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How to Find the Right Dog-Friendly Home
Posted on 05/26/2019
How to Find the Right Dog-Friendly Home
You've probably seen tons of information on finding the best home for the needs of the adults, children and even elderly members of your family, but what about your four-legged family members? Not all dogs are created equal, and if you're going to be a good dog owner, it is important to think of your pets' needs as...
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Is Your Home Secure?
Posted on 05/19/2019
Is Your Home Secure?
When it comes to home safety, three areas need to be on the radar for review at least twice a year. Some folks check them with the summer and winter solstice and others with the change to and from daylight savings time. But you might want to check these more often. Whatever the schedule, these three items need...
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Mortgage Qualifications for the Self Employed
Posted on 05/12/2019
Mortgage Qualifications for the Self Employed
While working from home and making your own schedule, either freelance or as a contract worker, allows for a particular type of freedom and control of schedules, a dress codes, income limitations, and your life, when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage, your 1099-MISC status comes with some drawbacks. The so-called “gig-economy” places workers squarely in the...
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8312 Lages Lane, Baltimore, MD 21244 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/12/2019
8312 Lages Lane, Baltimore, MD 21244 is now new to the market!
THIS THREE BEDROOM HOME IS ON HALF ACRE LOT. OWNER HAS MADE MANY UPDATES OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS. WINDOWS, BATHROOM, KITCHEN, HOT WATER HEATER. WELL...
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Tips for Choosing the Right Vacation Home
Posted on 05/05/2019
Tips for Choosing the Right Vacation Home
No two vacation residences are alike. As such, it pays to be diligent as you conduct a search for the optimal vacation home. Otherwise, you risk purchasing a vacation house that fails to accommodate your long-term needs. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to find a vacation home that complements you perfectly, such as: 1. Establish...
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Create Curb Appeal
Posted on 04/28/2019
Create Curb Appeal
You're selling your home, and you know you need to perk up its curb appeal, but you're low on free time and funds. There are a few simple, and affordable projects you can take on to step up your curb game and increase your chances of a sale. Attracting buyers to your home is a necessary part of...
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Tips for Designing Your Home Office
Posted on 04/21/2019
Tips for Designing Your Home Office
If you are working from home or considering starting a new business at home, a home office is essential for what you do. But you don't have to break into a bank to create your own home office; you can instead use the things that you find affordable or readily available to creatively come up with something that...
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8 Tricks for Designing a Luxurious Bedroom
Posted on 04/14/2019
8 Tricks for Designing a Luxurious Bedroom
You are reading this post in order to get inexpensive ideas for creating a luxurious bedroom, or you want to gain insights for upgrading your relaxation space into one that speaks of luxury. For whichever reason, you're on the right page. When you think about luxury, a second thought about extravagant costs usually pops up. Luxury, to some,...
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3 Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 04/07/2019
3 Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
You don't need to be a home selling expert to counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house. In fact, sellers who know what factors to consider as they evaluate a homebuying proposal may be better equipped than others to submit a successful counter-offer. Now, let's take a look at three factors a seller should consider before countering a...
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Keep Your Renovation on Track
Posted on 03/31/2019
Keep Your Renovation on Track
It sounded like such a good idea, right? Update the kitchen, do some painting, some new fixtures, maybe some landscaping and then you can sell your home for top dollar or create the home of your dreams. As the days turn into weeks, then months and your bank account slowly drains down, that perfect home starts to seem...
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Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Posted on 03/24/2019
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Let's face it – the mere thought of informing family members about your decision to pursue a new home may cause your blood pressure to rise. However, there are many reasons why it often is beneficial to notify family members about your decision to kick off a search for a new residence. These reasons include: 1. You can identify...
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Add a Dash of Splash - Wall Paint Ideas for the DIYer
Posted on 03/18/2019
Add a Dash of Splash - Wall Paint Ideas for the DIYer
The wall finishes you loved five years ago seem a little stale now. Even though the walls have held up and don't need repainting, the look seems dated. Either that or your do-it-yourself gene wants to express itself again with something completely different. Go ahead. Splash some paint on those walls. Better yet, try a new finish to...
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