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Posted on 06/26/2022
Try These Kitchen Design Trends
The kitchen is one of the most heavily used rooms in the home. While the functionality of the kitchen is crucial, the design and style elements are just as important. If you’re thinking of making some updates to your kitchen, here are some of the top trends to try: Mix & Match Metal Mixing up different colors and...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
4 Contingencies for Homebuyers to Know
In a home sale, there are many types of contingencies that might appear in the purchase contract. These special clauses provide ways for the buyer to back out of the sale if various conditions aren’t met. All contingencies are there to protect the buyer rather than the seller, but are usually up for negotiation depending on contract terms....
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Posted on 06/12/2022
3 Simple DIYs to Update Your Kitchen
An outdated kitchen can really drag down the look and feel of your home. Unfortunately, a complete kitchen remodel can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars. If a totally new kitchen isn't quite in your budget, the good news is that you can still update and refresh your space with a few simple (and inexpensive) DIY projects....
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Garden pest control: Natural solutions
Some of the best garden pest control solutions can be found in the garden itself. There are many plants with natural pest control properties, and beneficial insects to keep away the bad bugs. If you’re interested in sustainable and environmentally friendly pest control for your garden, consider these options: Pest-repelling plants By planting the right combination of plants,...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
5 Common Kitchen Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
When you have a custom home, you’re able to set your kitchen up in almost any way you want. While this gives you a lot of freedom during the design process, there are some common mistakes that creep up. These mistakes can make your kitchen less functional overall, which can affect your home’s value and your day-to-day life....
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Posted on 05/22/2022
How to incorporate Mid-Mod with these four DIY ideas
Affectionately known as Mid-Mod, this mid-century interior design movement is heavily influenced by the angular, funky style of the middle of the 20th century. It takes the best of what the late 1950s and early 1960s had to offer and gives it a contemporary twist. Here are four DIY Mid-Mod home decor projects to try: DIY hairpin leg...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
VA loans: Special benefits for veterans with disabilities
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many financial benefits for veterans wanting to purchase a home. There are even more specific benefits for veterans with qualifying disabilities. These options are important to know if you are interested in financing help to buy your dream home. Here is the most important information to know: Special housing grants A...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
How to Get Free Moving Boxes
Cardboard moving boxes are everywhere. However, when you’re moving, you may feel you never have enough. While major retailers sell moving boxes, the price can add up quickly. If you’re moving a sizable amount of items or just want to recycle a few unused boxes, free moving boxes are the way to go. Luckily, there are many ways...
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Posted on 05/05/2022
Another Property Sold - 1 Ridgewood Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Bring your imagination and make this home your own! The open living area with fireplace and high ceilings provide a great canvas to add your personal touch. One-level living with 3 beds/2.5 baths, 2-car garage, and paver driveway. Spacious area off the kitchen would make a perfect home office. Master bedroom boasts TONS of closets, plus separate vanity area with double sinks. Kitchen opens to large sunroom to enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the enclosed patio. Hop on your bike and be at the beach or Harbour Town in...
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Posted on 05/03/2022
Another Property Sold - 137 Cordillo Parkway #6502, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Spectacular renovation in 2021. New furniture, new paint, new floors, new hot water heater, new granite kitchen counter tops. Fantastic rental projections available. This is a spacious 3 bedroom townhome ideally located in Forest Beach with an easy walk/bike ride to beach, shops, restaurants and Celebration Park. You do not want to miss this one. A MUST...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
How long does it take to buy a house? Here are 2 things that can delay closing
When facing such a long and complicated process, many would-be homeowners are left to wonder: how long does it take to buy a house? While it’s possible to estimate the amount of time needed for various steps, there are several factors that can delay the home buying process and create an even longer wait. To help you prepare...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
How to Grow an Areca Palm as a Houseplant
Areca palms are a common sight in outdoor spaces but also make great houseplants. They're easy to care for and can grow in your home in practically any climate as long as they get the proper care. Here are the basics of growing areca palms indoors: Lighting Needs One of the areca palm's most popular characteristics is its...
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