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The Two Main Types of Valances and What Sets Them Apart

The Two Main Types of Valances and What Sets Them Apart

There are two main types of valances out there, and they are very different. The first is the gathered valance, and the second is the flat valance. Let’s take a look at these two options. Gathered Valances Usually, a... Read Full Story

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Latest from Rikk Miller, Financial Writer

Rick is a financial writer. He is associated with several financial communities.
His expertise is woven around various aspects of the real estate industry. He is a financial writer who excels in writing finance articles.

Buying Your First Home? Don’t Let The Bank Dictate Your Mortgage, Use A Broker Instead

Buying Your First Home? Don’t Let The Bank Dictate Your Mortgage, Use A Broker Instead
By: Rickk Miller, October 29, 2014

source: http://hcmsmaine.org/ The tumultuous climate in real estate markets has many first-time home investors worried about taking the plunge. Home ownership is a decision you have to consider very carefully. It’s nothing short of a mistake if you venture in mortgaging a... Read Full Blog Post

Terms Frequently used in Commercial Real Estate

Terms Frequently used in Commercial Real Estate
By: Rickk Miller, October 14, 2014

Looking to rent commercial real estate, but struggling with the basic terms? Check out the list below for a beginner’s glossary of commercial real estate. Common Area Maintenance (CAM) When a commercial letting shares areas with other tenants the cost of this square footage is... Read Full Blog Post

How Much Insurance Protection is Too Much?

How Much  Insurance Protection is Too Much?
By: Rickk Miller, July 14, 2014

Several critics of insurance policies will inform you that a mortgage protection insurance policy is just an extra and pointless expense in your part to avail. But truly, there are a lot of motives as to why you should insure your home using a mortgage protection insurance... Read Full Blog Post

Sell Your Home in 8 Simple Steps

Sell Your Home in 8 Simple Steps
By: Rickk Miller, April 26, 2014

There’s no denying that selling your home is often a lengthy and complicated process. However there are some steps you can take to make it as easy and stress-free as possible. Step One: Valuation Do your research. Looking into local newspapers for similar houses in your... Read Full Blog Post

Moving On: Sell Your House or Put It Up For Rent?

Moving On: Sell Your House or Put It Up For Rent?
By: Rickk Miller, April 26, 2014

When moving home, you’ll have to make the inevitable decision of whether to pack up your old place and sell it on or keep it as an asset and put it up to rent to generate a regular income. There are many factors to consider, both financial and practical, so here’s selection of... Read Full Blog Post


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Mark is a content development specialist who enjoys researching and writing about various topics. He is passionate about the digital space and is involved with promoting and distributing beneficial content throughout internet communities.

Interview: Local Agent Thoughts On Housing Market Downturns

Interview: Local Agent Thoughts On Housing Market Downturns
By: Mark Healey, June 4, 2014

We wanted to find out how real estate agents cope with market downturns or even seasonal market changes so we went out and interviewed a Realtor that has been in the business for quite a long time. Bill Gassett, a top Franklin Massachusetts real estate agent has been selling... Read Full Blog Post

Moving Soon? Declutter Beforehand

Moving Soon? Declutter Beforehand
By: Mark Healey, May 9, 2014

Flicking on a light switch you notice a stack of month-old newspapers sitting in the living room corner surrounded by a pile of last week’s clothes, and that seven partially-full coffee mugs are haphazardly resting around the room, one nudge away from spilling their contents on... Read Full Blog Post

10 Household Leaks You Can Prevent

10 Household Leaks You Can Prevent
By: Mark Healey, March 27, 2014

Nobody likes to hear the sound of a leaking faucet,  and USAA recently shared an article detailing the 10 most common leaks and what homeowners can do to address them.. 1. Washing Machines Since the clothes washer is the biggest leak hazard you have to make sure you place it in... Read Full Blog Post

Do Deaths In Homes Affect Their Sale Price?

