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RECONSIDER THESE CHOICES WHEN YOU RE DESIGNING YOUR KITCHEN

Posted by Peter Karami on July 15, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (1)

The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and food spills add up quickly so it’s important to focus on quality and lasting appeal when you’re choosing materials for a kitchen remodel. Here are a few things you should avoid:

Cheap Laminate Countertops: The bottom rung of laminate is extremely susceptible to wear and tear. It can melt if you forget to place a hot pad under a pan that’s fresh out of the oven and the edges c...

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PRIORITY TASKS FOR YOUR MOVE IN

Posted by Peter Karami on July 15, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you're probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should cover first.

Change the locks

Even if you're promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can never be too careful. It's worth the money to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that no one else has the keys to your home. Changing the locks can be a DIY project,...

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FROM DECORATING TO STAGING

Posted by Peter Karami on July 15, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Once you've decided to put your home on the market, you're looking to sell quickly for the best possible price. One tactic that can help sell your home faster is staging. At first, staging may seem like a real estate term that doesn't actually mean anything. Isn't staging just decorating? Well, not exactly…

Appeal to the masses

Your home is likely decorated to your tastes. It could be colorful and eclectic, or rugged and industrial. But when you're staging your home, rather ...

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FIVE MONEY-SAVING GREEN UPGRADES

Posted by Peter Karami on July 15, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Going green is great for the environment, but that's not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings.

Solar panels: The upfront cost is big, but the long-term savings are huge. Solar panels will cost several thousand dollars to install, but ongoing maintenance costs are very low, and a typical system could save you hundreds of dollars per year. You can even sell your surplus electricity.

Wood furnace: Wood-burning furnaces ar...

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AVOID THESE TWO BIG MORTGAGE MISTAKES

Posted by Peter Karami on July 15, 2017 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

We all know that searching for and viewing potential homes is the fun part of the home-buying process. The not-so-fun part? The mortgage.

But if you don't pay attention to the details, your mortgage can end up dragging down the enjoyment of your new home and cause some major regrets. Here are a few mistakes to avoid to ensure that you love your mortgage terms as much as your hew home.

Don't find your home first: Shopping around for the best mortgage rate should be the first step i...

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