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Five Tips For Saving That You Haven't Heard of Yet

Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 10:43am. 33867 Views, 2 Comments.

MoneyNeed some motivation to save up for that down payment? Want to put more back into your mortgage? You've likely heard many tired tips and tricks for saving: buy in bulk, stick to a budget, the list goes on and on. We've collected some tips you likely haven't come across yet, to give you the extra help you need to reign in your spending so that you can make some headway on purchasing your home.

    1. Get healthy. Paying attention to your own health and wellness is probably the most overlooked strategy for giving your bank account a boost. There are many reasons that being healthy physically will make you healthy financially. For starters, being healthy means you'll be able to work more days, which means more money in your bank account. It also means less…

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Fire Prevention Tips for the Home

Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 4:38pm. 4337 Views, 0 Comments.

Smoke AlarmJust this past Thursday, a fire at an apartment building at 144th St. and West Maple Rd. rendered 30 residents (possibly more) homeless. All those inside the building were evacuated, and none were injured, although one person was taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. In December, another residential fire destroyed homes in a building just minutes from Thursday's fire. The December fire was caused by something burning that was not properly extinguished, and this may have been the case for the most recent fire too. Your home is likely your biggest investment, so we'd like to provide some tips to help prevent these awful fires:

  • Some tips for directly preventing a fire include, as you likely already know: never leaving a burning…

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Buying "Green" Homes in Omaha, NE

Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 5:27pm. 5586 Views, 3 Comments.

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Many people are attempting to build or remodel homes in Omaha to Green Building Standards. But home builders, architects, designers, and home owners all have different perspectives on what a "green" home in Omaha looks like. So if you are looking to buy a green home, how can you be sure that it is a green home? Do all certified green homes have the same features?

First, true green homes are certified. A Nebraska Certified Green Built home will have documentation that a buyer can see. Homes built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards will also have documentation. There are different levels of LEED certification, so if you are looking to buy a LEED built home, ensure that you understand what the different levels are. Some…

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Omaha, NE Golf Courses, Golf Course Homes & the Transformation of the Fontenelle Golf Course

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at 12:55pm. 4102 Views, 0 Comments.

omaha_golfOmaha has dozens of excellent golf courses surrounded by beautiful golf course homes. Award-winning golf courses in Omaha include: The Happy Hollow Club & Course, Shadow Ridge Country Club & Course, Omaha Country Club, Players Club at Deer Creek, and Quarry Oaks Golf Club. There are, however, dozens of other great golf courses to enjoy in Omaha.

Homes near golf courses are often highly prized because they offer wide open, perfectly manicured landscapes and exciting games of golf to watch. Golf communities ensure that residents have easy access to private or public golf courses. Omaha's exquisite golf course communities are perfect for golfers and their families.

Omaha Golf Course Homes & Communities:

    • Deer Creek - off 120th Street and State…

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Renting & Buying Historic Homes

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 at 2:59pm. 3688 Views, 0 Comments.

It's the mystery, history, and romance attached to historic homes that many people find attractive. For some people, renting a historical home is a good option. While renting a historic mansion is not without its challenges, it is certainly a good option for people who are unable to buy a mansion or historic home.

Whether you want to rent or buy a historic home, you will find useful information and links in this post.

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Renting Historic Homes

Unoccupied historic homes often require caretakers to help protect the home against weather, pest damage, vandalism, and fire. Sometimes societies, private organizations, or programs administered by cities will pay for the upkeep of the home and provide the caretaker with rent free accommodations within the…

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Omaha’s Gold Coast Historic District

Friday, August 31st, 2012 at 4:49pm. 6877 Views, 1 Comments.

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Located in Midtown Omaha, the Gold Coast Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. According to the Gold Coast Historic District Preservation Association, 357 properties have historical significance in this area.

The Gold Coast Historic District is comprised of Blackstone, Cathedral, and Joslyn Castle. These neighborhoods reflect the housing styles of the times, including Tudor Revival, Classical Revival, Italian Renaissance Revival, Victorian Eclectic, Prairie Style, and Jacobethan Revival.

Gold Coast Location

The Gold Coast District is comprised of roughly 30 blocks between 36th, 40th, Jones, and Cuming Streets.

History of the Gold Coast District

During the 1920s, Omaha's Gold Coast was a social…

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Top Five Most Popular Omaha Neighborhoods

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 2:32pm. 26658 Views, 0 Comments.

downtown_omaha_380Both the public and the private schools in Omaha's most popular neighborhoods receive excellent ratings from parents.

Benson

Benson is a historic neighborhood in North Omaha. Students attend Benson West Elementary School, Monroe Middle School, and Benson High School.

Throughout Benson, there are numerous live music venues and a main street with businesses, a post office, and a library. Gallagher Park is located within Benson at 2936n North 52nd Street.

Additional popular attractions include eclectic stores, excellent restaurants and cafes, a Farmers Market on Saturdays, and a Community Center that is used for events, activities, and classes. These attractions are all within walking distance of available parking. View Benson homes for…

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Waterfront Homes in Omaha

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 3:05pm. 4916 Views, 0 Comments.

lake_front_homeWaterfront homes and properties can be hard to find in Omaha. The following subdivisions feature waterfront homes, waterview homes, and many homes that are within close proximity to lakes, rivers, or creeks.

Riverfront Place

With sweeping views of the Missouri River, these condos offer unmatched luxury and comfort. Riverfront Place offers Tower residences and Townhome residences. The Towers feature expansive windows and large balconies. Tower I has twelve different floor plans ranging in size from just over 1,000 square feet to almost 3,000 square feet of living space. Tower II offers seventeen floor plans ranging in size from 929 square feet to almost 4,000 square feet. Townhome Residences come in two styles that are both 2,608 square feet and…

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