Do Deaths In Homes Affect Their Sale Price?
By: Mark Healey, March 5, 2014

So here is a situation that you may find yourself in one day. Your real estate agent shows you a home, and you fall in love with it. Seriously fall in love with it. It has the right size, great design, perfect neighborhood, and a surprisingly reasonable price. That is when your... Read Full Blog Post

Warm Investments… Home Heating Alternatives

Warm Investments… Home Heating Alternatives
By: Mark Healey, February 14, 2014

Maybe you’re looking for ways to simultaneously green up your home while reducing heating monthly heat costs during cold winter months. Especially if you’re building a new home or moving to a new home in a cold city like Vancouver, it could be helpful to plan for... Read Full Blog Post


Home & Garden

The Two Main Types of Valances and What Sets Them Apart

The Two Main Types of Valances and What Sets Them Apart
By: Rickk Miller, October 30, 2014

There are two main types of valances out there, and they are very different. The first is the gathered valance, and the second is the flat valance. Let’s take a look at these two options. Gathered Valances Usually, a gathered model has two types of pockets. The first is the one... Read Full Blog Post

7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Garden Fountain

7 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have a Garden Fountain
By: Rickk Miller, October 29, 2014

Fountains come in all shapes and sizes, so you don’t need to have a large yard or even a yard at all to enjoy the benefits of having one in your exterior space. You can create a small oasis on an apartment balcony or patio using a wall fountain and plenty of potted... Read Full Blog Post

Is Using an Estate Agent the Best Way to Sell Your Home?

Is Using an  Estate Agent the Best Way to Sell Your Home?
By: Rickk Miller, October 28, 2014

Selling your home is a complicated process that involves much more than the sale of your home. You are likely purchasing another home, and it is hard to sell your own house while trying to find another home to buy. The best thing for your situation is an estate agent. Estate... Read Full Blog Post

Shop For The Right Garage Door: How To Make The Right Choice?

Shop For The Right Garage Door: How To Make The Right Choice?
By: Rickk Miller, October 28, 2014

Unfortunately, most of the homeowners usually get confused when it comes to choosing the right garage door. This is very important as it determines the exterior look of your home. While you are shopping for the door, you will either be overwhelmed or get confused with so many... Read Full Blog Post

Who To Trust With Your Plumbing Repairs

Who To Trust With Your Plumbing Repairs
By: Rickk Miller, October 22, 2014

  Image Source: http://lightnergroupscoop.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/102-drain-pipe-1935-f-001.jpg Business and home owners should not be wondering who they can trust to perform a plumbing repair at three o’clock in the morning while standing on a floor covered with... Read Full Blog Post





Money & Investment

Buying Your First Home? Don’t Let The Bank Dictate Your Mortgage, Use A Broker Instead

Buying Your First Home? Don’t Let The Bank Dictate Your Mortgage, Use A Broker Instead
By: Rickk Miller, October 29, 2014

source: http://hcmsmaine.org/ The tumultuous climate in real estate markets has many first-time home investors worried about taking the plunge. Home ownership is a decision you have to consider very carefully. It’s nothing short of a mistake if you venture in mortgaging a... Read Full Blog Post

How Much Insurance Protection is Too Much?

How Much  Insurance Protection is Too Much?
By: Rickk Miller, July 14, 2014

Several critics of insurance policies will inform you that a mortgage protection insurance policy is just an extra and pointless expense in your part to avail. But truly, there are a lot of motives as to why you should insure your home using a mortgage protection insurance... Read Full Blog Post

Upscale Residential Units For Lease

Upscale Residential Units For Lease
By: Rickk Miller, April 25, 2014

Hard working individuals need a comfortable place to relax after a long day at work. Owning a home can be too much of a hassle for some busy individuals. Some people simply don’t have the time to maintain and care for a house. Fortunately, blue collar and white collar... Read Full Blog Post

Legal Assistance For Financial Problems

Legal Assistance For Financial Problems
By: Rickk Miller, April 20, 2014

The housing market has been hit hard during the economic recession of the United States in recent years. Many people have lost their homes due to foreclosures. Furthermore, banks also suffered major losses by having to sell homes well below market prices just to receive some... Read Full Blog Post

How to sell off your property in Malta

How to sell off your property in Malta
By: Rickk Miller, April 12, 2014

Selling off property is not an easy decision to take in any part of the world! You will have to weigh a number of pros and cons in order to sell off a property. It should be noted here that a large number of people are now interested in buying property in Malta. If you know the... Read Full Blog Post