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Home Improvements Are Expensive

Home improvements are expensive, but some remodeling projects are better investments than others. Many people think kitchens and bathrooms are the best remodel investments and that is true, to a point. What you’ll get back on your investment depends on … Continue reading

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Arrange Your Wall Art Like the Pros

Though it seems like an easy enough task, hanging art can devolve into an exercise in frustration. How do I hang it securely? How high should I mount it? How close should it be to furniture? Here are the basics … Continue reading

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Remodeling Projects with the Greatest Return

Which remodeling projects will pay the greatest return when a home is sold?  Remodeling Magazine asked real estate professionals, and here are their estimates for Florida and the southeastern United States.  For the return on investment (ROI) in eight specific … Continue reading

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The 2016 Color Trends Are ..

If you like to stay up to date on the latest in home design, you may be interested to hear the color trends predicted for 2016. From Benjamin Moore’s Simply White to Behr’s Ivory Keys, the leading color trend is … Continue reading

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Renovations that Yield the Best Return on Investment

The best places to use your home-improvement budget, plus renovations to avoid. Will this renovation pay off? That’s the question on the mind of every homeowner who’s thinking about undertaking a project to bolster their home’s resale value. And in … Continue reading

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Roof Check-Up

Before Listing or Purchasing your Home: The experts advise completing the following 13 checks: For homes with asphalt shingles, look for black areas indicating cracking shingles. For homes with shake or shingles, look for pieces that are curled upward, split, … Continue reading

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Things to Know Before Buying a Historic Home

The charm of history beckons you from that historic home of your dreams. Intricate trimmings, charming architectural detail, and a story behind the whole thing all make a historic home an alluring package deal for buyers. Before you buy, take … Continue reading

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Make a Good First Impression

In today’s age of consumerism, every home buyer is comparative shopping. Make a small investment in time, money and effort to give your home a solid advantage over competing properties. Pay attention to detail now because first impressions count with

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6 Worth-the-Price Fix-Ups

Simple and affordable do-it-yourself projects can greatly increase a home’s resale value, according to Home Gain’s annual home improvement and staging survey. The marketing company surveyed nearly 600 real estate professionals to discover which DIY home improvement projects give sellers … Continue reading

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