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8 Personalized Garden and Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping has been a great way to improve the exterior look of your home. Change a couple things in your landscape design and your home can look completely different! Adding a garden can also improve the aesthetic quality of your home. Picking a creative layout will improve the look of your garden and the overall appearance of your home, and adding some personal touches can bring it all together.

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How to Make Your Own Man Cave

The Lloyd model by Cavalier


All men need a refuge. In a world of endless tasks, stresses, and change, men simply ask for a space where they are truly in control to relax, tinker, and decorate (though we may not admit it). This sanctuary of masculinity and escape is known as a man cave.


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Perfect Summer Staycation Ideas

Summer time means lots of things to lots of people. For some, it’s vacations and long, hot days by the pool. For others, it’s a break from school and quality time with family. For those of us trying to beat the heat, it can mean lying on the couch with fans blaring and the TV remote in-hand hoping fall comes soon!

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Clayton Built® Home Features for First-Time Home Buyers

One of the most exciting parts of the home buying journey is dreaming about all the cool features you want in your new home!

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Friday Favorite: The Super Houston

The Super Houston 28 home model is a great home for any season of life! The home’s 1,685 sq. ft. of space you room for everyone. With 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, there is ample space for a guest room, home office, man cave or whatever your heart desires!

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What is a Conventional Mortgage?

It’s no surprise that first-time home buyers often have the most questions about the financing part of the home buying process, which usually includes the different types of mortgages. FHA, VA and USDA are some types of mortgages you may have heard of, but today we’re going to look at one of the most common types of mortgages for home buyers, the conventional mortgage, which is also known as a conventional loan.

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A Quick Look at Manufactured Housing Through The Decades

Everyone knows that manufactured homes, formerly known as mobile homes, have evolved significantly over the years. But, not everyone knows how those changes have shaped the manufactured homes you see today.

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How Energy Efficient Are Your Household Items?

This Sunday on April 22, we’ll celebrate the best planet in the universe—Earth! In the busy world we live in, it’s easy to forget to care for our planet and monitor our energy usage, so take some time this week to consider how your home uses energy. The Earth will love you for it!


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The Top Manufactured Home Repairs and Maintenance Tips a New Homeowner Should Know

If you are anything like me, a millennial, home repairs have always been “what adults do,” chores to complete or a reason to call the local repair man. However, things have changed, and now it’s our time to do these home repairs ourselves.

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