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5 Easy Plumbing Hacks For Your Condo
5 Easy Plumbing Hacks For Your Condo

5 Easy Plumbing Hacks For Your Condo

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Calling the plumber is a potentially expensive phone call nobody wants to make. Of course, there are times when you must call the plumber, for example when you cannot stop the water flow and the handyman is nowhere to be found. However, every condo owner can master these five simple hacks to handle minor plumbing…
How Can I Make My Condo Even More Eco-Friendly? 6 Tips From DIY Freak’s Handbook
How Can I Make My Condo Even More Eco-Friendly? 6 Tips From DIY Freak’s Handbook

How Can I Make My Condo Even More Eco-Friendly? 6 Tips From DIY Freak’s Handbook

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Renovating a your condo is an excellent way to improve its overall style and functionality. Many homeowners are also choosing to incorporate eco-friendly strategies into their renovation efforts. By doing so, you may able to save energy and conserve water regularly.  More than that, you may enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing…
Condo Renovations & Improvements:  3 Things to Know Before You Begin
Condo Renovations & Improvements:  3 Things to Know Before You Begin

Condo Renovations & Improvements: 3 Things to Know Before You Begin

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By Morgan Statt Condo improvement projects and renovations are exciting endeavors that can have a major positive impact for years to come. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your living space or you’re looking to add value to your condo for a potential sale, these projects shouldn’t be taken lightly or without proper planning. Before you…
Condo Renovator’s Dilemma: What Type of Flooring to Pick?
Condo Renovator’s Dilemma: What Type of Flooring to Pick?

Condo Renovator’s Dilemma: What Type of Flooring to Pick?

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In your own condo, every part counts. From the floor to the ceiling, you want to have everything right. One of the most visible improvements you can make is to redo your floors – nothing upgrades your place faster than changing the dingy, cheap-looking wall-to-wall carpeting that came with your condo to nice new floor.…
Renting a Condo vs. an Apartment: What’s the Difference?
Renting a Condo vs. an Apartment: What’s the Difference?

Renting a Condo vs. an Apartment: What’s the Difference?

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By Cory Mercer When you’re ready to move out on your own, but not yet ready to buy a home, you may have an option to choose between rental condos and rental apartments. If you are seriously planning to buy your own condo in a couple of years, renting one now will be a good…
Condo DIY: How to Paint a Room
Condo DIY: How to Paint a Room

Condo DIY: How to Paint a Room

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Are you planning to freshen up your condo for the spring with a new coat of paint? Check out these pro tips, reprinted from MyFirstApartment.com, before picking up the paint roller. By Emma Clark One of the least expensive tricks to change the look of your new apartment is to paint it. Just make sure…
What Every Condo Owner Should Know About Energy Tax Credits
What Every Condo Owner Should Know About Energy Tax Credits

What Every Condo Owner Should Know About Energy Tax Credits

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By Trevor McDonald As a condo owner you’ve probably heard about energy tax credits. They’re a huge selling point when you’re shopping for appliances, new windows or doors, or even thinking about finally installing solar panels or another alternative energy feature in your home. But what are they, and how do they work? The most…
Long Distance Move Comedy of Errors…and 10 Lessons Learned
Long Distance Move Comedy of Errors…and 10 Lessons Learned

Long Distance Move Comedy of Errors…and 10 Lessons Learned

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By Cole Mayer I’m never moving again. Let’s get that out of the way first. I’ve bought a home, I’ve moved out of my apartment, I’m done. The mistakes, bad luck and poor choices my wife and I made during the move from California to Idaho would impress Shakespeare. We learned plenty of lessons along…
7 Reasons Why Condo Living Is The Best Option for Newlyweds
7 Reasons Why Condo Living Is The Best Option for Newlyweds

7 Reasons Why Condo Living Is The Best Option for Newlyweds

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By Patricia Evans Your marriage is a contract like no other and starting your life together has its challenges. If you’re searching the market for your first home, condo living is an option you should consider. It takes out many of the headaches and conflicts that a single home ownership might introduce into the relationship.…
Infographic: 50 Ways to Save Energy
Infographic: 50 Ways to Save Energy

Infographic: 50 Ways to Save Energy

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By Justin Barisich The beauty of condo living is that you get the benefits of both home ownership and apartment renting. You have a prime location in the area of your choice, community living with nearby neighbors, a reduction of unused space and costs, and most of the unwanted home chores taken care of by…