Blakeley fashions glamorous homes for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Now, he shares his secrets for bringing Hollywood style to your home. Click Full Article below to see five ways to create star-worthy rooms in your home.

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  • Give Yourself The Gift Of Lower Utility Bills

    Green gifts for your home can cut your electric bills, giving you cost savings all year. Click through for five fabulous green presents any homeowner would love.

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  • Is 1970s Retro Decorating In Again?

    It might be hard to believe, but harvest gold and avocado green are making a big comeback in the world of design. Click the full article right below here to find out more about the way 1970s retro design is staying alive in a big way.

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  • Latest Upscale Kitchen Appliance Trends

    Appliance features change like the weather. Click through for a glimpse of the latest and coolest appliance trends.

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