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Posted on 10/02/2022
Expert Tips for Finishing Basement Walls
There are many steps that go into “finishing” an unfinished basement. One of the biggest challenges is renovating the basement walls in order to create a living space. Whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself, there are some key things to consider in your process. Here are some expert tips for finishing your basement walls....
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Posted on 09/25/2022
How to Make Your Small Move More Efficient
Not every move requires professional movers. Sometimes, you can accomplish smaller moves on your own with a single car or the help of some friends. Small moves might include to and from an apartment in the same building or moving only to a specific room like an office or workshop. Regardless of the size of the move, there...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
3 Ideas for Your Unfinished Basement
If your home has an unfinished basement, it may seem like the space is useless until you take the steps to finish it. However, unfinished doesn’t have to mean useless. There are some simple and inexpensive ways you can make an unfinished basement work for you with no remodeling. Here are some inspiring ideas to try in your...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Fixed or adjusted mortgage: How to decide
When deciding between loan options, one of the first things...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
3 Tropical Plants You Can Grow in Cold Climates
Cold winter weather doesn't necessarily mean you must give up your dreams of having a tropical garden at home. There are several varieties of cold-hardy tropical plants you can grow in the ground or in containers to bring the atmosphere of the tropics anywhere you are. Here are some suggestions for tropical plants that grow well in colder...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Flipping a House With Low Credit Score: 3 Funding Sources to Consider
If you’ve ever shopped for a loan or mortgage, you know how much of a difference your credit score can make. Higher scores can help qualify you for better terms, lower interest rates and special funding only offered to low-risk borrowers. However, nobody’s credit is perfect, and bad credit can take a long time to improve. If you’re...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
Property tax late fees & other important tax facts to know
Like most recurring expenses, property taxes have late fees if not paid on time. While the amount and specific consequences vary from one municipality to the next, property tax late fees are something homeowners will want to avoid. Here are some basic facts about paying your property taxes on-time and in the correct amount: How property taxes are...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Try These Organization Tips for a Better Laundry Day
Laundry is a never-ending cycle, but there are ways to make it less of a hassle. A great way to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your laundry day is to organize your laundry room. But where do you start? Here are some tips for ways to add order to the chaos of your laundry room. Drying Bars...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
Can You DIY Mid-Mod? Four Ideas to Try Out
Affectionately known as Mid-Mod, this mid-century interior design movement is heavily influenced by the angular, funky style of the middle of the 20th century. It takes the best of what the late 1950s and early 1960s had to offer and gives it a contemporary twist. Here are four DIY Mid-Mod home decor projects to try: DIY hairpin leg...
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Posted on 08/02/2022
22676 Verde Gate Terrace, Brambleton, VA 20148 is now new to the market!
Stunning Townhome Style Condo. Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, Double Wall Oven, and 42" Rich Cherry Cabinetry. Covered balcony off breakfast room & private balcony in primary bedroom. Main level den/office, formal dining room, and living room. Upper-Level Laundry. Minutes from shopping, dining &...
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