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5 Home Improvements That Deliver the Best ROI

If you want to invest in your home, here are the five home improvements that deliver the best ROI. Spoiler: kitchen and bathroom remodels aren't on the list.

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9 Interior Design Trends that are Constantly in a State of Flux

One minute, monochromatic color schemes are in; the next minute, they’re out. Mid-century modern furniture was the hottest trend, and now it’s a little more ho-hum. Once upon a time, boho style showcased our individualism; now, it simply shows how we’re all similar.

No matter the reason, whether you’re getting ready for a remodeling project or searching for interior design inspiration, Maleno is here to help. In this piece, we look at nine trends that are constantly in a state of flux. We’ll also discuss what’s most important to consider when designing the interior of your home.

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2022's Good News in Review: Here's What Happened in Erie, PA

A shiny new year brings with it a host of new possibilities. It's easy to forget all the amazing progress our city and county made in 2022. We'll take a look at the eight that excites us! And we look forward to what 2023 will bring.

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7 Rooms & Features You Need to Consider When Building a New Home

When you want a home tailored to your lifestyle, you have to go custom. From the plot of land and the building materials to the floor plan and room sizes, you get to select every feature of the house based on your preferences.

Maleno, a custom building, real estate, and property management company in Erie, Pennsylvania, has seven rooms and features that you should consider when building.

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What is a Custom Home

If you’re house hunting and nothing has piqued your interest, you may be curious about custom homes. What exactly are they? How much do they cost to build? Who builds them?

We have the answers for you!

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Where is Erie, PA's Real Estate Market Heading in 2023

The experts have many predictions for where the National Real Estate market is heading in 2023. While those are informative, Erie, PA has always been a unique market when it comes to real estate. 

If you’re curious about the year ahead, this piece is for you. Maleno, a full-service real estate, building and remodeling, and property management company, discusses three predictions for Erie, Pennsylvania’s 2023 real estate market.

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6 Upgrades To Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

There are a variety of changes you can make that help save money and the environment. From swapping out your power strips and fixing leaky faucets to replacing your windows and buying smart appliances, there are plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint and increase the cash in your wallet.

To help you start saving on energy bills and saving the planet, we're here to help with six upgrades you can make to your home to make it more energy efficient.

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4 Essential Questions First-Time Homebuyers Need to Ask Themselves

Buying your first home is a momentous milestone in your life. It’s up there with starting a new job, getting married, and having a child. However, like many of life’s milestones, buying a home comes with some serious considerations.

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Determine Your Needs – 4 Considerations Before You Remodel Your Home

No matter how much you love your home, there are probably a few areas you’d like to improve.

Before you begin, it’s essential to consider your specific needs, budget, and goals. Today, we explore four important items to consider before remodeling your home. Reading these is a must for success!

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How Do I Know What My Home is Worth?

You might just be surprised!  

If you’re wondering what you could get for your home, this post will help. Maleno, a family-owned, full-service real estate agency in Erie, Pennsylvania, surveys the current real estate landscape and highlights four tools for helping determine your home’s value.

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