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Do a Cleanse
Posted on 08/18/2019
Do a Cleanse
You've thought that now might be one of those times to try a cleanse. Then you think a little bit longer and go, "Nah, maybe next time." But there is a cleanse that doesn't require juicing, drinking exotic drinks, or gut-wrenching reactions: a closet cleanse. No, that doesn't mean you hide in your closet while you avoid drinking...
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9 Tricks that Will Brighten a Dark Room
Posted on 08/11/2019
9 Tricks that Will Brighten a Dark Room
Do you want to brighten your room? Whether it's as dark as a dungeon, or maybe a little too dim, don't despair. These nine simple tricks will help you instantly brighten your room without spending much on renovating, new windows, or going all white with the paint. Go for a light color scheme. Most times, a dark room...
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How to Survive With a New Puppy
Posted on 08/04/2019
How to Survive With a New Puppy
Adding a new furry friend into your life can be fun and exciting until you notice that your favorite shoes have bite marks in them. If you've recently added a new puppy into your life or getting ready to, it's essential to protect your belongings to enjoy this excellent adventure fully. Puppy-proof your home. Objects such as shoes,...
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3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host an Open House
Posted on 07/28/2019
3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host an Open House
An open house offers an excellent opportunity for a seller to showcase his or her residence to a large group of buyers. As such, it is important for a seller to plan ahead for an open house. If a seller devotes time and energy to prepare for an open house, his or her residence may make a positive impression...
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Things to Look for When Buying A House
Posted on 07/21/2019
Things to Look for When Buying A House
Homeowners can sometimes overlook things in the excitement to buy a property. When purchasing a property, there are a few red flags that you should be aware of: 1. Fresh paint on some walls Some homeowners sometimes use a fresh paint job to hide problems with the house. If you find out some walls are freshly painted while...
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Signs You May Be Working With the Wrong Agent
Posted on 07/14/2019
Signs You May Be Working With the Wrong Agent
Having to buy or sell a house is a tiring and stressful process that takes weeks, months and sometimes years to finalize. If you have been in the position of buying or selling a property before, you might have had an experience with terrible real estate agents. Sometimes, your instincts pick up these signs, but because you are...
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Another Property Sold - 325 Warrensburg Drive, Belleville, IL 62223
Posted on 07/12/2019
Another Property Sold - 325 Warrensburg Drive, Belleville, IL 62223
Move-in. Brick ranch on well landscaped lot. Wood entry foyer 12x4. Living room features designer window coverings. Kitchen has been updated with built in pantry , soft close drawers and corrian counter tops. Breakfast area leads to wooden deck. Family room has wood flooring with fitted area rug. Fireplace and built in bookcase by Lite-Brite. Good sized bedrooms with carpeting and window covers. Master bedroom features a 3/4 bath and double closets. Main floor laundry, Lower level has a finished recreation or 2nd family room. Room has corner gas fireplace and wet bar. Another room in the lower level could be remodeled and made...
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Planning For a Successful DIY Move
Posted on 07/07/2019
Planning For a Successful DIY Move
When you consider the cost of a long distance move with a professional moving company, you will discover that DIY movement has an advantage of saving you a substantial amount of money, especially for a long-distance move. You will spend less when moving by yourself. There are lots of options for DIY moving. The choice ranges from moving...
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Do you Enjoy Making Friends in a New City?
Posted on 06/30/2019
Do you Enjoy Making Friends in a New City?
Moving to and making a new home in any new city is an exciting time. You have boxes to pack, plans to make, a new job to learn, a new home to find, and new places to explore. With all the anticipation of the move, you may not have given much thought to making friends in your new...
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Get Your Credit Scores When Buying a Home
Posted on 06/23/2019
Get Your Credit Scores When Buying a Home
It is a fact that people who plan carefully to own a home will run into fewer financial issues later. So, if you want to buy a property now or sometime in the future, your first step should be to check your credit. It is a good idea to review your credit reports and scores from time to...
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What Can a Buyer Learn from a House Showing?
Posted on 06/19/2019
What Can a Buyer Learn from a House Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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