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Tips for Getting Your Home Ready to Sell As-Is
Posted on 10/14/2019
Tips for Getting Your Home Ready to Sell As-Is
Some houses benefit from extensive care over the years, while others show a lot of tough love. When it comes time to move on and sell your house, it might need repairs to get top dollar when selling. Fixing it up to sell is one option, but for those selling hurriedly without extra funds for significant repairs, here...
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Select the Right Curtain for Your Living Room
Posted on 10/07/2019
Select the Right Curtain for Your Living Room
The one piece that complements a living room as much as the paint is the curtains. After the furniture arrangement, new paint and other decorations, selecting the right curtain to crown your living room’s beauty can add a final touch to your interior design concept. And as much as you want to choose the best curtains for your...
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Thinking About Renting Versus Buying
Posted on 09/30/2019
Thinking About Renting Versus Buying
Dollar for dollar, you might determine that in this year, at this time, buying might be more to your advantage than renting. Alternatively, the numbers may show the opposite: that renting will save you money this year over buying. Given the conventional wisdom that buying is better on the one hand with your bottom line on the other,...
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Interesting Life Lessons for Kids
Posted on 09/23/2019
Interesting Life Lessons for Kids
These days it seems sitting in front of a screen playing video games or watching movies is how many kids are spending their time. But it's important to know that encouraging them to keep in touch with nature is a good idea. When they get their hands dirty there are valuable life skills that can be taught, like...
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A Home is not Really an Investment
Posted on 09/16/2019
A Home is not Really an Investment
For years, people have believed that their new home purchase is the same kind of investment as their 401k or stock and bonds. Even with the obvious drops in prices during and since the economic crash, many buyers continue letting their home be their only retirement asset. The main property you live in should be left out of...
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How to Plan for a Successful Open House
Posted on 09/09/2019
How to Plan for a Successful Open House
An open house is a great way to showcase your home for sale to potential buyers. A successful open house is one that helps you to bring several concrete offers for your house for sale. Below are some guidelines to help you successfully plan your next open house event; Time Your Event Right: The time for your open...
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Gadgets and Gizmos
Posted on 09/02/2019
Gadgets and Gizmos
Browsing through the kitchen gadgets or perusing the tech isles for the lasts and greatest little gizmos to make your life more comfortable you will find all sorts of items that make you wonder if they are worth the money. Maybe you wish you were living in the real-life version of some futurist cartoon you grew up watching...
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Updating Outward Appearances
Posted on 08/26/2019
Updating Outward Appearances
If you live in an older home that needs a face-lift, you might be tempted just to paint it white or one of the many neutral colors you see around you. But sometimes neutrals just fade into the background. So, if you want your home to stand out, consider being bold and expressive with your exterior. As you...
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Another Property Sold - 2931 53RD Street S, Gulfport, FL 33707
Posted on 08/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 2931 53RD Street S, Gulfport, FL 33707
Welcome Home to Historic Gulfport in your Florida style home. The Courtyard entrance is adorned with Brazilian hardwood decking and multiple sets of french doors featuring a grand patio surrounded by majestic oak trees and tropical landscape. Large gourmet kitchen with fine custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, SS appliances and large walk-in pantry. A grand gathering room, dining room surrounding the kitchen make this home an entertainers dream. The sound of the custom fountain in the courtyard complete the tranquil setting. This area is perfect for gatherings under the large oak trees, with a large area for seating. A spacious second...
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Why Should You Shop Around for a Smart Home Gadget?
Posted on 08/19/2019
Why Should You Shop Around for a Smart Home Gadget?
There are many state-of-the-art smart home devices at your disposal. At the same time, there is no shortage of vendors that sell smart home devices in cities and towns nationwide. Ultimately, it is a good idea to shop around for a smart home device. If you evaluate a variety of smart home device vendors, you can boost the likelihood...
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Choose the Right Dog for Your Home & Lifestyle
Posted on 08/12/2019
Choose the Right Dog for Your Home & Lifestyle
Getting a dog is a fun and exciting new addition to your life. Deciding you want a dog is pretty easy. They're cute and cuddly, loving and fun, what more is there to know? When it comes to choosing the dog you're going to take it home; it's not always so easy. Taking the time to select the...
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Staging Your Home for Showing
Posted on 08/05/2019
Staging Your Home for Showing
If you need to stage your home no doubt that you know that it needs to look neutral to be appealing to the audience that sees it. What you may not know is how to do that, or you may think that you will need someone to come in and do it for you. If you follow a...
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