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Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

By Chris Lawson

Tile repairs are a very specialized service and it can be hard to get tile contractors interested in small, sometimes difficult, detailed repairs. The trick to these repairs is to remove and replace the cracked or broken materials without it being obvious that it has been repaired. To complete these repairs and have it not look like an afterthought is a very tricky undertaking.

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How To Avoid a Disaster when Remodeling Your Home How To Avoid a Disaster when Remodeling Your Home

By Jessica Hajjar

Follow these simple tips to save yourself from having your dream home renovation turn into a complete disaster.

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How to Find a Real Estate Lawyer How to Find a Real Estate Lawyer

By Chris Piraino

A real estate lawyer can be very useful when purchasing a home, especially for first-time homebuyers or for people without a real estate agent. A lawyer can help answer any questions that you might have, they can negotiate the deal for you, and they can take care of any legal details that you are not aware of. Having a good real estate lawyer can make a lot of difference in terms of how fast and pain-free your home-buying experience is.

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Negotiating the Best Real Estate Price Negotiating the Best Real Estate Price

By Jessica Hajjar

When you find the property you want to buy its important to determine three things: the market value, the price you value the property at, and the maximum you are willing to pay.

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Choosing the Right Flooring for your Home Choosing the Right Flooring for your Home

By Jessica Tan

It's time to think about what's beneath your feet every single day - your floor. The choices you make when it comes to your flooring can make a huge difference in the feel and livability of your home.

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Getting Along with Your Landlord Getting Along with Your Landlord

By Chris Piraino

Always a major issue when renting an apartment or house, maintaining a good relationship with your landlord is essential for a trouble-free lease. Anyone who has ever had a bad relationship with their landlord can tell you that it makes everything more difficult and just plain frustrating. In the hopes of making your rental period go smoother, here are a few tips for getting along with your landlord.

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The Rights of a Massachusetts Tenant The Rights of a Massachusetts Tenant

By Ben Levy

As a tenant in Massachusetts, there are certain rights that you must be aware of to ensure that your landlord does not take advantage of you.

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Landscaping Tips for your Home Landscaping Tips for your Home

By Ben Levy

The most important landscaping anyone with a yard can do is to keep your grass healthy. Having dead or browning grass detracts from your home and creates a lifeless aura around your property.

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What is a Multiple Listing Service What is a Multiple Listing Service

By Ben Levy

Multiple Listing Services are databases of homes for sale put together by real estate brokers. The primary purpose of an MLS is to make buying and selling a home as quick and easy as possible.

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Selling a House on the Internet Selling a House on the Internet

By Chris Piraino

Over the past decade, the internet has come to dominate many aspects of our lives, and buying or selling a house is no exception to that. Both buyers and sellers are increasingly turning to the internet to either find a house to buy or to market their house for sale.

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