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December 2015

Found 7 blog entries for December 2015.



It is the dream of many Americans to live in a huge home; whether it be a mansion or just a large luxury home—and that seems natural, right? Bigger is better, right? Isn’t that the American way? For some Americans, the dream of a stately mansion is far from their ideal living situation. Over the last decade or so there has been a group emerging that have decided to go against the grain and start building smaller and smaller. They aren’t just building smaller houses though, they are building what they call Tiny Houses.

A tiny house, in contrast to the ever growing American home’s average square footage of 2000+, is only about 500 square feet. Many Americans would cringe at the thought of packing their whole lives away into that small of a

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You’ve spent weeks, maybe even months, searching for the perfect home in Idaho. Your local real estate agent has been great. It took some time, but you found the house. Now, it’s time to get ready to put in an offer. Before you buy the house, you’re going to first need to hire a home inspector in order to make sure that your dream house really is the perfect home.

The market has long since moved away from a buyer beware mentality, and now it has become seller beware. Today’s buyers are more informed, and they are going to do more research and find more information before making a decision. The home inspection is an extension of this, as it allows you to find out if they are any big problems present in the house that will need to be

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House hunting will be a great experience, a terrible one, or both. You are going to look at houses that you hate. And, you are going to find houses that you love. House hunting can already be an emotional roller coaster, but it doesn’t have to be so extreme. Take a look at this checklist of what not to do while house hunting, and you can have smooth experience and find the house of your dreams.

1. Don’t Go by Yourself

When you drive by a house for sale that you like, you might be tempted to call the number and go by yourself to check it out. Don’t. Not only is it unsafe, but you could be wasting your time by looking at a house that’s out of your budget and doesn’t meet any of your requirements. On top of that, the seller will think

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Working from home is certainly nothing new, but it’s been becoming more and more popular lately. It provides a work/life balance that can rarely be achieved anywhere else, but in order to work effectively out of your home, there’s one important thing that you’ll need: a home office.

While you might able to work at your breakfast nook or dining room table, more often than not you’ll need your own, separate space in order to work efficiently. Designing an office because you work at home is much different than designing an office for homework space or someplace for you to do taxes and pay bills. In order to create the perfect home office, it will take some planning.

How You’ll Use Your Office

Before you begin, it’s important for you

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When it comes to your kitchen, there are a lot of styles that you can use to create the perfect kitchen. No matter what style you decide on, you’ll want your kitchen to fit in with the rest of your house, while still standing out as a dream kitchen. Kitchens are often what sell a home, and even if you aren’t planning on selling your house, you can fall in love with it all over again by updating your kitchen, and bringing in a different style.

When it comes to kitchen styles, there are two different styles that can be incredibly similar, but they are different, even if in small ways. A modern kitchen isn’t necessarily contemporary, but a contemporary kitchen can be modern. In the simplest of ways, a contemporary kitchen is one that follows

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While kitchens are important in any home, and can often sell the house, you shouldn’t forget about the bathroom. Bathrooms aren’t just a place to care of business. They are retreats from the rest of the house, and a place to relax in peace. Finding the right bathtub, shower, or both can make all the difference between just another bathroom and you’ve just stepped into a peaceful oasis.

It’s often said that the kitchen is the heart of any home. It’s where everyone gathers, and many kitchens are designed with precisely that in mind. Open concept kitchens are popular, because they let the heart of the house work as the actual heart. Then it could be argued that the bathroom is the soul of the house. It’s where you can relax and melt away

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There’s no arguing that Idaho is a beautiful state. It’s full of beautiful forests, rivers, lakes, mountains, and so much more. The love of nature is what brings many people to Idaho, and not just to visit. The lure of Idaho can be too powerful sometimes, and people often move here to enjoy the great outdoors. Idaho is perfect for that. It’s not full of massive cities, booming metropolises, or a ton of pollution. It’s green, clean, and quiet. This amazing state is a paradise for lovers of the outdoors.

Idaho is also a perfect blend, or fusion, of the outdoor lifestyle and the city life. While there are many small towns that dot the Idaho landscape, there are bigger cities that offer all of the amenities of the “big city.” But the real beauty of

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