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Posted on 08/29/2021
3 Reasons You Should Get Rid of Your Lawn
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Whether in the front yard or back, a healthy lawn is an ideal many homeowners struggle to maintain. A perfect lawn can be a point of pride, but also a source of frustration. With the increasing focus on environmental consciousness, many homeowners are replacing their lawns with sustainable alternatives. Many of these...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Bringing Your Hobbies Home: How to Incorporate Your Passion into Your Home’s Design
Photo by Burst from Pexels Designing your own home is such a delight! Finally, an opportunity to squeeze everything you've ever wanted into your own custom space. However, it may not be as simple as it sounds. Incorporating everything you want into your own home's design can feel like an impossible feat. But it is possible to incorporate...
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Posted on 08/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 513 Hearthstone Drive, Ridgeland, SC 29936
Lovely home in Hearthstone Lakes with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Kitchen has granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Master bath has a tiled walk-in shower. Study/office/bedroom open to living space. High ceilings, wood floors, smooth ceilings. Large backyard is fenced. Tranquil view of lagoon. This home is perfect for a couple as a starter home. Hearthstone Lakes is just minutes from downtown Bluffton, 20 minutes from Savannah, Beaufort and Hilton Head. Low amenity fees for a pool and fitness room. POA $800 per year. Transfer fee...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Entreprenuers: What You Need to Know Flipping vs. Renting
Photo by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay To an upstart house flipper, the difference between renting a property or selling it quickly may seem inconsequential. After all, entrepreneurs get into the real estate game to make money. Why should it matter? Truth be told, owning rental properties and fix-and-flip business models are like comparing apples and oranges. Although apples and...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Should Interest Rates Influence When You Buy?
Photo by Doubletree Studio via Shutterstock Interest rates rise in correlation to inflation and other economic activity. When that happens, it can increase housing costs. But the question is, should it prompt you to buy sooner than you’re ready? The Right Time Is Now In real estate, the right time is always now for someone. Is it the...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Consider These Eco-Friendly Countertop Material For Your Home
Photo by Francesca Tosolini on Unsplash Many of today's building materials are eco-friendly as well as attractive. If you're interested in building a green home or upgrading your existing home to include more eco-friendly materials, take a look at these non-conventional choices in countertops. They're planet-friendly options that also function beautifully and can easily last the lifetime of...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Beginner-Friendly Wood Crafts for Your Home
Reclaimed wood is increasingly popular in home decorating across many design styles. There are plenty of ways to get wood in order to upcycle into decorative pieces, but even the simple DIY tasks can require some light woodworking knowledge. Luckily, we’ve put together a couple of beginner-friendly DIY wood projects to create unique and useful decor for your...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Home Safety Tips for Your Pets
Whether you have young pets or older ones, there are certain household hazards to be aware of. Puppies and kittens can get into trouble while exploring different parts of your home out of curiosity. Adult dogs and cats can also end up getting hurt or sick from common household dangers for pets. Keep the following tips in mind...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
3 Reasons to Consider Minimalism in Your Home
Minimalism is a concept that people use in many parts of life. In interior design, it’s characterized by intentional simplicity and organization. Everything has its own place and everything has a reason to be included—thus helping you avoid distraction, clutter and achieve better focus. If you’re curious about adopting minimalism into your own home, here are a few...
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Posted on 07/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 147 Alljoy Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
Welcome to your outdoor oasis! Completely renovated modern farmhouse designer home set back on lush 1/2 acre lot located 1/4 mile from Old Town Bluffton as well as Alljoy boat ramp. Plenty of parking for boats and RV on property. Home offers inground lagoon salt water pool with 6 person hot tub and outdoor shower with hot water. Photos speak for themselves about this lovely home. Interior offers 3 beds, 2 full baths, master on first floor, living room, loft den, 200 sqft screened porch on first floor with electric fireplace. Vinyl-screened porch upstairs for year round enjoyment. Wood burning fireplace in living room and so much...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
3 Reasons You Should Build an Accessible New Home
Photo by ThisIsEngineering via Pexels Many of the open floor plans and spacious kitchens require only minor adjustments to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Although ADA considerations might not be on a contractor’s or architect’s radar when drafting state-of-the-art blueprints, there are persuasive reasons to build accessible new construction homes. 1: ADA-Compliant Kitchens Can Increase...
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Posted on 07/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 50 Pebble Beach Cove #F216, Bluffton, SC 29910
Lovely and spacious second floor 2BR/2BA villa with a cozy screened porch overlooking wooded area with a storage closet. New Carrier 14 Seer A/C unit installed in July of 2020. Washer, dryer and microwave purchased in 2018, carpeting and painting done in 2017. Tile in entry hall, kitchen and bathroom done in 2013. Living room with crown molding and dining area, as well as kitchen with a pantry. Master suite has large walk-in closet. Amenities include community pool, fitness center and clubhouse. Community has gated access and is across the street from the New Washington...
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