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Hey, Buyers: Inspectors Can Predict the Future—and 8 Other Common Home Inspection Myths

Are you running the risk of having more home inspection falsehoods running around in your brain than actual truths? Whether it’s the myth that new homes and flipped homes don’t need to be inspected or that home inspectors in general can predict the future, this article breaks down some common misconceptions about the process—getting you […]

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How to Keep Home Improvements From Demolishing Your Budget

We all have to face the reality of making home improvements, but none of us want to break the bank in doing so. Thankfully, this article explains some practical ways to approach home improvements that won’t leave us in the red. Whether it’s acting quickly, the value of having an emergency fund or being aware […]

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Eight Ways to Avoid Costly Home Repairs This Winter

Winter can be magical and fun for many people, but it can also be costly. If you’re looking to winter-proof your home, you need to read these eight important tips. Whether it’s checking gutters for blockages, cutting back on vegetation or sealing your chimneys—clearly, with winter at our doorstep, this article is for you. Read […]

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What to Expect From a Home Inspection

Do you have lingering questions regarding what to expect during a home inspection? Thanks to this informative New York Times article, the bulk of your questions are sure to be answered. Read on to find out the importance of home inspections and what to expect when it comes time for yours. Read More >>

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House Repair Life Hacks You Should Know

Whether it’s using Kool-Aid to spot a leak in your toilet or achieving the perfect caulk edge using tape, these house repair life hacks are sure to help you save money while maintaining the integrity of your home. This 9-minute video reveals some surprising do-it-yourself tricks that brings about rewarding results!

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Tips for Creating the Perfect Kitchen Island

Are you aiming to create the perfect kitchen island as the centerpiece of your home? No doubt an island in the middle of your kitchen can be a widespread attraction for meals as well as great conversation and the occasional glass of wine. Constructing an island is more than just effort, it’s actually a larger […]

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How to Build a ‘Fortress Door’ to Keep Out Brazen Thieves

Do you think a locked front door is enough to keep burglars out of your home or neighborhood? Well, think again. If you’re wanting Fort Knox protection when it comes to your home, installing a “fortress door” may be just the trick. You can never be too safe, especially in today’s world, so read on […]

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How to Remodel Your Kitchen Without Renovating

Are you looking to remodel your kitchen but aren’t wanting to make a serious dent in your wall or wallet? Whether it’s re-painting cabinets or replacing cabinet doors—installing new backsplash or applying a peel-and-stick floor, this article delves into ways you can remodel one of the most important rooms in your home without breaking the […]

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So now you own a home. Do you know how to maintain it?

Have you ever thought about enrolling in a home maintenance class? Learning how to maintain your new home can save you time, money, as well as hardship later on down the line. Read on to learn about the value of home maintenance as you embark on your new home ownership journey! Read More >>

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Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: 7 Tasks to Tackle Before Temperatures Dip

With temperatures dipping now that we’re officially in fall, this article provides 7 tasks to approach before temperatures decrease as the months ware on. Removing air conditioners, making sure your home is critter-proof and checking the fireplace are just a handful of these game-changing tasks. Read More >>

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