• Characterized by bright colors, woven fabrics and handcrafted pieces, southwestern-style decorating takes influences from Native American, Spanish and Mexican art. Whether you live out west and want your home to reflect your surroundings, or you simply want to incorporate colorful or handmade items into your existing decor, here are some tips to help you...

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  • A new phenomenon is affecting the mortgage and real estate industries. People who bought a home or refinanced in the last few years have such a ridiculously low mortgage rate that they don’t want to move and have to accept a new mortgage with a higher rate. But the reality is that these people...

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  • This post is for all the gardeners out there! This time of year, we’re excited about combining our love of gardens with our love of prize giveaways. Whether you’re new to the gardening game or have years of experience in the backyard, this contest is for you.

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Moving Checklist

5 Tips for an Organized Move

If you thought choosing the right home was difficult, think again. Planning a move can induce nightmares and panic attacks in a normally sane individual. Is it really possible to pack all the things you’ve accumulated over the years into a single moving truck without losing your sanity? It is – if you follow these five simple tips.

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3 Low-Stress Steps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

3 Low-Stress Steps to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Going green doesn’t have to mean living off the land and foregoing any or all modern conveniences. It also doesn’t require drastic steps or home improvements to save a few bucks while lessening your environmental impact. When it comes to reducing your personal carbon footprint, small steps can lead to big results. You might not save the world or even thousands of dollars, but by making a few small changes you can reduce your waste contribution and save money while doing it.

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Pet Homes - Quicken Loans Zing Blog

The Costs of Adopting a Pet

As with many big purchases, there are a series of upfront costs associated with getting a pet. While big, puppy dog eyes can be tempting, there are a few things to consider before bringing a new pet home. To make sure you’re ready for all of the financial responsibilities, here are some costs to consider.

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