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Posted on 09/13/2020
Green Home Updates
Photo by Layton Diament on Unsplash Large homes use a considerable amount of energy throughout the year, especially from heating and cooling. Making some upgrades to your home can significantly reduce your energy usage while also boosting the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, consider one or more of the...
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Posted on 09/11/2020
12626 Fantasia Drive, Herndon, VA 20170 is now new to the market!
Two super additions and a lot with a view make this an amazing one of a kind Kingston Chase home! One addition adds an amazing sunroom with room to dine AND entertain that has walls of transom windows that let in plenty of natural light and look out at open space and woods. The second addition creates an incredible master suite that includes a dream walk-through closet with an island and a spectacular master bath with heated floors that wants for nothing. The main level is all hardwood and in addition to the sunroom boasts an updated two-tone spacious kitchen with stainless appliances, a kitchen table area with a bay window, a nicely sized...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Tips for Making Your First Rental Purchase
Photo by Tumisu via PixabayMaybe you’ve thought about buying rental property. Wouldn’t it be great, you think, to own something that someone else pays for? It can work out that way, with your property increasing in value while you pocket money every month. But with the wrong home, the wrong tenants or the wrong management, it can go...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Starting Your Indoor Herb Garden
Herbs make tremendous impact in the home due to their numerous functions. They can be used as spices on food or as air filters. They add fragrance and absorb odors. For best result, growing each of the herbs in their separate pots helps you customize the care they need as individual plants. Here are a few plants to...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
2565 Fox Hound Court, Herndon, VA 20171 is now new to the market!
JUST FABULOUS**Meticulously Cared for & LOVED**This large 5 Bedroom, 4.5 Bathroom, Brick Colonial is located in the prestigious Monroe Manor community. It's situated on a corner lot in this refined and friendly neighborhood. Entering the home greets with you all the features that you want in a home; two-story cathedral ceiling, gleaming hardwood flooring throughout the main floor, entertainment-sized main level formal living, dining and library. The elegant gourmet kitchen is drenched with warm-energetic sun-light from all the windows. Countertops and expansive island have a unique "leathered" granite. Gas cooktop, dual wall ovens,...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Is Vinyl Siding Right for You?
Image by Marina Pousheva from Shutterstock One of the clear benefits of siding is to protect both the exterior and interior of the home. This protection is mainly against harsh elements. There are many siding options from which to choose, but the standard siding choice is vinyl siding. Homeowners looking to add this feature to their home will...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Outdoor Living Room Design Ideas
Image by Jesse Bridgewater from Pixabay An outdoor living room gives you a place to enjoy fresh air while spending time with family and friends, gathering around a fire or watching a movie. When you have this type of outdoor living space, you can make it as comfortable as possible with the right design. Use the following tips...
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Posted on 08/13/2020
4200 Mozart Brigade Lane #P, Fairfax, VA 22033 is now new to the market!
This is the perfect pandemic condo! Sparkling third floor corner unit with two bedrooms, two full baths, and two living spaces separated by a 3-sided gas fireplace. Use the second living space as a dining room, or set it up as a home office! Take in your next Zoom meeting from the attached covered balcony. The kitchen is open to the living room so you can keep an eye on whatever you're streaming while you bake some bread. The master bedroom has a big walk in closet to store all of those work clothes you're not wearing, and there is an in-unit stacked washer and dryer to keep all of your face masks clean. A nicely sized second bedroom and...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Choosing the Right Property to Flip
Photo by Jonny Lindner via Pixabay Making a flip profitable starts with one straightforward requirement: find a great deal. These tips are straightforward but crucial if you want to nail your first flip or your tenth. 1. Spread the Word that You're In The Market By this point you should have a rock star team nailed down--a few...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
How Big Corporations Impact Residential Real Estate
Photo by Juhasz Imre from Pexels Major corporations can change nearly everything about their surrounding areas and their effect on residential real estate can be truly substantial. The concentration of wealth in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle has influenced even the most basic properties, causing otherwise unremarkable homes to be worth over a million dollars based on...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Property Insurance vs. Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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