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Spotting Foundation Issues When Buying a Home

Buying a home is both exciting and stressful. Consider these tips about how to spot potential issues when viewing homes with you
Posted by Regina Townes on March 29, 2019 in No Category
Buying a home is both exciting and stressful. After all, you want to find a place that suits your living needs and is in great condition. One of the biggest concerns is that the property you purchase is structurally sound, and this often starts with the foundation. Consider these tips about how to spot potential issues when viewing homes with your real estate agent. Courtesy of Ram Jack Watch for these warning signsWhen touring homes, keep an eye out for the following signs of foundation problems. Pay extra atten... read more
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How to Swap Rooms to Make Your Old Home Feel New in 2019!

Posted by Regina Townes on March 20, 2019 in No Category
Most of us move homes every 5-10 years but many stay put for decades. If you haven’t moved in a while, switching rooms is a great way to declutter & freshen things up!  Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to give your house a makeover or declutter? Tired of the old paint colors, the piles of catalogs, over stuffed closets and toys that your kids haven’t touched since 2013? Is your tween not lovin’ the Winnie the Pooh theme room anymore? Well, then its time to room ... read more
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How to Swap Rooms to Make Your Old Home Feel New in 2019!

Posted by Regina Townes on March 07, 2019 in No Category
Most of us move homes every 5-10 years but many stay put for decades. If you haven’t moved in a while, switching rooms is a great way to declutter & freshen things up!  Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to give your house a makeover or declutter? Tired of the old paint colors, the piles of catalogs, over stuffed closets and toys that your kids haven’t touched since 2013? Is your tween not lovin’ the Winnie the Pooh theme room anymore? Well, then its time to room ... read more
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Trends in Landscaping Design to Try This Year

Here’s a list of this years most up and coming popular trends to modernize your landscaping and add a touch of refreshing curb a
Posted by Regina Townes on February 21, 2019 in No Category
The following is a guest post by Cat Murphy. Whether you’re trying to sell your home or update the one you recently bought, there are plenty of ways to modernize your landscaping and add a touch of refreshing curb appeal. The latest trends include homeowners stepping outside the box with landscaping designs that have Mother Nature’s best interest at heart. Here’s a list of this years most up and coming popular trends. Growing Produce If you’re going to add plants to the garden, you might as ... read more
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Welcome Home….to a Frozen Pipe

Has the polar vortex given your home’s pipes a chill? Here are some tips to fight back and help avoid serious damage.
Posted by Regina Townes on February 08, 2019 in No Category
Every winter, homeowners fear the cold weather and the plumbing expenses that can come with the frigid temperatures. You can see the concern with the seasonal Google search spikes for the term “frozen pipe.” Over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, the temps dipped to single digits in New Jersey. My family and I were away skiing in Vermont for the long weekend when the steam boiler in our home ran low on water and automatically turned off. With the heating system offline, the temperature in my house p... read more
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