Achieving Your Lifestyle Goals

Rental Apartment Communities, Windows and Molding

Designing Spaces has put together three topics to motivate and inspire in the lifestyle improvement arena. What we find are DIY projects, home improvements and a visit to a community where residents are free from the responsibilities of home ownership. Our first topic moves us out of the house and into a rental apartment community where amenities, services and features are not available to homeowners. Next, we get stylish and energy efficient with new window blinds and treatments that can change the demeanor of a room instantly. Finally, we roll up our sleeves for some DIY home improvements using molding

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Explore the Benefits of Renting with Aimco

Benefits of Renting with Aimco

Explore what rental communities have to offer. Rental communities are on the increase around the country, offering many desirable elements to attract residents that may not be as readily available to a home owner. These communities often make the most of their surrounding neighborhoods, and residents can enjoy a lifestyle that they might not be able to obtain if they were purchasing a home in a nearby market. Ann Villella, Director of Operations at Aimco, explains how apartments have evolved. They offer amenities, services and features not available in an owned home such as spa services, a concierge team and

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A Safe and Efficient Home and Life

Electric Vehicles, Apartment Living and Firearm Safety

Designing Spaces once again offers up three topics aimed at improving your living space and lifestyle. First we take a look at street legal electric vehicles commonly referred to as ‘golf cars’, and see how they add convenience to many families’ lifestyles. Next we continue in the “convenience” theme with a visit to an apartment community where baby boomers are down-sizing and enjoying life more. Finally, we address household safety and security by talking with an expert about firearms in the home. All three topics offer up new ideas and traditional wisdom so you can live a safe and efficient

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Safety with Firearms in the Home with Kel-Tec CNC Industries

Firearms in the Home; Knowledge and Safety

Designing Spaces’ Debi Marie sits down with Chad Enos, Marketing Representative with Kel-Tec CNC Industries, a leading manufacturer of firearms, to talk about having a firearm in the house to protect yourself and family. The discussion covers safety, and protecting children from firearms with safes and biometric locks. Also, Chad points out how more women are becoming more involved with firearms, so he gives pointers on how to select the handgun that is right for you. He also recommends training for all adults in the household. The conversation also covers advice on transporting a firearm. As a wrap-up, Chad gives

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The Benefits of Using Electric Vehicles By E-Z-GO

The New Generation of Electric Golf Cars for Transport

Electric vehicles we commonly call golf cars make for an ideal, quiet mode of transportation around a community. And, there will be no trips to the gas station. A visit to the E-Z-GO plant in Augusta, Georgia, named one of the top 10 manufacturing facilities in North America by IndustryWeek magazine in 2009, reveals electric vehicles made to exacting standards using automotive technology and best practices. It is here that the various models and styles of golf cars, utility, and personal transportation vehicles are made with a broad assortment of features and options. We see examples of basic features of E-Z-GO

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Renting for Baby Boomers With The Metropolitan at Village

Apartment Home Community Living

As the Baby Boomer generation begins to enter retirement or become empty nesters, many of these homeowners are looking to downsize. They don’t want the upkeep of a big yard and house. Senior housing has evolved quite a bit over the past decade. In many ways, this group is looking for the same experience as that of their Millennial children—they want to live in an all-inclusive place where they don’t have to worry about maintaining a home. For young professionals, married couples without children and empty-nesters in particular, the freedom, flexibility and diverse set of options make renting an apartment

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Options for Better Living

Options for Better Living

Designing Spaces is always searching out new ways to make your life a more enriched one, and the three topics on today’s show all contribute uniquely to the theme. The show starts with a look at the new trend in single family rental homes, spotlighting the many advantages for families on the move. Next, we visit a home to see how a home security system is controllable from a smartphone, and offers customized features that are expandable and modular. Finally, we take on income tax, and see how up-to-date software makes preparing income taxes a straight forward DIY project with

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Renting a New Home With American Residential Properties

Single-family rental homes as an alternative to ownership

The housing market is going through some changes. More Americans are turning to rental properties to call home. An increasingly global workplace requires more mobility on the part of employees and businesses, requiring many people to relocate more frequently. The Atlanta, Georgia area is one part of the country where growth is occurring, and American Residential Properties, Inc. offers many distinctive home models with 3, 4 and 5 bedroom options for families looking to rent. Designing Spaces explores the advantages of single family rental homes, including maintenance issues and location selection. ARP’s Brand new single-family rental homes provide an easy,

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