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Posted on 01/23/2022
What Every Homeowner Should Know About Flood Insurance
Whether your home is on the coastline or in a landlocked neighborhood, floods can be catastrophic and costly. Because of this risk and homeowners insurance not including coverage for flood damage, flood insurance is an essential commodity for many homeowners. But how can you know if a flood policy is right for you? To help you decide, here...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
Tips for Selling a Home in a Seller's Market
It's easier to sell your home in a seller's market, but that doesn't mean the home will sell itself. Selling your home requires strategy and planning, and in a seller's market there are specific things you can do to get the best offers. Here are some tips for selling in a seller's market: Clean & Stage A hot...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
Pentas & More: Attract Pollinators Without Putting Your Pets at Risk
When planning an outdoor garden, many want to prioritize plants that attract and support local pollinators. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds can add an enjoyable presence to your yard and help your plants and local ecosystem thrive. However, it's also important to protect and support your own animal friends. While many popular flowers and plants are toxic to dogs...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
Simple and Budget-Friendly DIY Upgrades
Remodeling your home can give it a fresh look, but figuring out what changes to make can be difficult when you have a strict budget to stick to. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to upgrade your home. In fact, there are several easy and cost-effective ways to improve your home’s appearance....
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Posted on 12/26/2021
Quick Tips for Your Outdoor Theater
An outdoor home theater provides you with a way to watch movies under the stars, especially on mild nights. Whether you want to have regular movie nights with the family or entertain a few friends from time to time, you don’t have to rely on professionals to build a home theater outside. These tips can help you create...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
Beginner's Guide to Indoor Flowering Plants
Image by bernswaelz from Pixabay When you hear “easy house plants” you might not immediately think to include flowers. You might have even heard tragic and frustrating tales about orchids or other extremely particular flowering plants that require meticulous maintenance and a green thumb. However, there are a wide variety of flowering plants you can successfully grow indoors...
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Posted on 12/12/2021
Selling to First-Time Homebuyers: 3 Thing to Know
First-time homebuyers are an important subset of potential customer every agent and seller should know. As younger generations reach the age and stage of wanting to purchase a home, they’ll be entering the market with specific needs. If you’re selling your home—either through an agent or by owner—here are some of the most important things to do to...
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Posted on 12/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 14610 SW Grayling Ln, Beaverton, OR 97007
This Beaverton one-story home offers granite countertops, and a one-car...
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Posted on 12/05/2021
How to Add Texture to Your Home Decor
Texture is an often misunderstood and underutilized designed tool in the home. When remodeling, most of us think of patterns, colors and size, forgetting to fold in characteristics of each surface. When texture is added to the previous design elements, it can add warmth and depth to your home with minimal effort. Let’s explore some of the easiest...
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Posted on 11/28/2021
The Science of Composting: An Eco-Friendly Solution to Organic Waste
Image by Joke vander Leij from Pixabay It may tempt you to toss those potato peels in the kitchen trashcan, but resist the urge. Not only will they make your trash smell terrible but they'll attract critters once the bag goes outside. By putting your vegetable scraps and coffee grounds back into the earth, you're helping to prevent...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Home Additions: Innovative Ideas to Consider
If you want to add on to your home, you have many options available to you. Not every home addition has to be another bedroom over the garage or additional living space that changes the footprint of your home. There are many innovative and unique home addition ideas that can increase the functionality of your home. Here are...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
3 Areas to Customize when Building Your Home
Photo by Gabby K from Pexels As you make plans to build your own home, give yourself room for some customization. Your budget may not allow you to customize everything so will need to consider your priorities. Here are three key areas you should focus on to customize your home to make it more functional and enjoyable. 1....
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