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Connectivity is king this home-buying season

The spring home-buying season is just around the corner and that means people are busy making improvements to get their homes ready to sell. These days, home upgrades are increasingly focused on one key feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want smart homes they can easily control from anywhere. From smart HVAC and sprinkler systems to connected garage door openers, its all about creating convenience and comfort.Security gets connectedSecurity systems are nothing new, but the technology used to arm those systems... read more
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Tips to help keep out pests this holiday season

Its easy for things like pest prevention to get overlooked during the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Homeowners have a lot on their minds, from the relatives coming to town to the presents they have yet to purchase. But pests dont necessarily rest during the cold winter months; in fact, many are active year-round and may seek...
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5 steps to help improve the value of your prefabricated home

[Sponsored Ad Content by Vanderbilt Mortgage] (BPT) The majority of Americans believe buying a home is a wise financial decision — 84 percent, to be exact, according to a recent survey1 Why is this such a widely held belief? In short, buying a home brings the potential for home equity and appreciation into your financial situation. For some, including...
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Steps for homeowners dealing with ice or snowstorms

Are you ready if a blizzard hit tomorrow? While smaller snowstorms certainly create a level of frustration for homeowners, large storms require preparation to stay safe and comfortable. Families don’t want to be caught off guard in the event of a large snowstorm. Finding yourself unprepared and without power can be a dangerous predicament.A loss of power can...

Tips for winter tree care

It’s hard to believe that winter is almost here. It seems like yesterday we were just getting our yards and patios ready to host summer barbecues and pool parties, and now we’re beginning to think about winterizing plants and trimming tree branches. Winter is the best time to trim and prune trees and shrubs because they’re dormant. With...
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