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Monthly Archives: November 2014

    19 Amazing Facts About the American Home That Will Astonish You

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 26, 2014

    The average American home has changed quite a bit in the past several decades.  Not only that but the way people live has changed as well.  Here are 19 facts that will help you see how we have evolved over the years. 1. In 1900 75% of urban Americans lived in rented apartments.  Over 100... Read More

    7 Shortcuts To Hosting an Epic Thanksgiving

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 21, 2014

    With Thanksgiving just a few days away people everywhere are stressing out, making plans, setting menus, and cleaning house.  Shouldn’t Thanksgiving be a time of relaxation, reflection, and thankfulness?  Well, tell that to the host.  If you’ve ever hosted a house full of family and friends you know just how stressful it can be.  Here... Read More

    10 Things You Can Do To Your Home That Will Make Your Friends Jealous and Your Family Happy

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 14, 2014

    Ever get tired of the same ‘ole same ‘ole when it comes to your house?  You don’t necessarily want a new home but you need something different.  Here are 10 awesome ideas that will turn your home into an adventure or at the very least a conversation piece. 1. Sliding Staircase Now when you call... Read More

    How Not to Be Eaten Up By People Like the “Wolf of Wall Street”

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 6, 2014

    “The Wolf of Wall Street” was an academy award nominated movie in 2013. Leonardo DiCaprio depicted a high flying, deal making, sleaze ball named Jordan Belfort who used his unscrupulous tactics to swindle people out of millions of dollars. If only he had he used his abilities for good, he might still be as wealthy... Read More

    Would You Buy a House For $1,000?

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 5, 2014

    Most days when people talk about $1,000 in relation to their house they are referring to their monthly mortgage or perhaps repairs to the home. But what if I told you, you could buy a house for a $1,000? Would you do it or would you just think I’ve finally taken the last step to... Read More

    The Down and Dirty on Homeowner’s Insurance

    By Cindy Hamilton | November 5, 2014

    Homeowner’s insurance is usually not something we talk about around the water cooler unless something devastating has happened or if our rates have spiked. Recently I received a renewal notice in the mail for my homeowner’s insurance and noticed a substantial increase. I promptly called my agent to find out what the rate increase was... Read More

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