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Building Your Home From Scratch Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune

Many people quash their dreams of building their own homes simply because they believe they can’t afford to do so. While it’s true that building a custom home can be pricey and generally more expensive than just buying from a builder in a subdivision, there are a bunch of ways that you can shave off a few bucks here and there to make the entire process a lot more affordable.…

3 Unique Ways to Decorate Your Walls

As you’re decorating your house, you may spend an inordinate amount of time choosing furniture and area rugs, as well as painting your walls the latest popular colors. But as you look around your rooms, you’ll undoubtedly notice something’s missing, but you can’t quite put your finger on what that something is.…

Is Now the Right Time to Buy? Yes, and Here’s Why

While certain buying decisions can be made on a whim, others require careful consideration. The decision to buy a home is a big one, and is likely the biggest expenditure you’ll ever make in your entire life.

While there are several factors you need to consider before pouncing on a property, now just might be the perfect time to buy – as long as all your ducks are in a row.…

Awesome Kitchen Backsplashes That Fit Your Budget

You’ve installed your cabinets, countertops, and appliances in your newly remodeled kitchen. To round things off and add an dash of ‘oomph’ to your kitchen, install a custom DIY backsplash.

When it comes to this area above the countertops, there are a variety of methods and ideas you can employ, all of which are affordable and easy to install.…

How Can You Tell if This is the Right Neighborhood For You?

Location, location, location. It’s the crux of real estate. But when it comes to buying a home in a new neighborhood, there are other factors to consider in addition to the location itself.

If you’re planning on sticking around your new neighborhood for the long haul, or want to raise a family in a good area, you’d be well-advised to do some homework and research on the community you’re contemplating.…

6 House Hunting Misconceptions to Stop Believing

A home purchase is most likely the biggest you’ll ever make, so you want to make sure you make the right decision. But mention your intentions of buying to anyone around you, and you’ll probably get an influx of opinions – whether they’re right or wrong.…

5 Ways to Make Your Cookie-Cutter Home More Unique

Newly built homes certainly offer all the convenient amenities a home owner could want, but they just lack that old-world charm that typically comes with older homes. But all is not lost. There are a number of ways to tweak your home’s interior so it doesn’t look like every other cookie cutter home on the block.…