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Your Newly Built Home: What to Do Before Move-In

All new homeowners are understandably eager to move into their newly built home, but rushing the process can result in months or years of costly problems. Find out steps you can take to ensure you move into a well-built home with no defects.

November 08 / 2013
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Neighborhood Party and Contest Ideas

Between busy schedules and different lifestyles, it’s hard for the families on a block or in a neighborhood to get to know each other. Close neighborhoods are safer and more enjoyable. Find three themes for contests and parties to get to know neighbors.

November 08 / 2013
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Open House Sales Tool: Slideshows

Any real estate market is a tough market when you’re trying to sell your house. Find out how to use a photo slideshow as a sales aid when having an open house. Show out-of-season plants, past home improvements, and decorating highlights.

November 08 / 2013
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A Guest House in Your Backyard? Here’s What You Need to Know

It’s easy to understand why friends and relatives want to visit you in your Jacksonville home. A guest house provides you with privacy and extra space during these visits. Here’s how to start planning one.

November 08 / 2013
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Garage Organization: Reclaim Your Messy Storage Room

After a few years, many garages turn into a family storage space for outdoor equipment. Between the kids’ toys and the hand tools, the car won’t fit any more. Find ways to clear the garage floor space for your car.

November 06 / 2013
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A Minor League Baseball Family Fun Guide

Professional ballparks are too far away for a casual evening with the kids if you live in Jacksonville, but minor league fun is right in town with the Jacksonville Suns. Find out tips on making the most of your family fun day.

November 06 / 2013
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Jacksonville Art: Decorate Your Home with Local Works

Decorating your Jacksonville home in an airy style makes it fit in with the environment. Why not go one step further and finish the house with local art? Find two Jacksonville neighborhoods that feature local artists.

November 06 / 2013
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Decorating Your Home With Breezy Stripes

Professional decorators have long known about the cooling effects of lighter fabrics and patterns. This trick is especially useful when decorating your home in Jacksonville, where a breezy, light effect will work well all year round.

October 28 / 2013
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Halloween Decorations: Choose Your Style

Jacksonville has the ideal environment for elaborate Halloween decorations. The weather is perfect and the families are ready to trick-or-treat. Find three different types of Halloween decor for your home and yard in Jacksonville.

October 28 / 2013
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Soundproofing Tips for Homes with Small Lots

When people talk about soundproofing their home, they don’t mean turning it into a completely silent area. The problem happens when you have a small lot with very close neighbors. Learn techniques to help block outside noise.

October 28 / 2013
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