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Posted on 06/07/2020
What Happens During the Closing Process?
Image by S K from Pixabay Buying a new home can be an exciting experience. Unfortunately, the closing can seem a little daunting if you are unsure about what to expect during the closing process. Below is a simple guide as to what you can expect during the closing of your first home. Knowing How Long the Process...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
What to Look for in a New Home
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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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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