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11 Things Every Homeowner Should Know

Your home is your sanctuary and maintaining it is paramount, especially if you ever plan on selling your home in the future you’ll be sure to want top dollar for it. Beyond sweeping floors and mowing your yard, some home maintenance tasks require more immediate attention and if left unchecked can cause significant damage to your home. Here are 11 things you should address immediately if you happen to see any of the signs that your home may have an underlying problem. 

1. Your home has a leaking pipe

Whether it’s a small drip or a larger steady leak, the continuous moisture build-up can lead to mold growth, cracks in your drywall, damage to your ceilings, and can even affect your home’s foundation. If you suspect you have some plumbing that may be leaking inside your home, call a professional plumber to come and examine the signs you’re seeing, and

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Steve Harvey drops $15 million on Tyler Perry’s gigantic former mansion

Steve Harvey just landed one of Atlanta’s most impressive estates. The nearly 35,000-square-foot French Provincial-style mansion, which was once owned by Tyler Perry, was just sold to the comedian-turned-TV host for $15 million, as first reported by TMZ.

Harvey is the home’s third owner in five years. In 2016, Perry sold it to televangelist David Turner for a record-breaking $17.5 million. Turner shot for the stars two years later, listing it for $25 million before trimming the price to $21 million and eventually selling it to Harvey for a loss at $15 million.

Set on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, the estate spans 17 acres on the north side of the city and seems to take advantage of every single inch. Rolling lawns and formal gardens fill out the amenity-loaded property complete with a 70,000-gallon pool, tennis court, guesthouse, guardhouse and caretaker’s suite in addition to the main mansion.

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