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    Tips for choosing an energy-efficient, eco-friendly HVAC system

    (BPT) - The majority of Americans (74 percent) care about the environment, according to Pew Research. If you recycle regularly and have a programmable thermostat, you’re already doing something positive for the environment. But when it comes time to replace your heating, ventilation and cooling system, will you know how to make choices that protect your wallet and the environment?

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    Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less

    (BPT) - For most of us, the idea of spring cleaning probably sounds refreshing after a winter of bundling up against the cold. Now that spring has arrived, it’s finally time to get started! Sprucing up your home doesn’t have to take lots of time, and is a great way to leave you feeling reinvigorated after a long winter.

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    The lowdown on low down payment mortgage

    (BPT) - You would like to buy, but you can’t manage that 20 percent down payment. Does this sound familiar?

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Tuesday 03/14/2017
7 home improvements to tackle before you move in
Updated: March 22, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - You found the perfect home, so it’s not surprising that you want to move in as quickly as possible. However, there are some projects that are best done when the house is still empty.

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Tuesday 03/07/2017
4 hot, high-tech upgrades to give your bathroom over-the-top luxury
Updated: March 15, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Americans love luxury and technology, so it’s no surprise that the two are meeting and thriving in one of our favorite places — the bathroom. Just as technology is transforming every other area of the house, inside and out, it's recreating our concept of what constitutes a luxurious bathroom.

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Tuesday 02/28/2017
Home sellers: 6 last-minute cleaning tasks to do before every showing
Updated: March 01, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - Real estate experts agree: dirt and clutter are the anti-staging elements that can send buyers running for the door before they ever think of making an offer. Prior to staging your home, invest some time in deep cleaning it, paying attention to everything from the front walk to the garbage disposal to the air inside your home.

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Wednesday 02/22/2017
Buying or Refinancing Your Home this Spring? Tips for Success
Updated: February 23, 2017 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Many Americans start to think about their housing needs this time of year. For some people spring aligns with the school calendar, given the time it takes to find the right home, arrange financing and move in time for the next academic year. For others, an income tax refund, coupled with refinancing a mortgage, is the way to fund a home improvement project.

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Thoughtful home design: 4 tips to transform any small space
Updated: March 02, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - During the 1950s, the average-sized American home was just around 1,700 square feet. Fast forward to today, and the average size has increased to about 2,600 square feet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While many Americans think the bigger the better, there is a growing trend of homeowners around the country opting to downsize to tiny homes, condominiums, apartments or just smaller single-family homes.

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Tuesday 02/21/2017
How trending home colors achieve their 'hot' status each year
Updated: March 01, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - You see it every year — a “hot” new color begins appearing on phone cases, walls, ceilings, furnishings and accessories. Soon, virtually everyone who’s doing any kind of renovation or design work is incorporating that color into their project. Have you ever wondered how home color trends happen?

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Self-employed? Tips to help you navigate the mortgage process
Updated: March 01, 2017 - 1:32 am

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Make a striking focal point the foundation of your spa-like bathroom
Updated: March 01, 2017 - 1:32 am

(BPT) - American homeowners’ desire for spa-like bathrooms shows no signs of waning, says the latest Design Trends report by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). From freestanding bath tubs and floating vanities to LED lighting and soothing color schemes, some of the most-requested bathroom renovations focus on creating the atmosphere of luxury and calm found in world-class spas.

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Monday 02/20/2017
Flood insurance: Does your excuse hold water?
Updated: February 28, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - We know the old saying: when it rains, it pours… and when it pours, it floods. With winter snow storms coming to an end, the threat of flooding increases as the snow begins to melt and the rivers and creeks begin to swell. It’s easy to forget about how powerfully destructive water can be. In fact, nine out of 10 natural disasters include flood, making it the number one disaster in the United States according to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). However, only 15 percent of homeowners have flood insurance. From 2006 to 2015, total flood claims cost more than $1.9 billion per year and the average claim was more than $46,000 during that time.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
Buying a Home? What to Know about Down Payments
Updated: February 16, 2017 - 1:32 am

(StatePoint) If you're in the market to buy a home, your down payment is probably top of mind. However, it’s important to understand all your options, particularly if you’ve heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't pursue homeownership unless you can put 20 percent down.

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