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7 Ways to Make Your Home Move-In Ready

Ever heard the phrase, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes?” When it comes to selling your home and boosting curb appeal to the widest range of buyers, the distance you need to think about is far less than a … Continue reading

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What’s That Smell?

Here’s a great infographic from the Texas Association of Realtors – a handy guide for dealing with odors – pet odors, cigarette smoke, stale air and paint.  VERY important stuff for anyone listing a home for sale, or dealing with … Continue reading

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How To Get Some Privacy Into Your Backyard – 10 Modern Ideas

Having a spacious backyard can be very rewarding. You get to relax outdoors and to entertain your guests when they come over. But there is an issue you have to deal with every time: privacy. It’s important for us to … Continue reading

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Four Things to Know About Fall Homebuying

Leaves are turning colors, there’s a chill in the air, and autumn is upon us. It’s time for the seasons to change, and if you are a homebuyer, many real estate experts say it is also time to change your … Continue reading

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How to completely mess up your kitchen remodel: a step-by-step tutorial

Once upon a time, a cute boy and a decor-obsessed girl bought a fixer-upper, and gutted the kitchen, giving the girl the chance to create her dream kitchen. Finally, those years of living in tiny rentals and gazing longingly at … Continue reading

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Green on a budget: 3 ways to increase home efficiency

Time was you had to have a fat wallet to go green. These days, you can do a lot for a little. Greening up your house doesn’t need to be expensive. True, the big ticket green renovations like adding solar … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Avoid a Plumbing Disaster

A simple preventative maintenance program can go a long way in keeping a home’s plumbing system at its best condition. Some people think that maintaining the structure of shower drains, pipes, toilets, etc. is tedious and expensive. However, it is … Continue reading

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