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Posted on 05/31/2020
Lighting Up Your Outdoor Living Space
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Challenges Associated with Buying a Zombie Property
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Posted on 05/23/2020
Video Tour - 109 Webster Street NW, Washington, DC 20011
Surrounded by Serenity ~ this sophisticated brick Colonial home has been crafted to maximize flow and engineered to elevate functionality. The enriching elements have been meticulously selected for their beauty as well as their enduring quality. The main level welcomes you into the Great Room drenched in sunlight that offers a living area with recessed lighting, a decorative mantel place and south facing picturesque casement windows. The Gourmet Kitchen is fully equipped with the high standards of Kitchen Aid, flickering glass tiled back splash and shinning chrome fittings. The custom cabinetry system is complete with 44" wall...
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Posted on 05/23/2020
109 Webster Street NW, Washington, DC 20011 is now new to the market!
Surrounded by Serenity ~ this sophisticated brick Colonial home has been crafted to maximize flow and engineered to elevate functionality. The enriching elements have been meticulously selected for their beauty as well as their enduring quality. The main level welcomes you into the Great Room drenched in sunlight that offers a living area with recessed lighting, a decorative mantel place and south facing picturesque casement windows. The Gourmet Kitchen is fully equipped with the high standards of Kitchen Aid, flickering glass tiled back splash and shinning chrome fittings. The custom cabinetry system is complete with 44" wall...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
The Hidden Costs of Buying a Foreclosure
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock An active housing market has reduced the number of foreclosed homes in inventory, but there will always be foreclosed homes available to purchase. Many buyers are not aware of what to expect when purchasing a foreclosure. Here are some home truths about buying a distressed home. You’re not always getting a deal....
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Posted on 05/10/2020
5 Home Improvements That Will Boost Your Home’s Value
Photo by Eddie Zhang on Unsplash Whether you’re putting your home on the market or planning to sell down the road, the right home improvements have the power to boost your home’s value. Of course, big home improvement projects add up fast, but you don’t have to spend big bucks or dive into a complete kitchen remodel to...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Are There Homebuying Shortcuts That Work?
Finding and purchasing a home sometimes can be difficult, particularly for an individual who encounters assorted challenges throughout the property buying journey. Lucky for you, there are several shortcuts that a homebuyer can use to streamline the property buying process. These shortcuts include: 1. Narrow Your Home Search If you know you want to buy a home, you should...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
6 Tips for Staging before Your Open House
Photo by David Gonzales via Pexels When it comes to selling a home, presentation is key. A well-staged home highlights the best features while leaving plenty of room for imagination in the minds of home buyers. Here are a few tried and true home staging tips to help your home steal the show and bring in the best...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Refresh Your Old Fireplace
Photo by kelsey roenau on Unsplash As the focal point of your living space, your fireplace needs to look its best or it could bring down the rest of your décor. But how can you restore the look and feel of that key design element without breaking the bank? There are actually many different ways to rekindle your...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Caring for Your HVAC Unit
Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash When it comes to keeping a home cool in the summer months and keeping it warm during the winter, there's no more important unit than the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. But like every major home system, HVAC units have a shelf life, and this is usually in the neighborhood...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Helping Our Elderly Loved Ones Relocate
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There comes a time when family members must confront the realities of aging. It’s not uncommon for our parents and grandparents to still be living in properties that once housed multiple family members. The upkeep required for such residencies can place an undue burden on our elders, and downsizing remains a logical...
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