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5 Stress Relieving Tips for First-time Homebuyers By Meghan Belnap Moving into a new place is both exciting and challenging, and that is especially true if it's your first time as a homeowner. Instead of allowing the process to overwhelm you, keep some tips in mind to help navigate through this exciting journey in your life.Don't Proceed AloneYou don't need to take on the process of searching for and buying a home without assistance. Maintain contact with a real estate agent throughout the process. A well-qualifi... read more
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10 of the most beautiful places in the world

Posted by John Cook on July 11, 2016 in No Category
Wanderlust: 10 of the Most Beautiful Places in the World By Barbara Pronin Got the travel bug? Hop on a plane overseas to (or just daydream about!) these beautiful places, recently rounded up by Harper’s Bazaar: Amalfi Coast – Hugging the coast through a succession of idyllic small towns like Positano, this eye-opening seaside escape in Italy offers postcard views at every turn. Bora Bora – With its turquoise lagoons, coral reefs and overwater bungalows, this French Polynesian island i... read more
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11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling

Posted by Bryan Selser on June 05, 2017 in  Home Ideas  Relocation Tips
11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn't Selling By Charles Muotoh RISMEDIA, Monday, June 05, 2017— Editor's Note: This was originally published on RISMedia's blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin' now at Protect Your Home From an Invisible—and Fatal—Danger: Radon Top 10 Urban Properties With the Best Views Summer Pool Maintenance 101  When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especiall... read more
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3 Inspiring Ideas for a Kitchen Redo

Posted by Laurie Donofrio on September 04, 2015 in  Uncategorized
(Family Features) Updating your kitchen doesn’t have to be expensive. Draw inspiration from these ideas, offered up by the experts at Lowe’s (, purveyor of the Frigidaire Professional line, among other housewares.

 • Incorporate the farm-to-table trend with a farmhouse sink, which will work in kitchens with existing farmhouse or transitional styles. Go for classic white or a darker metal finish, such as an antique copper single-basin, to make a vintage statement.
 • Don’t get voted off the island –... read more
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3 Tips for Homebuyers

Posted by John Cook on July 25, 2016 in No Category
3 Tips for Homebuyers in a Competitive Market (BPT)—Homebuyers traditionally face competition at the height of real estate season. Now, with market indicators reaching record post-recession milestones, competition is stiffer than ever. To gain an edge as a buyer, real estate professionals advise: Getting Pre-Approved – Getting pre-approved for financing will give you significant leverage in negotiations with the seller—and knowing exactly what you can afford will keep you on track i... read more
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