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Posted on 01/17/2021
Small-Scale Bathroom Remodeling Projects
Photo by Christian Mackie on Unsplash Fixing up your bathroom can add considerable value to your home, which is important to keep in mind if you plan on selling in the near future. If you would rather avoid having to make major changes to your bathroom, there are several minor remodeling projects to consider instead. The following remodeling...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Tips for Buying a Penthouse
Photo by Mostafa Safadel on Unsplash The penthouse is the pinnacle of real estate in many markets -- and places like New York and Miami -- have plenty of options to choose from. It's easy to get caught up in great decor or fall in love with a view, but there are other considerations as well. Here's what...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Should You Sell Your House? Key Factors to Consider
The decision to sell a home can have long-lasting ramifications. As such, it is important to weigh the pros and cons of listing a house. This will allow you to determine if now is a good time to add your residence to the housing market. Furthermore, there are many factors to consider as you decide whether to list your...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Tips for Applying to the VA Home Loan Program
Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels The VA home loan program allows qualified veterans and active-duty members of the military to get an affordable home loan with a minimal down payment. If you're planning to use this loan program, you can take specific measures to improve your chances of approval. These tips will take you from house hunting...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
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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Posted on 12/15/2020
15101 Interlachen Drive #1-112, Silver Spring, MD 20906 now has a new price of $195,000!
Unlimited possibilities are in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium in The Greens at Leisure World in the heart of Silver Spring. Your new home features hardwood floors, sliding glass doors, large living room, separate dining room and a bonus sunroom, measuring 8~x20~ with an abundance of windows which provides loads of natural light. Lots of potential for the buyer with a little imagination. Conveniently located close to hospitals, shopping, restaurants, public transportation and so much...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Pest Control at Home
Image by dayamay from Pixabay Termites and other wood-destroying organisms can destroy a home in no time. Even if you have stucco on the outside, you have wood under the stucco. If a piece breaks off, termites and other bugs can get inside and destroy the walls. Wood is everywhere in our homes. Even block homes have wood...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Repair DIY: How to Fix Your Windows & Door Screens
Photo by Chris Thornton from Pexels Thanks to screens, we can enjoy being outdoors without all the dirt and insects. Open windows let the breeze in without letting in anything else, and we can picnic on our screened-in porches without the bug spray. Screens can generally take a lot of wear and tear, but when subjected to winds,...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Cross-Country Moving Tips
Photo by Peter Fazekas from Pexels Whether you are relocating to follow a dream, start a new job or simply have an adventure, cross-country moving requires careful planning and consideration. Moving across the country comes with a unique set of challenges, so it is important to prepare well in advance. Below are some tips to help you simplify...
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Posted on 11/26/2020
4621 Chestnut Street, Bethesda, MD 20814 is now new to the market!
Welcome Home! Pampered with perfection is this 5,000 sq ft, 4-level Colonial home. Your new home includes 6 bedrooms, 5 full & 1 half bath, gleaming hardwood floors, gas fireplace and bay windows. The open floor plan is ideal for entertaining with an open family room and gourmet kitchen boasting stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and breakfast nook. Sprawling master suite including 2 walk-in closets and marble bath. The third level offers a private suite with spacious closet and full bath. Lower level has a recreation room, fitness room, bedroom and hall bath. All of this is sited on .155 acres in a much sought after section...
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