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Sept. 3, 2020

What’s Trending Next? A Dozen Home and Design Ideas for 2020

From building and decorating materials to room sizes, colors, and lighting, gift your clients with the knowledge gleaned from crystal ball gazers as we look ahead to 2020’s trends. 

Almost everyone enjoys making predictions for a new year—and certainly for a new decade. How about cooking appliances that tell ...

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Sept. 3, 2020

Sellers Are Returning to the Housing Market

In today’s housing market, it can be a big challenge for buyers to find homes to purchase, as the number of houses for sale is far below the current demand. Now, however, we’re seeing sellers slowly starting to come back into the market, a bright spark for potential buyers. Javier Vivas,  ...

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Posted in News, Seller News
Sept. 3, 2020

A Guide to Caring for Narcissistic Parents

Narcissists: you can’t leave them, it’s nearly impossible to love them and you feel like you want to pull your hair out whenever you’re around them.

Laura Thomas, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist based in California who helps clients of all ages deal with a variety of mental health issues ...

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Posted in News, Senior News
Sept. 3, 2020

What Greener Homes Are Made Of

TIMBER! The Carbon12, an 8-story, 14-unit condo building in Portland, Ore., is currently the tallest U.S. structure made from engineered wood known as mass timber. The wood is fire resistant and 80% lighter than concrete or steel but just as strong.

“Being green” has become more than a catchphrase ...

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Sept. 3, 2020

Is This Your Situation: Debating Over Whether to Buy a New or Old Home?

There are pros and cons to both new construction and existing homes. Click through to take a look at the price differences, maintenance and operation costs, location and style of the home when making your decision. 

Congratulations on making the big decision to buy a new home. Now, what ...

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Posted in Buyer News, News
Sept. 3, 2020

Make Your Bathroom Design Fun

Is your bathroom a fun and exciting space or do you want to keep it relaxing and serene? In either case, some decorBathrooms, by nature, are utilitarian spaces. You need to incorporate all of the necessary functions for cleanliness in one private space. But that doesn’t mean you can’t ...

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Sept. 3, 2020

Quick Fixes You Can Do at Home This Weekend

There are many household tasks that are a lot easier to handle than you may have expected, and the results can give you a lot of satisfaction. Click through for key repair jobs you can tackle now to improve your home right away. 

If you're short on time ...

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Aug. 13, 2020

What Are Quitclaim Deeds?

Quitclaim deeds offer very limited buyer protection — they're used most often for transferring property between family members. Are they right for your situation? Click through to learn more about these contracts.

Property deeds are written and signed legal documents used to transfer ownership of real property from a ...

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Aug. 13, 2020

Applying for Veterans Benefits: 5 Tips for Caregivers and Spouses

Countless family caregivers help aging veterans and surviving spouses apply for veterans benefits and manage their payments. Qualifying for VA benefits is usually the primary concern for veterans and their caregivers, however there are several areas of confusion that can significantly impact the way families interact with the U.S ...

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Aug. 13, 2020

Home Furnishings Trend: Brass is Back

For years brass has been on the sidelines, but it’s making a comeback. Here are ways homeowners can incorporate the finish to add glamour and help homes stand out.

After years of chrome, stainless steel, and nickel being the shining stars of interior metals, brass is back and starting to ...

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