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Horror Show: You Could Buy a Haunted House Without Knowing It
by Brittany Anas

Truth be told, those flickering lights in your home are more likely caused by an electrical problem than a ghost.

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10 Real Estate 'Deal Breakers' That May Actually Be Deals in Disguise
By Cathie Ericson

Waiting for that mythical perfect home to emerge can be a losing battle. Meanwhile, bargains are out there—they just need a buyer who's savvy enough to see past certain seemingly glaring flaws and realize that they're fixable problems. Here are some examples.

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HGTV's Leanne Ford Reveals The 3 Most Versatile Shades of White for Whatever You're Painting
By Candace Braun Davison

Leave it to Leanne Ford to make you question everything you thought you knew about white paint. The Restored By The Fords star is known for her "wear black, paint white" approach to design, making it her unofficial mission to show people that white isn't boring. And white paint isn't just white paint. There are undertones to it—nuance, if you will—and the shade and finish you use can have a huge impact on your home.

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DIY Don'ts: 5 of the Worst Mistakes Homeowners Can Make
by realtor.com

It's tempting to cut costs by making repairs yourself when you're putting your house on the market (and paying for all kinds of other things). But homeowners should steer clear of certain types of projects—and know when to call in the pros.

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Are Extended Warranties Worth the Cost?
By Blanche Evans

Extended warranties offer consumers longer terms of coverage on service, repair and replacement for their home's appliances than the standard out-of-the-box warranty from the manufacturer. These warranties are highly profitable for retailers, as they can run up the total cost of your purchase by $100 or more, with very few claims being filed per year. Are they actually worth it?

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The Kitchen Cleaning Mistake You're Probably Making, According to a Plumber
By Dana McMahan

Filed under things I didn't know I had to worry about: the fact that the pretty finish on my new kitchen fixtures might not last.

When you're dreaming about a new kitchen, it's often the jewelry — those gleaming brass fixtures — that imprint on your mind. They certainly did mine. Pinning my little heart out, I began to see patterns in what I liked, and that included modern brass fixtures. I'd never had such a thing (but I'd never had a full-scale kitchen reno, either; all my kitchens had ever seen were standard-issue stainless faucets). They were always fine and I never thought twice about them.

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How to Plan a Kitchen Workflow That Works
By Vanessa Brunner

Before starting anything else, kick off your kitchen remodel with a space plan. Picking out all the pretty things is the fun part, but function comes first — and that means deciding on a workflow and traffic plan that'll work for your lifestyle.

We talked with three architects to get their professional tips and tricks on how to plan a kitchen workflow that will work for you.

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New To Commercial Real Estate? 10 Major Differences From Residential Property Investments
By Forbes Real Estate Council

Without a solid understanding of property valuation, rent structure and the various segments of CRE, you may find yourself in over your head.

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35 BEST WAYS TO STYLE A COFFEE TABLE IN YOUR LIVING ROOM
by Elle Decor Editors

All bets on the table.

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52 Fresh New Landscaping Ideas for Your Yard
by Country Living Staff

If you're anything like us, you know that it's not just the inside that counts --- when it comes to houses, that is! Accenting your home with natural elements, from flora and fauna to stonework and water features, makes for an instantly inviting space for guests (and not to mention a restful retreat for you!). Let these outdoor design ideas for shrubbery, walkways, and more inspire you to create your own or front lawn oasis.

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