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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Identify a Good Commercial Property Investment
Image by Mabel Amber from Pixabay Investing in commercial real estate can be an excellent source of passive income. It can also be one of the easier ways to get started in real estate investment because there are so many options. However, with the many types of commercial real estate investments, it's hard to determine what will be...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Making Sense of Water Leaks
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Is your house leaky? According to the EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency), household water leaks account for up to a trillion gallons of water wasted each year. According to their calculations, the average home leaks about ten thousand gallons annually or more than 90 gallons every single day. So how do you tell...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Eggs for Your Houseplants: DIY Fertilizer In 5 Steps
We often use dried eggshells as fertilizer in outdoor gardens. Their extremely high calcium content makes them an excellent way to add extra nutrients to the soil. When properly prepared, eggshells can make for great indoor plant fertilizer as well. Here we’ll go over how to use this common food waste to nourish your houseplants in 5 steps....
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Posted on 09/12/2021
How to Make a Succulent Frame
Vertical gardens and living walls are a trend that won’t be going away soon. As homeowners become more environmentally conscious while spending time at home, bringing nature indoors has never been more important. What’s especially beneficial about vertical gardens and living walls is that they can be works of art just as much as living plants. Here are...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Another Property Rented - 21 Colonial Heights, Meriden, CT 06450
Updated very clean 6 room ranch close to shopping and highway ,large yard, newly refinished hw flooring, living room w/ fireplace, first floor laundry with washer dryer included, granite counters and newer cabinets in kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher, private driveway, enclosed 3 season porch off kitchen , walk up attic for storage, part of basement for tenant also. Note: upper front driveway for tenant, driveway that leads to 1 car under to the right is used by the owner, Good credit a MUST, NO PETS, NO smoking, available Sept.1st...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Design a Boho Chic Living Room
If you’re looking for inspiration for a living room style makeover, consider boho chic as an option. The boho chic style is fun, cozy and inviting—perfect for a room where you’ll spend time with family or housemates. If you’re not sure where to start with the style, it’s easy to take the basic elements and apply your own...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Pros & Cons of REIT Investing
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Although most people think of real estate investments in terms of real property that they can see and touch, buy and sell, or rent and manage on their own, there is a popular form of real estate investment that is not as personal and interactive. In many ways, it is easier, featuring the...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Repurpose an Old Wine Barrel With This Simple Guide
If you’re looking for a satisfying garden DIY project, try repurposing an old wine barrel. Wine barrels are made of sturdy materials and built to last even long after their original purpose has ended. This makes them excellent candidates for outdoor planters. Here we’ll go over the process and materials you’ll need to make your very own DIY...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Why Buy in an HOA Community?
Photo by Robert Arthur Designs via Shutterstock If you’re moving to a new city, particularly an area with new development, you may discover that most homes are part of a homeowner’s association. If you’ve never been part of one before, you might not understand their function and why they are useful within a neighborhood. When an association functions...
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Posted on 08/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 66 Wakelee Road #11, Waterbury, CT 06705
MULTI OFFERS IN. Please submit highest and best offer in writing by 6 pm Sunday 7/11/21. Great new condo listing on the Wolcott line! Convenient location! FHA APPROVED! 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths with 1 car garage. Spacious Living Room with newer laminate flooring and large slider that brings in lots of natural light. Updated Kitchen with new cabinets, newer stainless appliances, and glass tile backsplash! Roomy area for a kitchen table and convenient back door out to the back yard area. Updated guest half bath. Upstairs is the Master bedroom with a good size alcove that is perfect for an in-home office area or however you would...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
5 Clever Succulent Planter Ideas
For houseplant enthusiasts, there never seem to be enough plant pots. While lots of household items can work as planters for houseplants, finding items that work as well for succulents can be difficult. This holds true especially for succulent arrangements with multiple plants in the bunch. To help inspire you here are some tips for items you can...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
3 Ways to Organize Your Laundry Room
If you’re looking for a way to make your laundry days easier and more efficient, organization is the best place to start. Creating storage and organizing your laundry room will help you every step of the process. Here are a few clever ideas for laundry room storage and organization to inspire you. Mounted Drying Racks Clothes that require...
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