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Adjusting from renting to owning is about more than just budgeting to cover recurring costs like annual property taxes and homeowners insurance premiums.

Those who are new to home ownership often find that being responsible for the day-to-day home repair and maintenance issues are the most stressful part of being a first-time homeowner.
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Gary Ashton is the CEO and owner of The Ashton Real Estate Group of RE/MAX Advantage. His real estate team is #1 in Tennessee, Nashville and now #4 in the world.

Maintaining Your Home Like A Pro This Winter

by Jeff Williams on December 31, 2016

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You might love doing a bit of DIY around the house at the best of times, but winter brings a wide array of additional problems. Maybe you’re panicking now the cold weather is setting in, but you don’t have to get yourself in a flustered state. Collect yourself, and take our advice on board. Your home will be safe, warm and well-maintained this winter season if you simply start preparing today and implement things step by step around your house.
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If you want something done, do it yourself; other wise it’ll never get done. Learn to do it if you don’t know and never despair until you finish what has to be done.

Tips for a Cosier Conservatory this Winter

by Ryan Duffy on November 27, 2016

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A conservatory is a wonderful room to have in your home, mainly because it can be very multi-functional. For instance, you may want to use it to entertain guests when they come to visit, have it as a play area for you children, or just have it as the designated room to sit and relax with a good book.
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Ryan Duffy is a freelance writer who is a recent university graduate in Media Studies. His passion for people and writing has encouraged him to pursue this career full-time. He enjoys writing about lifestyle, fashion and home improvement and this is where most of his work has taken him. Find him on Twitter here: @Ryan_Duff199

Blocked Drain Disasters & How You Can Avoid Them

by Jeff Williams on September 21, 2016

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Most people in the Western world now live in a home with a plumbing system. Modern  plumbing provides fresh running water to the home, either to consume or to shower in. Systems are continuing to developing in this field, but that doesn’t mean that they all work perfectly.
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If you want something done, do it yourself; other wise it’ll never get done. Learn to do it if you don’t know and never despair until you finish what has to be done.
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Most of the furniture is designed to last for years. But even so, it requires cleaning and maintenance every once in awhile. Keeping your dry wood furniture is a true task, for it requires dedication and commitment.

If you want your furniture to stay shiny and strong for the next several (to dozen) years, here is a list of things you should do.
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Tracey Clayton is a full time mom of three girls. She loves cooking, baking, sewing, spending quality time with her daughters and she’s passionate for writing. Her motto is: “Live the life you love, love the life you live.”