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Posted on 10/24/2021
Best Times of Year to Move for Singles, Families and Retirees
Photo by Aimee Cozza via Pixabay Moving to a new home can disrupt your routine at any time, but some times of the year are better than others for relocating to a new home. You'll get the most from the experience and enjoy a more seamless move if you plan things for the right time of year and...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Do You Need a Bigger Down Payment?
Many financial experts suggest paying a 20% down payment when buying a home. While for some prospective homebuyers this may be a simple task, others might wonder if the suggested 20% of the home purchase price—or higher—are necessary. Here are some reasons it benefits you to make a larger down payment when buying a house: Score Better Mortgage...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Beginner-Friendly Bird Bath DIY Tips
Bird baths are an excellent feature to invite wildlife into your outdoor spaces. You can find bird baths in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials, but they are also very easy to DIY. You can upcycle or repurpose many items you already have, as well as use inexpensive and easily obtainable materials. Here we’ll go over some...
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Posted on 10/09/2021
401 Militia Hill Road, Southampton, PA 18966 is now new to the market!
Welcome to the Jefferson Hills neighborhood in Upper Southampton, PA! This well-maintained split-level home is move-in ready. From the front door, step into the first floor, including the formal living room, dining room, and well-appointed kitchen which leads to the rear deck. The home’s character is enhanced with its wood floors and natural light throughout the space. The kitchen boasts plenty of storage, along with a garbage disposal, and a dishwasher that completes the first-floor layout. The second floor includes an updated full bathroom and three bedrooms on the same level. A large primary bedroom with a walk-in closet and updated...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Your Quick Guide to Home Appraisals
In the middle of buying a home? If so, you've probably already realized that there are many steps you'll need to complete before you will officially take ownership. From scheduling inspections to going through the drawn-out closing process, there are many items that need to be checked off your list. And one thing you won't want to overlook...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
DIY Pest Control Hack Gardeners Should Know
Dealing with pests in your garden is frustrating. What’s worse is that with the plethora of pest control options available on the market it can seem impossible to make the right choice. This is especially tricky if you want to avoid using harsh chemicals present in most of the leading insecticide brands. Luckily, there are DIY options that...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
3 Devices You Should Start Your Smart Entertainment Setup With
Building a home entertainment system isn't usually done overnight. It takes time to decide what speakers you want, whether you still need a DVD player in the digital age and how to configure your streaming device based on what you like to watch. We'll look at a few devices that will bring your entertainment system up to where...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
New to House Flipping? Here's Why You Should Avoid Structural Renovations
Image by timotavi from Pixabay The basic premise of house flipping seems like a simple enough business model. Buy an inexpensive house that requires renovations, make them, and sell it for more than you invested. However, it's important to remember that house upgrades and structural repairs are worlds apart. A savvy house flipper would be wise to understand...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
3 De-Cluttering Tips to Try at Home
Clutter can accumulate in even the cleanest homes. While clutter does not bother everyone, it can lead to stress for those who want to live in a cleaner space. If you’re looking to conquer the clutter in your home, we’ve put together some tips to help you get started. Organize Your Mail For many, mail is the number...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Building A Sustainable Home
Image by 政徳 吉田 from Pixabay Green living is all the rage, and you can fully immerse yourself in a sustainable lifestyle if you decide to build your own home rather than purchase an existing property. During the planning and design phase, you can work with your builder to incorporate sustainable features into your new construction home. After...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Bring the Resort Home With These Backyard Tips
Image by Eric Simon from Pixabay Enjoying your outside spaces has never been more important. With canceled plans, limited travel and a complete upheaval of work and school schedules, it’s crucial to have an outdoor escape. While you might not be able to travel to a distant tropical resort, you can bring the resort home—specifically, to the backyard....
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