High-Tech Kitchen Appliances to Make Your Life Easier

Efficient appliances can definitely make your life easier, especially in the kitchen. Take a peak at some of the newest innovations to help make your time in the kitchen count.

home mattersPhoto by: geappliances.com -- Interact with your range similar to your smartphone or tablet by raising and lowering heat with touch-and-swipe technology, touching around an arc, or using plus and minus signs to navigate.

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tech

What’s Hot in Ovens Today?

If it’s been a while since you’ve purchased an oven, you may not be aware of your options. Some newer models promise better results with combo-technology, speedier cooking—even easier cleaning. But are they worth the price?

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real estate

6 Hot Marketing Tips for 2015

It’s a new year, and that means new opportunities to grow your business. With the help of these marketing tips, 2015 could be your best year yet!

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real estate

Top 4 Market Trends for Homebuyers in 2015

Home buying has felt like a roller coaster over the past decade. Luckily for you, and your buyers, things are on the upswing. Don’t miss these four trends that are sure to impact your business in 2015.

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real estate

New Feature! The Quarterly Agent Spotlight

Our new feature takes a close look at how various real estate agents grow their business. Learn how relationship building is key to this Colorado couple’s success.

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Quick Tips

Gas vs. Electric: A Heated Debate

Many homeowners only think about price when it comes to purchasing a new oven or range. Make sure you’re well informed on the many other factors before making a decision between gas and electric.

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Quick Tips

5 Ideas to Outsmart Cabin Fever

The winter months can be cruel, so if you are stuck indoors, here are five ideas to beat the cabin fever blues.

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Decor

Give Your Furniture a Face Lift

If your furniture has any nicks and dings, you can bring back its beauty without replacing the piece. For a lot less money, Furniture Medic® can repair your furniture (including kitchen cabinets) and make it look great again.

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Lifestyle

8 Indoor Activities to Keep Kids Busy Through Winter

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Real Estate

What Are Your Buyers Thinking?

Introducing our new series, The Mindset of Your Buyers. Each quarterly issue will focus on the unique outlooks of a particular group, what they value and what they look for in a home. It could be the edge you need.

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quick tips

Is there a perfect temperature to set your thermostat?

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cost savers

What Is the Most Cost-Efficient Way to Heat Your Home?

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cost savers

7 Tax Deductions That Can Save Homeowners Money

As a homeowner, you may be eligible for some federal tax deductions that can save you money. Always consult with your tax expert about your particular circumstances. be sure to ask if you are eligible for any of these deductions:

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cost savers

Winter Survival Tips for New Homeowners

If you’re a new homeowner who's toughing out the first winter in your new home, you know that those frigid blasts of air can make your energy bills costly. Fortunately, there are a few ways to help stabilize and even lower your bills this winter.

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Real Estate

First-Time Buyers: Must-Know Advice Before You Buy

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tech

Do You Need to Switch to SWASH? (Mark Zuckerberg’s Sis Says You Do)

Get the dirt on Whirpool's lastest in-home dry cleaning system which made an impressive appearance at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas.

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repair & maintenance

Get the Most Out of Your Household Appliances

Appliances are a big investment and a valuable part of your home. Naturally, you want to keep them running efficiently and effectively for as long as possible. Here are some things you can do to help keep your appliances in good working order longer:

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cost savers

5 Ways to Cut Your Heating Costs

Winter doesn’t have to mean higher heating bills. Here are a few simple home improvement tips you can use to help keep your house warm and your bills under control.

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quick tips

6 Steps for Fixing a Squeaky Door

Don’t let a squeaky door drive you to distraction. To eliminate those annoying sounds, use these tips to fix the problem quickly and inexpensively.

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cost savers

Top 5 Deals to Score in February

If the holidays drained your budget, this is the month to save on some things you’ve been longing for. Learn what goes on deep sale in February so you can get the best deals.

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cost savers

5 Ways to Get Out From Under Holiday Bills

Feeling that holiday bill hangover? You’re not alone—Americans planned to spend $861 on the 2014 holiday season. Whether you spent more or less, here are ideas to put that debt to bed.

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Repair & Maintenance

12 New Year’s Resolutions to Maintain Your Home in 2015

New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about self-improvement. You can use them to get your house in shape, too. Here’s a 12-month program to tackle house projects in 2015.

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Quick Tips

Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter is here, and with freezing temperatures could come frozen pipes. Plumbing breaks and flood damage can be incredibly costly, so preparation is key to keep your pipes from freezing. Follow these easy steps to prevent expensive plumbing repairs.

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