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Bathroom bliss: Upscale touches top manufactured homes trends in 2015

(BPT) - The trend toward affordable luxury has resonated in the hearts of American homeowners, including those in the market for a manufactured home. Today’s manufactured homes deliver affordability and convenience, as well as the kind of designer elements found in site-built homes.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Sudoku

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Recent Headlines

Tuesday 01/13/2015
Busting first-time homebuyer myths
Updated: January 20, 2015 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - When buying a first home, most people are making one of the biggest purchases of their lives. Without home buying experience, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction.

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Monday 12/29/2014
What to look for in a new garage door - and why you should replace yours now
Updated: January 05, 2015 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - At first thought, the dead of winter may not seem to be the optimum time to replace your garage door. In fact, quite the opposite is true: frigid temperatures and brisk winds readily prove the need to upgrade your garage door from an older non-insulated version to a modern, energy efficient garage door.

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The easiest resolution to keep: Upgrading your bathroom
Updated: January 05, 2015 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - Whether committing to losing weight, improving your health or furthering your career, New Year’s resolutions create stress and require time and hard work. This year, along with those admirable but difficult-to-keep resolutions, why not set a goal that’s easy to achieve and will leave you with long-lasting satisfaction? Start the new year with a new bathroom, and you’ll reap the rewards for years to come.

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Monday 12/08/2014
Get the Low Down on Low Down Payments
Updated: December 09, 2014 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) You may have heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't buy a home unless you can put down 20 percent of the purchase price. However, today’s home buyers have many choices when it comes to the size of the down payment.

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Friday 11/21/2014
New homebuyers checklist to ID costly repairs
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - When you’re about to buy a house, it’s easy to get excited about its great location, spacious floor plan or beautifully decorated interior. Yet the old saying, “beauty’s only skin deep” can apply to any home, especially if you’re considering an older, previously owned property. Before signing on the dotted line, use this checklist to help avoid some potentially costly surprises and anticipate repairs or upgrades that may be needed.      

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Thursday 11/20/2014
Add a signature style to your home
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - To satisfy homeowners seeking to add a signature style to their indoor living spaces, more and more design professionals and builders are going back to basics and rediscovering the versatility, durability and good looks of cypress.

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Wednesday 11/19/2014
Expert tips to make your new house feel like home
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 4:31 am

(BPT) - You know that moving into a new home can be one of life's biggest stressors - the packing, the paperwork, the unpacking and of course finding the nearest coffee shop. Making your new house feel like your home can help alleviate some of this stress and provide a safe-haven for some much needed relaxation.

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Wednesday 11/12/2014
Factors that Impact a Home's Value
Updated: November 12, 2014 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) It may seem like the size of your home is the be-all and end-all of your home’s value. But there are many other factors that come into play when determining the listing price of a particular home.

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