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Tuesday, October 6, 2020   /   by Breanna Thornton

Three DIY Home Decor Ideas (IN ONE HOUR)

Quarantine, social distancing, working from home…
All of these can leave us a lot of extra free time. So why not use this new extra time to add some new decor to your living room?
Here are 3 “hip” and easy ideas that are cheap, and can be done within an hour to add something new to your home.

1. PHOTO LUMINARIES (By Hometalk on Pinterest)

Materials: Lantern, paint and brushes, double sided tape, flameless tea light, photos
Step 1: Prepare the lantern
Take the glass door out of the front part of the lantern.
Step 2: Paint
Paint the lantern the color that best matches your room or wall.
Step 3: Tape
Put double sided tape on the top and bottom of the glass door.
Step 4: Get the picture
Print out a picture the size of the door and shape it. Tape it on with the double sided tape.
Step 5: Replace
Put the photo and glass back in the lantern when the paint is dry.
Step 6: Add light!
Put an electric/flameless tea inside.


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Tuesday, October 6, 2020   /   by Breanna Thornton

What Should We Expect for the Rest of 2020?

It’s no secret that with the corona virus still making headlines around the world that it is affecting our lives every day. But what does this mean for buying or selling a home? Is it a smart move to buy a new house with all that’s going on?
The short answer is: YES!! There has never been a better time to buy a home and make it your own.

(Graphic from Keeping Current Matters)

This graphic shows the interest rate throughout the past several decades. With today’s interest rate at an all time low of 2.99%, there is a fantastic opportunity for homebuyers. 

Looking Forward

“The real estate market is forecasted to finish 2020 with growing strength.” 

Even with all of the chaos and hurdles in the country right now, homeownership rates have actually risen. Despite Covid-19, the housing market is continuing to improve as Americans work towards buying and selling homes.

Along with that, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, NAR and the MBA all pred ...

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