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Reduce Animal Unemployment: Hire a Goat

Kate Folk in Novelty Real Estate   •   17 comments Jul 25, 2012

Animal CalculatorWhether you take on the job yourself or pay a professional landscaper to do it, keeping a lawn neatly trimmed and free of weeds is a daunting prospect. Gas-powered mowers are loud, cumbersome, and useless against weeds. There is, however, a natural solution that is gaining traction, particularly thanks to growing interest in the homesteading movement.

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13 Perennial Plants for Drought-Stricken Areas — Real Estate Tips

Stephanie in Green Homes, Homebuyers, Homeownership, House Features, Other, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips, Seller Tips   •   0 comments Dec 9, 2011

Sedum 'Autumn Joy' Flowers beautify any yard, but if water is scarce, you'll want one or more of these 13 low-water perennials. Get more real estate tips here.

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6 Real Estate Tips for Choosing Your Dream Home

Stephanie in Real Estate Tips   •   0 comments Nov 28, 2011

The term “dream home” means a lot of different things to a wide variety of people. To some, it means a cozy cabin on an acre or two of lake-front property near a small town. To others, it means an average-sized two-story dwelling in a friendly suburb. And then there are people who want the

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Home Seller Tips: 10 Ways to Guarantee Your Home Won’t Sell

Stephanie in Architecture, Homeownership, Homes for Sale, House Features, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips, Seller Tips   •   3 comments Oct 13, 2011

Halloween is almost here, so now’s as good a time as any to let you in on a secret: If your home looks like a creepy, disheveled haunted house every day of the year (and not just on Halloween), chances are it’s not going to sell — unless your potential buyers happen to have the

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10 Ways to Get Your House “For Sale”-Worthy

Stephanie in Homebuyers, Homes for Sale, House Features, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips, Seller Tips   •   2 comments Oct 5, 2011

Preparing your house for sale is easy. No, really, it is. It may take some time, effort, and elbow grease on your part, but otherwise, it’s pretty darn easy. It also happens to be pretty darn important. Making sure your house is show house-ready will help speed along the selling process and help bring you

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Make Your Home Greener…with 9 Lawn Maintenance Tips

Stephanie in Green Homes, Homeownership, House Features, Real Estate Tips, Seller Tips   •   4 comments Sep 29, 2011

Most homeowners know the value in installing new windows to lower power bills or in keeping your home protected during the winter by properly winterizing the exterior and interior. But have you thought about your yard lately? Chances are, you probably haven’t. Like most people, you have bigger concerns — things like paying your mortgage

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