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Posted on 06/28/2020
Smart Home Gadgets: Inexpensive Fixes to Lower Your Bills
Photo by Halfpoint via Shutterstock When it comes to conserving energy, homeowners wanting to go green often spare no expense. Here are a few ways to upgrade your home without lightening your wallet. Smart Thermostat A powerful method to control your power use while saving money on your air conditioning bills in the summer and heating bills each...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
How to Entertain Outdoors
Whether you're hosting outdoor gatherings in your own backyard or at another outdoor venue, there are a few elements you will need to consider carefully. The size of your space and the number of expected guests is only the beginning. You'll want to plan out the flow of traffic and access to certain areas. Seating is also an...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
What is a Reverse Mortgage?
Photo by Alexander Mils from Pexels If your wealth is tied up in your home, how can you free up some cash? A reverse mortgage is available to homeowners with mostly or fully paid-off mortgages. The monthly payments, which come from the lender to you, are not counted as taxable income. But there are mortgage taxes, and interest...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Is Selling a House a Good Idea?
Believe it or not, selling a home may prove to be a good idea. In fact, there are many reasons why selling a residence could be beneficial, and these include: 1. You can earn a profit from your home sale. If you have allocated significant time and resources to maintain your residence, you may find there will be lots...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
How to Choose the Best Garden Structure for Your Home
Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Outdoor garden structures can provide you with seating, shade and even a bit of shelter from the rain, depending on which type you choose. Although these structures serve a practical purpose, they’re available in a wide range of decorative styles and designs that can enhance your garden’s appearance. How do you know which...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
3 Reasons to Keep your Home Market Ready
Photo by Agover via Pixabay You're not thinking of selling -- so why keep your home in market-ready shape? There are some excellent reasons for upgrading your home while you live there; keeping your house in good repair and in "ready to sell" condition benefits you in a variety of ways: Your own comfort: It's just more comfortable...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
Video Tour - 12 Ash Avenue, West Deptford, NJ 08096
One of the largest homes in Greenfields. As you approach the front door notice the maintenance free decking and the Ring door bell, which will transfer to you when you buy this beautiful home. The high ceilings in the living room and sun room give the home a spacious feel. The kitchen has been update with granite counter tops, tile back splash an stainless steel appliances. Wait till you see the large sun room overlooking the fenced back yard! Up a few steps are 3 nice size bedrooms and an updated bath. The lower level feature an expanded family room, full bath and a dream laundry room with lots of cabinetry, shelves and a folding...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
12 Ash Avenue, West Deptford, NJ 08096 is now new to the market!
One of the largest homes in Greenfields. As you approach the front door notice the maintenance free decking and the Ring door bell, which will transfer to you when you buy this beautiful home. The high ceilings in the living room and sun room give the home a spacious feel. The kitchen has been update with granite counter tops, tile back splash an stainless steel appliances. Wait till you see the large sun room overlooking the fenced back yard! Up a few steps are 3 nice size bedrooms and an updated bath. The lower level feature an expanded family room, full bath and a dream laundry room with lots of cabinetry, shelves and a folding...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Signs You Need a New Roof
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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