By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy House-hunting is exciting, but it can be an exhausting process. Choosing where to live should be driven by factors like location, neighborhood and curb appeal. The last thing you should worry about is cell phone reception. If your dream home turns out to be in a cell phone dead zone, you…

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When it comes to connecting with potential clients, social media is not to be slighted. Whether your favorite platform is Instagram or Twitter, simply posting great content is not enough—you also need to lead your audience to it. The easiest way to do this is with hashtags. But what hashtags should you be making use…

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Home insurance

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the cost of homeowners insurance can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending on the company you buy from. Below are some of the Institute’s most important things to consider – which could save you big bucks – when buying homeowners insurance. 1. Shop Around – Ask your friends, check the…

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Fourth of July Ideas

Fourth of July

Fourth of July is a great time to celebrate with family and friends. You can easily celebrate the Fourth of July without leaving your home. Have a Fourth of July BBQ If you didn’t get invited to a party this year, host your own, but take it up a notch from the same old hot…

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Green homes

Homes Foundation- DIY tips from your Charlotte Realtor

Green homes are becoming a really big deal these days. Whether that means that an older home is being retrofitted with energy-saving equipment or a brand spanking new one is growing up green, it is apparently much easier to be green than we’ve been led to believe. The Numbers Are Coming In on Green Homes…

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Garage Door Care

Garage Door Care is very important You pull into and out of your garage hundreds of time a year, ever expecting your door to reliably open and close at your whim. Going up and down so much can be pretty taxing, which is why after being neglected for months or years, garage doors rightfully start…

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Dress up your house on a budget

Dress up your house on a budget with these great tips! Owning a house is a never-ending adventure in investing your heart and soul into a wholly unique structure. Some homeowners have great big budgets for massive changes or enhancements to their home, others are working with a shoestring. If you’re in the second group,…

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Better concrete painting tips will improve the look of your painted concrete Concrete has been used by humans for thousands of years, with some of the oldest examples of wells and houses made with the stuff dating back to 6500 BC. Although the ingredients have been refined over time, it’s still basically the same material…

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Walk to work

Walk instead of drive. Millennials Prefer Walking Given the choice, members of the millennial generation would rather walk than drive. A recent study by NAR and Portland State University finds that Americans ages 18–34 are 12 percent more likely to walk as a mode of transportation compared to driving. The 2015 National Community and Transportation…

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Crowdfunding- should it be done to buy a house? Should Buyers Crowdfund Their Way Into Homeownership? In recent years, crowdfunding has become a popular way to pay for a remarkably wide range of ventures. Want to back a sliced-ketchup product, a self-serve cocktail machine, or maybe a charity race? Just pull out your smartphone. But…

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