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Archive for January 2016

Design Trends for 2016

Design trends are always changing, and just when you think something in your home is outdated or out of style, the trend comes back around.  So whats hot and whats not for 2016? White Walls with bold accents:  White is no longer viewed as boring.  Benjamin Moore did name Simply White as their color of…

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First Time Home Buyer

If you’re a first time home buyer, 2016 is your year!  Rent prices are skyrocketing and mortgage rates are still low enough to make it a financially smart move to buy instead of rent.  First time home buying (or 2nd and 3rd time) is a fun and exciting process,  but it can also be stressful…

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Happy Pinning

Pinterest popularity is growing by leaps and bounds, and it is ranked 3rd most popular social network (behind Facebook and Twitter).  Pinterest is overflowing with tasty recipes, pretty photos, and cute DIY crafts. There is no surprise that the categories with the most repins include; home, recipes, food, wedding, and fashion.  Now-a-days girls have their…

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Panther Party Playoff How-To

Whether you are a football fanatic or not, you can not deny the excitement surrounding the Carolina Panthers this season! To help get you ready for the big game this Sunday, we have prepared a helpful list of how-to’s. Step 1:  Proper Panther’s attire is a must!  If you are late jumping on the Panther…

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5 Home Maintenance Chores That You Do Not Want To Delay!

When you are a homeowner you no longer have the luxury of relying on a landlord to fix any problems that may occur.  Now the responsibility is up to you, and as a homeowner you will want to make sure to not overlook the small stuff, because the small stuff can turn into bigger problems which…

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5 Quick Tips for Energizing Your Home

1.  Start at the front entrance of the home.  Your front entrance should be both inviting and uncluttered.  Rocking chairs are great for the front porch because they offer movement and a welcoming feeling.  Planting flowers along the walk-way leading up to your home is also very inviting. 2.  Keep your landscape in check.  …

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Featured Plan of the Week: The Windsor

               The Windsor is one of our larger master down floor plans.  With an open flow throughout the entire downstairs, it’s easy to see why this plan has gained so much popularity. The 2-story family room comes standard with our Windsor plan, but of course your home can easily be…

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How to Clean Vinyl Siding

Even though Vinyl Siding is a low maintenance material, it still needs to be cleaned from time to time.  In humid climates especially, siding may even develop mildew or mold.  If you notice that the side of your home is looking a little dirty, no worries, cleaning your siding is fairly easy! —Hosing down Vinyl…

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Pet Centers, A Place for your Dog to Call Their Own

Who really wants to share their expensive tiled spa shower with their dog?  Sure you might love your dog like a family member, but lets face it dogs can get dirty.  The last thing I want to do when my dog is covered in mud is pick him up and carry him up my stairs to…

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Resolutions for your Home

January 1st, the day when everyone decides to start eating healthier, join a gym, or find a way to better yourself for the new year.  This year why not make resolutions for your home, or better yet, make the resolution that 2016 is the year you purchase a new home.  Whether you want to budget this…

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5 Ways You Might be Damaging Your Home in the Winter

Now that the temperatures have finally started to drop, how you do household tasks, and the kinds of tasks you must do will change.  Doing basic chores the correct way can save you thousands of dollars down the road.  So here are a few common mistakes that can easily be prevented. Mistake 1:  Not keeping pipes…

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