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Posted on 03/13/2022
3 Reasons and Ways to Create Your Home Theater
Home theaters are a great way to enjoy your favorite films while kicking back and relaxing either solo or with those you love. The advantage doesn’t stop at movies or binge-worthy television, though. Imagine sitting in your home theater, the big game is about to come on and you have a plethora of snacks garnering the tables next...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Umbrella Plants: Basic Care Tips to Know
Schefflera, also called umbrella plant, is a popular indoor tree. The plant gets its name from the whorl-like pattern of its leaves resembling the top of an umbrella. The vibrant, glossy foliage creates a dense canopy at heights up to six feet indoors. If you're interested in growing an umbrella plant at home, here are some basic tips:...
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Posted on 02/27/2022
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 2/27/2022
Click here to view Potomac, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 02/27/2022
Tips for Adding a "Bump-Out" Extension to Your Home
When your garage doesn’t have enough space for your car and storage items, you don’t have to start parking in your driveway. A garage bump-out addition can give you the extra space you need. Building one of these additions can be simple or complex depending on how much space you need and other factors, such as adding features...
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Posted on 02/20/2022
Should You Turn Your Hallway Into a Galley Kitchen?
Photo by Katerina Holmes from Pexels When everyday people hear the term "galley kitchen" their minds typically imagine the lower deck of a ship. To say this ranks among the top galley kitchen ideas misconceptions would be something of an understatement. A galley kitchen design utilizes a narrow space in a home or commercial building that positions appliances,...
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Posted on 02/13/2022
3 Major Permit Reminders for Every Property Owner
A great deal of misinformation about obtaining building permits exists that sometimes results in property owners not securing one. An inspector combing through your entire home looking for violations rarely happens in practice. Of course, if the house has been significantly altered over the years without pulling a permit, it’s not unreasonable for a building code enforcement officer...
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Posted on 02/06/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Fix-and-Flip Homes
Is it possible to flip houses for profit with no experience? Luckily, this is one area of real estate investment that is viable even for beginners. Here is a simple beginner's guide to house flipping to get you started: Step 1: Find a Cash Source Flipping a house requires more cash up front than with a traditional home...
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Posted on 01/30/2022
Tips for Taking the Stress Out of Buying a Home
40% of all homebuyers report that buying a home is one of the most stressful events in their lives. There are many sources of stress, but the more prepared you are, the better you’ll be able to handle them. Here are some tips for handling the most common stresses of buying a home: Find the Right Real Estate...
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Posted on 01/28/2022
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 1/28/2022
Click here to view Potomac, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/23/2022
Moving & Short-Term Storage: Expert Tips
Moving to a new home is a complex and sometimes stressful logistical process. There are many details to consider and just as many ways to streamline and simplify the experience. One of the best ways to make your move easier is by using short-term storage. If you’ve never used temporary storage before or if you’re thinking about using...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
How to Grow Bird's Nest Fern
The bird's nest fern gets its name from its growth pattern. The long fronds emerge from a central rosette resembling a nest. In the wild, their fronds can reach up to five feet long, but remain at a more manageable size when grown as houseplants. They are considered one of the easiest ferns to care for and are...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
How to Use Coastal Interior Design Style
If you’re looking for a comfortable, casual way to bring the beach home with you any time of year, coastal design style might be for you. This airy and approachable interior design style celebrates all the best the coast offers: sun, surf, sand and a relaxing yet invigorating atmosphere. While coastal design varies depending on region and preference,...
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