Patio Umbrella: Choosing One that Fits Your Needs

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Choosing a patio umbrella can be confusing, primarily if you have never owned one before.  The first time you sit outside on a sunny day and feel the heat on your skin, it is easy to understand why everyone wants a patio umbrella. I was in a rush to pick up my daughter from her […]

Home Builders (A Complete Guide)

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Home Builders are a crucial part of the home building and design process.  When you think about it, they’re creating an entire community just for your family.  As if that wasn’t enough responsibility, they have to make sure all the homes in their neighborhood blend seamlessly.  It’s no wonder why so many people are intimidated […]

Building Your Own Home? 25 Things to (Avoid)


If you’re thinking about building your own home, then this blog is for you.  I set out on a quest to build my dream home, but the list of 25 things I needed to avoid was endless.  Don’t build your house too close to the water? Check. Avoid creating a home on a slope? Check.  […]

The Insider’s Guide to (How to Save For a House)


If you read one article about how to save for a house, read this one. Every Wednesday morning for over a year, I had turned up for my exercise class – at the Surrey Quays leisure center in London.  The door would be open, but I would be the only member exercising.  Even if I […]