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How an Attorney Helps Guide You Through a Real Estate Closing
Posted on 02/16/2020
How an Attorney Helps Guide You Through a Real Estate Closing
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Video Tour  - 3520 Christiana Court, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Posted on 02/12/2020
Video Tour - 3520 Christiana Court, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Great Calvert County location. Easy assess to Rt 2 and Rt 4. Quiet setting. 2 levels. Master bedrooms with private full baths on both levels. Main level offers hardwood throughout. Living room, dining area w/ slider to deck,, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Lower level offers large family room and another master suite. 2 car carport and plenty of driveway parking. Freshly painted , new carpet downstairs and new roof in 2019. Pets on case by case with...
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3520 Christiana Court, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/12/2020
3520 Christiana Court, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732 is now new to the market!
Great Calvert County location. Easy assess to Rt 2 and Rt 4. Quiet setting. 2 levels. Master bedrooms with private full baths on both levels. Main level offers hardwood throughout. Living room, dining area w/ slider to deck,, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Lower level offers large family room and another master suite. 2 car carport and plenty of driveway parking. Freshly painted , new carpet downstairs and new roof in 2019. Pets on case by case with...
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Where Should You Search for Your Dream Residence?
Posted on 02/09/2020
Where Should You Search for Your Dream Residence?
If you want to enjoy a successful homebuying experience, it may be beneficial to hone your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns. That way, you can speed up the process of finding and buying your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you narrow your house search. 1....
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Painted Brick: What It Could Mean for Curb Appeal
Posted on 02/02/2020
Painted Brick: What It Could Mean for Curb Appeal
Photo by Karsten Bergmann via Pixabay Take a tour through the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium or Holland, and you’ll see beautiful historic homes with painted brick exteriors. Wander down streets of hundreds-of-years-old houses, and the most memorable ones are those with painted brick exteriors. But if your brick is in perfect condition, why would you paint it? Odd-Colored...
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3 Reasons to Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 01/26/2020
3 Reasons to Counter an Offer to Purchase
After you receive an offer to purchase your residence, determining the best course of action often can be difficult. Because if you make the wrong decision, you risk missing out on an opportunity to sell your house and maximize its value. Ultimately, it may prove to be beneficial for a home seller to submit a counter-offer. There are many...
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Execute a Property Selling Plan
Posted on 01/19/2020
Execute a Property Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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3 Reasons to Remove Clutter Before You List Your Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
3 Reasons to Remove Clutter Before You List Your Home
Let's face it – clutter can be a problem, particularly for those who intend to sell a home in the foreseeable future. But if you allocate time and resources to remove clutter from your home now, you may reap the benefits of your efforts during the home selling cycle. Ultimately, there are many reasons for a home seller to...
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What to Do First: Buying or Selling?
Posted on 01/05/2020
What to Do First: Buying or Selling?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay You’ve decided to sell your home to upgrade or even downsize, but you don’t know whether you should start looking and buy first or wait to sell first. The best-case scenario is to do both, but that takes a lot of planning. If you are sure your credit is good enough to...
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Live Close to Nature in Florida
Posted on 12/29/2019
Live Close to Nature in Florida
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay To live in Florida is to live closer to nature than you ever may have imagined. For life-long Florida residents, this is something that you grow accustomed to rather young, but for those who move into the state later in adulthood, learning to expect the sight of a lizard in the bathroom...
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Is Renting from a Property Owner or a Property Manager Preferable?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Is Renting from a Property Owner or a Property Manager Preferable?
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay When inquiring about renting a home or condominium, you may not immediately be aware if the property is being self-managed by the owner or by a property manager or management firm that the owner has hired. There are some benefits and downsides to each. You should first ask who and...
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