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A Property Management Moving Checklist

A checklist benefits the renter and the home owner by keeping track of rental conditions and preventing issues or disputes between the landlord and tenant. Property management decides who will handle payments for wear and tear. This can be made clear through a rental arrangement. A move-in checklist describes conditions of exterior and this interior […]

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The Way to Construct a Floor Above a Basement Stairwell

Often owners of older homes are confronted with intriguing challenges when bringing their homes into the 21st century. Not wanting to destroy the character of their homes, many leave antiquated or unworthy features, such as rickety utility basement stairs. These narrow staircases often led to kitchens housed in the basement and allowed household workers to […]

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Could a Property-Tax Lien Cause a Foreclosure?

Owning a house brings many financial responsibilities. Some of the most crucial are paying a house mortgage loan and paying real estate taxes. Failing to cover either may bring dire consequences for homeowners, but many homeowners learn more about the probable consequences of defaulting on mortgage obligations than about what occurs when a property tax […]

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Get Grout Magically Clean — Stains and All

Tile — if it’s used as flooring, at the kitchen as a backsplash or for counters, or in the restroom — has one great downfall: grout. Since grout is porous in nature, unsealed grout absorbs all kinds of stains, from mold to java and everything in between. To say it’s a hassle is an understatement. […]

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17 Ways to Maximize Your Home's Curb Appeal

Even when you’re not intending to sell your home anytime soon, a fresh and serene exterior is a wonderful thing to come home to every day. From doors, home numbers and porch furnishings to color schemes, landscaping and fundamental repairs, this smorgasbord of thoughts will hopefully inspire several changes on your own home. Ana Williamson […]

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