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Planning a Playroom

A common reason for renovating is because a little one is on the way. In that case, you might be considering a playroom. Here’s what one couple did. http://studiograyhouse.com/planning-a-playroom/  

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Knobs and Pulls: A Super Easy Update to Beautify Your Kitchen Cabinets

Little touches can make a big difference when it comes to sprucing up a property. Take a look. https://housekaboodle.com/knobs-and-pulls-easy-update-to-beautify-your-kitchen-cabinets/  

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Thoughtful Restoration Makes a Home ‘Smile’ Again

Think “old” means “undesirable” where houses are concerned? Take a look at what the owners did to this 100-year-old property, and think again. http://www.thecraftsmanbungalow.com/reader-restoration-makes-home-smile/  

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Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchids: You Can Grow That!

Growing orchids? That’s just for the professionals, right? Not necessarily, according to Washington Gardener. http://washingtongardener.blogspot.com/2017/11/phalaenopsis-or-moth-orchids-you-can.html  

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Wind vs. Solar for Residential Homes

If you’re interested in sustainable energy for your home, you basically have two choices: Wind or solar. The blog “Homey Improvements” takes a look at the respective advantages of each. http://homeyimprovements.com/wind-vs-solar-residential-homes/#  

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6 Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor

If your roof needs work, here are some tips from Angie’s List for finding a roofing contractor to make sure you’re covered. (See what we did there?) https://www.angieslist.com/articles/6-tips-choosing-roofing-contractor.htm  

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How to Select the Perfect Carpet

Looking for new carpeting for your home? Not sure what to select? No worries. DIY Network has got you covered for your floor covering. http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/rooms-and-spaces/floors/how-to-select-the-right-carpet  

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Home Maintenance Tasks You Need to Tackle in November

As Realtor.com points out, November is kind of a dry run for winter. It’s a good time to tackle those winter preparation tasks before it gets too cold. Here’s a suggested list of the jobs to get done. https://www.realtor.com/advice/home-improvement/monthly-home-maintenance-checklist-november/  

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Top 58 Most Creative Home-Organizing Ideas and DIY Projects

Organization is key! DIY & Crafts has provided some tips on how to organize your house. You might be amazed at how much more efficiently your household runs if you use some of these hacks.  

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Another Equity-Builder Real Life Example

Not long ago, a young couple reached out to me about doing a refinance on a FHA 203k that I had initially done a few years ago. I’ll give you some details of the loan, because they really illustrate the value that the FHA 203k created for my clients. When they bought the property, which […]

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