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8 Tips for Negotiating Your Home Purchase

8 Tips for Negotiating Your Home Purchase

With the start of a new year finally here, you may be getting ready to make a big commitment. The ultimate fresh start at the top of your list this year: buying a new home. The thought of that might be a little… intimidating. Not sure where to start? Here are 8 tips to help…

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By Kayleigh, 01/16/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Make Your Home Interior Warm & Cozy

5 Cheap and Easy Ways to Make Your Home Interior Warm & Cozy

If you’re interested in the hygge trend of warmth and coziness we talked about last week, but don’t know where to start, look no further! Fortunately for you, your interest in this Danish trend has practically no limits! All you have to do is stop and think: what makes me feel warm and cozy? What makes me happy? …

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By Sarah, 01/13/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Building History: Stegmaier Brewing Company

Building History: Stegmaier Brewing Company

The name Stegmaier is one well known throughout NEPA. This iconic brewery stands strong in Wilkes-Barre today in its original location, though it has changed a great deal over time. Still, we cannot help but think of beer when we hear the name Stegmaier, and for good reason. From Coal Mine Storage to Award Winning…

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By Kayleigh, 01/11/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
The “Surban” Trend Should Be Big in 2017

The “Surban” Trend Should Be Big in 2017

When looking towards 2017 housing and market trends, don’t be surprised if you encounter a new word for your internal dictionary: surban. No, that’s not a typo. “Surban” is like a celebrity supercouple name fusion: it refers to the mix of urban and suburban living. These surban areas are new or redeveloped suburban downtown districts…

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By Sarah, 01/09/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
What Should You Do With Your Old Christmas Tree?

What Should You Do With Your Old Christmas Tree?

The holidays have come and gone. Now it’s the season for resolutions and that dreaded ceremonial putting away of the decorations. Maybe you went a little overboard this year with tinsel and artificial snow. Maybe you forgot to water your tree the past few weeks days and suddenly your floor has taken on a green shag appearance….

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By Sarah, 01/06/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
What You Should Purchase for Your New Home

What You Should Purchase for Your New Home

If you’re in the process of purchasing your first home, there are a few things you should know about. For example, you’re going to need to keep on buying things after you make that down payment. New home purchases are a must for most. But what do you need for your new house? Here’s a…

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By Kayleigh, 01/04/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
How to Create a Small Home Gym

How to Create a Small Home Gym

Having a home gym is important to many people, but what if you just don’t have enough room for keep an elliptical, weights, bench, and all the other workout gear you’ve always imagined for your dream home gym? Well, creating a small home gym is easier than you think, and small workout spaces are becoming extremely…

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By Kayleigh, 01/02/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

It’s hard to believe that the year is already coming to an end–where did it go?! I guess it just goes to show you that the old adage, “time flies when you’re having fun” is not that far from the truth. Because for all us behind CurbAppeal.house, this is fun. We have found a way to share…

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By Sarah, 12/30/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Why We Love the “Hygge” Home Trend

Why We Love the “Hygge” Home Trend

Because what’s better than being ‘cozy’?  If you haven’t yet heard of the Danish word hygge (pronounced “hoo-guh), you’re about to. Oxford dictionaries defines hygge as “a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture).” Essentially, this cozy contentment is how the…

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By Sarah, 12/28/2016 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
New Year’s Resolutions for the Homeowner

New Year’s Resolutions for the Homeowner

Are you tired of pledging yourself to a gym every single January, only to drop off a few months in? Maybe you’re tired of saying that you’ll spend less money because, well let’s face it: prices on everything are almost always going up. Let’s try something new this year: a resolution for the home. Breaking them…

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By Kayleigh, 12/26/2016 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.