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What color paint will help you sell your home?

Neutral paint colors don’t just sell homes, research shows that they actually have the power to get you more for your home! While many people think neutral paint color simply means a shade of white, they couldn’t be further from …
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National Weed Your Garden Day

To celebrate National Weed Your Garden Day, here are a a few helpful tips on reducing weeds in your garden: Cover the soil along rows and between plants with mulch. Make sure to keep all weeds away from young plants. …
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Real Estate Terms First Time Home Buyers Should Know Pt. 2

In the real estate world, there’s lots of terms and phrases that might leave your head spinning. Here’s a list to help get you started at becoming fluent in real estate! Earnest Money  A deposit, given by the buyer to …
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Real Estate Terms First Time Home Buyers Should Know

Appraisal A real estate appraisal is the expert opinion of a certified, state-licensed professional who will evaluate and determine the value of a property. This process usually involves comparisons to recent sales of similar properties. This data determines how much …
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Top Fall Home Trends

Fall is here and so are the new trends! Whether it is a big or small piece, here are some top fall trends to integrate into your home. Modern Neutrals Create a beautiful and simple look with the emphasis on …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Tips for Landscaping Your Property Whether you hire someone to landscape you home or do it yourself, there are some things to keep in mind. This informational video provides key points on what options you have when it comes to …
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Resource Video: Homeowner Edition

Home Repairs You Should Never Do Yourself In today’s day and age, everything is DIY this and Do It Yourself that. It can be great when it comes to small projects or design undertaking. However there are home repairs and …
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Shorewest Tips: Cabinet Painting

Worn or outdated looking cabinets can have an adverse effect on the value of a home. According to Remodeling Magazine, the only home improvement likely to return more at resale was a minor kitchen remodel. One alternative to the often …
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DIY Project: Painted Laundry Tub

By Guest Blogger: Susie Thompson Instead of removing a 400 lb laundry tub because it’s gotten dirty and rusted… consider a great DIY project to make it look brand new again! This simple project will have your guests saying, “Wow!” …
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Eight DIY Outdoor Holiday Decorations

It’s time to decorate for the holidays! Spread some holiday cheer with fun, festive outdoor decorations. Everyone loves to spruce up the inside but make sure that the first impression of your home is a spectacular one with the following …
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