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Posted on 09/12/2021
How to Choose a Concrete Foundation Type for Your New Home
Designing a dream home involves making a lot of decisions. One of the earliest and most important decisions is the type of foundation. So what is the best type of foundation for your home? Finding the answer involves gaining a working knowledge about concrete slabs, crawl spaces and basements. Why Choose a Slab Foundation? Concrete slab foundations are...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
When Should You Check Your Credit Score?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Federal law allows you to get your credit report free once per year. To do so, go to annualcreditreport.com and request your report. You need to do this at least once a year so that you can correct any errors or missing information. Differences Between Credit Report & Credit Score You typically have...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Points to Consider When Integrating Smart Home Entertainment
Smart home entertainment integrates home technologies with your favorite big entertainment features. It’s also a practical next step with the rise of smart, integrative technology. But what can it do for your resale value? Should you take it with you, instead? Is it worth the cost? Here are a couple things to consider when integrating a smart home...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
The 2021 Green Living Trends You Should Know
Over the last several decades, green living has become less of an alternative lifestyle and more of a mainstream effort. These are just a few of the top green living trends that are taking shape in 2021: Packaging Without Plastics Since plastic is cheap and easy to produce, it is present in nearly every type of packaging. In...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Tips for Choosing Interior Design Contractors
Changing your home or getting your new home set up can go much more smoothly when you hire interior design contractors. These contractors can help you decide on designing different areas of your home to achieve the style you want. When you’re hiring interior design contractors, it’s important to keep the following tips in mind. These tips help...
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Posted on 08/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 1614 Wood Ridge Court, Corinth, TX 76210
Craftsman Style 5 Bed 3 Bath home in a cul-de-sac close to elementary, middle school and Oakmont CC. This home features an open floor plan with a formal living and dining room that enters to the beautiful updated kitchen overlooking the den and fireplace. The amazing backyard features an extended covered patio with a stone fireplace and outdoor cooking area. First floor features two bedrooms with the main suite overlooking the backyard with a jetted garden tub and separate enclosed shower with double sinks, another downstairs bedroom also has a separate bathroom access. Second floor has 3 bedrooms, updated bath with double sinks plus a game...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
How to Buy the Right Home Remotely
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay It may be tempting, when buying a home remotely, to jump at the first great deal that fits your checklist. But, number of beds and baths aren't everything. Location matters, too. So does the school district if you have school-age children. Don't be afraid to delve deeply into a property that you're thinking...
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Posted on 08/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 1411 Terrace Drive, Lantana, TX 76226
Multiple offers received. Highest & best due Mon, 7-5 at noon. Step inside the impressive front door & entry to hand scraped hardwoods in this golf course lot on hole 13. A dedicated office & 4 large bedrooms. The carpeted owner’s suite has a sitting area with golf course views, large walk-in closet, large bath with separate tub & walk-in shower. Wine room with iron doors. Kitchen with granite, island, newer SS appliances & walk-in pantry. Covered patio with view of golf course. The sweeping staircase leads to 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2nd living w bookshelves & large media room. Plantation shutters throughout, solar...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
How to Reuse your Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Ultra-Efficient Homes: Costs and Benefits to Consider
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay An ultra-efficient home is one that's designed and constructed not only to save you energy but provide its own. This means it uses no more renewable energy that it generates. To the novice homeowner, this may sound impossible. However, to the architects and engineers who specialize in designing this type of abode,...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Home selling 101
Photo by Arka38 via Shutterstock At first glance, you may wonder what the point is of paying a real estate agent for work you may just as easily do yourself. The curse of the Internet is that many consumers have just enough knowledge to be dangerous. That means that while you could sell your home directly, you may...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
What Is a Green Roof?
Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels In building a sustainable home, every material decision matters. The choice of roof material and type can make an enormous difference both in your home’s energy efficiency and environmental impact. Because of the ever-growing demand for sustainable architecture and design, the number of options for sustainable roofing material continues to grow. One...
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