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House N18 by LM Architectural Group

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Buying Old Homes vs. New Construction

By Diane Tuman | Zillow.com Picture the home you’d like to live in. Chances are it bears a passing resemblance to the one you grew up in. A traditional “Leave It to Beaver” colonial or, perhaps, a brownstone townhouse straight out of “The Cosby Show.” Then again, maybe that is not what you are looking…

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Top 5 Mistakes Home Buyers Make — And How to Avoid Them

From the beginning of your home search through closing escrow, there’s an awful lot to think about and do. It’s not unusual to make a mistake along the way. But with the financial stakes so high, a false move can end up costing you a lot of money. Here are five common home buyer mistakes,…

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Home Values Inching Closer to Record High

Originally posted on Realtor KJ:
Have you checked out the sale-to-list price of some of the homes in your neighborhood recently? I have. And the difference was over six figures. Realizing of course, that home prices are different across markets, neighborhoods and school districts, something definitely has hit the value vein in the housing recovery.…

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Eco House Makes the Most of Used Materials

Originally posted on The Reclamation Administration:
Hill End Eco House, a 6 star energy rated sustainable home located in inner Brisbane, was constructed almost entirely with recycled materials from the house it replaced. via Eco House Makes the Most of Used Materials.

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Okanogan County Electric Co-op August 2013 Newsletter – Understanding Power Outages

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Proudly displaying our products at the Annual Methow Valley Tour of Homes. Aug 10, 2013.

Annual Methow Valley Tour of Homes. Aug 10, 2013. Come take a tour of a unique selection of gorgeous Methow Valley homes. Many of the homes on this tour were built with Bear Creek Lumber wood products. Local builders have crafted these homes with our siding, decking, paneling trim, post & beam products and much […]

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Welcome to the new Bear Creek Lumber Blog

Welcome, our last blog was taken down in a technological disaster that was immediate and devastating. Our server crashed and we were left without a way to properly express ourselves via blogging. Now we are back and better than ever. Thank you for visiting and check back soon for more titillating updates.

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Incredible Decks

Originally posted on mecc interiors | design bites:
A good deck can capture a view, create a comfortable outdoor room, and add a feeling of spaciousness to your home by blurring the boundaries between inside and out. Image: joamas.com To add visual interest, adding multiple levels and mixing materials is a great way to landscape your…

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29 Home Projects to Make You a DIY Superstar

Originally posted on Realtor KJ:
Patch up holes, turn trash to treasure, erase stains … these doable DIY projects will better your home and boost your ego 29 Home Projects to Make You a DIY Superstar

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