7 Move-in Gifts Your Neighbors Will Love

It’s not uncommon these days to live in a neighborhood that’s nothing like the neighborhoods of days past. Once upon a time, everyone spoke to one another and helped each other out when in need. Today’s communities aren’t always as…
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The Rise of the Modular Home

The Rise of the Modular Home

Part of the American dream is to buy your own home at some point in your life. It’s what everyone knows is the next step after renting an apartment or home, so a lot of people feel social pressure when…
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Home Maintenance Resolutions to Make for the New Year

Home Maintenance Resolutions to Make for the New Year

The holidays are upon us. This is the time of year we let ourselves eat, drink and be merry, and we disregard any dietary restrictions we may have imposed on ourselves at the beginning of the year. But the New…
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Home Buying During the Holidays_ What to Consider

Home Buying During the Holidays: What to Consider

There’s a holiday song that croons “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” Well, what if you need or want to buy a home during the holidays? You may be relocating and need new digs, or simply have more…
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15 Home Tools We're Thankful for This Year

15 Home Tools We’re Thankful for This Year

It’s the time of year when people start thinking about gratitude. Feeling thankful for your friends, family members — humans and pets — good health and a place to live is great. But what about the tools that help you…
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Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

Dangerous Home Improvement Tools That Require Training

The home improvement experts on TV make everything look so easy. In the course of a 22-minute makeover show, they can transform an entire room or home into a designer’s dream come true. They deftly wield hammers, table saws and…
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Pay Gap: How It Will Affect New Home Construction

Pay Gap: How It Will Affect New Home Construction

After I graduated from college, it was fairly natural to compare wages with my friends and classmates to benchmark ourselves. It was something of a shock to realize the disparity that occurred not only from industry-to-industry, but specifically from my…
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How to Prep Your Home for Winter Travel

How to Prep Your Home for Winter Travel

Winter is a great time to cash in on off-season bargains and enjoy exciting new destinations without having to fight peak-season crowds. Winter travel, however, may require a bit of extra planning on the front end. Before you escape the…
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Buying a House as a Single Woman: What No One Tells You

I paced the floor of my apartment right before midnight — the time when the bid would be final. Did I make the right choice about buying a house? Was I ready for homeownership? Owning a home is a lot…
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Selling Used Appliances: The Do's and Don'ts

Selling Used Appliances: The Do’s and Don’ts

Interested in selling used appliances? With the high sticker price of appliances like washers, dryers, refrigerators and stoves, there’s a burgeoning market for high-quality used goods. Whether you’re thinking of selling your own used appliance or going into business buying…
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