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Items That Should Never Be Stored in the Attic, Basement, or Garage

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Attics, basements, and oversized garages can offer homeowners much-needed storage space. However, if you’re lucky enough to have one, you should be aware that not all possessions can or should be stored in these areas. For one, they are rarely climate controlled, which means they have additional exposure to heat, cold, and moist air, as well as bugs. In coastal …

Is the Garage Included in the Home’s Square-Feet?

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The total square-footage of a home is not always transparent to buyers when they’re searching online listings. That’s because the state real estate commission and the American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI) have their own set of guidelines for what can and cannot be included in the home’s total square-footage, and that sometimes conflicts with the visual appearance of the …