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Smart and Fun Decorating Tips for a Small Apartment Smart and Fun Decorating Tips for a Small Apartment

By Tiffany Raiford

Living in a small apartment has its perks (it doesn't take long at all to clean!) but it also has its down side. Small spaces are often misinterpreted as difficult to decorate. However, they're anything but! Inside, we spotlight some of the ways you can express your creativity and make the most of a smaller space

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The Modular Home Experience The Modular Home Experience

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

A modular, also known as a pre-fab or manufactured home, has components pre-built in the manufacturer's factory, shipped to the location and assembled onsite. Not to be confused with mobile homes, today's modular homes are the real deal. Here's a look at the good and bad of modular-home living when compared to traditionally built frame homes.

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Top 5 Colleges In The Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Top 5 Colleges In The Dallas/Ft. Worth Area

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

In the Dallas and Ft. Worth section of Texas, there are several nationally acclaimed colleges and universities. Inside, find out which of these colleges earn a spot in our ranking of the top five colleges in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area

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Five Must-See Houston Landmarks Five Must-See Houston Landmarks

By Tiffany Raiford

Houston is a city so large and diverse that its many visitors don't often have the time to visit its many cultural and historical offerings. Whether you're a newly arrived college student, a prospective homebuyer considering a move here, or even a curious current resident, it's worth it to take some time and explore some of the most popular landmarks in America's fourth-largest city

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Top 5 Houston-Area Colleges Top 5 Houston-Area Colleges

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

The Houston, Texas area has a number of good colleges, with many of them enduring for nearly a century, attesting to their longevity. Inside, learn which schools stand out as the top five in the Houston area

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Creative And Fun Home Improvement Projects Creative And Fun Home Improvement Projects

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Turn family time in to fun time with small home improvement projects. Whether in kindergarten or high school, find out how to bring the family together and improve your home with these simple do-it-yourself projects.

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Understanding Home Preventative Maintenance Agreements Understanding Home Preventative Maintenance Agreements

By Tabitha Naylor

A home preventative maintenance agreement is very similar to a home warranty and protects the major systems that are within your home, such as the heating and cooling system. Inside, we highlight some of the maintenance agreement that will impede the breakdowns of systems

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The Green Scene In Texas The Green Scene In Texas

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Texas is fast becoming a hotbed of green living. From Dallas and Houston to Austin and San Antonio, environmentally forward-thinking leaders are creating initiatives that make it easier for residents to live and breathe. Inside, we highlight some of the green initiatives gaining momentum around the state

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How To Become A Texas Real Estate Broker How To Become A Texas Real Estate Broker

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Taking the leap from real estate agent to broker allows you to take control of your career, start your own firm and hire agents to work under you. Although it requires years of work, experience and knowledge to acquire licensing, you can enjoy working as your own boss while retaining more sales income from commissions.

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Five Smart Tips on Improving Your Credit Five Smart Tips on Improving Your Credit

By Tabitha Naylor

Everyone's credit profile is unique, built by a diverse myriad of purchases and balances we all acquire over time. But when it comes to raising your score, the chances are that you will quickly become overwhelmed with all the advice out there. Inside, we offer some sound general advice on how to raise your credit score

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