buy: 25 Cleaver Cleaning Tips - 08/03/15 05:03 PM
Cleaning is called a chore for a reason. For most of us, it's never going to be fun. But it can be made a little less tedious by using some clever cleaning hacks, or at least finding products that won't make you feel like you're being attacked by toxic fumes.
Check out some of these 25 tips, and while you probably won't end up a cleaning convert, you may at least end up with a gleaming sink and some pride to match.
1. Use a pillowcase to clean ceiling fan blades. The dust gets trapped inside instead of being spread around the room.
2. … (3 comments)

buy: Ways to Create a Welcoming Front Porch - 07/07/15 06:03 PM
If you want to amp up your curb appeal before you go on the market or simply want to make guests feel more at home, adding a few special touches to your front porch can go a long way. It's a way to show your personality and style before people even set foot in your house. And the best part is that it's easy enough to make into a weekend project.
Don't try to reinvent your style with the front porch--it should be an extension of your interior decorating, just a more outdoor-friendly version. For example, if your interior style is modern … (0 comments)

buy: The Prints To Use Now In Your Home - 07/07/15 05:58 PM
Adding pattern to your home is one of the easiest ways to create interest in a space. It's also a great way to add a punch of color, link colors together, and create new style profiles.
"Combining print and pattern can bring excitement to any room, adding both depth and layers," said Owl Design. "As a rule of thumb you should have at least three different patterns in your scheme to make it interesting.
Set small patterns against large ones and limit your color palette. When first trying out mixing pattern we would recommend experimenting with rugs, throws and cushions, as they are … (0 comments)

buy: 6 Super-Rich Home Buying Trends To Apply - 07/07/15 05:51 PM
You may not be in the market for the same real estate that billionaires purchase, but you can think like the super-rich when you search out your best property buy. Doesn't it make sense to follow those who are a financial step ahead of you instead of following popular media and industry-driven fads?
Having more money to spend does broaden the range of choices, but the same real estate issues you struggle with challenge billionaires — aka ultra-high-net-worth individuals or UHNWIs as they are fondly referred to by those who sell to them.
Search through UHNWI resources like The Wealth Report 2015 and … (0 comments)

buy: Upgrade Your Garage With These Gear Essentials - 06/24/15 05:03 PM
It is easy to clutter your garage with miscellaneous items, but if you streamline the space by getting rid of what you don't need and investing in some helpful gear, your garage can become an organized and practical space that makes your household more efficient. Deck out your garage with this essential gear and add some functionality to your home:
Purchase a Workbench
A garage is incomplete without a proper workbench. A sturdy workbench will not only store tools, but also creates space to complete those do-it-yourself projects. Most come with built-in-drawers and are equipped with a light to tackle projects after the … (1 comments)

buy: $355,000 4BR 4BA Large corner lot 3 car garage is over sized Olathe,KS - 06/22/15 08:49 AM


buy: Is A Second Home The New Moneymaker? - 06/15/15 12:28 PM
As investments go, real estate is either the smartest place in the world to stash your money or the stupidest thing you can do with it - depending on all kinds of things like location, pricing trends, interest rates, condition of the property, and how long you plan to be in it. But what about second homes? How do you know when buying a home for weekend use, vacations, or as a legacy property is a smart choice?
"Buying a vacation home or investment property is a great way to expand your real estate portfolio," said FrontDoor.
And, it's a trend that continues … (2 comments)

buy: What Are Your Homebuying Goals? - 06/15/15 12:20 PM
With the dramatic fluctuations in housing prices over the last decade, consumers have new respect for homes as investments. But the flip side is that your investment is still a home, one you're likely to occupy for many years.
According to the annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, compiled by the National Association of REALTORS®, the primary reason buyers cite for purchasing a home is simply the desire to own, followed closely by the desire for more space, and a change in the family situation.
For most people, buying a home is about giving household members more comfortable living arrangements and putting … (0 comments)

buy: Tips for Garage Sales : No Prices on Anything! - 06/03/15 04:14 PM
Instead of placing price tags, tell your costumers as soon as they come up the driveway, “Everything is negotiable!”
When someone asks, “How much do you want for this?” you can say, I’d love $60 for it... but I will take $20.” It also aids if you pause long enough before giving the final price as if you are saying “This is very painful thing to come down this low. It is amazing that some buyers once they heard the statement, they give the price rather than negotiate further...maybe because you already did the negotiating for them.
Do’s and Don’ts”:
DO give a … (0 comments)

buy: Why Green Never Goes Out of Style - 05/29/15 02:11 PM
Against the browns of the earth, green grasses and trees glitter like gems, reflecting the refractive glints of the sun. Beyond to the blues of the seas, green represents the point of return, to home.
With such a dominant role in nature, green represents youth, growth and ultimately maturity. Green is often chosen as the color of money and signifies wealth and elegance, and in some cultures, it has deeply religious significance.
No wonder green is among the most relaxing and soothing of colors, with the ability to calm and refresh our minds and our souls. Studies show that green helps alleviate depression … (2 comments)

