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Naples Home Blog

What Does Curb Appeal Mean?

What is curb appeal? The definition is a different concept for everyone, no doubt. First, let's state that it is not a bundle of money you do not have spent to impress someone you do not know. However, it’s purpose is to attract people you do not know. Well, at least that is the purpose when it...

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Minimizing Waste From Your Home

Going zero waste doesn’t have to seem like a daunting task. There are several ways you can bring down your waste production at home. Try out these few tips and see how much progress you make. Stop Using Plastic Straws. Many homes churn out a lot of plastic straws that quickly end up in the...

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Volunteer Opportunities in Your Community

Most people you ask will say they'd love to volunteer, but they don't have the time or schedule consistency for an ongoing volunteer commitment. They're afraid of saying yes and not being able to follow through. A fair reason for not joining a volunteer group or signing up to help out at your...

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Must-Have Kitchen Appliances

The kitchen truly is the heart of most homes, and when it comes to choosing the best appliances to have in your kitchen, you must consider every item within the broader context of your eating lifestyle. But all things being equal, the following is a list of must-have kitchen appliances that every...

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Getting Ready to Relocate

Moving is not an easy task. To another continent, across this continent, or just down the block—moving is a significant undertaking. Reasons for moving are as varied as there are people. No matter the reason(s) there are common things to consider and evaluate. Stretching your dollars Budget is...

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How to Get Your House Ready to Sell

Selling your home can be an exciting time because it usually represents a positive change in your life. Chances are, putting your house on the market means you're moving up in your career, expanding your family, or even retiring. Regardless of the reason you're selling your home, one thing's for...

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Key Homebuying Costs You Need to Know About

If you plan to purchase a house in the foreseeable future, it generally is a good idea to plan ahead for all of your potential homebuying costs. That way, you can secure the funds you need to purchase your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three costs that every homebuyer needs to consider...

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Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Florida Luxury Residence?

Although the housing market frequently fluctuates, there may be no such thing as a bad time to pursue a luxury residence in Florida. There are many terrific luxury houses available in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and other Sunshine State cities and towns. And for homebuyers who enter the Sunshine State...

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Benefits of Home Ownership Include More Privacy

Making the transition from being a renter to a home owner is a life changing experience -- one which brings both rewards and new responsibilities. Although you'll no longer have a landlord (on speed dial) to handle things like yard maintenance, noisy neighbors, and appliance repairs, you'll enjoy...

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