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Aromatherapy: Uplifting Scents for Your Home
Posted on 04/05/2020
Aromatherapy: Uplifting Scents for Your Home
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
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Recipe: Delectable Chocolate Cake
Posted on 03/29/2020
Recipe: Delectable Chocolate Cake
Image by MikesPhotos from Pixabay Are you looking to make an unforgettable fall-off-the-fork, moist chocolate cake? Follow the simple recipe listed below. Gather Your Ingredients The key to making baking less stressful is gathering all of your tools and ingredients before starting, so you don't find yourself interrupting the process to find something. Let's start with the ingredients...
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Do You Need a New Roof?
Posted on 03/22/2020
Do You Need a New Roof?
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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Prepare to Sell: Landscaping Tips
Posted on 03/15/2020
Prepare to Sell: Landscaping Tips
Post Image by Jo Ann Snover from Shutterstock There are many ways you can make your house attractive to prospective buyers. Curb appeal goes a long way when it comes to first impressions. Your yard is one indication of the amount of time you’ve spent caring for your property in general. Buyers are undoubtedly attracted to homes that have...
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Indoor Pools Provide Fun Throughout the Year
Posted on 03/08/2020
Indoor Pools Provide Fun Throughout the Year
Photo by Michelle Maria via Pixabay Having an indoor pool provides a convenient place to unwind and have fun throughout the year. Depending on the layout of your home and other factors, you can design a visually striking indoor pool that offers plenty of space for swimming. Consider the following design ideas for your luxurious indoor pool. Outdoor...
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3 Projects That Can Help Get an Older House Sold
Posted on 03/01/2020
3 Projects That Can Help Get an Older House Sold
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Are you preparing to list your older home for sale on the market? While older homes are still widely sought by both first-time and returning home buyers, sometimes they will need a little sprucing up so that you can maximize your sale price and get it sold more quickly. The good news is...
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HVAC Maintenance Tips
Posted on 02/23/2020
HVAC Maintenance Tips
Image by ClassicallyPrinted from Pixabay If you own a home with an HVAC unit you may replace filters every once in a while but the maintenance needed for the long-term health of the system is a little more involved. If not identified early, small issues can compound over time and become quite costly to remedy. The most common...
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Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Resolve Them
Posted on 02/16/2020
Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Resolve Them
If you want to list your home, it generally is a good idea to address any house selling concerns right away. That way, you can alleviate these concerns before they slow down the home selling process or prevent you from accomplishing your desired home selling results. Now, let's take a look at three common home selling concerns, as well...
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Are You Promoting Your California Luxury House Effectively?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Are You Promoting Your California Luxury House Effectively?
After you list a luxury home in San Francisco, Sacramento or any other California city or town, it is important to promote your residence effectively. Otherwise, it may be tough to stir up interest in your Golden State luxury house. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to showcase your California luxury house's full potential to the right...
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3 Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 02/02/2020
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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What Should You Do If You Suspect Identity Theft
Posted on 01/26/2020
What Should You Do If You Suspect Identity Theft
Photo by Brian A Jackson via Shutterstock Identity theft is an issue that has become more common since the digital age has bristled and bloomed. Many people are victims of phishing scams – an online predator steals your identity by impersonating a respectable institution and takes your sensitive information, financial information being stolen from non-secured sites, hacking or...
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Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here's What You Can Do Now to Make It Easier
Posted on 01/19/2020
Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here's What You Can Do Now to Make It Easier
Selling your home may seem like a relatively simple process. You hire an agent, let them take pictures and show the house to prospective buyers, accept an offer, and then close… right? In reality, there’s a lot that goes into the selling process; especially if you want to have a smooth home sale. Matters are further complicated by hr...
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