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Landscaping on a Budget #FlashbackFriday

When it comes to landscaping your home, a real estate rule of thumb says you should expect to spend from 5 to 15 percent of your home’s value. That’s a lot of money, even for those of us in the Carolinas who can enjoy six months of the year outdoors. Here are some creative ways […]

Buying your first home? Here’s step 4: Making the Offer

When you’ve found the one you want to call home, it’s time to take things to the next level by making an offer. So let’s get started by examining the art of the offer. Step 1: Understand the market If you’ve been house hunting for some time now, you’ve probably figured out whether it’s a […]

A Coat of Many Colors #FlashbackFriday

If you had only a small amount – say $50 or $100 – to invest in improving your home, how would you spend it? By and large, experts agree that a fresh coat of paint is one of the quickest, easiest and least expensive ways to spruce up a room. In just a day or […]