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Posted on 09/19/2021
Real Estate Investment: What It Is and How To Get Started
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay While real estate has ups and downs, it has generally been a good long-term investment. Owning a home is one way of investing, but to really take advantage, you can buy property that you won’t necessarily occupy but will make you some money. How Real Estate Makes Money There are two basic...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
No Pots, No Problem: 3 Ways to Make Your Own Planters From Everyday Items
For plant lovers, there never seem to be enough pots and planters to go around. There are countless options available to buy, but buying a new one every time you need it becomes costly and inconvenient. The good news is that there are plenty of items you might already have around the house you can use for your...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Custom Homes: How to Read Your Custom Line Plans
When you look at the plans for your custom home, you might not understand what you’re seeing at first. These plans contain many symbols that can be hard to interpret without architectural knowledge. One of the most common types of symbols that appear on house plans are lines. You might notice several kinds of lines on your house...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Design Trends for Your Home in 2021
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Whether you’re settling into a new home or getting your house ready to sell, making some changes to its interior design can give it a fresh look for spring. Using the latest interior design trends for inspiration can help you decide how you want your home to look. The following are some...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
3 Inspiring Flower Garden Designs to Try
Designing a beautiful flower garden takes both planning and creativity. Choosing the right combination and arrangement of flowering plants might seem like a lot of work, but it will offer huge returns both in personal enjoyment and home value. With so many design possibilities, it’s hard to know where to begin unless you have a plan in mind....
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Best Homecare Practices: Pest Control Habits
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Getting rid of a pest infestation in the home can be an expensive and stressful endeavor. Enjoy a comfortable, pest-free home with a few best practices. Preventative Control Every homeowner should invest in preventative pest control. Either hire a company to come and treat the inside and outside of your house on a...
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Posted on 08/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 115 N Miller St 303, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136
Enjoy quality living and outstanding ocean views in this fractional share condo, Unit 303 "Track E". 1/10th Deeded ownership gives you 5 weeks of use every year! Completely furnished 2 BR/2 B, full kitchen, formal living w/ cozy fireplace, master en suite, laundry in unit, large covered deck. Center of town for easy walking to restaurants and shops. Elevator access. No smoking, no pets. FRIDAY...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Your Guide to Building a Flower Pot Fountain
You can create your own simple and welcoming water fountain for your yard or porch using materials you might already have. If you have one or more ceramic flower pots gathering dust, you can turn them into a water feature in only a few simple steps. Here we’ll go over all the materials you need and the process...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
5 Ways to Incorporate Your Precious Collectibles into Your Decor
Photo by H Wong on Unsplash Your collectibles are important to you, but all too often they tend to be tucked away in a closet attic, or the basement. Why hide all of the things that you spent so much time and care collecting? Instead, find ways to incorporate them into your existing decor so that your house...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Simple Ways Add Plants to Your Space
Indoor plants can help boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity. But being a plant parent means finding the right ways to display your flora so they can grow and thrive in any space. We’re going to dive into several ways you can set up your plants so you can enjoy a piece of the outdoors—indoors. 1. Floating...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
What are the Features of a "Good" Foundation?
Photo by Rodolfo Quirós from Pexels Regardless of the type of foundation you decide upon, you need to make sure that it's a good quality foundation. It isn't as simple as throwing up a few forms and then pouring cement to create a slab or walls. So what makes a "good" foundation? Building Foundations and Their Features To...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
How to Prepare a Wall for Painting After Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Prawny via Pixabay Circa 1965, having beautiful wood paneling was the envy of the neighborhood. It was like bringing the outdoors in. But 50-60 years later, it usually just makes a room seem dark and dated unless you live in a log cabin. In most cases, you can remove the paneling and paint the drywall underneath....
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