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7 Tips On Finding A First Home Builder That Offers Affordable Rates

It is an exciting and nerve-wracking experience at the same time to take that big leap from renting a home to investing in building your own home. Not only is it a costly investment, but you also want to make sure that you’re getting good value for your money when choosing a builder that understands your vision and can build your first home according to your specifications and heart desires. What To Consider When Building A First Home? Finding the perfect home After securing land, you want to be looking for a home that compliments your block size and shape. 2.   Finding the right builder Building a house is a long-term investment. You don’t want to make use of a builder that doesn’t fulfil your expectations when building your new home. Finding the right location Building your home in a place where you want to be living in. Consider whether you want to be staying i.e upcoming and newest communities in your preferred choice of area or neighbourhood. 4.   Financing Choose a building company that make use of a finance company that are transparent with their loan terms and conditions and about what you’re qualifying for (first home owners grant) …

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Reasons Why You Should Get a Filtered Water Bottle

Water filters have been one of the most crucial inventions in the modern world. Water has always remained an irreplaceable staple need and is only getting scarce with the passage of time. The demand for healthy and human-friendly water is much more than it supply, and most people only get water that is either too hard, too salty, too acidic or too alkaline. Nevertheless, water filters have made life easier by making clean clear water more accessible for you. That being said, most water filters need to be installed at a point of water source and require you to use that source only if you wish to consume filtered water. Imagine being in a rush or too far from the water filter or on the move on a public bus while you are thirsty. Thankfully the filtered water bottle technology enables you to have access to clean drinking water anywhere anytime. If you have not purchased a filtered water bottle, here is why you need to get it now. You can go through some filtered water bottle reviews to figure out the best one for yourself. Save Costs Many people would ask why you need to get a water-specific for …

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Is My Asking Price for My House Realistic?

This is a question that every homeowner needs to take seriously before they list their property on the market. If you want to know for sure, it’s a good idea to get in a professional evaluator. It’s going to cost some money, but they’ll be able to give you a valuation that you can take to the bank. If the budget doesn’t stretch quite that far, it’s not all over. There are a few ways to check how realistic your idea of the value of your home is. Talk to a Realtor If you choose a reputable realtor who has a good deal of experience in the area, they should be able to give you a realistic price. They’ll also be able to advise you on what to do to up the value of your home in the short-term. This will normally entail things like clearing up the clutter, making basic repairs and possibly updating appliances, or repainting the home.   Look at Property Values in the Area This is going to be a pretty good indication of what you can expect to get for your home. Check the average property prices in the area for a home similar to …

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Philip DeAngelo Studio’s Celebrates 10 Years With Anniversary Party

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Asheville artist Philip DeAngelo is celebrating 10 years in the Wedge Building of Asheville‘s historic River Arts District. Please come celebrate with us on Second Saturday, December 8th from 4:00 - 6:30pm.

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PURGATORY Dance Party Kicks Off Halloween Weekend in Asheville

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Come celebrate your inner sinner with the Beer City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at The Underground at O’Henry’s on Friday, October 26th from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. PURGATORY is a dance party fundraiser with all profits supporting the Advocacy Fund of the Beer City Sisters 501(c)3. Suggested $10 entry donation. Ages 21+ only. Visit the Beer City Sisters on Facebook or at www.BeerCitySisters.org for more information.

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Cat Fly Halloween Fest Set To Scream at New Belgium

Welcome to Cat Fly Halloween, the strangest film festival of your life, set to return for its second annual event on Friday, October 12th at New Belgium Brewery, and it may just haunt you forever.

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New Volunteerism Centered Book Club


There's a new all-ages book club coming to Spellbound Children's Bookshop called the Action Book Club. For each meeting of the book club, attendees will read about a subject and then take concrete action together to make the community a better place, partnering with a different non-profit organization each time. 

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Why It Is Worth Using A Dating Site For Mature People

Online dating used to be a young person’s game, where people would gather for quick flings and hot dates. For those of us who have grown beyond those younger years but still feel the passion of youth, there has never been a better time to start dating online. However, some people believe that a mature dating site does not have much value for people looking to date. This article will examine several reasons why it is still worth using a dating site for mature individuals. 1.    You Know What You Want If you are a mature man or woman and you have been around in the realm of dating for decades, you know what you are looking for in a partner. Youth is truly wasted on the young who do not know if they want a long term partner or merely a friend with benefits. That is why the foremost benefit of using a dating site is that you can tell the people you are chatting with exactly what you want. This will save a tremendous amount of time by letting you focus directly on people that might actually be a good fit instead of every single person. 2.    Mature …

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Tips To Meet Singles In Asheville

This is a sponsored post  Asheville is a very popular dating area with young and mature singles trying to find love. However, if you have not been having luck meeting people near you, it might be time to change up your tactics. After all, you want to put yourself in the best position for success and consider that you might have been going about meeting others the wrong way. Let’s take a look at some of the best tips to meet singles in Asheville. 1.    Go Out With Work Friends One of the biggest problems with modern dating is that so many people completely ignore the opportunity to meet new people on a Friday night. Many groups at work will go out for some after-work drinks to help them unwind from the week. Friendly bars and restaurants are a great place to mingle with new people while still having the familiarity of your work friends around you. Someone from your office may even help introduce you to a single friend of theirs while you are out. 2.    Try A Dating Site There is a stigma about online dating because it is often misrepresented by people as an odd alternative to …

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The Pros and Cons of Online Dating in Asheville

This is a sponsored post  Online dating can be a very fun and exciting process. Even though you are really putting yourself out there and talking to strangers, you are still just a few clicks away from potentially finding love. Like any other type of dating, there are some benefits and drawbacks to the process and here we will take a look at some of the pros and cons of online dating in Asheville. 1.    Pro: Online Dating Is Much Quicker When you date a person online in Ashville, you get much of the questions from the first few dates out of the way rather quickly. After all, people’s expectations for dating online are different because there is no awkwardness since the internet is a buffer. You can find out everything you need to know about your date such as age, location, physical attributes, and what they hope to get out of the site in just a few minutes. Thus, online dating quickly helps you learn about your date. 2.    Pro: Higher Levels of Access Another issue you may find when dating in Ashville is that you never really know who is looking for a date. The pretty woman who …

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