Archive: September 2013

Reclaimed Brick: The Process

Reclaimed brick has a strongly nostalgic quality, which is likely why it is popping up in homes all over Philly. If you would like reclaimed brick in your home, you can either buy reclaimed bricks or reclaim your own.

September 30 / 2013
Author John Banks
Category Philadelphia
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Jacksonville for Snowbirds: Avoid the Crush of South Florida

If you want to break the mold and have room to spread your wings after you retire, consider Jacksonville. With plenty of space, ample real estate offerings, a great climate, and the best healthcare facilities, Jacksonville should top your list.

September 30 / 2013
Author Jenn Hawkins
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Category Jacksonville
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Where Do Alligators Live?: How to Tell Whether Gators Live Behind Your New Home in Jacksonville

Buying a house in Jacksonville can be exciting, especially if you buy a house that includes a pond in the yard. With the good sometimes comes the bad. Here are specific signs to look for to ensure your new pond isn’t already occupied—by an alligator.

September 30 / 2013
Author Debbie Pamplin
Category Jacksonville
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Fun Ways to Beat the Heat

Jacksonville, Florida is known for its sunny summer days. Tourists and locals alike are always looking for fun under the sun as well as for cooler, indoor activities. Learn to beat the heat while having fun in the summer.

September 30 / 2013
Author Debbie Pamplin
Category Jacksonville
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Recent Home Sales in Dallas Set a Record High

Recent home sales in Dallas haven’t simply recovered, as in most of the country. They are booming. With the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex ranked as one of the top areas experiencing job growth in the first half of 2013, the housing market has exploded.

September 30 / 2013
Author Tammy Valentine
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Top Five Outdoor Living Trends

Outdoor living is inevitable in Dallas-Fort Worth, with its mild winters and an abundance of bright sunny days, You can add some value to your home by updating your outdoor living space with one of these hot outdoor living trends.

September 30 / 2013
Author Tammy Valentine
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Fast Growing Trees May Be an Option in Dallas-Fort Worth

Fast growing trees are tempting to plant to create shade as quickly as possible to combat hot Dallas-Fort Worth summers. But some gardening experts say that choosing a tree that will be hardy and provide shade for years to come is really a better choice.

September 30 / 2013
Author Tammy Valentine
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In Dallas-Fort Worth, the Privacy Fence Is Becoming Even More Private

Privacy fences rule in Texas. One of the things about which some people from other parts of the United States are surprised when they move to the Dallas-Fort Worth area is that fences are designed to keep the rest of the world out.

September 30 / 2013
Author Tammy Valentine
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Four-Bedroom Homes in Demand in Dallas-Fort Worth As Nuclear Family Expands

Four bedroom homes are fast becoming the standard, replacing the three-bedroom home that has been part of the suburban landscape for more than 40 years. Boomerang kids, aging parents, and even friends are part of the 2013 household.

September 30 / 2013
Author Tammy Valentine
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New Luxury Condos Reflect the Changing Philadelphia Landscape

If you are looking for the best of city living complete with swimming pools, fitness centers, gorgeous city views, and an on-site staff available for 24-hour assistance, luxury condos in Philadelphia offer all these amenities and more.

September 30 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Category Philadelphia
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