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Warm weather, a change of scenery, and a few days to relax—there's a reason we wait all year for summer vacation. But even if you can't get out of town this season, or just want to extend those feel-good vacation vibes, we've compiled a list of 23 ways to give your home that relaxing resort feel....
07/19/2012
Looking for new, modern staging accessories? Try chunky woven blankets, reflective surfaces, and tangerine combined with neutral shades, says Barb Schwarz, CEO of Stagedhomes.com. Other ideas: Mother Earth–inspired elements:Nature is popular in staging this year. Popular color palettes are remin...
07/17/2012
Most households have a room where the main activity is watching TV. We're well past the era when all you needed was an outlet and a pair of rabbit ears — now, DVD players, game consoles, cable and satellites, computer networks and stereo systems all can communicate with your television. It makes ...
07/12/2012
The increase in single home permits along with commercial permits has contributed to Waukee having the strongest year in development since 2008. -The city issued more building permits last year than it had in any year since 2008 -81.7 Million in new development, 12.8 Million of that from commerci...
07/10/2012
Cy Phillips | RE/MAX INNOVATIONS | (515) 422-4731 301 NW 14th St, Grimes, IA4BR/3.0BA Single Familyoffered at $300,000 Year Built2005Sq Footage1,519Bedrooms4 Bathrooms3.0Floors1Parking Garage - Attached Lot Size11,200 sq ftdescriptionLarge 4 bedroom walkout ranch with beautifully finished lower l...
07/09/2012
With way-above-average temperatures kicking in throughout Des Moines, it looks like it's going to be another record-breaking summer. Seems that the real possibility of climate change, whether part of the earth's natural cycle or caused by human activity, is something we'll all have to deal with. ...
07/05/2012
Happy 4th of July! Did you know that the Declaration of Independence was signed on August 2nd, 1776 and not on July 4th?  Here are 5 other facts you may find interesting on the day that we celebrate our freedom.   1-Independence Was Not Declared on July Fourth: The second Continental Congress act...
07/04/2012
Have you seen the Disney Movie, “Up?”  The story is based on a man who refused to sell his beloved home to developers.  How long would you hold out for an offer on your home when you weren’t willing to sell it?  The following are 5 stories of people who were not willing to sell their home and the...
06/28/2012
Mostly we see rubber bands on our newspapers, holding our hair back, binding our produce, or else piled in a drawer somewhere, forgotten. But a lesson from MacGyver tells us a rubber band can be surprisingly helpful in a pinch. We’ve collected some MacGyver-inspired ideas from the Internet. What ...
06/26/2012
A white-on-white color scheme sounds like a no-brainer on the surface. Whites go together no matter what, right? Well, no. The truth is, combining multiple whites in a single space takes every bit as much artfulness as mixing bold colors or rich neutrals. These eight pointers will help you make t...
06/21/2012
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