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Jul

05

Celebrating Historic American Homes

Yesterday we celebrated Independence Day, and this month in particular we, as a nation and in our communities, tend to show our steadfast patriotism. So, we thought it would be fun to look back on America’s most memorable historic homes! From the Newport, RI to Southern estates, Midwestern ranches to California vineyards, we are lucky […]

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Jul

03

She-sheds: Distinctifying The Female “Man-Cave”

Earlier this month, we introduced you to the latest backyard trend sweeping the nation, she-sheds. Now, we’re going to take a look at the unique features of these petite structures and how you can play them up when marketing your next property. New Kind of Office: She-sheds can serve as a great office space for […]

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Jul

02

Three Summer Splurges to Distinct-ify Your Home

For most of the year, the majority of consumers keep budget and saving money top of mind. However, a splurge that can help improve and distinct-ify your home is something homeowners shouldn’t be afraid to do. Here are three popular summer splurge ideas that do just that. Install a Pool! Perhaps the most obvious summer […]

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Jun

28

Home Insurance Policies: What’s Covered, What’s Not and What you Need to Know

Homeowner’s insurance policies can be overwhelming to understand if you’re looking at them for the first time. But new homeowners, take note! The Insurance Information Institute, an organization dedicated to helping the public understand insurance, has a great checklist on what is typically covered in a policy, what is not and what you need to […]

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Jun

26

Summer Energy Savings – Keep the Cool in and the Bills Low

Battling summer heat without causing energy bills to skyrocket is a perennial challenge for homeowners. You’d be surprised at the small changes to family habits that can make a big difference when it comes to keeping cool air in and not heating the house up more than necessary through excess energy use. For these tips, […]

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Jun

25

National Log Cabin Day: Getting to Know The Rustic Structures

Did you know that today is National Log Cabin Day? To celebrate, we’re taking a look at the history of these unique structures and where you can find them in the U.S. As far back as the early 19th century, log cabins have been a staple of rural American living. Traditionally, builders would cut down […]

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