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Affordable ways to make your new house feel like home

August 29, 2010

Adaptive re-use involves bringing items from your previous residence to your new home, but with the twist of adapting them for a different or new use. Adaptive re-use is affordable, ecologically responsible and helps ease the psychological stresses that come with moving into a new, unfamiliar space.

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Ten tips for the perfect bathroom remodel

July 5, 2010

Giving an old, tired bathroom a makeover is one of the best things you can do to increase your home’s resale value. And while it can take some planning, remodeling your bathroom is easily within the capability of most homeowners.


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OARC promotes energy conservation by retrofitting homes

May 15, 2010

Aiming to raise awareness about energy use, the Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation will outfit homes in the 6200 block of Clearview Street in Northwest Philadelphia with energy-saving devices as part of its ongoing Urban Energy Conservation Initiative.

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Fast fixes for foreclosed homes

May 10, 2010

The high volume of foreclosed homes on the market is allowing some astute buyers to turn eyesores into eye-catching properties with only minimal investment. While not every property can be fixed up affordably, there are some common projects that dramatically improve a foreclosed home’s appeal and value.

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Creating an outdoor living room

April 30, 2010

For leisurely entertaining this summer, take full advantage of the great outdoors and extend your living space by creating an outdoor room. Why not have an outdoor living room with comfortable seating for all or your friends…

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Authentic cedar beauty enhances home value, lasts a lifetime

February 19, 2010

For all the time-saving benefits that a durable home exterior can bring, homeowners never want to sacrifice curb appeal. Beyond that first requirement of a great-looking home, a growing number are focusing on features that give them back more time with maintenance-free living.

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2010 color decor and design trends: influenced by life’s richness

February 16, 2010

Indicators are implying that the U.S. economy is finally showing some signs of improvement. The markets are rising, and overall consumer confidence goes up every day. To the relief of people across the country, one area that is at last seeing some light at the end of the tunnel is the housing market.

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