‘Tis the Season for Routine Home Heating Maintenance

Homeowners should consider how to make the most of their home heating budgets before cooler weather sets in. “Learning how to operate your home heating appliances and then taking care of them through routine maintenance are two of the best things a homeowner can do...

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HOA or No HOA – That’s the Question!

Across the U.S., homeowners’ associations are on the ascent. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 59 percent of newly constructed homes in 2014 were part of a homeowners’ association. That’s up from 46 percent in 2009. So, what’s the draw of homeowners’ associations? By the same token,...

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Leave Behind the Glitz and Glam for a More Natural Custom Home Design

Gone are the days of the Hollywood-inspired home exuding "look, but don't touch elegance.” Design preferences lean toward “inviting,” “rustic” and “beachside charm,” according to a recent realtor.com® assessment of its visitors. "We are seeing a shift in home design trends – leaving behind the glitz and...

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