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Protect Your Dog from Fleas and Ticks
Posted on 09/15/2019
Protect Your Dog from Fleas and Ticks
When the temperatures rise, and pets get to go outdoors more often, a flea or tick infestation is something with which owners may have to deal. Fleas and ticks are blood-sucking parasites that make pets uncomfortable. They are also not good visitors to have within or around the home.Although it is almost impossible to rid the home and...
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Reasons Why Owning Is Can Be Better Than Renting
Posted on 09/08/2019
Reasons Why Owning Is Can Be Better Than Renting
Many people shy away from this topic; they think it’s something way out of their league. Deciding to buy a home requires a lot of planning and saving, it’s not a decision made over the night. Remaining a tenant is not bad especially if you can’t afford to buy a house just yet. However, deciding to stay a...
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How to Keep the Cost of Moving Supplies Down
Posted on 09/01/2019
How to Keep the Cost of Moving Supplies Down
Moving is a big deal. You spend money to have people take your stuff from one place to another. You pay more to get the supplies into which you pack your belongings. Then don't forget you spend the time to put all of your possessions into the hands of said people to move your items. Man, that is...
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3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
Posted on 08/25/2019
3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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Foods At Home That Are Poisonous For Your Birds
Posted on 08/18/2019
Foods At Home That Are Poisonous For Your Birds
Having a bird in your home is almost similar to having a toddler around – they love to check new things out by putting them in their mouths. Birds are also very social creatures that seem to enjoy sharing meal times with their companions, wither other birds or human owners. And while you may not necessarily have what...
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Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 08/11/2019
Stay Aggressive During the Homebuying Journey
Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house. 1....
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When Should You Think About Investment Properties?
Posted on 08/04/2019
When Should You Think About Investment Properties?
Okay, so you’ve been watching all those home shows and think you want to invest in a second property, but that whole flipping business seems like more trouble than you want to handle. First, you have to budget correctly for the remodel, then it absolutely has to sell, and quickly, otherwise, it stops being a good investment. There...
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Tips for Family-Friendly Kitchen
Posted on 07/28/2019
Tips for Family-Friendly Kitchen
One of the most essential places in the home is the kitchen. It must be hygienic as much as possible. Apart from being neat, it should also be family friendly. All the members of the family should find the kitchen attractive. A kitchen can be a lonely place regarded as the woman's office. However, it can be made...
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Mortgage Pre-Qualification Versus Pre-Approval: What Are their Benefits?
Posted on 07/21/2019
Mortgage Pre-Qualification Versus Pre-Approval: What Are their Benefits?
Securing mortgage pre-qualification and pre-approval are two crucial steps which assure lenders that you will be able to afford payments. Pre-qualification and pre-approval are quite different, but they do share numerous benefits. As you get ready to finance a new home, you have probably come across mortgage pre-approval, mortgage pre-qualification, or even both of them. So what does...
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Tips to Spruce Up Your Home for Sale
Posted on 07/14/2019
Tips to Spruce Up Your Home for Sale
You’ve got your dream job, and you can finally afford to more comfortable surroundings. But as you fantasize about your next neighborhood, you need to make sure you get top dollar for your present pad. Selling for more may mean a wholesale renovation exercise or minor touch-ups depending on how good you have been to your home over...
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Why You Need A Listing Agent
Posted on 07/07/2019
Why You Need A Listing Agent
While it’s legal to sell your house without enlisting the services of a real estate agent, you will end up saving a lot of time and money if you get a seasoned listing agent in your corner. Here's how: Prepping for sale Your agent will work to ensure you get the best value for your house. In light...
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Home Buying Guide for Seniors
Posted on 06/30/2019
Home Buying Guide for Seniors
Moving from one apartment to another is not an easy decision for the senior citizens. Apart from its area, there are other factors to consider. It is always difficult to move from a place you accustomed to, whether you are buying a home close to your family, or you are getting a new home to downsize, packing from...
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