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Paint your home’s exterior like a pro

Painting is an inexpensive way to transform just about any space. Many people paint the interiors of their homes, but home exteriors also can undergo dramatic makeovers with fresh coats of paint. Timing the job right and heeding some tips from professionals and do-it-yourselfers who have tread the painting path before you can make the job go smoothly.

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How the Humidity in the Room Can Affect Your Floors

The first thing most people usually do when planning a new flooring project is to hit the home improvement store to pick their new flooring. Wait! This important DIY project will turn into a failure if you don’t consider what type of flooring is best for the room’s environment. After all, getting the best floor covering for your room isn’t just about picking what is beautiful today; but what will look good years from now.

How to finance your kitchen remodeling project

Spring — it’s the time of year when you’re probably considering sprucing up your home before the summer is upon us. The best time to consider remodeling a kitchen, for example, is in the summer when you are more likely to be cooking outdoors. This leaves the predicament of how to go about financing your home improvement project; kitchen remodeling can be very costly, so making the most of your dollar is important. 

3 Easy Kitchen Maintenance Tasks for DIY Homeowners

There’s an old saying from your grandfather’s era: Never pay money for something you can do yourself. Now, some DIY projects around the house should only be done by handymen who have some training and experience under their tool belts. However, even home maintenance beginners can do some repairs on their own with a little time, know-how and “elbow grease.” One of the best places to concentrate on is the kitchen.

Are Real Estate taxes deductible?

Tax season is just around the corner and yes, real estate taxes are deductible. Getting tax advice on the benefits of owning a home will ease the stress of the season. One of the benefits of owning your home is offsetting your state and federal tax liabilities. Professional tax advisors stay on top of the approved real estate tax deductions and meeting with one may keep more cash in your pocket. These 

Turning Your House Into Cash: Tips for Gauging the Real Estate Market

Your house is an investment in your future. This is a mantra we have all heard over the years. Yet, if homeowners have learned one thing during the last decade, it is just how unpredictable the real estate market can be. So, if you are considering selling your home in the next few years, you will want to look at a few important forecasters to help you maneuver a fickle market and develop a solid strategy for getting the best price for my house.

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