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Home Maintenance Projects to Do this Fall

As summer comes to a close, this time of the year is ideal for homeowners to establish a fall home maintenance checklist. 1. Turn off exterior faucets.  Undrained water in pipes can freeze easily which will cause pipes to burst … Continue reading

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Tips for New Sod

How to Care for New Sod First 2 Weeks The key to establishing new sod is to keep it properly watered for the first month. Immediately after installing sod, water thoroughly making it spongy to the step. The new sod … Continue reading

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The Home Building Process

 

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Pre-Approved vs Pre-Qualification

Why it’s good to get pre-approved: You find out how much you are approved for. You will know how much you need for a down payment. You will know what your monthly payment will be. Differences between pre-qualification and pre-approval: … Continue reading

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Three Little Numbers: Your Credit Score and Why It Matters

You’ve heard the numbers: 690, 740, 805. Three simple digits that can seem mysterious, abstract, or both. However, in the real world, your credit score largely determines what type and how much credit you can obtain, what interest rates you’ll … Continue reading

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Improving Traffic Flow on Residential Streets!! Ensure the street is passable for emergency vehicles, school buses and other large delivery trucks.

Preferred Parking Guidance City Municipal Code Section 355.050 states, “No person shall park any vehicle upon a street, other than an alley, in such a manner or under such conditions as to leave less than 10 feet of the width … Continue reading

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Here are 6 ways to keep gross smells and other nuisances at bay this Summer

YIKES! That funky smell has got to go! Here’s how. Sometimes summer stinks – literally. Here are 6 ways to keep gross smells and other nuisances at bay. When did hanging out on your patio with that privacy wall you … Continue reading

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JOIN US ON FACE BOOK FOR FRIDAY FUN DAY AND MANY OTHER FUN POSTINGS!

We have extensive advertising and fun things to do on Face Book! Please friend and follow Ivie League Homes on FACE BOOK!!

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

With Spring just around the corner, it’s good to keep up with the maintenance on your home.   Some seasonal tips for the Spring include: 1.  Re caulk and paint exterior as necessary. 2.  Inspect and repair roof and gutter … Continue reading

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DIY Upgrades for Under $100! Check These out!!

Invest a little cash and get a big improvement in how your home looks and feels. Plant an Evergreen Screen How to do it: Plant an evergreen screen on the north side of your house to block winter winds. Arborvitae … Continue reading

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