Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: February, 2015

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February 2015

There are 4 blog entries for February 2015.

Pet - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics4dawn/12474895954

The ultimate goal of just about every homeowner is to have a space in their home for every member of their family. What if you have pets? Does your pet have his or her own room? You might be asking yourself – is it even really necessary for a pet to have his or her own space?

Shocking as it is for some homeowners and pet owners to learn, adding a pet suite to a home is a fairly trendy concept in the home remodeling world.

Does a Pet Really Need Their Own Space?

Having a space in your home designating to your space that is larger than a pet bed, might seem silly. However, there are a lot of benefits to having this suite for your pet. This suite can include a nice bed, some toys, and a washing station. It makes it easy to give your pet

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Buying a new house

As you are looking for the house you want to purchase, there are a lot of different factors you need to think about. For example, how close do you want to be to your family? More importantly, how close is too close? How far away is too far away?

The unfortunate truth is this is not a question with a simple answer. There is no one size fits all kind of answer when it comes to picking a house that is in the right place. Fortunately, there are questions you can ask yourself when trying to decide what distance you should be from your family.

Your Options

You have three options as you are making your choices:

  • Long Distance
  • The Closer the Better
  • Not Too Close, But Not Too Far Away

What you really need to do is ask yourself what

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No Sign - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/steveboneham/5764026117

Showing up at construction site unannounced is a big NO. Even if you work in construction you should not show up without an appointment. It is an irresistible urge to not stop in and take a sneak. There are many reasons why you should not do this though. Here are some reasons you should avoid popping in.

Safety

On a jobsite there are many safety hazards. Construction workers take safety measures such as safety glasses, steel-toed boots and hard hats. A builder has liability insurance for their workers but it does not mean that you will be covered under that insurance.

Need to Stay on Schedule

You have made lots of decisions and picked out a lot of colors and fixtures for your new home and now it is starting to come together.

Stopping by

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Empty Box - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/z287marc/3189567558

Taking holiday decorations down can be a daunting task. However, if you are armed with some organization tips it will make the process easier. Even if you’ve already stores your decorations, you can always go back through these tips to help make it easier when you decorate next year.

Helpful Hints

So that you do not get overwhelmed, take one step at a time. Break tasks down into manageable parts. Ask your family to also join in taking decorations down.

Not only will storing like items together keep things organized but will be very helpful when you get everything out the following year. Storing things by room can also be very helpful.

Additional Tips

  • Use empty Egg cartons to store small tree ornaments.
  • Label your boxes and
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