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Security System Suggestion

Add a non-interruptible power supply to keep your security system operating for longer than just your system's backup battery will allow. GREENVALLEYAZREALESTATE.HOME-WIZARD.COM

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Outdoor Lighting Suggestion

To improve the outside ambiance of your home, use backlighting, uplighting, and downlighting for dramatic effects. Experiment with different parts of your yard or garden, and select specific focal points to highlight. ...

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Programmable Thermostats Only Save If Used Right

Programmable thermostats can be a great way to save you money on energy, however, they can only provide savings when they are used properly. Find out how programmable thermostats work and the right way to use them. READ ARTICLE >GREENVALLE...

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Temporarily Renting a Home

IRS has provisions for homeowners regarding the sale of a principal residence that allows for temporarily renting the home without losing the ability to exclude the gain if the home is sold under the correct conditions. The rules for t...

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Insurance Suggestion

Adding centrally-monitored smoke alarms will usually help lower your homeowner's insurance premiums by 5% or more. GREENVALLEYAZREALESTATE.HOME-WIZARD.COM

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Make the Most of a Small Bathroom

Unless youre living in a custom designed home, you probably wish your bathroom"or your guest bath"was bigger.

Short of pushing out the walls or totally remodelin...

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How Federal Rate Increases Affect Credit Cards and Loans

If youve ever noticed a rise in interest rates in the news or saw your credit card bill...

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5 Financial Moves New Parents Should Make

Having a child can require many adjustments. Losing sleep and changing dirty diapers are just some of the things parents have to deal with. And even though you’re pr...

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Add Some Light and Life to Your Rooms

Want to brighten up a room but don’t have the time to paint or the budget to add a window?

Consider the following easy fixes:

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How to Start Building Your Credit

Your first credit card can be the start to building your financial future. Just remember, how you use it can affect you for years down the road.

For example, bui...

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5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money

The savings rate in America is pretty abysmal. Fifty-seven percent of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts, according to a 2017 GOBanking Rates su...

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Prioritizing Your Debt Payments

If youre in debt up to your eyeballs, or at least up to your waist, it can be hard to see which debts should be paid first. The creditor that screams the loudest may n...

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Tips to Keep You Hydrated

While we all know water is essential for our health, not all of us enjoy chugging those recommended eight daily glasses. Or maybe it’s your child who refuses to drin...

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A Checklist for Retiring Early

Retiring early is a great idea if you can afford it.

Unfortunately, few people plan for retirement as well as they should. A common rule of thumb is to save 10 t...

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How to Make Your Home's Entryway Pop

The entrance of your home says a lot about your character, from interior design to overall aesthetics. Below are some helpful tips for making sure your space wows you ...

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