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Was your home purchased from a catalog? The story of the Craftsman Bungalow.

Catalogs. Will our kids even know what those are?...


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For Better or For Worse

Love at first sight. The honeymoon phase. Making a long-term commitment. When you think about it, it...


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By Kimberly Shane On April 17, 2018

For The Love Of Lawns

For the Love of Lawns

Do you know what my husband was most excited about when we bought our first home? Picking out a lawn...


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The Ups and Downs of a Two Story

If you are buying or building a home, determining what type of home you are looking for is...


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Awkward House Hunting Moves

Is it okay to use the bathroom when touring a house? What about looking inside closets? Navigating...


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Host a Housewarming Party, Painlessly

Moving is stressful enough; going through the mounds of boxes, organizing closets, and...


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