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Money Management and Master of Your Money
Posted on 11/17/2019
Money Management and Master of Your Money
Knowing how to manage your money is an important skill. Managing your money is not the whole picture. To have a complete description and confidence in your financial future, you need both to manage and master your finances. Mastering your money takes planning ahead of your income and setting goals, so you are plotting a course before the...
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When Should You Buy a House?
Posted on 11/10/2019
When Should You Buy a House?
The right time to purchase a home varies from person to person. Meanwhile, buying a house is one of the biggest decisions an individual may make in his or her lifetime. As such, it is important to weigh your options closely to determine if now if the right time to buy a house. There are several things you can...
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The Perennial Question: Can You Tip Your Mail Carrier?
Posted on 11/03/2019
The Perennial Question: Can You Tip Your Mail Carrier?
Photo by Dference via Pixabay"Can I tip the mail carrier?" It's a burning question whenever the holiday season approaches. The short answer is no. Postal employees are bound by an Ethical Conduct code. Within this code, a rule lets carriers take a non-monetary gift worth up to $20. The annual total gift limit from one customer is $50...
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5 Smart Gadgets for Your Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
5 Smart Gadgets for Your Home
Homes have advanced significantly with the introduction of different tech innovations. A lot of things have been put in place to ensure people live as comfortable as possible. Some chores can be annoying and time-consuming at the same time - not everyone enjoys mowing the lawn or mopping the whole house. Smart home gadgets are now widely available...
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Have You Set a Competitive Price for Your Home?
Posted on 10/20/2019
Have You Set a Competitive Price for Your Home?
If you want to enjoy a successful home selling experience, it generally is helpful to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. With an aggressive price, you can stir up lots of interest in your home. As a result, you can increase the likelihood of a fast home sale. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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Shopping Tips for Home Decor
Posted on 10/13/2019
Shopping Tips for Home Decor
Decorating in your new home or giving your current home a makeover is an exciting undertaking. You get to establish a new look or reinvent your favorite rooms. Figuring out how to go about finding your new décor pieces can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many choices; and, you like all kinds of different aesthetics; plus,...
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Cleaning Air Inside Your Home
Posted on 10/06/2019
Cleaning Air Inside Your Home
New building methods increasingly improve insulation R-values inside homes, but as houses become more buttoned up, they also can trap lousy air inside. Your personal atmosphere might contain molds, formaldehyde, toxic chemicals from paints, carpets, glues, and cleaners, and benzene, just to name a few. On top of that, your indoor air carries pet dander, dust mites and...
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Ready to Reduce Allergens in Your Home?
Posted on 09/29/2019
Ready to Reduce Allergens in Your Home?
During the winter season, many people are forced to stay indoors, exposing them to different kinds of allergens like pet dander, dust, and mold. These indoors allergens have a lot of adverse health effect like stuffy nose, sneezing, teary, itchy or red eyes, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, wheezing, coughing, and Itching. One of the ways...
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How to Stage your House to Sell
Posted on 09/22/2019
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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Things You Must Know Before Buying That House
Posted on 09/15/2019
Things You Must Know Before Buying That House
It is necessary to ask some crucial questions from the seller of your new home. No house is 100% perfect for you at the point of sale. You must, therefore, seek to learn whatever issues the house may have so that you can appropriately weigh your options before deciding to buy and be adequately prepared to handle them...
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Tips for Easy Condo Curb Appeal
Posted on 09/08/2019
Tips for Easy Condo Curb Appeal
When you own a condominium, even if you’re entrance is street level, you're not really in charge of the common area or the building's exterior. All the entries look alike, and some even enter from hallways. So, how do you differentiate your home from the four or five others that are for sale in your complex? Try these...
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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
Posted on 09/01/2019
5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
It is always a beautiful and joyous feeling when you make an offer for a home, and the seller accepts it. However, you shouldn’t be in haste to pay the seller yet. Don’t be tempted to cut corners either by neglecting professional home inspection services all in a bid to reduce cost. Skipping home inspection should never be...
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