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Posted on 07/18/2021
Propagation Station Decor: Turn Your Plants Into Art
If you’re an experienced houseplant owner, you have likely tried propagating from cuttings. Many plants will grow roots if put in water, giving a trimmed off branch potential to be an entirely new plant. While it’s easy enough to use up your own drinking glasses or clear recycling for propagation, there are some trendy ways you can make...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Should I Turn My House into a Short-Term Rental
Photo by Arek Socha via Pixabay In a bid to afford homes in high-value areas, many homeowners turn to income from short-term rentals to cover a high mortgage payment. You can benefit from this option with some caveats: Location really matters. A lot. You might advertise your home as near the coast when it’s really 20 miles inland...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Gardening in a Southern Coastal Climate
Photo by Christo Anestev via Pixabay If you're planning to relocate to a coastal area in the American South soon, you're undoubtedly looking forward to having close proximity to the beach as well as enjoying warm weather on a regular basis. However, you probably also have questions about living in a warm-climate coastal environment when it comes to...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
5 Ways to Save Money on a Kitchen Remodel
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels A kitchen remodel can transform your home but it also can be a costly home renovation project to take on. Fortunately, it is possible to create your dream kitchen without blowing your budget. These tips will help you remodel your kitchen and employ the latest trends without depleting all of your cash...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
4141 N Henderson Road #803, Arlington, VA 22203 is now new to the market!
OPEN HOUSE, Sunday 6/27, 2-4 p.m. Enjoy incredible views of the Washington Monument and cityscape while dining from a fabulous balcony in the heart of Ballston! This stylish, sophisticated, & spacious condo is Move-In Ready and fully renovated offering over 1,000 square feet of living space. Freshly painted, new floors, updated kitchen and bathrooms, custom built-in library and entertainment center, wired for Verizon Fios. Renovated chef's kitchen with upscale KitchenAid and Bosch stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, under cabinet lighting, white cabinetry with quiet-close feature, glass inserts, 2 pull-out pantrys...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Play What You Want: 3 Game Room Ideas
Image by JUNO KWON from Pixabay The most important element in designing a game room is to have fun. However, fun means something different for everybody. Depending on the type of gaming you want to do, there are some specific tips to help you in setting up the best possible playing space. Here we’ll go over some popular...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
The Benefits of Using a Buyer's Agent
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
The Most Common Types of Eco-Friendly Homes
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Any home that is designed with sustainability in mind can be considered an eco home, but there are still certain architectural styles and models that have been trending within this sector of the real estate industry. These are five of the most common types of eco-friendly homes: Prefab Homes Commonly referred to as...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Building Beautiful Wall Art with Your Photos
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay With so many pictures stored away on digital devices, we forget how enjoyable images of children, friends and memorable experiences in our living space can be. Selecting several of your more meaningful photos for a photo showcase adds character to your home and demonstrates that you value family, connection and staying active. On...
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