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Posted on 10/02/2022
Key Elements of Cottagecore Design Style
Cottagecore style has grown in popularity recently and is all over social media. The design style includes everything from home decor to fashion. Similar to shabby chic and farmhouse styles, cottagecore celebrates the comfort and charm of country life no matter where you live. If you’re interested in learning more about this fun and popular trend, here are...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Tips for Navigating a Hot Housing Market
In real estate, a “hot market” refers to a market with lower inventory and higher demand. When the market is hot, there is more competition for property and this can make buying a home more difficult. If you’re trying to buy a home, here are some tips for how to navigate a hot market. Start With a Broad...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
3 Key differences between recasting mortgage and refinancing it
When it comes to home finance, your monthly mortgage payment probably tops the list of important factors. For those who have some equity stored up in their home, it may even be tempting to refinance your mortgage to get a better rate. However, there is another option for the homeowner who simply wants to get their mortgage payment...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Home architecture guide: Cottage house design elements
If you’re fantasizing about a dream cottage house, you might be interested in the variety of styles, shapes and sizes cottages come in. While there are many more options than you might think, all cottage style homes feature some of the same key elements. Here is a short guide to the defining characteristics of cottage house plans: Architectural...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
Moving With Houseplants: 6 Tips to Help
When moving with houseplants it’s important to make the process as low-stress as possible, both for you and the plants. While relocating can be complicated and overwhelming, there are ways to make sure your plants will travel safely and happily to your new home. Here are some expert tips for packing and moving your houseplants. Repot to Plastic...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Carpeted Stairs: Pros & Cons
If you are building a new home or renovating your current one, choice of floor covering is a major decision. Going with carpet, wood, laminate or other options in your living spaces makes a significant impact on both the looks and functionality of a space. For homes with multiple levels, stairs are a part of this equation. While...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
How to decorate your house: room-by-room tips
When decorating your house, it's best to go room by room. While having a general design style for the entire home is an excellent way to begin, highlighting each room's specific features and design can take your decor to the next level. Here are some room-by-room tips for decorating your house: Living room Living rooms are multi-functional spaces...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
How to Hurricane-Proof Your Windows
Hurricanes bring with them many potential hazards. Between flooding, strong winds and damage from debris, there are lots of things to prepare for. One major way you can prottect yourself and your home during a hurricane is by taking steps to prepare your windows. Here are 3 common ways to hurricane-proof the windows in your home: Hurricane Film...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
Living rooms with TV: FInding the perfect TV placement
Many homeowners arrange their living rooms with TV placement as their priority. As a common focal point, a TV can pose some design challenges, especially in small or unusually shaped rooms. However, there are plenty of places to put your television in your living room without sacrificing style or comfort. To help you find the best arrangement for...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Lawn benches: Top trends to try in your outdoor space
Outdoor furniture trends are constantly changing, so the same can be said for garden and lawn benches. Whether you want an outdoor bench to serve a purely utilitarian purpose or be the focal point of your outdoor design, there are plenty of trends to try. Here is a quick guide to some of the most popular trends in...
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Posted on 07/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 1340 San Cristobal Ave 201, Punta Gorda, FL 33983
Rare opportunity to own a 3 bedroom 2 bath on the first floor with a private garage located on the 9th fairway of the Deep Creek Golf Course! Beautiful end unit featuring an open floor plan, tile flooring throughout with the exception of the bathrooms, ceiling fans in all rooms, large screened lanai with an incredible view of the golf course plus a a bonus patio off the lanai. The open kitchen features Corian counters, stainless appliances with the refrigerator being less than a year old, pantry closet, water filtration system, garbage disposal, tray ceiling with ceiling fan and a kitchen window adding extra light. The primary bedroom...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Save Space & Money With These DIY Patio Garden Ideas
Having a small outdoor space doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the benefits of nature. Even for small porches and patios there are some clever garden solutions that will let you grow and care for the plants you love. The best part is that many of these same solutions can be DIY with the right tools and know-how. Here...
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