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How to Take Care of Your Pool All Year Long

Sadly, summer is coming to an end. The days will soon get shorter and the nights will get cooler. Even if you’re one of the brave souls swimming during the cold seasons, you’ll need to take special care of your pool to ensure it stays in tip-top shape.

Let’s first start with how to take care of your pool during autumn. During fall, make sure you’re checking your pool’s baskets and cleaner bags. Leaves and debris from nearby trees will be falling and they’ll fill up a lot faster than they do in the summer. A skimmer net can also help keep your pool clean when the seasons change.

Contrary to what you’ve heard, it’s not always best to keep your pool covered. Realtor.com advise covering it if leaves or

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Ask These Important Questions Before Purchasing a Condo

You’ve finally found it — the condo of your dreams. You’ve got your realtor and you think you’re ready to make an offer but, not so fast! There are some important questions to ask when purchasing a condo.

A condo is similar to a single-family home in terms of purchase but there will be some major differences, especially when it comes to rules. You definitely want to get to the bottom of these questions before making the final transaction.

What are the rules?

When it comes to the HOA, you definitely want to read the rules and regulations before committing to anything. Read and familiarize yourself with all of them. Associations can have rules regarding pets, renting out your place and so

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Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Lists Nashville Home with Treehouse

Brian Kelley, one half of country music duo Florida Georgia Line, just listed his very unique Nashville home for sale. The property includes a treehouse, a barn that’s perfect for parties and more on the 70-acre lot.

According to the Tennessean, the property is now listed at $6.2 million. Kelley owns the 70-acre lot in Nashville with his wife, Brittney. They bought the spot in late 2013 and six buildings sit on the land. It’s convenient to downtown and includes lush greenery as well as trails for outdoor activities.

“Our inspiration was to be as natural as possible and camouflage into the woods,” he told the newspaper via email.

That’s definitely what they did, especially

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These Vintage Bathroom Decorations are Hot Trends Once Again

Styles tend to make a comeback but that doesn’t mean just fashion. Interior design trends can come back around, too, and that’s what we’re seeing with these vintage bathroom decorations.

If you’re a fan of retro pieces, some of these trends could fit right into your home decor. Mix them with old or new items and your bathroom may just become your favorite place in your home. These are a few vintage bathroom decorations that are making a comeback, according to Realtor.com.

Vintage Sinks

Vintage sinks are replacing the boring old faucet and cabinet combination. This gives a vintage look to a bathroom and it gives the washroom a clean, minimalistic feel. If your bathroom includes a

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Kelly Clarkson Lists Her $8.75 Million Mansion For Sale

Pop star Kelly Clarkson’s beautiful mansion is on the market. Her Hendersonville home is on sale for $8.75 million.

The home boasts an impressive seven bedrooms and nine and a half bathrooms. It was built 11 years ago, back in 2007. This house was actually custom designed by Clarkson and, judging by the photos, she definitely has an eye for design. She’s currently in the process of building a new house in the Middle Tennessee Area, according to The Tennessean. She also just purchased an $8.5 million home in California for true bicoastal living.

Clarkson’s Hendersonville house is 20,121 square feet and it has a lot of amenities. There’s a gym, beautiful pool that overlooks the water, outdoor

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Here’s What Your New Construction Builder Warranty Covers

If you’re buying a new construction home, you need to be familiar with your warranty. The builder warranty is very important but it covers things you may not realize — and leaves out some you may not realize.

First, it’s important to understand the difference between a builder warranty and a home warranty. To sum it up, a builder warranty covers new construction or possibly a remodel by a builder. On the other hand, a home warranty comes to homes that aren’t newly built. These usually cover appliances and systems like electric, plumbing, etc.

Now that you understand the difference between these two warranties, you should get to know your builder warranty. According to Realtor.com, a

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Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari’s Nashville Home is For Sale

Former pro football player, Jay Cutler, and TV personality/fashion designer, Kristin Cavallari, have listed their Nashville home. The Bancroft community house is listed at $7.9 million.

The couple bought the home at 39 Bancroft Place back in 2012. It’s a huge house at 19,983-square feet with seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The home sits on eight acres inside the gated community. It’s a stunning house but the property is also breathtaking. Cutler opened up to The Tennessean about his favorite part of the house, the location.

“I think one of the most appealing things is the location… We loved the privacy of the neighborhood, but being so close to town,” he told the newspaper.

If

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Here’s How to Do Organic Lawn Care the Right Way

It seems the whole world is going organic these days. Whether it be organic produce or all-natural dog food, the trend is here to stay.

Organic lawn care is becoming increasingly popular, with families trying to protect their children and pets. Although it seems like organic lawn care is easy, there are a few things to know. Here are a few tips, and things to avoid in your all-natural lawn care, from Realtor.com.

Start with the Grass

Picking the right type of grass for your yard is a key step to successful lawn maintenance. You may be having difficulty because you’re actually growing the wrong type of grass. Take note of how much sun your yard gets, how much wear and tear it’s getting and any

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These are the Hot Home Trends in Nashville

Nashville’s real estate market continues to be hot and we don’t see it slowing down any time soon. In this hot market, there are a lot of prominent homebuilding trends. The Tennessean recently pointed out some of the biggest ones and Synergy Realty Network is here to share them.  

Covered Upper Decks

According to our city newspaper, this is a recent trend in Nashville real estate. It wasn’t long ago that second level covered decks were nonexistent in Music City, but not anymore. Now it’s much easier to find your dream house with a second story deck that’s perfect for nighttime reading, morning tea or an afternoon cocktail. If this is something you want in your next house, your Synergy Realty Network

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This is the Perfect Paint Color for a Southern Front Porch

The front porch is the first thing that welcomes visitors. Even before potential buyers, friends or families step inside your house, your porch is their first impression. Now,Southern Living has found the perfect paint color for the most inviting southern front porch.

The color? Haint blue. Never heard of it? We hadn't either. According toToday, the term “haint” is a southern take on the word “haunt.” Benjamin Moore’s Ellen O’Neill says it all goes back to water. “Blue represented water and apparently spirits can’t traverse water. People would paint the ceilings, the window trim and sometimes to the doors” in an effort to keep the spirits away. In the south, that trend stuck. Now, it’s

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