You just purchased a new home and you already have a laundry list of items that you want to update or replace. While it’s totally normal to want to make this home your own, it’s important to make sure you have a solid plan for how you are going to carry out these renovations. A plan will help you stay on time, on your budget, and will help keep your stress level low during the renovations!
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Do you ever feel like your home’s exterior needs some help? Well, to be honest- your neighbors probably do as well. I’m sure you have planned on eventually doing some renovations and upgrades, but the time just never seemed right. Well, newsflash: the time is NOW!
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The front of your home may be the showpiece of your landscape, but the back yard is where the entertaining happens. It is all your own, a sanctuary for relaxation, entertaining, and play. Why shouldn’t you take your backyard from blah to breathtaking? Having a place to entertain family and friends or even to sit and enjoy a good book is a must, especially when the weather is nice! Here are our top tips when planning your perfect outdoor space:
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When you fall in love with a house, it can be hard to not make a rash decision without completely weighing the pros and cons. Maybe the house is located in the perfect neighborhood, or in your ideal school district for your kids, but that isn’t the only important thing! You don’t want to get stuck with a house packed full of costly “surprises” after you move in.
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These days everyone is looking for ways to help the environment, but the issue is that most people don’t even know where to start. People have the right intentions but sometimes are not quite sure how to execute them. Here are some of the steps to improving your home and make it overall more energy efficient. Adopting some ecologically friendly products and energy-saving techniques can dramatically lower energy bills and improve indoor air quality while helping the environment.
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Buying a home is a big step for most people, which is completely understandable. It will likely be the largest purchase you ever make. Because there is so much that goes into purchasing a home, it makes sense to try and prepare yourself as best as you can for the experience. The better prepared you are, the smoother the process will be and the better you will be able to weather any unexpected things that come your way. Here are a few of our keys points to keep in mind when you are purchasing a new home.
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According to Bankrate.com, Here are the Top 10 Cities for Millennials To Launch Their Careers:
- New York City, NY
- Los Angeles, CA
- San Francisco, CA
- Washington, D.C.
- San Jose, CA
- Boston, MA
- Chicago, IL
- Seattle, WA
- Dallas, TX
- Philadelphia, PA
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Not everything you update in your home will actually increase the value of it. For example, converting your garage into a second family room can detract from your home’s value because it doesn’t appeal to all buyers. Something that you really want in your home might end up being the opposite of what someone else really wants in their home. So, if you are planning to do some renovating in 2016, what should you invest in?
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Spring is the prime season of the year to visit the beautiful city of Washington, DC. Dozens of events are held this time of year throughout the city, including cultural events, spring garden tours, wine festivals, parades and more. Don’t miss out on this weather and the fun events that come with spring in Washington, DC!
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“Spring Cleaning” is something we all hear about, but how do you make sure your cleaning is done in the most efficient way? With spring weather comes a few responsibilities. Getting everything deep cleaned right after winter is a must and we have a few tips to help you get the most of out of your spring cleaning this year!
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