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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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5 Landscaping Ideas to Add Curb Appeal and Value

When driving through any neighborhood, you'll almost always see a few houses that stand out just a little bit more from the others. Often it's their yard and landscape that's eye-catching.

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Starter Home or Forever Home: You Decide?

I met my husband in my early 20s and he was in the process of purchasing his grandmother’s old house in Milford, Connecticut.  Excited to keep the house in the family, his grandmother let him buy the house for a very decent price. It was an exciting time for him, and for us.  

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