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5 Smarter Ways to Keep Your Home Warm

jack russell dog sleeping under the blanket in bed the bedroom, ill ,sick or tired, sheet covering its head When cool winds are blowing and the temperatures outside take a dive, even a well-insulated house may feel the chill. Simply kicking up the thermostat can be expensive and depending on your home’s circulation, you may still have areas that need an extra... (more)

Home Issues That May Secretly Cost You Hundreds

It’s no secret that being a homeowner is a financial commitment. However, there may be places in your home that are secretly upping your expenses. Read on for a rundown of those secret money leaks, courtesy of Gentec Services. Air leaks. One of the biggest energy drains on a home is air leakage, which means the conditioned air in your home exits through... (more)

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You're Making on Your Home

Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. Are you spending extra money unnecessarily on the upkeep of your home? Here are 10 of the most expensive mistakes you could be making. 1. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent light bulbs in your home, you could be throwing a lot of money away every month on inflated electric bills. Over its lifespan,... (more)

10 Paint Colors Designers Use Most

With hundreds of paint colors to choose from, selecting the shades just right for your home can be daunting. Good Housekeeping magazine recently rounded up the top 10 paint colors most often used by professional home designers. Get inspired by them: 1. Palladian Blue — By Benjamin Moore, this blue-green-grey shade can be used in any room, and is especially ideal... (more)

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a New Neighborhood

Whether you are looking for a hip enclave of bars or a quiet suburban street filled with families for your kids to play with, choosing a new neighborhood requires a lot of consideration. There are many things to think about when making the leap to new surroundings. From creating a helpful checklist of must-haves to uncovering crime statistics, the more information... (more)

New Data Shows How Student Loans and High Rent Impact Homeownership

 Student loan debt and high rent prices continue to burden the homeownership outlook, according to data from the fourth annual housing survey from NeighborWorks America. The national telephone survey found nearly one-third (30 percent) of Americans know someone who has delayed the purchase of a home because of student loan debt, up from 28 percent in 2015 and... (more)

Top 10 Leaf-Peeping Locales This Fall

The Long Rural Autumn Road Corridor On the road in search of color-changing foliage this fall? Take in awe-inspiring autumn vistas at these leaf-peeping locales, recently ranked by Booking.com. 1. Great Smoky Mountains (Tennessee) Come for: 100-plus species of native trees Stay for: Blue Mountain Mist Country Inn & Spa, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 2. Aspen (Colorado)... (more)

4 Tips to Consider When Moving to a New State

Relocating to a new state offers the opportunity to start fresh and experience a life you may not have otherwise planned. But, like anything new, moving can present its own unique challenges, from organizing what to bring and discard, to deciding where to enroll the kids in school, to ensuring everyone remains happy and positive. Truly, the devil is in the details. But... (more)

3 Upgrades Every Homeowner Should Make

]Improving your home can grow the value of your investment—if the right upgrades are made. No matter which kind of home you own, these home improvements top the list. 1. Power Backup – Natural disasters are on the rise, and expected to become more impactful in the future. Installing a standby generator system is one upgrade that will pay dividends in peace of... (more)

21 Harlow Street, Arlington

This E. Arlington 2 family has loads of potential! Unit #1 is a Philly style with 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, and 1 bath with 2 of the bedrooms located on the second floor. Unit #2 is bi-level with 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, and 1.5 baths with 1 bedroom & half bath down, and 3 beds 1 full bath upstairs. Features for this home include eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms,... (more)

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