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Posted on 06/26/2022
Japanese landscaping ideas to incorporate at home
For homeowners wanting to create a space of zen and comfort in their outdoor area, it can be helpful to take inspiration from Japanese landscaping design. Featuring a perfect blend of natural and man-made elements, Japanese gardens are synonymous with tranquility and quiet beauty. What better way to unwind and enjoy the fresh air than with your personal...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
3 Tropical Plants You Can Grow in Cold Climates
Cold winter weather doesn't necessarily mean you must give up your dreams of having a tropical garden at home. There are several varieties of cold-hardy tropical plants you can grow in the ground or in containers to bring the atmosphere of the tropics anywhere you are. Here are some suggestions for tropical plants that grow well in colder...
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Posted on 06/13/2022
Another Property Sold - 28520 Hammerhead Ln, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Exceptional and rarely available, one-story gem with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a 2-car garage and a nice lanai with gorgeous views of the lake and oversized backyard located in the most desirable community in SWFL. This Pine Spring model has a wonderful kitchen with tons of cabinets and plenty of room for a nice eat-in area. The whole home is meticulous inside and out with extra windows making it super bright. New Washer, Hot Water Heater and Hurricane Shutters recently added. Village Walk of Bonita Springs has EVERYTHING you could want, a resort pool and dedicated lap pool, a fantastic gym with the latest workout equipment and breathtaking...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Things Residential Property Owners Need to Know About Applying for a Variance
Government bodies develop zoning regulations to enhance the peaceful enjoyment of every member of a community’s property. These regulations are part of a larger land-use plan that separates commercial, retail and residential areas. Few would disagree that zoning rules prove beneficial in the overall scheme of things. But by that same token, they also represent an encumbrance on...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Your cottage house style guide
If you’re fantasizing about a dream cottage house, you might be interested in the variety of styles, shapes and sizes cottages come in. While there are many more options than you might think, all cottage style homes feature some of the same key elements. Here is a short guide to the defining characteristics of cottage house plans: Architectural...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Driveway: Will Paving or Repaving Increase Your Home's Value?
When homeowners weigh which upgrades best improve their property values; remodeling kitchens and expanding bathrooms are almost always top of the list. But what about installing a new driveway? A dirt or gravel parking area turns into a veritable quagmire during bouts of heavy precipitation, which could mean you end up tracking more mess into your home than...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Bring Order to Cable Chaos: 4 Ways to Organize Your Office
One of the best things you can do to keep your office organized is to invest some time in proper cable management. Tangles of cables and cords for different devices can be chaotic, unsightly and potentially hazardous. While there are plenty of cable management options you can purchase, there are also common items you can repurpose to save...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
3 Signs Your Home Needs New Paint
Repainting your home’s exterior is no small task. Despite the potential cost and challenges, a fresh coat of paint is one of the most important upgrades you can make. Not only will new paint make your home look better, it will help prevent other long-term issues caused by aging paint. But how do you know when it’s time...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Go Green With These Sustainable Real Estate Trends
Sustainable and eco-friendly materials and practices continue to rise in popularity and accessibility in the real estate world. Technological advancements and increased awareness of environmental issues have made green real estate a smart choice in any location. Here are some of the main green real estate trends appearing in the market today: Energy Efficiency Energy efficient materials and...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
4 Budget-friendly ways to upgrade living spaces for seniors
Home changes happen throughout the years. Whether they're for improving quality of life or peace of mind, these upgrades and renovations often cost a significant amount of money. And for those with a fixed income, living on a pension or receiving retirement/social security, it can make a hefty dent in the wallet. Here are a few ways to...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
3 Ways to Design a Small Dining Room
Dining room decor can make a significant difference in your experience of the space. Whether you have an open floor plan dining room extending into the general living space or a formal, secluded room, choosing how to decorate is important. As with any room in the home, it's difficult to work with an especially small space. If you...
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