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    Top 5 smart decisions to make when remodeling your home

    (BPT) - Whether renovating a new home or remodeling your longtime family dwelling, there is no shortage of options when it comes to design that will make a lasting impact. If you’re wondering where to splurge and what you should hold back on — look no further. From Wi-Fi-enabled appliances, to elevated entertaining areas, here are five smart design decisions to make in your home that will stand the test of time.

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    5 Ways to Decorate with Nature

    (BPT) - According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by VELUX, 63% of people spend less than 7 hours a week in nature. Nature helps to soothe and calm us, so weave it into the decor throughout your home. Natural light brightens this bathroom, highlighting the clean, modern lines.

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    3 things that may go wrong if you don’t winterize your house

    (BPT) - Fall is here, which means, like it or not, cold weather is just around the corner. While most of us would prefer not to think about turning on our heat just yet, this is actually the best time to check your heating to ensure everything is operating as it should.

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Wednesday 10/16/2019
5 Time-Saving Laundry Tips
Updated: October 17, 2019 - 2:44 am

(Family Features) Between sorting, washing, pouring, transferring, drying and folding, laundry can often feel like a daunting chore.

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5 Tips for Protecting Your Outdoor Space in the Offseason
Updated: October 17, 2019 - 2:44 am

(Family Features) Regardless of the climate you live in, protecting your patio furnishings and accessories during the colder months is crucial to maintaining a beautiful and functional outdoor living space. Protective outdoor covers can help defend against snow, sleet, wind, sun and rain, which can damage your outdoor essentials and cause them to deteriorate over time.

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Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
Updated: October 17, 2019 - 2:44 am

(Family Features) Even if your home has seen a generation or two of living, creating a contemporary new look may not require a full-scale renovation. The key to creating a more modern feel is all in the details.

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How Streaming Can Make Watching Favorite Shows Easier
Updated: October 17, 2019 - 2:44 am

(Family Features) At home, you have ultimate control over your entertainment environment. Now, with today’s technology, you can create the same viewing experience wherever you are, even if that means you are miles away from your favorite spot on the couch.

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Tuesday 10/15/2019
Your neighborhood deer are gearing up for winter - Get ready
Posted: October 15, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Like many mammals, deer physically prepare for winter by better insulating their bodies. In the fall, deer gradually trade their summer coats for a warmer winter one, which is more substantial and has thicker, longer, darker hair called "guard hairs" to protect their fur and skin from rain and snow.

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Home Weatherization 101: Tips for a Comfortable Home
Posted: October 15, 2019

(StatePoint) Do seasonal temperatures sometimes leave you frustrated with your home’s lack of insulation? Staying comfortable indoors is a top priority for most people, and luckily, it’s easy to ensure your home is an optimal temperature.

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Friday 10/11/2019
UL Presents: Smoke Alarm Friendship Stories [Video]
Updated: October 18, 2019 - 2:51 am

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Falling Leaves, Football, Halloween, And A New Kitchen
Posted: October 11, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Many people believe spring or summer is the best time of year to get your dream kitchen.

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Thursday 10/10/2019
Take it from the pros and close before you doze [Video]
Updated: October 18, 2019 - 2:51 am

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Wednesday 10/09/2019
Tips To Go Green, Save Green And Stay Toasty This Winter
Updated: October 11, 2019 - 3:13 am

(NAPSI)—The 2020 Farmers’ Almanac predicts “yet another freezing, frigid, and frosty winter for two-thirds of the country.” The good news is, homeowners don’t have to choose between staying cozy and eco-conscious. Today’s innovations make it easy to enjoy both with “smart” home climate control technologies and advanced heating systems created to achieve maximum energy efficiency and comfort.

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Thursday 09/12/2019
10 Acronyms Homebuyers Need to Know
Posted: September 12, 2019

(StatePoint) PMI, APR, LTV…these unfamiliar acronyms don’t need to bewilder or intimidate uninitiated homebuyers.

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Wednesday 09/04/2019
How Close Is Too Close When It Comes to Living Near Your Family?
Posted: September 04, 2019

(StatePoint) While you can’t choose your family, you can choose how close you live to them. A new survey suggests some healthy boundaries between parents and in-laws make for a happier family relationship -- something to keep in mind when shopping for a home.  

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Thursday 08/08/2019
Pro Tips for Taking the Perfect Photos of Your Home
Posted: August 08, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether you’ve completed an amazing renovation, or you are selling your house, you’ll want to take perfect pictures of your home to share.

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Tuesday 07/30/2019
Readiness Checklist: 5 Steps to Prep for Buying a Home
Posted: July 30, 2019

(StatePoint) For many Americans, making the jump to buying that first house is a significant achievement that allows them to put their mark on their own space, while creating room for family and pets.

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Friday 06/14/2019
Millennial Successfully Relocates And Buys Second Home at Age 25
Updated: July 20, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NewsUSA) - Amy bought her first house in Grand Rapids, Michigan at age 23. Fast forward two years and she has since sold that house and relocated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Two houses in two years at age 25: Here's one Millennial who isn't sacrificing homeownership for mobility. 

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Thursday 05/02/2019
Not Your Grandfather’s Home Loan: What to Know About Today’s Process
Posted: May 02, 2019

(StatePoint) In today’s world where moving fast is the norm, you may think that finding the time to apply for a home loan is about as likely as finding the time to remove your jam-packed storage room of all the objects that don’t bring you joy.

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Saturday 04/20/2019
Shopping for a Home this Spring: Map Out Your Journey
Posted: April 20, 2019

(StatePoint) Spring is here, which means the weather is warming, there’s more daylight, flowers are popping up… and so are “For Sale” signs in yards nationwide.

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Monday 11/19/2018
What You Need to Know About Timeshares
Updated: December 05, 2018 - 2:43 am

(StatePoint) It’s estimated that at any given time, there are over 1 million timeshare owners looking to end their timeshare ownership. Unfortunately, exiting a timeshare is more complex than many people realize.

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Friday 11/09/2018
Is Buying a Home Right for You? What to Know Now
Posted: November 09, 2018

(StatePoint) Many millennials are buying their first homes in a marketplace that is more challenging than the one their parents encountered for their first purchase.

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Thursday 05/03/2018
6 Money Tips for Buying a Home
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 4:21 am

(StatePoint) When searching for a new home, you may come across some conflicting information, especially about home financing or mortgage loans. Consider these six money tips to help you navigate the process.

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