Archive for April, 2014

Integrating Hardscaping and Sustainable Landscape Design

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A landscaped home can mean an 11.3% higher pricing valuation when buying or selling, according to Smart Money magazine. Apart from the obvious financial considerations, there are environmental benefits to a sustainable landscape design, especially considering that a single tree accounts for removing up to 26 pounds of carbon dioxide annually. When hiring professional landscape designers for your lawn, you should look for certifications and experience among other things.

A licensed landscaper has to bring order to the outside space by accounting for how it will be used, what plants and features should be introduced and how people move through the space. Whil

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Three Tips for Conducting a Virginia Beach Real Estate Search

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The Virginia Beach area, along with the surrounding areas of Suffolk and Norfolk, have been experiencing a positive upswing in property value over the past year. Many have been comparing the area to Southern California, with some notable differences — among them, lower property costs and a more laid-back community.

Are you interested in Virginia Beach real estate listings? You’re not alone. Luckily, it’s a good time to buy. The price for property is relatively low, and likely to continue climbing over the next several years, promising a return on your investment.

Now isn’t the time to sleep and wait for better prices, though. As the economy bounces back, real estate auctions of foreclosures become less

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First Time Home Buying Tips

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Your real estate agent can talk you through the specifics, and you can rely on the advice of family and friends who have gone through it before, but let’s face it — buying your first home is a big deal. If you feel nervous, apprehensive, unsure, or even just plain scared, you’re not alone. The process is complicated and time-consuming, and any mistake can end up costing you some serious money.

While we can’t make the process completely worry-free, we can offer you some helpful first time home buying tips to help you avoid some of the more costly mistakes on your path to home ownership.

Location, Location, Location. Find a neighborhood you love and see what houses are for sale in the area, rather than finding a house you love and deciding to make due with the neighborhood. A

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Designing Your Perfect Home

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It takes working with an architect or designer to get a true custom home that is not based on typical tract houses. Arizona custom home builders are gaining considerable popularity as a way to get the exact specifications you want in custom built homes. As more and more people are opting for custom luxury homes, finding the best custom home builders can be key to your enjoyment of the result.

You can research new luxury home builders in a number of ways. First, you should ask friends and colleagues for their recommendations. Alternatively, you can use online review sites to research potential builders. As part of your research, you should look at their portfolios and experience. Once you have vetted a short list of potential builders, you will want to start having discussions about your ideas and

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Make the Bathroom Your Top Remodeling Priority

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All over the world, the toilet is a valuable appliance. Modern Toilet is a bathroom-themed restaurant chain based in Taiwan; diners sit on non-working toilets, and food and drinks are served in miniature toilets, bathtubs and urinals. In America, water saving toilets play a key role in the bathroom remodeling processing. If you want to give your bathroom a new look, consider water saving toilets and walk-in bathtubs.

Walk-in bathtubs can allow users who have previously been unable to bathe on their own, without assistance, to do so comfortably and safely. Most walk-in bathtubs have a chair-height seat but some do not have any seat. Walk in tubs take up a similar amount of space in a bathroom as a traditional bathtub. T

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