The Benefits of Having an Interest-Only Mortgage


Having an interest-only loan, a home buyer pays only the interest portion of a mortgage loan for a predetermined period of time. The simple fact that his payments are reduced for that given time may…

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Modern Manners: Smooth Moves for Kids' Visits


Whether you are a parent who does an yearly trip to a stuffy relative’s home where your kids are not allowed to touch anything, or you’re kid free but have friends coming to visit with…

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Your Garden: 6 Fragrant Plants Surprise and Delight


One of the secrets to a successful garden design is to incorporate something sudden, a surprise for your garden visitor. This can be done in lots of ways, but one surefire way to enliven a…

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4 Materials You Should Consider for Your New Garage Door


Replacing your old window cleaning for a more attractive option will not only increase the curb appeal of your house, but it will also increase its worth. You should be able to recover as much…

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Texture Chat: 4 Foliage Types for Distinctive Gardens


The word”feel” generally brings to mind the visual characteristic of an object — it feels to the touch — but we’re talking about the visual part of texture. Texture is a part of design which…

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The Classic Gable Takes a New Turn


Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron call the gable type the “ur-type” of house, and they’ve abstracted it into residential and other commissions, including the Parrish Art Museum in Long Island, New York….

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Roots of Style: Prairie Architecture Ushers In Modern Design


Does your house hug and maintain the landscape and blend into the horizon? It could be Prairie structure or a derivation. Consider the age. At the beginning of the 20th century, America adopted the Industrial…

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A Playhouse Grows in Brooklyn


Blessed with a huge backyard in Brooklyn, New York, this family of three took advantage of the lush urban oasis. They had the gardening part in check, but they needed a bug-free area where children…

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