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Posted on 05/24/2020
Curb Appeal for ROI
Photo by Breadmaker via Shutterstock You may be thinking that your best investments are inside the home: a snazzy new kitchen, a spa-like bathroom or new wood floors, but you can actually get a high return on investment (ROI) if you focus on your home's curb appeal. The first impression potential buyers have of your home is the...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
What Determines Homeowners’ Insurance Costs?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock If you’re new to homeownership, one of your first expenses is homeowner’s insurance. Not to be confused with mortgage insurance, your homeowner policy protects you in the event of a catastrophe. Factors that Impact the Cost of Home Insurance The cost of your home is only one factor in an extensive list of...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
5 Plants That Help to De-Stress Your Home
Photo by Tristan Gevaux on Unsplash Houseplants are the ideal choice for functional decorations. The presence of plants in your spaces may brighten up your home, de-stress it, and purify the air. Houseplants can create a relaxed and restful ambiance. Below are some of the best houseplants to purify the air in your home and de-stress. 1. The...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Benefits of Increasing Natural Light in Your Home
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay There's a lot of benefit to be had from increasing the amount of natural light that enters your home. Scientists have long linked natural daylight to improved mood and productivity. You just feel better when you regularly work or relax in a room filled with light from the sun. Sunlight helps regulate circadian...
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Posted on 05/02/2020
Video Tour - 34 Yankee Drive, Keedysville, MD 21756
Welcome Home! Imagine yourself in this lovely 3,600+ square foot Colonial home boasting an attached 2-car garage. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3~ baths, welcoming covered entryway, open kitchen with large builders bump out. Your new home has a considerable eating area with multi-pane windows that allows tons of sunlight. The main level has a living room, separate dining room, and family room and tons of great outdoor views. Upstairs you'll find a huge master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, abundant closets, en suite bath, plus 3 additional large bedrooms and full hall bath round out this level. Don't miss the expansive fully finished lower level...
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Posted on 05/02/2020
34 Yankee Drive, Keedysville, MD 21756 is now new to the market!
Welcome Home! Imagine yourself in this lovely 3,600+ square foot Colonial home boasting an attached 2-car garage. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3~ baths, welcoming covered entryway, open kitchen with large builders bump out. Your new home has a considerable eating area with multi-pane windows that allows tons of sunlight. The main level has a living room, separate dining room, and family room and tons of great outdoor views. Upstairs you'll find a huge master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, abundant closets, en suite bath, plus 3 additional large bedrooms and full hall bath round out this level. Don't miss the expansive fully finished lower level...
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Posted on 05/01/2020
509 Overlook Park Drive #43, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 now has a new price of $609,900!
THE SELLERS ARE OFFERING THE BUYERS A $ 5000 DOLLAR DECORATOR ALLOWANCE FOR AN ACCEPTABLE PURCHASE OFFER BY 5/4/2020. Coming home should always make you feel like your on vacation. This wonderful property will do that for you the moment you cross the threshold. Everywhere you look you will see attention to detail. Your new home has Beautiful Hardwood floors, 3 Large bedrooms, 3 full bath and 2 half baths, Granite counter tops with Stainless steel appliances, Eat-in Kitchen and beautiful Living room / Dining room combination perfect for entertaining. Don't miss the roof top deck with Spectacular Views of the inter harbor. This...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Give New Life to an Outdoor Tabletop With Concrete or Tile
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay Give new life to outdoor tabletops using concrete or tile - and liven up one of the most important parts of your home, your porch or patio. It is surprisingly easy to make over an existing table; in some cases, the base of a table remains in excellent shape, while the horizontal surface...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Weekend Project: Repaint Patio Furniture
Image by MikesPhotos from Pixabay The bistro table and chairs or patio set that welcomed your guests to gather outdoors and gave your porch a pop of color is now less than beautiful with its peeling paint and orange-brown crust. Your outdoor space deserves a freshening up and the best way to go about it for both your...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Buying a Working Luxury Ranch
Image by Steppinstars from Pixabay Before you plunk your hard-earned money down on a working luxury ranch, look at several factors, including location, features, your experience and business opportunities. The success of the ranch hinges on your experience or the people you hire to run the ranch. Even if it’s a private ranch where you might sell horses...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Designing the Perfect Home Gym
Photo by Victor Freitas from Pexels Having your own home fitness center provides a convenient place to work out. You don’t have to worry about fitting in exercise during gym hours or having to wait your turn to use the treadmill or rowing machine. With your own gym, you can work out whenever you want and use your...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
How Can You Capitalize on a Seller's Market?
A seller's market provides many opportunities for those who plan to list a residence in the near future. If you know how to capitalize on a seller's market, you may be able to quickly and effortlessly sell your house and maximize your property sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get the most...
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