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5 Mistakes People Make with Home Renovation

Renovating a house to make it fit your wants and needs is a great idea to make it feel more like home. When thinking about undergoing home renovations, it’s important to be aware of how these changes are going to affect your home in the long term. Are these changes going to make your home harder to sell? Are you making a change that doesn’t actually work with your lifestyle? Check out some of these top mistakes that people have made so you can avoid the same fate.

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How to Renovate a Home on a Budget

Home renovations are often a costly but expected part of homeownership. It’s likely that as technology gets better, your life circumstances change, and your personal preferences get prioritized, you may want to update your home to make it fit you and your lifestyle. Renovations and updating are expensive, but there are ways to make the costs a little bit cheaper. 

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How to Easily Reduce Your Electric Bill

Using energy for everyday conveniences makes for expensive utility bills. Luckily, there are easy things that you can do today that will help you reduce your energy intake without the hassle. Reducing your energy intake will not only be better for your wallet, but it'll also be better for the environment. Keep reading to see five ways that you can easily reduce your electric bill without much more effort on your part.

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Home Shopping: Starter Home or Forever Home?

First time home buyers have a choice to make. They can purchase a "forever" home with the intention of it being something that they can grow into and live in for many years to come, or they can purchase a starter home and save money or wait until their lifestyle requires it to move into a bigger house. Neither option is a bad decision; however, you may want to consider a few critical factors before you go ahead and make a purchase.

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