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Around The Lake

Discover All You Need To Know About Real Estate And Our Surrounding Communities


There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners...
For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis. A fresh coat of paint in the right color may...
The latest reports indicate that homeownership is still cheaper than renting in the United States. Let's get together to find you your dream home -...
Are you planning on buying a home this year? Show homeowners that you are serious about buying by getting pre-approved for a mortgage! Let’s get...
It’s an interesting time in the market. Buyers are hoping prices continue to come down and homeowners are rushing to get their home on the...
With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’s...
Home-Building-Wealth
Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a nationally renowned author and speaker, wrote an article in Forbes explaining how investing in real estate could help build wealth....
Title insurance can be one of those things that someone says you need when you buy a home, but you don’t understand why. Without it,...
Is Renovating Your Bathroom a Smart Investment
While remodeling your home can make it more convenient and comfortable for your family, some renovations can also increase the value of your house. Remodeling...
Are you a bookworm? Do you want to give your home a chic update using what you already own? Perfect. Below are five tips for...
Hoping to renovate or remodel a space yourself? While certain jobs should be left to the pros, there are a few you can tackle yourself,...
We've scoured the online portals, newspapers and local events calendars to source all the Halloween events and happenings in and around the Lake this year. Please...
When it comes to updating an older home, you can make big style statements on a small budget, experienced decorators say. “Start with a pop...
5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture
While wood furniture is gorgeous outside, you’ll need to protect it to lengthen its lifespan, or you could face rot and unsightly discoloration in no...
How Music Lessons Can Help Your Child’s Development
Music is an integral part of life from an early age. Parents sing and play soothing music for babies to help them fall asleep. Music...
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Buying life insurance can seem like a difficult and expensive endeavor if you haven’t done it before. Both can be overcome if you have a...
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Enjoying a meal with family and friends on a deck is the perfect way to relax. Depending on where you live and the choices you...
Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social...
You don’t have to be a pro to tackle every home fix-it problem that arises. Home repair expert Bob Vila offers simple fixes for three...
Hosting Parties While Your Home Is on the Market
One of the tricky things about selling a house is maintaining a balance between enjoying your home and keeping it in open house condition. During...
In today’s day and age, choosing the right lighting for your space can be an overwhelming proposition. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are...
5 Positive Things to Do When Stuck in Traffic
Sitting in traffic can be a major mood drain. When it happens at the start of the day, it can leave you feeling grouchy for...
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Summer weather brings backyard suppers to mind; picnic favorites, savory barbecues, chicken roasting on a spit. But it calls out for company, and entertaining can...
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Do you love fine dining but don’t quite have the budget? Or perhaps you’re looking to jazz up date night or create a fun evening...