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Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Posted on 02/23/2020
Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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House Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
Posted on 02/16/2020
House Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
A home inspection is one of the final stages of the property buying journey. If an inspection goes according to plan, a buyer may be able to seamlessly close on his or her dream residence. On the other hand, if problems are discovered during a house inspection, these issues may slow down or stop a home sale. For property...
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Considerations for Joint Homeownership
Posted on 02/09/2020
Considerations for Joint Homeownership
Image by Iakov Filimonov from Shutterstock You may be looking for ways to make the transition into homeownership a little more affordable or perhaps you dream of owning a vacation home. In these cases, combining resources with a close friend or relative may be a good option. Working together can provide you with more buying power and lower...
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Home Selling Tips: How to Get the Best Price for Your Residence
Posted on 02/02/2020
Home Selling Tips: How to Get the Best Price for Your Residence
If you plan to sell your house, you likely will want to do everything you can to maximize its value. Lucky for you, we're here to help you obtain the best offer for your house, regardless of whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get the...
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How to Create a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
How to Create a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Simple Ways to Enhance Your Home's Marketability
Posted on 01/19/2020
Simple Ways to Enhance Your Home's Marketability
Making a good first impression on prospective home buyers is the key to getting your house sold within a relatively short period of time. Once your house is on the market, you'll want to make sure any major flaws, aesthetic issues, and potential buyer turnoffs have been fully addressed before the first prospects walk through your front door. Although...
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40903 Spectacular Bid Place, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/16/2020
40903 Spectacular Bid Place, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
Stunning Renaissance 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath Estate Home with Breathtaking Views of the Golf Course, Pond and Lush Wooded Area in Sought After Beacon Hill! A dramatic 2 story foyer welcomes you home, and the gourmet kitchen with butlers pantry en route to the dining room creates a perfect space for entertaining. Fabulous views await you from the 2 story family room abounding in natural light and home to a stately floor to ceiling stone fireplace. Walk out the triple sliding glass doors to the new multi level deck with screened in porch, and stunning sunsets. Enjoy working from home in your private office, or spend some time relaxing in the...
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Four Home Repairs Affected By Seasonal Storms
Posted on 01/12/2020
Four Home Repairs Affected By Seasonal Storms
Image by sandid from Pixabay Our homes are special from the first time we enter. That's why we spend our precious time and money caring for our dwellings when bad weather threatens damage. Spring Windstorms For homeowners, windstorms are often unassuming. We all know to watch for snow or rain, but high winds can cause significant home damage....
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Buying a Home on a Contingency
Posted on 01/05/2020
Buying a Home on a Contingency
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Should You Approve a Buyer's Offer?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Should You Approve a Buyer's Offer?
Deciding whether to accept a buyer's offer to purchase your house can be exceedingly difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you assess the pros and cons of a homebuying proposal and ensure you can make an informed decision. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you determine whether to accept an offer to buy your home....
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Why Move-In-Ready Homes Are Worth It
Posted on 12/22/2019
Why Move-In-Ready Homes Are Worth It
If you’re in the market to buy a home, you have a lot of options. Do you want to buy a fixer-upper? Should you get a home close to the city or nestled in the suburbs? How much can you spend on a home to get the amount of space you’ll need for you and your family. There are...
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Three Products that Improve Your Daily Home Life
Posted on 12/15/2019
Three Products that Improve Your Daily Home Life
Photo by New Africa via Shutterstock As a homeowner you know there is a lot of upkeep that goes into maintaining a nice home. From weekly cleaning to monthly home maintenance, you put in time, money and effort to give yourself the home life experience you desire. The best living environment to come home to is one that...
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