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Improve Your Home By Transforming Your Basement To a Bedroom

Have a cold and creepy basement that you hardly use for anything other than storing holiday decorations? If so, you should consider turning it into a useable bedroom. While this can give you more space, allow you to accommodate more children and grandchildren and add value to your home, you can also use it to earn an income. Platforms like Airbnb allow you to rent out rooms in your home so that you can make a profit. The possibilities for this space are endless if you are willing to put in a little work. If transforming your basement into a bedroom seems like something you want to pursue, here are a couple of tips to keep in mind.

Depending on where you live and the typical weather, flooding in your basement could be an issue. Take measures to avoid water by upgrading your sump pump and making sure that the

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6 Easy Ways To Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

 

First time home owners know that buying a home is one of the most important investments that you can make. And while signing the papers on your first home can feel like putting down roots in your perfect pad, the reality is that most millennial homeowners end up moving multiple times, due to changing family and career factors. That’s why your home’s resale value should be a primary focus right from the get-go.

Selling a first home can seem even more stressful than SEO Jacksonville purchasing one, but these simple tips on boosting your home’s resale value can go a long way in removing the stress from the equation. That’s why we’ve partnered with H&R Block to bring homeowners a guide to home improvement projects with the best return on investment. Whether you’re looking to sell now or in the distant future, knowing how to boost your property value

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Sarah Paulson Was Shocked To Find This Buried In The Yard Of Her New House

For Architectural Digest, by Carson Griffith.

A lap pool in California.

Sarah Paulson has been candid that success ― at least on a commercial scale ― came later to her in life. The 42-year-old, who began working as an actress as a teenager, has said she doesn’t believe her acting career took off till just four years ago, when she appeared as racist Mistress Epps in 12 Years a Slave. Seemingly keeping with tradition of taking her time with things, it wasn’t until last fall that Paulson became a first-time homeowner, thanks in part to her American Horror Story castmate, Emma Roberts. During the Tribeca Film Festival, Paulson chatted with AD about her new home at the McIntosh Townhouse, where she was celebrating the 2nd Moet Moment Film Festival, an annual competition that encourages a new generation of artists dedicated to telling stories through film.

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7 Home Renovations You’ll Get Your Money Back On

We may have (almost) year-round pool weather here, but building your dream pool might leave you underwater — they’re usually home reno money pits. Instead, here are the best fix-ups (big and small) that almost always increase your home’s value.

Front Door Curb appeal, people. You might miss this focal point since, well, it’s hiding in plain sight. But a replacement door, or fresh coat of paint on it and new hardware can really refresh the overall vibe of your home.

New Paint A new coat of paint is like a facelift for your house, changing the appearance from meh to mmmm-hmmm. For reference: Wood should be re-painted every three to seven years; stucco, five to six.

Anything eco-wise Replacing appliances with low-water, low-energy options mean you can brag about it in a real estate

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