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Cozy Up in Your Own Reading Corner
Posted on 02/16/2020
Cozy Up in Your Own Reading Corner
For those who love reading, the right nook with the perfect amount of light is a dream come true. Often times, these areas are found in a quaint coffee house or an old library. But what about in your home? Here are a few things to think about when creating your dream, reading corner. • Space: You may...
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Stage Your Home to Target Specific Buyers
Posted on 02/09/2020
Stage Your Home to Target Specific Buyers
Image by engin akyurt from Pixabay Staging can be a controversial topic for many home sellers, especially considering the effort and costs it takes to properly prepare the home. But there's no doubt the investment is worth it for many homes in that staging can transform the property entirely for the benefit of the bottom line. We'll look...
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20980 Nightshade Place, Ashburn, VA 20147 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/06/2020
20980 Nightshade Place, Ashburn, VA 20147 is now new to the market!
Custom built 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom home in Ashburn Farm! Two story great room with stonework gas fireplace. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Large walk-in pantry and arrival center immediately off the 3 car garage. Main level bedroom and full bathroom make a perfect in-law suite or private space for an au pair. Master bedroom with a private sitting room with a gas fireplace and a showstopper en suite bathroom featuring heated ceramic tile floors, soaking tub, large shower, and separate walk-in closets with custom closet organizers. Refinished hardwood floors, brand new carpet, and...
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Questions to Consider Before You List Your House
Posted on 02/02/2020
Questions to Consider Before You List Your House
For those who want to sell a house as quickly as possible, it often helps to think about what will happen after you list your residence. That way, you can plan ahead for the home selling journey and minimize the risk of potential roadblocks that otherwise may prevent you from achieving your property selling goals. Ultimately, there are many...
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Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
Tips for Successfully Searching for a New Home
Since there are so many things to keep in mind when searching for the right home, it can be very helpful to create a priority list. If you're at the beginning of the house-hunting process, one of the best ways to clarify your thoughts is by organizing them in a notebook or on a computer screen. As is the...
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Should You Rent Your Next Home?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Should You Rent Your Next Home?
Image by Andrian Valeanu from Pixabay Whether you’re renting or buying, transitioning into a new home can be a big step. From the moving costs to the costs associated with deposits, first and last months’ rent, and more, the whole process can be stressful and expensive. But before these worries pop into your mind, you may also be...
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Are Buyers Reluctant to View Your Residence?
Posted on 01/12/2020
Are Buyers Reluctant to View Your Residence?
If you list your home and fail to stir up interest in it, there is no reason to panic. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways to ensure your house consistently garners homebuyers' attention. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you showcase your home to dozens of prospective buyers. 1. Bolster Your House's Curb...
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Common Homebuying Problems and How to Avoid Them
Posted on 01/05/2020
Common Homebuying Problems and How to Avoid Them
Buying a home should be a problem-free experience. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to acquire the perfect house at an affordable price. Common problems that come up during the homebuying journey include: 1. Lack of Home Financing Before you search for a home, it generally is a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. That...
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Bleach: Getting Stains Out of Hardwood
Posted on 12/29/2019
Bleach: Getting Stains Out of Hardwood
Post Photo by Pixabay via Pexels One of the benefits of hardwood floors is their durability. When they start to look worn, refinishing takes time, but is much less of a hassle than replacement. Yet sometimes, stains won't simply buff out of the surface of your hardwoods. If you’re dealing with tough stains, like juice or wine spills or...
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Customize Your Luxury Home
Posted on 12/22/2019
Customize Your Luxury Home
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay When you find the perfect home, you will probably make some changes in the décor since not everyone has the same tastes in colors and textures. Painting the interior, changing carpets and flooring and updating fixtures such as the showers, sinks, tubs and toilets are all updates many people make when moving...
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The Pros And Cons Of A Big Yard
Posted on 12/15/2019
The Pros And Cons Of A Big Yard
Maybe you have always dreamed of a big yard with lots of space. With a big yard comes significant responsibilities. Are you prepared to care for a large yard? Do you know the disadvantages of having a big outdoor space for your home? Take a look at the advantages and disadvantages to having a big yard below. If you’re...
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