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How to Turn a Community Around

Posted on May 3, 2014 at 12:30 PM

This is the text of an article on Maplewood that appeared in the Breckinridge County Herald News on April 30, 2014, titled "How to Turn a Community Around in Six Years."

“This is a completely different demographic than when I lived here 20 years ago,” an electrical contractor said with surprise as he visited his old community.

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Personalizing Your Home

Posted on August 21, 2013 at 9:05 AM

     Whether you rent or own your home, it is where you raise your family, enjoy your retirement, or invite your friends and family members over to socialize. When you add your personality to your home, it becomes more than four walls—it is a place where memories are made.

     Over the years, we’ve seen many tenants who have done wonderful jobs of personalizing their homes, while stay...

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5 Questions When Renting a Home

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 5:35 PM

1. Is the neighborhood clean? You can see this by driving around. If there is litter on the streets and in the yards, or old cars and junk piled up around the homes, this shows that the manager and tenants do not take pride in where they live.

2. Is the neighborhood quiet? Drive around different times of the day or evening. If music is blaring or neighbors are fighting, leave and don’t come back. On the other hand, if neighbors ar...

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