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Archive for July, 2021

When to Save & When to Splurge on Your Home Renovation

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Every home renovation project comes with a budget, and it’s inevitable that your budget won’t cover everything.  By balancing your budget, you can maximize your home renovations while still ending up with completed projects that will last years.  So, where do you save and where do you splurge on your home renovations?  Splurge on Bathroom Fixtures You can find cheap faucets and shower heads easily, but the drop in quality isn’t worth saving the money.  When you purchase high-end bathroom fixtures, you don’t have to worry about things such as water pressure, frequent replacements, or leaks that lead to eventual…

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7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying an Historic Home

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No one can deny that historic homes are gorgeous, but you should always be cautious before purchasing one.  For every pro a historic house offers, there’s a hidden con to counteract it. The good news is you can avoid being sucked into a money vacuum purchase by becoming aware of the cons before you purchase the home.  Here are some of the pitfalls of a historic home you should always keep in mind and look for:  Strict Rules Homes in designated historic districts come with strict rules.  Many times, historic homes are in disarray before they are purchased. You may…

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