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For sellers: Organize your bedroom closet

Most home buyers say a large master bedroom closet is a priority.It's worth the time and effort for you to make your closet look as expansive and organized as you can before you put your house on the market. These organization and staging tips g...

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Home decor: Blue bathrooms, kitchens add value

 Blue is a classic color adored by men and women alike, so it's never a bad idea to paint a room a hue of blue. But did you know that a blue kitchen or a blue bathroom actually will increase your home's value? Zillow researchers examin...

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ENC news: Simply Natural will open Greenville store

 Simply Natural Creamery will open a Greenville store in late spring or early summer, according to a Saturday morning post on the local dairy's Facebook page. The ice cream shop and dairy will be located at 317 Arlington Blvd, near the Publ...

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ENC news: Plain White T's to play PirateFest

 American indie rock band Plain White T's will headline Greenville's PirateFest 2018 concert. The free concert will be held at 5 p.m. April 14 at the Town Common amphitheatre. The band is best known for its 2007 hit "Hey There Delilah,...

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ENC news: ESPN spotlights Kinston's basketball success

 Brandon Ingram is just the latest NBA star from the small eastern North Carolina town of Kinston, located 45 miles south of Greenville. Basketball players from the Lenoir County town -- including Reggie Bullock and Jerry Stackhouse -- have excelle...

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For buyers: Nearby Starbucks adds value

 You know that location is a key component for a home. And coffee lovers don't want to have to drive too far for their caffeine fix. So, it should come as no surprise that if you have a Starbucks near your address, you've hit the jackpot wh...

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Free First-Time Buyer Crash Course is Feb. 24

 Are you interested in buying your first house? Want to learn more about how to go about it? Join us for a free First-Time Buyer Crash Course, presented by real estate and mortgage experts, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Coastal F...

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Holiday DIY: Heart Playing Card Wreath

 Welcome friends to your home with a handmade heart-filled wreath using recycled materials! This Valentine's Day wreath is created with items you probably have on hand: poster board from a kid's school project and playing cards.Here's wh...

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For buyers: 10 ways to put down roots

 When you own a home, you put down roots. Homeowners stay in the same place 4 times longer than renters do, according to the National Association of Realtors. When you establish yourself as a permanent resident, your life is enriched i...

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ENC news: Painted pianos public art project

 Play Me, a new public art project installed in Uptown Greenville, combines the visual and performing arts in an interactive way that allows everyone to participate. Three upright pianos hand-painted by local visual artists Trevor Van Meter...

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ENC news: Sup Dogs plans rooftop remodel

 Sup Dogs has announced an extensive remodel for its Greenville location, 213 E. Fifth St. The rendering for the renovations depicts the addition of an upstairs outdoor dining area accessed by two exterior staircases. A press release f...

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ENC news: Beast of the East

 Don't be surprised to see more kids than usual in shorts and tees in Greenville this weekend. Soccer moms -- and dads -- will be driving around town and restaurants will be busy. It's time for Beast of the East! Youth soccer players f...

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Home decor: 5 interior design trends for 2018

 You should decorate your space based on your own personal taste, of course. But if you're planning to sell your home this year, you want the interior to appeal to potential buyers. That's why it's important to know what's hot and what's no...

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For buyers: Avoid big purchases

 If you want to buy a house in 2018, don't make any large purchases. Period. It's that simple to make a positive impact on your chance of borrowing the money for a mortgage. Your debt-to-income ratio is one of the factors a lender c...

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ENC news: Luna Pizza Cafe

 Greenville's new Luna Pizza Cafe, at 632 Pitt St., serves Neapolitan-style pizza, sophisticated appetizers and Italian desserts, all made on site, along with craft beer, draft wine and cocktails. The restaurant opened Jan. 2 in the rein...

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