4 Tips for Finding Great Office Space

Finding great office space is critical to your business. It enables you to communicate your business identity, value, and ethos. It also enhances daily operations and boosts staff morale and productivity.  However, choosing an office space that suits your needs and is within your budget can be time-consuming and daunting. If you are in the market for your business office space, here are four tips to help you find a suitable workspace.

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Finding great office space starts with a plan. | Image by StartupStockPhotos
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How to Choose a Color Scheme for Your Garden

Nothing affects a garden’s atmosphere more instantly than color. When using color to brighten your garden, you might first establish the mood you want the area to be before you select the color scheme. But how exactly do you pick the right color scheme for your garden?

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Choosing the right color scheme for your gardens depends on your location and a few more factors. | Photo by Mike B
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How to Upscale Your Bedroom Layout

The bedroom is the retreat from the chaotic schedule. It is a personal space where you can relax, feel comfortable and recharge yourself. If you really want to upscale your bedroom, you need to look beyond just the colors or materials and first focus on creating an optimized layout. 

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There are several aspects to your bedroom’s complete image. A key one is the layout. | Photo by Bruce Clark
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Condo vs House: 5 Issues to Consider

Buying a single-family home probably comes first when considering investing in real estate. And for a good reason – homeownership has been traditionally seen as the cornerstone of the American dream. But as the housing market has shifted in recent years, more and more people are reconsidering whether buying a house is the best investment for them. For many, the answer is no. They’re choosing to invest in condominiums instead. Here’s a look at the condo vs house comparison.

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Sometimes the condo vs house decision comes down to amenities. Other times you just fall in love with the kitchen.
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What Is Sustainable Home Design?

Sustainable home design is something that is trending for valid reasons. They align with the sustainability mindset, cut the cost of living, reduce your carbon footprint, and enhance the value of your home. Whether you want to resell the property or own it for a lifetime, sustainability gives it a premium. But you may not know what to look for while buying an energy-efficient home. The design of the property is perhaps the most significant factor in this context. Let us simplify the selection by defining the features that make a home design inherently sustainable.

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Sustainable home design starts from the planning stages.
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6 Things to Consider When Buying a Home as a Senior

Surprisingly, many first-time homebuyers are retirees or older individuals. Many seniors who have lived in their current homes for many years might decide to upgrade to a newer model for reasons like preferring a warmer climate or wanting to be closer to family. So what are the key issues to focus on when buying a home as a senior?

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7 Benefits of Having a Home Warranty for a Rental Property

A home warranty is an insurance policy that covers the repair or replacement of major systems and appliances in a home. For landlords, having a home warranty in place can provide protection against expensive repairs or replacements, as well as peace of mind. In this blog post, we’ll explore seven benefits of having a home warranty for your rental property.

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Modern Dining Room Design: A Guide

People gather in a dining room to enjoy meals with their loved ones. When designing your dining room, there are many things to keep in mind. By keeping up with current trends, you can be sure that your dining room will feature the latest furniture and interior design elements. Read on to learn more about today’s modern dining room design.

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Steel Rainwater Tank: 5 Reasons Maintenance Is Essential 

Having a home rainwater collection system is an effective way to conserve water and energy. It provides a sustainable solution to the limited source of potable water in the world. A rainwater harvesting setup is efficient for utilizing free water supplied by nature. But what do you know about maintaining your steel rainwater tank?

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Best ROI Advice for a First-time Landlord

Getting a regular sum into your account from your rental property is alluring, specifically for a first-time landlord. But you may not realize the responsibility of being in this business until going knee-deep. Maximizing the ROI of your rental property takes strategic planning and relentless hard work. While you have the option to hire a property manager, it may not be financially feasible for a newbie. Fortunately, you can be a successful DIY landlord even as a beginner, provided you use common sense and follow some rules. Let us share some valuable ROI advice for a first-time landlord.

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Tre Pryor Interview: Interest Rate Hikes’ Effect on Real Estate

Once again my friend and past client, David Mattingly, asked me to be interviewed on WAVE3 news. Today’s topic was interest rate hikes’ effect on real estate, specifically our Louisville market.

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I’m proud to be a reoccurring guest on WAVE3 when real estate is being discussed.

It’s not surprising that recent interest rate increases by the Fed are needed. After all, it’s one of the only ways to combat our skyrocketing inflation. But there are always consequences.

In real estate, it translates into home buyers being forced to settle for “less home” for the same amount of money. We also talk about how interest rate hikes’ effect on real estate is only making things worse for Louisville home buyers. Now their buying power is reduced on top of already low housing inventory.

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