January 2020

Found 40 blog entries for January 2020.

Did you know there is more than one type of plumber? Just as you wouldn't go to a urologist for foot problems, choosing the right kind of plumber for your work is vital to getting the results you need.

Here's the simple breakdown of the different types of plumbing jobs that are out there, and which one to call for your specific needs.

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1. Residential Plumbers

If you're a home-owner, a residential plumber is probably the type of plumber you imagine when you think of hiring a plumber. Residential plumbers are trained to work strictly with residential plumbing issues.

They gain their experience through apprenticeships working on home toilets, pipes, and water systems. They are the perfect type of plumber to call when you need service or

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According to recent surveys, homeowners across three generations spend an average of $6,599 on home renovation when all are averaged together. While an often forgotten part of being a homeowner, renovations are absolutely necessary to keeping your home in good shape and ensuring that it remains a comfortable place to live.

Here, we're going to talk about some design trends for house exteriors that you should look into before performing your next renovation. Read on for some tips on how to make your house as homelike as possible!

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1. Natural Wood

People are incorporating natural wood into their home's exterior design now more than ever before. It makes a great trim and accentuates your windows and siding. Wooden doors on both the house and the

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Do you want to make sure your home sells as fast as possible when you put it up on the open market? Staging it ahead of time could be the trick to a speedy sale.

Experts say that staged homes tend to sell up to 87% faster than homes that aren't staged. This should be reason enough to make you strongly consider staging your home prior to selling it.

Staged homes sell faster than homes that aren't staged for a variety of different reasons. Learn about them before making a final decision as far as whether or not you're going to put your home through the staging process.

Here are the secrets behind why staged homes tend to sell so much faster than unstaged homes.

Staged Homes Look a Lot Less Cluttered

The average American home has about

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Buying a home is a huge milestone and not something to do hastily. When you get started with the home-buying process, you'll probably do things like determine your price range, figure out your preferred areas to live, and think about other specifics, such as whether you want an apartment unit or a single-family home, and how important it is for you to have a lot of land or a large backyard.

Amenities are often overlooked when people learn about their options for homes. However, by thinking about which amenities you want most, you could have a more enjoyable experience once you pick a new home.

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Amenities Can Help You Get More Out of Your Free Time

When you're thinking about the amenities that matter to you, consider that many of them may help

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Maybe you're sick of your current town, city, or state. The weather is dreary, the attractions are weak, and you're just tired of shoveling snow out of your driveway. You might find yourself fantasizing about the warm and balmy promises of a beachside home, somewhere down south.

It's likely you're fantasizing about: Florida. The Sunshine State remains one of the hottest destinations for people to move to, especially for those later in their lives. There's a huge amount of benefits to living in one of our southernmost states, and life there is certainly never boring.

Want a refresher on a few of the great reasons to move to Florida? Read on and we'll walk you through some of our favorites.

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1. Beaches All-Around

Florida is a peninsula, only

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Yard signs and open houses are so old school. In light of technology developments, these tricks from the past simply do not work anymore. Luckily, the new ways are not only much more efficient, but also much more simple and straightforward. Additional info.

Selling your house is never an easy decision. There are memories that you hold dear to the heart, things that make that house your home. However, once you have decided, your ultimate goal is to get it over with, and spare yourself of the emotional pain caused by a prolonged process. Sometimes, circumstances might put you in an even bigger hurry. 

But, without proper experience, you find yourself unsure of what your post-decision steps should be. The market is a jungle. And you absolutely want to

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Do you have constantly dimming or flickering lights? Do you usually get a slight shock whenever you touch your electronic appliances?

Or, is there a continuous burning smell coming from any of your appliances? If you answered yes to any of the previous questions, your home may desperately need some electrical updates.  

Continue reading for more shocking reasons why it’s time to update your home’s electrical system.  

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1. It Prevents Fire Hazards

Fire hazards are real when you have electrical problems. In order to prevent loss of lives, your home or any other valuables, ensure that one of the licensed local electricians in your area does routine checks to inspect your electrical system.

This inspection will help them to find any faults

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Whether you're planning to build a new business or a new home, the materials you use can have a significant impact on the quality, efficiency, and longevity of the structure.

Today's new options can lead to lower costs and more durability, making them a smart investment for your home.

Read on to discover a list of the seven best building materials so you can determine which ones are right for your new construction project.

1. Consider the Strength of Iron 

When it comes to the ultimate in longevity, you can't go wrong with iron construction. This material has been used for decades in skyscrapers and commercial buildings thanks to its heavy-duty composition.

You can find iron used in new home construction, which will add significant

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The total number of American homes purchased by investors dropped by 36% in the year 2019 compared to the previous year. 

The National Association of Realtors cited declining confidence in owning property in the United States as the primary reason for this decline. While it has become hard to sell new homes built from scratch in the home markets, it’s even harder selling your recently renovated house. 

The average home price in the U.S. has now exceeded the pre-collapse valuation following the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Yet, most homeowners still find it hard to find a buyer for their houses without collaboration with home investors.  

But is it a better idea to put your home on the market independently, or would it be advisable to sell it to a

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New York City ApartmentsOur CEO, James Prendamano, had the opportunity to speak with Tracey Porpora at The Staten Island Advance to discuss the Renter Migration Report by Apartment List. 

 

The study revealed that 32.3% of apartment hunters currently living in New York are looking to move elsewhere.  James was quoted saying “We have been talking about how the cost of living, coupled with technology decentralizing everything from real estate to employment basis, has been leading to a significant migration out of New York and the city in general. While the 2020 Migration Report reveals what seemed to be staggering numbers, this should come to no surprise to anyone, as it just confirms what we’ve been seeing on the ground. ... It’s hardly a coincidence the cost of living for

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