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Posted on 07/02/2020
Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Posted on 06/25/2020
Creative Ways to Hide your AC
Image by triosolution1 from Pixabay When it comes to hiding an AC, it's vital to maintain proper airflow. But you don't have to block airflow to remove an air conditioner from your line of sight. Check out these five creative ways to hide your AC. A Hanging Garden To make this project easy, pre-made lattice works just fine...
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Posted on 06/18/2020
Should You Finance with a Mortgage Lender? Pros & Cons
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
Is Your Listing Appealing to Pet Owners?
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Does it seem like the world has really gone to the dogs lately? If you've answered yes, you're right. It has gone to the dogs -- and to the cats. According to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, approximately 68 percent of American households have a pet. Millennials are especially...
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Posted on 06/04/2020
Design an Outdoor Living Room
Image by Jesse Bridgewater from Pixabay An outdoor living room gives you a place to enjoy fresh air while spending time with family and friends, gathering around a fire or watching a movie. When you have this type of outdoor living space, you can make it as comfortable as possible with the right design. Use the following tips...
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Posted on 05/28/2020
3 Things to Know About Real Estate Zoning
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay The regulations of real estate zoning have the potential to make or break a property, but not everyone is aware of these laws until they're confronted with the day-to-day realities of them. We'll look at the basics of zoning, and what investors and homeowners should keep in mind before making plans. There...
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Posted on 05/21/2020
Zillow to High Tech: Room to Grow on Silicon Prairie
Photo by Startup Stock Photos from Pexels “Go West, young man” is a phrase that first appeared in an Indiana newspaper in 1851 and was popularized 14 years later by New York journalist Horace Greeley. He was encouraging development of America. Now nationwide real estate market analyst Zillow is exhorting high tech businesses to move inland for more...
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Posted on 05/14/2020
Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
123 Mill St E, Baldwin, FL 32234 now has a new price of $159,900!
Down Payment Assistance Program for ALL Buyers. Home Warranty & Seller will assist with Buyer's Closing Costs. Newly remodeled home that in the Heart of Baldwin. Walls were removed floor plan opened. New Master Bedroom & Bath created. Home features 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms. Open floor plan with large living room, formal dining room. Family room or Office. Laundry room by rear porch. New Kitchen,Tankless water heater, New Roof, HVAC, Laminate flooring and more. Bonus rooms. Detached Workshop. Hardee board siding and more.Spacious corner-lot backyard for your relaxation or recreation. Utility Buildings. You do not want to miss this...
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Posted on 05/07/2020
4 Tips to Settle Down in Your New City
Photo by Alexas Fotos via PixabayMoving to a new city is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Getting the lay of the land, especially if you don't have contacts in the city, is intimidating. From figuring out your transportation options to learning where the most affordable grocery store is, you have many things to tackle...
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Posted on 05/04/2020
123 Mill St E, Baldwin, FL 32234 now has a new price of $163,900!
Down Payment Assistance Program for ALL Buyers. Home Warranty & Seller will assist with Buyer's Closing Costs. Newly remodeled home that in the Heart of Baldwin. Walls were removed floor plan opened. New Master Bedroom & Bath created. Home features 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms. Open floor plan with large living room, formal dining room. Family room or Office. Laundry room by rear porch. New Kitchen,Tankless water heater, New Roof, HVAC, Laminate flooring and more. Bonus rooms. Detached Workshop. Hardee board siding and more.Spacious corner-lot backyard for your relaxation or recreation. Utility Buildings. You do not want to miss this...
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Posted on 04/30/2020
Garden Storage: Build a Hose Container
Image by Victoria Farr from Pixabay With a little thought, creativity and some inexpensive odds and ends you can add charming accents to your home. Weekend projects provide a fun way to spend a few hours and being able to look at your finished project with satisfaction is even better if it serves a useful purpose beautifying your...
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