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February 2017

Found 7 blog entries for February 2017.

 

 

When you are building a new home, you have a lot of important decisions to make, one of them being how you will heat your home. Between picking your carpet colors, and deciding on a floor plan, you really should take a moment to think about how you plan to heat your home. There is a myriad of options out there for people who want to break away from traditional gas furnaces and each of them have their own benefits and drawbacks. However, it is important to remember that heating technology has made dramatic advances over the last few years and options that may have seemed inefficient or archaic in the past are now not only viable, but preferred in some cases. Below we will talk about the pros and cons of three of these systems: pellet stoves,

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Pools can be an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors as well as a fantastic way to work on a washboard stomach. There are several types of pools, varying in cost and upkeep, but on type of pool is starting to make an appearance in the United States. Natural pools are beautiful swimming pools with a thriving ecosystem to help filter bad bacteria and debris without using harsh chemicals. These pools are less expensive than many of their counterparts, plus they create a delightful centerpiece in any outdoor space.

Many folks dream of having a swimming pool in their backyard, though there can be a lot of concerns regarding building one and managing upkeep. One of these concerns is that there are large amounts of chemicals that are typically

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Backyards can be a great place to relax, or they can be a place to party. Depending on your individual style, you may be looking to revamp your backyard space to fit your needs. Well, occasionally in the renovating process you come across an idea that seems crazy at the time, but may be something that you could use in your yard on a smaller scale. Here are a few of the craziest backyards we have come stumbled upon. See if there are any ideas that could work for you!

Are you a BMX racer who would love to be able to roll out of bed and hop on your bike? If this sounds like you, then maybe you should take a page out of one enthusiast’s book and create a BMX track in your own backyard. Of course, it’s important to check and make sure you have the

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Over the last few years, there has been a pretty big resurgence in interest in hidden rooms in homes. They fell out of style, if you will, for a while but have resurfaced in the past few years. There are many reasons to want one of these specialty rooms and whether you want it for a doomsday shelter, a place to retreat to in case of an intruder, or just for the fun of it, they are actually pretty simple to have put into your home. Now, obviously it would be easier to put one in from the start, so if you are building a home then you may want to think about adding one into the plans, however, there are plenty of ways to retrofit one into an existing home. Today, however, we will talk mainly about the chief differences between these kinds of rooms,

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When it comes time to pick where you want to live, you actually have quite a few options. You see, there are many different types of homes out there, but there are few that have carried as much confusion as duplexes, townhouses, apartments, and condos. Though these may seem virtually identical in many aspects, they can actually be quite different. Even though they are small these differences can have quite the consequences. So, if you are thinking about moving into one of these multi-family units you should probably know all you can about your different options before you make a decision.

Duplex

Let’s start with a duplex. A duplex is a house that, instead of being designed for one living space, is made to house two separate living spaces

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Let’s just start out by saying that this article is meant for educational purposes and is not to be confused with actual training. Before you venture into the world of real estate investing you should do much more research than just reading this article; it is a good place to start and get a foundational knowledge of the world of real estate, however.

There are many investment vehicles out there, but there are few as great as real estate. But what makes investing in real estate different from other investments? Well, let’s start by looking at paper assets. Paper assets are things like stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and the sort and they represent the buying of part ownership in a company, debt from a company or the government, or the pooling of

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Real estate is one of the fastest growing professions out there. You have probably seen people right and left announcing they're becoming a new real estate agent in the area. For many of you, you may be scratching your head. “Why would they want to be a real estate agent?” you have probably asked yourself; or maybe, “would I like being a real estate agent?” Well if these are the sorts of questions you are asking yourself, then you are in the right place. Real estate is an exciting game and there are many pros and cons to working in it. Today we will only be exploring the pros, but be sure to do your research and learn all the downsides as well. Do not decide on a profession after reading one positive article online.

NOTE: being a real estate agent

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