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Posted on 01/17/2021
Closet Lighting Tips
Image by B. Forenius from Shutterstock There are some overlooked places in your home that need proper lighting. A good example is a closet. Whether a closet is small or large, proper lighting is essential for safety and good illumination. When building a new space or upgrading an existing one, these tips will help you choose the ideal...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
What Can a Home Seller Learn After a Showing?
Let's face it – a showing can be a stressful experience for a house seller. If a seller makes even a single mistake planning for a showing, a buyer may be turned off by his or her residence. And as a result, a seller's home may linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months. Ultimately, each...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Looking for a Real Estate Investment? Location Is Key!
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Investing in real estate can be quite lucrative, but only with one caveat. In order to make your real estate investments successful, you must keep location in mind. Yes, it may sound cliche, but the location is still a critical consideration when purchasing real estate because it has a direct impact on...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Beyond Scented Candles and Cookies — Home Staging Strategies That Work
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Potomac, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Fantastic Ways to Spice Up Your Holiday Dinners
Photo by Public Domain Pictures via Pixabay It can be extra work, but holiday dinners are well worth the effort. Marinating your turkey not only adds flavor but helps keep it moist. You can’t go wrong with the Scarborough Fair herbs--parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. But a standout addition with something spicy like a Cajun herb mix or...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How to Make Your Kitchen More Appealing to Buyers
Putting your house on the market is a lot like preparing to host a holiday party; you want to make the best possible impression on people without having to spend a small fortune in the process! Assuming your home is not drastically outdated or in disrepair, there are a lot of simple things you can do to make it...
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Posted on 12/11/2020
2380 Sun Valley Circle #2-N, Silver Spring, MD 20906 is now new to the market!
Move in ready! Bright, spacious townhouse style condo. Fresh Paint throughout. Main Level has Wood Floors, Living Area, Dining Room, Powder Room, Updated Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Microwave. Stainless Steel Appliances. Second Level has 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths. The primary bedroom has ensuite bathroom. Washer and Dryer in basement. One assigned Parking Space with up to 3 Permitted parking spaces. Community Pool and Playgrounds. Walking distance to Glenmont Red Line Metro, Public Transportation, MD 200 & 495. Close to Shopping including CVS, Aldi, Starbucks , LA Fitness,...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
How to Avoid a Complex Homebuying Journey
For those who want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it helps to prepare accordingly. That way, you will be ready to identify and address any hurdles that come your way during the homebuying journey. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to avoid a complex homebuying journey, such as: 1. Establish Homebuying Criteria If you enter...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Problems You Can Prevent When Buying a Home
The last thing you want to experience after purchasing a new home is "buyer's remorse!" With that in mind, it pays to look at all angles when house shopping. Although emotions and first impressions are going to play a big role in your home-buying decisions, a thoughtful analysis of the pros and cons of every home that appeals to...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Make Your Own, Environmentally-Friendly Trellis without Breaking Your Budget
Image by Mark Dixon from Pixabay Maybe it's time to get your garden ready, or maybe you already have a few scraggly plants that need some support; but pre-made trellises can be both pricey and flimsey. Instead of spending a lot to get a product that will fall apart after one, wet spring, why not make this sturdy...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
How to Remove & Replace Old Caulk
Image by bidvine from Pixabay If you have a bath or shower that required caulking, chances are that caulk has seen better days. It's soft, so abrasive cleaners wear away at it. This may cause gaps or ragged holes that trap residue. And even if it's all in one piece, mildew and grime will likely stain it over...
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