Author Archives: Abby Olson

Buying a Home? Don’t Make These 5 Costly Mistakes

Buying a new home is one of the biggest and most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. You can’t just change your mind and “return” it within 30 days from purchasing because you don’t like it anymore or you discovered that it requires more fixes than the broker said. Keep in mind that you’ll live here for at least a few years and maybe even the rest of your life. So, you need to ensure that you have all the relevant information before making a decision.

Here are the pitfalls you need to avoid at all costs.

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3 Huge Benefits of Living in Green Homes

The future doesn’t look too bright.

At the rate at which we burn fossil fuels, we’ll run out of them in just a few decades. Not to mention, the world’s increasing energy needs produce a corresponding amount of green gas emissions that hurt the environment. The planet has become a ticking bomb that will explode if we don’t take action.

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Green Homes: a Great Way to Save the Environment and Your Money

In the hard-hitting documentary, “Before the Flood,” Leonardo DiCaprio makes a staggering statement: the last time the planet dealt with such a high level of greenhouse gasses was in the Pliocene era, about 5.3 million years ago. Now, due to the rapid increase in greenhouse gas emissions, we are approaching this point at a rapid pace.

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4 Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

After a long and dreadful winter, the weather is finally warm enough to grab a chair and catch some rays in the park. But, while most of the country is getting ready for spring break, now it’s the perfect time to clean your house. Before you know it, summer will come, and you’ll want to spend your days at the beach or by the pool, not doing home maintenance.

Don’t know where to start? Here are a few hints.

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