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Posted on 04/14/2024
Getting preapproved for a mortgage: The basics
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an essential part...
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Posted on 04/07/2024
What you should know about property tax abatement
Property taxes are a major expense for most homeowners and...
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Posted on 03/31/2024
How to Navigate a Hot Housing Market
In real estate, a “hot market” refers to a market with lower inventory and higher demand. When the market is hot, there is more competition for property and this can make buying a home more difficult. If you’re trying to buy a home, here are some tips for how to navigate a hot market. Start With a Broad...
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Posted on 03/24/2024
3 Ways to Stay Safe During a Hurricane
Hurricanes of all sizes can be dangerous. No matter how serious the storm is, there are guidelines you should follow to stay safe at home. Here are some safety tips to remember during a hurricane: Stay Away From Windows If you aren't required to evacuate your home, the best place to be is inside and away from windows....
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Posted on 03/17/2024
Real estate terms first-time homebuyers should know
For many first-time homebuyers, knowing common real estate...
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Posted on 03/14/2024
Tysons, VA Real Estate Market Update 3/14/2024
Click here to view Tysons, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/10/2024
Property tax exemption & other ways veterans with disabilities can save
Home ownership comes with plenty of expenses beyond a mortgage. If you're a veteran with disabilities, you may be able to avoid some common costs of owning a home, including paying property taxes. Here is a guide to some of the ways veterans with disabilities can save on their home ownership tax expenses: Property tax exemption Property taxes...
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Posted on 03/03/2024
Design: How to do coastal design on a budget
The coastal vibe is light and airy with plenty of relaxing elements throughout the home. However, overdoing the theme and decor can put a large dent in your budget and leave your home feeling "overdone." Here are a few ways to incorporate a brilliant, relaxed coastal theme while staying within budget: Invest in a natural rug Natural fibers...
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Posted on 02/25/2024
A basic guide to FHA insured mortgages
Backed by the Federal housing administration, FHA insured...
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Posted on 02/18/2024
Bring the Tropics Home With These 3 Palms
Palm trees can be found on almost every continent in the world. While some hardier versions can survive colder weather, most thrive in tropical or subtropical climates. If you want to grow palm trees indoors as houseplants, you'll need to replicate a tropical environment as much as possible for them to thrive. While it might seem intimidating, there...
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