Suzanne Abbott, The St. Louis Property Merchant

How to Build an Inexpensive Shed for Your Backyard

Posted by Kailey Hagar on July 16, 2018 in No Category
By Chelsea McGrathIs your garage overflowing with gear and gadgets? Whether your clutter is for business or pleasure, a backyard shed is the perfect storage solution. But, extra space comes with a price tag. Prefab sheds can put you back thousands of dollars, and a bad DIY can cost you your weekends and your pride. What if you could build a quality shed without breaking the bank? By following these five tips, you can kick the clutter and keep your wallet fat. #1 Cut the Frill = Cut the Costs The avera... read more
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Student loan debt is one of the largest circumstances that prevent millennials’ from being able to purchase a home. According to the National Association of Realtors ® (NAR), 80% of millennials are not homeowners and 83% of millennials say that student loan debt is impacting their ability to purchase a home. While student loan debt is the biggest factor impacting millennials ability to buy, there are alternatives and options many may not know about. Some of these options include first-time homebuyer dow... read more
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3 Simple DIY Projects to Tackle this Summer

Posted by Kailey Hagar on July 05, 2018 in No Category
Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors, even if just in your own backyard. Does your yard or patio need a little sprucing up? Perhaps you’re dreaming of hosting a summer party but your outdoor space isn’t quite guest-ready. Don’t worry, we’ve got some simple and affordable DIY projects that might help you inject a little curb appeal and make your home the place to be this summer.   Freshen Things Up with a Coat of Paint Saint ... read more
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By Lindsay Listanski Ok, so you’re planning on hanging up that huge American flag like you do every year, but what other decorations have you got lined up for this 4th of July?  Here are 7 awesome DIY July 4th decorations that will absolutely ‘wow’ your guests and turn your cookout into a patriotic presentation of red, white, and blue like they’ve never seen before! It’s time to show your true colors and get a little crafty. 1. Paint the Lawn with Giant Stars Image: Jeann... read more
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5 Plants That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes - Check out these plants that naturally repel mosquitoes. Many homeowners want to enjoy their outdoor living space but don’t want to get eaten by mosquitoes while doing so. Bug repellents and bug zappers are effective but don’t keep those nasty bugs away from your outdoor living area. Check out these plants that naturally repel mosquitoes and other annoying bugs that keep you from using your outdoor space more often: 1. Lavender This beautiful purple colored plan... read more
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