Make the most of your landscaping projects this year with these tips

Make the most of your landscaping projects this year with these tips

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(BPT) Home improvement projects aren’t constrained to a single season, but during these warmer months, your focus is no longer simply on your home’s indoors. Now there’s outdoor yard work to do as well, and if you’re looking to recreate your outdoor space, your outside projects may include some landscaping. If you have landscaping as […]

5 home-buying tips for first-timers and old-timers

5 home-buying tips for first-timers and old-timers

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(BPT) Whether you are buying a home for the first time or you are just looking for an upgrade, it is never a bad idea to arm yourself with tips that can make your search go from overwhelming to enjoyable. Rather than learning the hard way about hidden expenses and difficult neighbors, there are things […]

How big of a deck do I need?

How big of a deck do I need?

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(BPT) – As the major outdoor living trend sweeps the nation, decks are getting bigger. But with television shows featuring 3,000-square-foot monster decks, the average homeowner is left to wonder, “Just how big of a deck do I need?” Atlanta, Georgia-based deck builder Frank Pologruto says it all comes down to how homeowners intend to […]

5 tips for financing your next home improvement project

5 tips for financing your next home improvement project

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(BPT) Whether it’s transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country. While many things about renovating your home are flexible, your budget might not be. In general, not a single floorboard is […]

How can buying now save you money later?

Do the math: Buying a Home now may save you a lot

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(BPT) – It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. […]