How I Doubled my Money with my First House purchase!

How I Doubled my Money with my First House purchase!

Buying Your First House: 5 Tips If you have ever watched the Property Brothers, Drew & Jonathan Scott, you will see them taking first time home buyers to their “dream home” with all the bells & whistles only to send their dream crashing into pieces when Drew ultimately reveals the price of their dream home which is ridiculously over their budget.  The two twins then do their sells pitch as to why the young couple…

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Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3

Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3

Converting a Closet into a Shower! – ORC Week 3 In the fall of 2015, I joined almost 200 Designers/Bloggers in the One Room Challenge hosted by Linda of Calling It Home where we have 6 weeks to transform a room of our choice from boring to stunning! I picked our Master Bedroom & En-suite because it was, quite frankly, dated,boring and I so desperately wanted a change.  But at week 4, I ran into…

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Granite counter tops! Safe or hazardous to your health???

Granite counter  tops! Safe or hazardous to your health???

Granite counter tops! Safe or hazardous to your health??? It used to be that everyone longed for granite counter tops in their kitchen.  Having a granite counter top was the equivalent of having a BMW or Mercedes in your driveway.  But with recent reports of radon or radiation emitting from granite, are granite counter tops safe or hazardous to your health? Or is it just a few naysayers making a big ado over nothing? Over the past…

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Should I replace my builder installed brass door knobs to sell my house?

Should I replace my builder installed brass door knobs to sell my house?

Should I replace my builder installed brass door knobs to sell my house? What is the first thing you touch when you walk into a home? It’s the door knob.  What does a cheap brass doorknob say? “I’m not fancy.  May a low offer.”  What does a pitted, tarnished door knob say? “The house is not kept up. Low ball me.” What does a contemporary new looking door knob say? “Come on in. I have…

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