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Posted on 04/11/2021
Garages: How Attaching One Could Make Your Home Safer and More Accessible
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels For most people, inclement weather is an inconvenience when getting out of a vehicle and entering a home. When it rains, you use an umbrella or get wet. When it snows or sleets, you have to watch every step or suffer a slip and fall. But for people with a disability or mobility...
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Posted on 04/09/2021
3520 Christiana Court, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 is now new to the market!
2 levels with 2 primary suites. Main lever offers kitchen, dining, living room. 1 primary suite, 2 other good size bedrooms and a full hall bath. Beautiful real hardwood throughout . Kitchen is ceramic. Entry to the kitchen from the carport. Slider to deck on back. Lower level offer a large family room, 2nd primary bath, laundry. Bedroom is hardwood. Family room is carpet. Lovely semi private setting. Large storage shed. All with a lovely font porch. Plenty of off street parking. Minimum credit to qualify is 660. No more than 2 incomes to...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
What Is a Home-Buying Wish List ?
Photo by evondue via Pixabay A home-buying wish list may sound like a cathartic way to imagine a dream home that's dripping with luxury everywhere you turn, but it's really a practical way to help homeowners narrow down their options. When buyers look at too many homes, they may find that each property starts to run together. Use...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
DIY: Repainting Metal Patio Furniture
Image by MikesPhotos from Pixabay The bistro table and chairs or patio set that welcomed your guests to gather outdoors and gave your porch a pop of color is now less than beautiful with its peeling paint and orange-brown crust. Your outdoor space deserves a freshening up and the best way to go about it for both your...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
SPRINGFIELD, VA Real Estate Market Update 3/26/2021
Click here to view SPRINGFIELD, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Ready to Buy a House: Financial Things to Consider
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Few things are more exciting than buying a house and making it your home. Knowing when it’s the right time to buy derives from your personal circumstances, but some external elements and market realities affect when it’s right to buy too. Here are some of the things that can affect your decision to...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
What a Real Estate Contract Should Contain
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayBuying and selling real estate is a complicated process that takes time. Because you are making a life decision and dealing with strangers, you should always have a valid purchase contract. Real estate agents use a standard contract, but the buyer and/or seller may make changes to that contract. In making changes, be...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Adding Natural Light to Your Home
Image by PlusONE from Shutterstock The presence of natural light inside of your living space can have a tremendous impact on how you feel in your home. If you're interested in introducing more daylight into your space consider installing a skylight or light tube. What are skylights? A traditional skylight is a window set into the roof of...
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Posted on 03/05/2021
5083 Donovan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304 now has a new price of $625,000!
Price Improvement!!! Here's your opportunity to live in wonderful Cameron Station. Enjoy all of the conviences of a great location and community with amenities. Community pool. exercise facility, sports activities, walking paths and a free shuttle to the metro. Short walk to Ben Brenman park w/ ball fields, pond, paved bike/walk paths, pond and nature. Super easy access to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and major highways. Top notch Alexandria schools. This end unit offers a lovely open main level with hardwood, loads of natural light, kitchen with gas cooking, 2 sided gas fireplace, family room off of kitchen, slider to deck for...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
7 Steps to Creating a Custom Towel Rack from Old Picture Frames
Photo by Lauren Fleischmann on Unsplash Whether you need to hang bath towels in the bathroom or hand towels in the kitchen, a towel rack is an awesome thing to have around. And it is even better if made custom to suit your tastes and elevate the look of your home. For even more brownie points, you can...
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Posted on 02/27/2021
5083 Donovan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304 is now new to the market!
Here's your opportunity to live in wonderful Cameron Station. Enjoy all of the conviences of a great location and community with amenities. Community pool. exercise facility, sports activities, walking paths and a free shuttle to the metro. Short walk to Ben Brenman park w/ ball fields, pond, paved bike/walk paths, pond and nature. Super easy access to shopping, restaurants, entertainment and major highways. Top notch Alexandria schools. This end unit offers a lovely open main level with hardwood, loads of natural light, kitchen with gas cooking, 2 sided gas fireplace, family room off of kitchen, slider to deck for grilling and a powder...
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