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9 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Fire Pits

Indoor evenings on the couch are so last year. Literally. Relaxing around a fire and under the stars is about to be the place for a perfect night. But a built-in fire pit can cost upward of $5,000 for an … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Buyer Love Letters to Home Sellers

Did you hear the one about the dog who wrote a love letter? Not to his owner, but to a home seller. Well, actually the dog’s owner wrote the letter in Buddy’s voice, describing how wag-worthy the house was and … Continue reading

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Fall Landscaping/Lawn Care Tips

Fall is a great season for yard work — the weather is nice, plants are cheap, and veggies are hardy. Here are three projects that’ll transform your yard without hitting your bank account too hard. #1 DIY a Compost BinIf … Continue reading

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Plan your Kitchen Remodel

Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride. A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered … Continue reading

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Protect your Home From Severe Weather

Brown lawns. Flooded basements. Piles of snow dumped on your doorstep. Topsy-turvy weather can test your patience, and even put your home at risk. If a freak storm drops in your area, will your home be up to the challenge? … Continue reading

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From Fixer-Upper to Dream Home

That moment when you realize the home you want to buy is not the home you can afford: What do you do? Eve and Jason Trombley didn’t give up. Nor did they wait until they could save up for their … Continue reading

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What to Expect when you’re (Home) Inspecting

The first thing you need to know about home inspection: You’ll feel all the feels. There’s the excitement — the inspection could be the longest time you’re in the house, after the showing. Right behind that comes … anxiety. What … Continue reading

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September Home Maintenance

Ah, September… The weather is changing, and we’re getting back to our normal, post-summer routines. It’s also a great time to give the house a little extra love and maintenance. Stain the DeckHelp your deck field what winter throws at … Continue reading

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What to Know About Credit before Buying a Home

Like it or not, your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your life, ranking up there with your Social Security number, date of birth, and wedding anniversary. This three-digit number is your financial report card, except … Continue reading

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