Moving with Kids: Tips on Making a Smooth Transition

This post comes from the fabulous Alexis Hall of singleparent.info. A single mom, she recently moved with her 3 kids to be closer to her parents. Here's what Alexis had to say about her experience: The homebuying process with three kids was challenging and fun. From a treehouse to a dance studio to an indoor …

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Time To Introduce Smart Showers

The Smart Shower Hey there readers! So I’m going to be introducing something a little out there today that some people have never heard of, let alone even thought was possible. So we already have smart TVs, smart phones, and smart watches….. But what about smart showers?? Well…. They’re real! Two brands already adapting to …

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What You Need to Know About Selling Your Property

Selling your house is an exciting time, but it’s also bound with a lot of red tape. This handy guide will take you through all the ins and outs of property contracts, so you know what to expect from the outset. “The legal process begins as soon as you accept an offer. This includes arranging …

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Creating a Pet Evacuation Plan

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home. No matter where you live, you'll have some natural disaster that you'll need to be prepared for, whether it's earthquakes, fires, or hurricanes. Many homeowners create evacuation plans for their homes and practice them with their kids (if you don't have an evacuation plan yet, take …

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5 Must-Have Tools for Homeowners

When you own your home, things are going to break and there's no landlord to call. Unless you want to get to know your local handyman REALLY well, you'll have to fix at least some of the basics on your own. Luckily, you don’t need an arsenal of tools to handle most home maintenance fixes. …

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5 Negotiation Tactics That Can Kill a Sale

Negotiations in a real estate transactions can be tricky. Here are some pitfalls to avoid that might kill your deal.

Hire a Concrete Contractor Instead of Going DIY

As a rule of thumb, whenever there’s a need for concrete construction, you should think twice about taking the matters into your own hands. Sure, turning it into a DIY project is always a possibility, but think about it; you don’t construct/reconstruct using concrete every day, and you probably don’t have the required experience anyway, …

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4 Priority Tasks for Your New Home

You just bought a new house...congrats! 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. This will hopefully be the last time your home is totally empty …

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6 Signs That You Found the Perfect Home

Many realtors will tell you that there is no such thing as the perfect home. The more realistic and savvy the buyers are, the easier it is to come to a compromise. However, you didn’t sell your old place to purchase a compromise. Emotions may be running high, especially if you are purchasing your first …

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