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Are Homeowners Associations Good for Historic Homeowners?

Homeowners associations (HOA) are on the rise throughout the U.S. with many homeowners choosing to be a part of these private groups by purchasing homes in an HOA area.  Homeowners associations are meant to protect and enhance your property. However, they can bring forth unfortunate surprises like limitations and violations that can make you reconsider […]

Winter is Coming: Maintenance Tips For Fall Months

Summer has passed and the weather has started to change, which means it’s time to prepare your house for the upcoming winter. Freezing temperatures and more frequent inclement weather are just around the corner. Here are six maintenance tips you need to remember for the fall months. 1. Spruce Up the Landscaping Your backyard doesn’t […]

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Preservation Tips for a Historic Lakefront Home

Life on a lake is pure bliss and even better if you’re living in a historic home. However, property upkeep can become a significant burden if you aren’t maintaining it appropriately. The benefits of lake life and historic home living do come with additional preservation considerations. You’re more likely to experience extreme weather conditions, moisture-related […]

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Controlling Your Electric Bill in a Historic Home

Historic homes attract homeowners for several reasons. In addition to having the desired charm that new construction lacks, there’s something exciting about living in a slice of deep-rooted history with an interesting backstory. Depending on its age, you may also be slammed with astronomical utility bills — not entirely surprising considering the wear and tear […]

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