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Avoid A Bad First Move
Posted on 07/14/2019
Avoid A Bad First Move
The long-expected day is finally here; it’s time for you to put into action all your weeks and months of planning. As a first-time mover, you might be worried, excited or stressed. Or maybe you are overwhelmed with all three emotions. It’s normal to feel this way, but you would get through this stage in one piece. There...
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Why You Need Sleep
Posted on 07/07/2019
Why You Need Sleep
If you’re in college and studying for exams, or if you have a new baby, you might be experiencing sleep deprivation at a level you’ve never felt before. In general, though, many people operate in a state of sleep deprivation on a regular basis. The challenge with that is it reduces your ability to fight off anything else...
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Tips to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Posted on 06/30/2019
Tips to Spot a Bad Mortgage Loan
Mortgage scams are everywhere, and many times are well disguised so they can be hard to uncover. Not all mortgage lenders have your interest at heart so when you go out for a mortgage loan, keep an eye on these warning signs and Mortgage scams are everywhere, but this time around they come like a wolf in sheep...
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Essentials for Your Home Bar
Posted on 06/23/2019
Essentials for Your Home Bar
If you love entertaining and hosting dinner guests, you probably take the time to create beautiful meals with paired cocktails to complete your menu. For those who entertain frequently, shopping for cocktail supplies can add time and a bit of hassle to arranging your meal. You have to go to several different stores to find the right liquor...
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The Importance of Emergency Preparation
Posted on 06/16/2019
The Importance of Emergency Preparation
OK, so moved into your new home, got the right insurance, the new lawn mower, unpacked all the boxes and then just went back to your life. That was everything. Right? Wrong. If you didn't create or update an emergency plan for your home and family, you could be putting everyone in danger. It is critical to be...
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What Defines a Successful House Search?
Posted on 06/09/2019
What Defines a Successful House Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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How to Spot Hidden Moving Cost
Posted on 06/02/2019
How to Spot Hidden Moving Cost
If you are not used to the process, moving your home will cost you more than what you budgeted. Your moving costs hinge on how far you’re going, how much stuff you own, and many other factors. However, understanding some of the hidden costs of moving is one of the ways to minimize your moving expenses. Therefore, take...
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Having Dinner Together
Posted on 05/26/2019
Having Dinner Together
With jobs, school projects, extra-curricular activities, after-school programs, and shopping, most families would rather eat on the run. Swinging through a fast food restaurant on your way to the next thing might be all you can fit in most evenings. But an ever-growing body of evidence points to the fact that shared time at the dinner table, as...
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Teaching Children to be Energy Efficient
Posted on 05/19/2019
Teaching Children to be Energy Efficient
A significant opportunity to instill eco-friendly living habits in your children is by teaching them proper food consumption, storage, trash, and recycle-reuse practices. By understanding how best to manage their use of food your kids will be creating invaluable habits that will not only help the family now but will help them when they're stepping out into the...
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How to Stage your House to Sell
Posted on 05/12/2019
How to Stage your House to Sell
Home staging is essential because it makes your house look beautiful to potential buyers. That is, the house will look its absolute best for homebuyers who care to check it out. Home staging helps you to improve the appearance of your home by highlighting the most impressive assets of your home to draw the attention of prospective buyers....
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Curb Appeal - What’s That Mean?
Posted on 05/05/2019
Curb Appeal - What’s That Mean?
What is curb appeal? The definition is a different concept for everyone, no doubt. First, let's state that it is not a bundle of money you do not have spent to impress someone you do not know. However, it’s purpose is to attract people you do not know. Well, at least that is the purpose when it comes...
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Keep Your Home Cozy
Posted on 04/21/2019
Keep Your Home Cozy
No matter the season keeping your home comfortable and cozy is vital to the quality of life you have at home. Having a desire to get out into the world and explore new activities, restaurants and friends is healthy for you, but so is wanting to spend time in your own home. Whether you just moved in or...
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