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Watering Lawns the Right Way – urbanext.illinois.edu

How much water does a lawn need? In general, cool-season grasses need about one to 1.5 inches of water per week is needed to maintain green color and active growth, and naturally slow down in growth and may go dormant in hot weather. Factors such as the soil, weather, and management practices all have a role in water needs of lawns.


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How to Clean Your House in Under 10 Minutes Video – video.about.com

Got a surprise guest coming in no time? Use these tips to spruce up your house in 10 minutes.


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Sanitize Your Kitchen With Green Cleaners Video – video.about.com

Use lemon, white vinegar, and baking soda to kill germs and clean your kitchen. These ingredients are harmless and environmentally safe.


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A Novice's Guide to Drywall – etsu.edu

This is a good starter for DIY drywall installation.


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Workers to get bonus from economic recovery plan - Mar. 31, 2009 – money.cnn.com

President Obama has asked that all employers adjust their payroll systems by Wednesday so eligible workers can start receiving the new Making Work Pay tax credit through their paychecks. The credit, available for 2009 and 2010, was a part of the economic recovery package lawmakers passed in February.


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Basement framing layout video – youtube.com

This video teaches you how to do the framing of your basement.


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U.S. Treasury: Mortgage Rates 'as Low as 2 percent' – realtytimes.com

Some of the 3 to 4 million homeowners eligible for loan modifications could see interest rates as low as 2 percent under the Obama administration's new "Making Home Affordable" (MHA) initiative.


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How to Silence Squeaky Floors – ehow.com

How to repair squeaky floors the right way.


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Looking beyond rates – bankrate.com

The lowest interest rate shouldn't be the only factor to consider for the mortgage or loan package that you want to get.


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Systemic Home Inspection Checklist – americanhomeinspectordirectory.com

The inspection is designed to give the real estate agent or prospective purchaser a system to detect some of the readily accessible major flaws or deficiencies in the significant components and systems of a home.


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Mariah Carey’s East Hampton Summer Rental Under Contract | Zillow Blog - Real Estate Analysis, Celebrity Real Estate, and Mortgages – zillow.com

This East Hampton summer rental, where pop diva Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon stayed last summer, is under contract, according to Newsday.com. The home was listed $19.995 million when the newlyweds stayed there last summer, but dropped in price to $15.9 million. It is listed by Corcoran’s Gary DePersia. No word on the buyer’s identity.


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Mortgage Crisis Fuels Scams – kiplinger.com

In this tough economic time, you need to be aware of mortgage scam that get you into deeper trouble. Here are some advices for you.


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The Last Word on Kids and Cash – kiplinger.com

Teaching kids about money is very important and here is how you should do it.


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U.S. mortgage demand withers as loan rates spike - Yahoo! News – news.yahoo.com

Thirty year fixed mortgage rate is around 5.6% now. It is one full point above the record low, but still a very low rate.


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10 most and least expensive cars to insure – bankrate.com

"It's a common denominator among vehicles that have the highest losses -- a lot of smaller, sportier vehicles, says Russ Rader, spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.