Posts Tagged ‘trends’

2743 Grandy Av, Norfolk

BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED HOME!!! NEW roof, kitchen with granite and stainless, bathrooms, attic access for your storage, full laundry room separated from other rooms. Original hardwood in bedrooms 2 and 3. Master bedroom suite has warm, luxurious and durable strand bamboo flooring and a HUGE walk-in closet! Main living area has brazilian cherry floors. Tiled bathroom…

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6 Easy Tips to Buy Your Country House in Wisconsin without Regret

Wisconsin is a great place to make your dream of living in the countryside real.  However, buying your country house there and getting acclimated could be tricky.  Here come some few easy tips I gathered over my career as a real estate agent. 1) Find out who your neighbors are and start building relationships immediately…

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Some Pros and Cons of Living in the Countryside

Many people dream to leave the congested and polluted urban areas and move to the green countryside, where they may naively expect to find the equivalent on hearth of John Milton’s Lost Paradise.  However, living in a rural area is far different from living in a town.  For example, there are many new jobs you…

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Menomonie, the 15th Best Small Town in America

Why choose Menomonie as a place to live?  It’s simple- because of its high quality of life!  Dunn County, Wisconsin, of which this town is the county seat, features stunningly beautiful landscapes, many historic buildings and memories, and the vibrant cultural scene provided by the University of Wisconsin.  Criminality is very low (City Data index…

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Portsmouth Olde Towne

With its light red brick sidewalks shaded by ancient trees and its neoclassical style white houses, Portsmouth Olde Towne cannot but be love at first sight.  One of the oldest American seaport cities, this beautiful Virginian town is featured with a famous seawall and many historic buildings, stately palaces and public museums.  A lively downtown…

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Cork Furniture and Cork Flooring, a New Trend in Green Design

Healthy and beautiful, cork is not confined to the wine industry anymore. In the last decade, this green material has been increasingly utilized by interior designers, to the point that cork flooring and cork furniture are becoming trendy today. Its raw appearance immediately reminds us nature, and its granular texture is decorative in itself. Cork…

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Laminate Flooring Pros and Cons

Laminate flooring has been growing in popularity both in Europe and the US in the last several years. To have a quick idea of the success of this relatively new technology, consider that the global market for laminate flooring is expected to reach over 1.9 billion square yards by 2020 (source: Global Industry Analysis, http://www.strategyr.com/pressMCP-1166.asp).…

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Make Your Home Renovation Green

Thinking to renovate your home? Please do consider going green. Not only do you help to protect the planet through the utilization of eco-friendly green materials, but you will also save a lot of money in the long run. Although the upfront costs of a green home renovation can be a bit higher, owners are…

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