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Prefab Homes Vs Traditional Homes

What’s the Difference? Unlike a traditional home that is built on your plot of land, a prefab home is built in a factory and transported to the homeowner’s lot in sections.  Do not confuse a prefab home with a trailer.  A prefab home is placed on a foundation, meaning it can have a basement and a…
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Must Have Items For Your First Home

We’ve all heard the catchphrase “fake it till you make it.”  Many of us outfitted our first apartments with hand-me-downs and treasures from the free section of the classifieds.  Once a home of your own becomes a reality, it’s time to outfit it with items that reflect your personal taste and style.  Here’s our list…
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Ramifications Of Remodeling Without A Permit

Contrary to what you may have heard, the “p” in the word permit does not stand for “pain”.  While it may seem like one more thing on a seemingly endless laundry list of tasks when it comes to a home construction project, it’s vital that a permit be secured when required by your local jurisdiction. …
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FAQ’s About Building Inspectors

What’s the Role of a Building Inspector? A building inspector’s role is to survey completed construction projects to ensure that they are in compliance with building ordinances. Who Do They Work For? Most frequently, building inspectors are affiliated with regional governmental agencies & planning offices. What’s Their Purpose? Building inspectors are there to verify that…
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Features That Make It More Difficult To Sell Your Home

In the late ‘90s the Dodge Neon came in a variety of colors.  One of the more, shall we say, noticeable, colors was magenta (a combination of pink & purple).  It was one of those trends you loved or hated.  One of my extended family members, a self-proclaimed “girly girl” couldn’t get the keys to…
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