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1234 Girard Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/15/2020
1234 Girard Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 is now new to the market!
This Victorian Grand Dame is a very charming cash cow! With 3 levels above ground and a full basement, she generates over $4,700 each month. 6 bedrooms, 3 full bath and the old world character can still be found in the ornamental vestibule, arched entryways, center staircase, bay window & elongated hallways. The country kitchen let's out onto a courtyard, that's anchored by a 2 car brick garage w/auto door ( fantastic for a future carriage house and more income!). The basement has a full kitchen, full bath & bedroom w/front and rear entry. The property is being sold as is, where is, with all tenants in place. All appointments must be...
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Positives & Negatives of REIT Investing
Posted on 02/09/2020
Positives & Negatives of REIT Investing
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Although most people think of real estate investments in terms of real property that they can see and touch, buy and sell, or rent and manage on their own, there is a popular form of real estate investment that is not as personal and interactive. In many ways, it is easier, featuring the...
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What Defines a Successful Property Search?
Posted on 02/02/2020
What Defines a Successful Property Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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Five Reasons Renters Need Insurance
Posted on 01/26/2020
Five Reasons Renters Need Insurance
Image by edar from Pixabay There are many reasons people choose to rent. There are fewer responsibilities, it doesn't take saving up a large down payment, maintenance is likely taken care of and there are no real estate taxes and no homeowners' insurance to pay. That doesn't mean, however, you shouldn't carry insurance. If you rent a home,...
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The Costs and Types of Title Insurance
Posted on 01/19/2020
The Costs and Types of Title Insurance
Photo by Mona Tootoonchinia via Pixabay When you purchase a home, your lender charges you for a title insurance policy. You are also given the option to buy your own title insurance policy. Depending on your agreement with the seller, the seller might purchase the buyer’s title insurance policy. Before a seller can sell his or her property,...
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The Pros And Cons Of FSBO Home Sales
Posted on 01/12/2020
The Pros And Cons Of FSBO Home Sales
Many sellers rely on agents to help them to deal with the task of selling their home. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, a real estate agent isn’t required. There are many advantages and disadvantages to selling your home as a “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). Read on to discover the good and bad of selling...
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What Home Buyers Should Know About Appraisals
Posted on 01/05/2020
What Home Buyers Should Know About Appraisals
Home appraisals are an important part of the buying and selling process. Lenders use appraisals to make sure that the home is worth what the borrower is paying. A home’s appraisal value is based on a number of factors, all of which we’ll discuss in this post. Whether you’re a buyer, seller, or are just learning about the process...
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What to Look for in a New Home
Posted on 12/29/2019
What to Look for in a New Home
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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How To Find A Good Neighborhood When You Have Children
Posted on 12/22/2019
How To Find A Good Neighborhood When You Have Children
When you’re searching for a place to live if you have kids, or even if you’re planning on having kids in the future, the neighborhood you choose is of concern. When you’re single, it’s easy to fill your desire for the city. You live near bars, clubs, conveniences, and more. Once you start thinking with a family in mind,...
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