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Posted on 05/31/2020
Remodeling with a Large Budget
Image by Alex Qian from Pexels Even higher-end homes need renovation after so many years. Fashions go out of style and things get worn out. If money is not an object and the sky is the limit, you can do beautiful things with a remodel. However, if you are remodeling because you are ready to sell your home,...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Advantages of Choosing a Ranch Style Home
Architecturally speaking, many home buyers have very definite ideas about their preferred house style. Whether it stems from a sense of practicality or positive childhood memories, few house hunters are "on the fence" when it comes to the number of stories their ideal house should have. Perhaps you're one of those people who grew up in a two-story house...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
12 Fendall Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304 is now new to the market!
You'll fall in love at first sight. I've been almost completely redone within the past 10 years with most more recently. Electric car? Garage is wired with a 240 volt outlet. Solar panels have been added in 2020 and very substantially reduce the electricity expense. I'm a 3 level townhouse with 2 master bedroom suites, each with its own remodeled full bath and silent ceiling fan. Plus a 1/2 bath on each of the two additional levels. The remodeled eat-in Kitchen is spacious while the Living room features a wood burning fireplace and sliding glass doors to a full deck with stairs to the fenced rear yard. The flooring of the two upper levels...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Have You Set a Competitive Price for Your Residence?
If you want to enjoy a successful home selling experience, it generally is helpful to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. With an aggressive price, you can stir up lots of interest in your home. As a result, you can increase the likelihood of a fast home sale. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Pros & Cons of Financing with a Mortgage Lender
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
How to Rise Above the Home Selling Competition
The home selling market can be fierce, regardless of where you live. However, there are lots of things you can do to rise above the house selling competition, and these include: 1. Learn About the Local Housing Market Take a look at some of the available houses in your city or town – you will be glad you did....
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Create Outdoor Living Spaces
Photo by Sonnie Hiles on Unsplash You can extend your living area by activating your outdoor spaces. Whether your yard is large or small, you can create a spot to entertain, read, or just relax with these tips: Seating Most outdoor spaces can accommodate some type of seating option. If you’re working with a smaller porch space, try...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Key Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Smart home devices enable property owners to automate a wide range of everyday tasks – everything from cleaning each bedroom in a residence to securing a house against burglaries and other threats. Yet not all smart house gadgets are identical. And if a homeowner fails to plan ahead for smart home technology investments, they risk spending money on smart...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Key Items to Buy Before Moving Day Arrives
If you recently bought or sold your home, moving day may be rapidly approaching. Fortunately, you still have time to pick up must-have supplies so you can get ready for moving day. Now, let's take a look at three items that you should purchase prior to your upcoming move. 1. Moving Boxes In all likelihood, you have a wide...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a House?
Ultimately, the amount of money an individual requires during the home selling journey varies. If you intend to sell a house, it often is a good idea to plan ahead for any expenses you may encounter along the way. Because if you fail to account for potential house selling costs, you may struggle to seamlessly navigate the property selling...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
How to Waterproof Your Home
Photo by Martinelle via Pixabay One of the things that people may not think about when buying a house is waterproofing the crawlspace or basement. However, this is one of the biggest home maintenance items to address. You may not think of it because waterproofing is usually done when the house is built. However, it is important to...
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