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Posted on 07/24/2022
Here's What Motivated Sellers Are Selling
There are many reasons a homeowner might become a motivated seller, including financial situation, inheritance or life change. These types of sellers are highly coveted because of their unique situation and often come from a wide variety of property types. Here are some of the most common properties by motivated sellers. Distressed Property A distressed property is one...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
3 Ways to Save Money on Your Long-Distance Move
Moving is expensive no matter how far you have to travel to your new home. If you’re moving across state lines or further, the expense can become overwhelming. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to save money on your move no matter the distance. Here are some budget-friendly moving ideas: Have a Yard Sale The less you have...
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Posted on 07/16/2022
Tysons, VA Real Estate Market Update 7/16/2022
Click here to view Tysons, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/16/2022
8 Martins Landing Court, Germantown, MD 20874 now has a new price of $375,000!
Open House on Sunday, July 17, 2-5 p.m. Fabulous townhome located on a quiet cul-de-sac surrounded by lush greenery and 1 block to Gunner's Lake. Step onto the front porch past the freshly painted front door into the gracious foyer with a large coat closet. On the main level, an Open Floor Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen features high-quality wide plank hardwood-laminate floors, beautiful quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast bar. A half bathroom is conveniently located off of the living room. The kitchen leads to a lovely outdoor deck that offers a perfect place for outdoor entertaining and...
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Posted on 07/15/2022
8 Martins Landing Court, Germantown, MD 20874 is now new to the market!
Expected on market date is Friday, July 15- Open House on Sunday, July 17, 2-5 p.m. Professional photos coming soon! Fabulous townhome located on a quiet cul-de-sac surrounded by lush greenery and 1 block to Gunner's Lake. Step onto the front porch past the freshly painted front door into the gracious foyer with a large coat closet. On the main level, an Open Floor Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen features high-quality wide hardwood-laminate plank floors, beautiful quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast bar. A half bathroom is conveniently located off of the living room. The kitchen leads to a lovely...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
A Beginner's Guide to Sweat Equity in Real Estate
Sweat equity is a term used in real estate and in the business world. For real estate, sweat equity refers to the amount of effort a homeowner or investor puts into improving a property. For those interested in flipping homes, this concept is crucial to determining the home's value. Here is some more info about sweat equity to...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Home Building Contracts: What You Should Know
When you decide to have a new home built, you’ll need to find a builder and sign a contract with them. Since home construction is a complex process, it’s important to make sure you understand your home building contract before signing it. What should you expect to see on one of these contracts? You should make sure your...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
How to Build a Household Budget
The financial aspects of buying a home don't end with the purchase. Home ownership comes with its own ongoing fees and future expenses you'll need to prepare for. The best way to do so is to establish a balanced household budget. Here are some tips for how to get started: Set Your Goals Once you have a clear...
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Posted on 06/15/2022
Tysons, VA Real Estate Market Update 6/15/2022
Click here to view Tysons, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
3 Things Every Renter Should Know
Renting a home is a complicated process. Whether you’re a first-time renter or a seasoned pro, navigating the rental market can be overwhelming. