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Flooring Alternatives Fit for Any Apartment

When it comes to picking the flooring of your apartment or home, most people get stuck at hardwood or carpet. Yet there are many other options of which you might not be aware or which you would traditionally not consider. These options are often also quite affordable in comparison and add that “it” factor to your property. Concrete Concrete floors can be spruced up by either polishing them (as seen up top) or adding a finish with a sealant that makes them shiny (as seen above). It is a great choice for contemporary designs but can be used to add...
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West Africa: The New Rock Stars of the Real Estate Market

It was recently announced that in the first quarter of 2016, Momentum and Eris Property Group have allocated more than $308-million to real-estate investments in West Africa. The Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund (also known as MAREF) will be making four investments in the region – two in Ghana and two in Nigeria. The Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund has a target of an 18% minimum return over its eight-year lifespan. The fund is aimed at developing retail, commercial and light industrial real estate in sub-Saharan Africa, with the exclusion of South Africa. The investment in Ghana will comprise $88-million...
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10 Ways to Make Your Home Look Beautiful on a Budget

We all want to live in stylish surroundings, but how can you make your home beautiful without breaking the bank? It’s simpler than you think – with a few small changes you can make a big difference in the elegance of your home’s interior. Lighting Most builders use standard light fittings to save costs. Designer light fixtures will make your home unique and give a sense of elegance, but they do not come cheap. Luckily, there are some tricks you can use to get the same effect for half the price. Look for unique light fittings at flea markets and...
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The History of Terraced Houses

The first terraced houses were probably built in the United Kingdom in the 17th century, where they quickly became popular. They were introduced to England from Italy. From the start, these apartments were built as luxury, highly desired properties in upmarket areas such as Regent’s Park and Bath. In the 19th century, the design’s popularity spread to the working class and terraced apartments were built extensively throughout Britain. In modern times, there has been a resurgence in this property design. Terraced houses are defined as side-by-side properties in a row that are directly connected to each other, although Richfield Lifestyle...
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The Benefits of Living in a Terraced House

There are many benefits to living in a smaller yet still spacious two-bedroom terraced apartment. You save money Because of the smaller square footage, two-bedroom apartments are usually more affordable and can be a great buy as a first property to get your foot on the first rung of the property ladder. Easier to clean There are fewer spaces to get dirty, so you’ll spend less time cleaning your apartment. You can dust, wipe, sweep and vacuum in a fraction of the time it takes someone to clean a large house. Less mess Due to the limited space, chances are...
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