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Finding A Beautiful Vacation Home Within Your Budget
Posted on 10/13/2019
Finding A Beautiful Vacation Home Within Your Budget
A beautiful vacation home that doesn’t overstretch your budget is what everyone craves for during holidays. There is just nothing like it. However, you need some fantastic tips to find that perfect house that fits your family needs and budget: Do the Research Finding the perfect holiday house requires a lot of research, both online and offline. When...
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Luxury and High-Quality Flooring Options for Your Home
Posted on 10/06/2019
Luxury and High-Quality Flooring Options for Your Home
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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Some Healthy Vegetables to Add to Your Diet
Posted on 09/29/2019
Some Healthy Vegetables to Add to Your Diet
Eating healthy doesn't have to be hard. An easy way to improve the nutrients in your diet and stay healthy is to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. Here are four healthy vegetables to add to your diet today: Squash The butternut squash is a seasonable vegetable available in the Fall that is nutritious easily grown. This squash...
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Another Property Rented - 1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152
Posted on 09/26/2019
Another Property Rented - 1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152
Rent paid includes work list to be done over course of rental period. Unique living situation for someone seeking isolation and adventure this fall/winter/spring. The hand built house is unique with rustic elegance and perfect for someone seeking to get away from it all. Located on Otisco Lake at the end of a private road that is not plowed in the winter. Guest would need to walk in or snowmobile when there is snow. House features radiant heat, restaurant grade stove, large kitchen, great views, a library, has cable WiFi and is fully furnished. Rent plus utilities and partial work trade. Enjoy an off-season lakefront home with the...
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Avoid Tunnel Vision When Searching For a New Home
Posted on 09/22/2019
Avoid Tunnel Vision When Searching For a New Home
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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Appraisal versus Assessment - What’s the Difference?
Posted on 09/15/2019
Appraisal versus Assessment - What’s the Difference?
Home valuation is one of the tricky areas of real estate. In general, you want a high appraisal and a low assessment. But shouldn't they be the same? Well, in a perfect world your assessment and your appraisal would be the same, but you don't want the world to be perfect in this regard. Here's why: Appraisal An...
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We Love to Renovate Old Houses
Posted on 09/08/2019
We Love to Renovate Old Houses
In addition to helping out those needing to sell or buy a home, we love to rehabilitate old houses. As with most with this 'problem,' we got the bug when renovating an old home in which we were living - one weekend at a time. It gets a little old living in sawdust for that many years but...
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Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Posted on 09/08/2019
Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Do you ever wonder why so many Americans dream of owning a home? From complete privacy to a nest egg in the future, one lesser-known but vital reason why homeownership is something everyone is longing to achieve is the tax breaks it provides. No one enjoys paying taxes so owning a home set you aside for tax breaks...
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Video Tour  - 1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152
Posted on 09/08/2019
Video Tour - 1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152
This is a unique living situation for someone seeking isolation and adventure this fall/winter/spring. The hand built house is unique with rustic elegance and perfect for someone seeking to get away from it all. Located on Otisco Lake at the end of a private road that is not plowed in the winter. Guest would need to walk in or snowmobile when there is snow. House features radiant heat, restaurant grade stove, large kitchen, great views, a library, has cable WiFi and is fully furnished. Rent plus utilities and partial work trade. Enjoy an off-season lakefront home with the opportunity to reduce the rent significantly if you have some time...
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1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/08/2019
1806 Upper Burma Road, Spafford, NY 13152 is now new to the market!
This is a unique living situation for someone seeking isolation and adventure this fall/winter/spring. The hand built house is unique with rustic elegance and perfect for someone seeking to get away from it all. Located on Otisco Lake at the end of a private road that is not plowed in the winter. Guest would need to walk in or snowmobile when there is snow. House features radiant heat, restaurant grade stove, large kitchen, great views, a library, has cable WiFi and is fully furnished. Rent plus utilities and partial work trade. Enjoy an off-season lakefront home with the opportunity to reduce the rent significantly if you have some time...
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4 Effective Tips for Using Natural Lighting
Posted on 09/01/2019
4 Effective Tips for Using Natural Lighting
Many studies show that incorporating natural light into your architecture has a lot of benefits. Apart from the beauty of an airy and a well-illuminated space, it boosts productivity and comfort. Incorporating natural light in the house is a smart way of saving a substantial amount of energy. According to research, 15 percent of energy usage in the...
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A bit of Wonderful Americana and Small Town Life
Posted on 08/31/2019
A bit of Wonderful Americana and Small Town Life
There are lots of struggling small towns and cities in America and in other western countries as well. It's good to see the revival of our big cities and the economic dynamism they possess. I lived in a big city for quite awhile and came to appreciate its benefits but I also kept a foot in small town...
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