• We Decided to Get the Whole Thing Replaced

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    March 3, 2017 /  Uncategorized

    My wife and I had our small children to think of for many years instead of making our home look fancy. We live in what was a very basic home, and we were happy with that while we saved our money toward upgrading the house at a later time. But our kids are much older now, and we’ve saved some money to do upgrades. We were ready. I began looking into roof repair in Brooklyn NY recently, and after seeing some of the beautiful examples of the work one company did, we asked them to replace all the shingles on our roof. But we ended up changing our mind later.

    We had typical roof shingles on our home. We were always happy with that. But after I went through all of the roofing contractor’s before and after photos, I realized that getting a tin roof put on would add sales value to our home. Read the rest of this entry »

  • I Used a Unique Way to Find an Apartment to Move to

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    December 24, 2016 /  Real Estate

    I was pretty excited about looking for Silver Spring apartments for rent because I love to move. I don’t know if other people feel that way about moving, but I love getting to move to a new place and making it all mine. Packing my things up is not quite as fun, but I do like being able to sift through my things and figure out what needs to be purged. It never fails that I end up finding things that have been lost for awhile, and it is always a welcome feeling to find long-lost items. I planned out what type of place I wanted, and then carved out a weekend to find something.

    I wanted to make sure that whichever place I moved to would have washer and dryer connections in each department. I needed to be able to wash things at 2AM in the morning if necessary because I can be scatterbrained and forget to do it during the day. Read the rest of this entry »

  • December 23, 2016 /  Real Estate

    We like a nice place to live that does not require any extra upkeep. This is why we we preferred to find apartments in Santa Fe for rent that did not have wall to wall carpeting. We wanted nice laminate flooring throughout. It is so much easier to care for. You can just touch it up with a dust mop or one of those little mops that have the pads and the liquid floor cleaner sprayer. No need to have a carpet cleaning company come in once or twice a year to clean the wall to wall stuff.

    We have a rug in front of our couch and small ones at each side of the bed. Read the rest of this entry »

  • A Four Bedroom Apartment for My Family

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    December 22, 2016 /  Real Estate

    My husband is a teacher, and we thought that we were going to live and retire in Iowa because that is where he has taught for the last ten years. However, when his parents retired to Utah and we visited, we both fell in love with the area. We knew that we wanted to be close to them, and we liked the area, so we figured that it was a good place for us to look at apartments in Bluffdale Utah since there were some teaching opportunities there that my husband felt he would be a good match for.

    We have three children, so I was hoping that we would be able to find a four bedroom apartment easily enough. Read the rest of this entry »

  • I Found the Best Place to Live and the Best Job

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    December 19, 2016 /  Real Estate

    A lot of the Jacksonville Florida apartments that I had driven by when I was visiting that city were so pretty. I love how everything is so tropical and a lot of the different apartment complexes even have a beautiful fountain outside. I also play gold, and there are many of them that live near golf courses. So, when I found out that I landed a job there, I found it pretty exciting to know that I was finally going to be living somewhere where I would actually be happy with my surroundings. I had grown up in an area where I really did not like the area, and that was a bummer for me since that is so important.

    I landed a position at a major, well-known theme park in the city. I had been going there on and off since I was a kid. I am a dance and an actress, and I always thought it would be fun to be able to dance and act in their daily shows. Read the rest of this entry »

  • My Mom Moved to Orlando

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    December 4, 2016 /  Real Estate

    When my father died, it was a hard time for all of us. My mom is the one who suffered the most though, obviously. She was all alone in Pennsylvania, and her grief was just overwhelming. My wife and I live in Orlando with our four children, and I knew that Mom would feel much better being closer to us here. I started looking at Orlando Florida apartments because I knew that she would never agree to move in with us. She is much too independent for that, even with how grief stricken she was.

    I found an apartment complex that is only a few miles from us, and I knew that she would like it too. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Art Lives in All of Us

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    September 25, 2016 /  Uncategorized

    For an art exhibit, an artist wanted me to make a sculpture for him. I thought this was an odd request, because I had never done anything like that, nor was I an artist. The artist thought it would be a good chance to prove that anyone could be an artist, regardless of their artistic background. I agreed to do it, but I had no idea what to make. The only thing I really knew how to do was weld, and then it hit me. I started finding scrap metal prices and planning for what would be my artistic masterpiece.

    Since I was a welder, I would make a sculpture out of metal. Metal is often seen as something that is used by man and has the perception of being cold and sterile. Read the rest of this entry »

  • An Apartment Complex That is for the Dogs

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    September 25, 2016 /  Real Estate

    When I started looking at Toledo Ohio apartments, I only looked at the ones where I was able to have my two dogs with me. While most apartments will now let a tenant have one or two dogs, there are usually weight restrictions on them. Since I have two lab mastiffs, that just didn’t work out in my favor at all. Ames is 130 pounds, and Goopster is 150 pounds. They are the friendliest dogs ever, but it was a challenge finding the right apartment for us. As soon as I looked at Perrys Crossing, I knew that I had found our next home. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Living Near a Mountain is Now a Reality for Me

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    September 25, 2016 /  Real Estate

    When I was in college, I used to drive to Asheville with my friends for the weekend. We always had so much fun there. So, when I read about my once in a lifetime dream job being there, I jumped on the chance to put in my resume with the hope that I would at least get an interview. As interested as I was, I did not know if I really had a chance. When I found out I got the job, I was elated. It was time to look through Asheville NC apartments for rent soon after.

    One of the reasons that I liked visiting that city during my college years was because of how much fun we had, but that was not the only reasons. It is absolutely beautiful there. The area is surrounded by mountains and wooded areas. Everything is so gorgeous and lush. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Finding an Apartment Suitable for Roommates

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    May 24, 2016 /  Uncategorized

    It is customary when looking for an apartment to be concerned with your own wants and needs in the search and not think too much about others. While this is a very good attitude to have since it is going to be your apartment after all, if you know you will be searching for a roommate soon after you move in, make sure you are keeping that in the forefront of your mind as well. Given the number of colleges and businesses in the area, there are many Corpus Christi apartments for rent it is just a matter of finding the one that works best for you and your potential roommate.

    Searching for an apartment on your own when you know you will require a roommate or two in the future, can be tricky. Read the rest of this entry »