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Living Tiny House Movement Plans

What Is the Tiny House Movement – Plans, Resources, Pros &...

As a rule, Americans like their houses big. The United States Census Bureau reports that in the year 2014, the average size of a new house in...
Install Gravel Driveway Types Ideas Costs

How to Install a Gravel Driveway – Types, Ideas & Costs

Many detached houses have private driveways. In suburban and rural areas, nearly all do. Improving and maintaining these rights-of-way is a necessary but oft-overlooked cost...
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How to Negotiate & Lower Your Apartment Rent Payments (Without Moving)

For most home renters, rent checks are the biggest expense of a monthly budget, and you probably think of it as a fixed cost...
Media Room Home Projector

Should You Add a Media Room or Home Theater? – Costs,...

Having a private cinema in your home was once considered the ultimate luxury, available only to movie moguls, film stars, and industry titans with...
Cost Build New House

Construction Costs of Building a New House – Contracts & Fees

Before my family began the process of having our home built, I learned that we should expect to go at least 10% to 20%...
Save Money Bulding New House

7 Ways to Save Money When Building a New House

When my husband and I moved back to Texas almost two years ago, the plan was to build a separate home on a shared...
Craigslist Selling Tips

How to Sell Stuff on Craigslist Successfully – 5 Craigslist Selling...

Recently, while unpacking after a move, I came to a not-so-startling revelation: I had a lot of things that I did not really need....
Home Staging Selling Tips

How to Prepare Your House for Sale – 5 Home Staging...

Professional home stagers are worth their weight in gold, and they know it. By making your home more appealing to prospective buyers, they can...
Incandescent Vs Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Incandescent vs Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFL) – Energy Savings Worth...

You might know them as "those spiral light blubs," or "the eco-friendly light bulbs." They're compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, and while they've...
Accessory Dwelling Unit

What Is an Accessory Dwelling Unit (Granny Flat) – ADU Costs...

How's your appetite for a major home improvement project? What if that project could build equity, significantly boost your property's value, and generate income? Most...
Essential Tools Diy Projects

18 Essential Tools for Do It Yourself (DIY) Projects

It's not always easy to decide whether to do it yourself (DIY) or hire a contractor. However, one advantage is clear: DIY home repairs...
Home Vegetable Garden

How to Start a Home Vegetable Garden – Benefits & Saving...

I love gardening. Every spring I start dreaming of all the veggies I'm going to plant, and I love going to my local farmers'...