buy: 10 Things To Ask Your REALTOR Before You List Your Home With Them - 05/29/15 02:05 PM
When looking for a great real estate agent, there are many things that you'll have to consider. Your ideal agent will be knowledgeable about your local market, experienced, and have a plethora of connections to navigate you through the home sale process. Here are some important questions that you should ask your real estate agent before you list your home with them:
1. In which neighborhoods do you primarily work?
This is important because you'll want a realtor that is experienced in the specific market in which your home is located. The more knowledgeable your agent is about the neighborhood you're selling in, … (2 comments)

buy: Tired Of Renting? It's Time To Buy A Home! - 05/18/15 04:11 PM
Your landlord is raising the rent. The neighbors are yelling at each other through paper-thin walls. You're a trembling jealous wreck because your best friends just bought a new home and it's awesome. Renting just isn't doing it for you anymore. Is it time to buy your next home?
The primary reason to buy a home is simply because you're ready. Homes are more affordable than they were 10 years ago, and you may be financially able as well as psychologically ready.
Perhaps you've taken a new job, married, or have a child on the way. You want more room for your family, … (0 comments)

buy: How To Get The Fixer Upper Look All By Yourself - 05/11/15 02:57 PM
Getting the fixer-upper look doesn't mean you have to move to Waco and plunk down $100k on a dumpy pad so you can pour another $100k into it, ripping down walls, ripping up floors, and creating a masterpiece out of a piece of junk. But if you're loving the French country look achieved on HGTV's Fixer Upper every week, we have a few tips about how to DIY your own stuff or found items and turn your place into a Fixer Upper of the best kind.
Sand something
Sometimes, creating the ultimate piece of furniture isn't necessarily what you put on it, but … (1 comments)

buy: Living Room Arrangements For The TV (and non-TV) Obsessed - 05/11/15 01:00 PM
You think finding the perfect home is a challenge? Just try fitting your existing furniture into your new living room. How do you create symmetry in an asymmetrical space? How do you handle multiple focal points? And most importantly, where do you put the TV?!
"Where you place your furniture in a room will instantly set the tone for how you'll live in that room," said HGTV.
And yet, "most new homeowners - when presented with a bare room - are overwhelmed with possibilities and insecurities of furniture arrangement," said Budget Decorating.
Here are a few solutions that will help you lay out the … (1 comments)

buy: Got a Free Saturday Afternoon? Improve Your Home Security - 05/06/15 05:26 PM
Protecting your home and your family is important. Some people pay for expensive home security systems and pay monthly contracts, but you don’t have to. If you’re looking to spend some time around the house, here are some do-it-yourself home security improvements you might want to make.
Make It Difficult
Most thieves are looking for something easy to grab. Because of this it’s important not to leave valuable items lying around. An unsecured ladder is gold to a thief. Either he’ll steal it, or use it to climb up and force entry through a high window. Make it difficult for an opportunistic thief … (1 comments)

buy: Garage Sales Guides: No Prices on Anything! - 05/04/15 05:17 PM
Instead of placing price tags, tell your costumers as soon as they come up the driveway, “Everything is negotiable!”
When someone asks, “How much do you want for this?” you can say, I’d love $60 for it... but I will take $20.” It also aids if you pause long enough before giving the final price as if you are saying “This is very painful thing to come down this low. It is amazing that some buyers once they heard the statement, they give the price rather than negotiate further...maybe because you already did the negotiating for them.
Do’s and Don’ts”:
DO give a … (0 comments)

buy: 11 Ways You're Giving Money Away When You Buy You House - 04/30/15 05:01 PM
Mortgage lender Fannie Mae just made a move to make homeownership more affordable, and it's one of many things that can help you save some cash when buying a home. If you're not taking advantage of every money-saving opportunity out there - and there are a lot of them - you're just leaving money on the table.
1. Take advantage of new programs
The aforementioned Fannie Mae program "will now pay your closing costs, up to 3% of the price of the home—provided you take the mortgage giant's home-buyer counseling course first," said called the HomePath Ready Buyer program, it "allows first-time … (0 comments)

buy: Should You Wait For Lower Prices or Lower Interest? - 04/30/15 04:52 PM
Right now, buyers have the best of both worlds -- home prices have risen, but they're still below the bubble of 2005, and mortgage interest rates are just above record lows. Yet, many buyers are still waiting for a sign that it's the right time to buy.
Should you wait for prices to go down or for lower interest rates? We advise that you do neither. The price of a home is fixed, so it makes sense to wait for prices to go lower, but you may not realize is that prices have to drop significantly to beat a minor fluctuation in … (3 comments)

buy: Brass Is Back In Town - 04/28/15 03:21 PM
Just when you thought you were out, it's pulling you back in. Yes, brass is back in town.
"In contemporary design, all that glitters is no longer silver. Nor is it nickel, chrome or mirror-polished stainless steel, the similarly cool metal tones that have outsold other finishes on everything from faucets to furniture for decades," said the Wall Street Journal. "Brass, last in vogue in the '70s, has been moving in from the margins, showing up on a pendant light here, a table leg there - exuding a certain cocky, outsider glamour. In recent years, it's started to make silver tones look, … (2 comments)

buy: 2BR 1.5BA Ranch in Weston Remodeled Kitchen Weston,MO - 04/08/15 11:17 AM
2BR 1.5BA Ranch in Weston Remodeled Kitchen


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