The Dos and Don’ts of Making Your Moving Day Less Stressful

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Moving day can be an extremely stressful day, but thankfully, there are many simple ways to lower your moving day stress levels. Staying organized and planning ahead are two of the key ways to make moving day an enjoyable one. Simple actions like confirming your moving dates and details, starting to pack well in advance, and labeling your boxes will …

How To Be Ecologically Yard Friendly: Using Organics, Watering Less, and Having Native Plants

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Guest Blog by, Kelsey Luvisa With spring in full swing, it’s time to give your yard a refresh or upgrade. If your goal is to go green, you can go beyond your yard’s looks, to mean an ecologically friendly approach to how you plan your landscaping upgrade. There are some ways to rethink the outdoor area of your home with …

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14 Best Artificial Christmas Trees 2020 – Best Fake Christmas Trees

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14 Best Artificial Christmas Trees 2020 – Best Fake Christmas Trees by Trees.com Staff – last update on November 16, 2020, 10:17 am The Christmas tree — full, green, and adorned with twinkling lights and tinsel — is the centerpiece of most people’s Christmas decorations. An artificial tree may have its benefits like no watering, no shedding, and reusable year …

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What is Escrow and Why is it Needed? By, Mark Spurbeck

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Escrow does what? Escrow is an arrangement in which a neutral third party (the escrow agent) assembles and processes all the components of a real estate transaction (including legal documents), records the transaction, and ultimately, disburses funds according to the buyer’s and seller’s instructions. Both the buyer and seller rely on the escrow agent to carry out their mutually consistent …

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Homeowners – By, Stephanie James

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Disaster preparedness is not an area that many Americans are particularly organized for – just 40% of adults have practiced what to do if disaster strikes. If you want to increase your chances of properly handling a natural disaster in Washington State, you should talk about your emergency response plan with your family and ensure each member of your household …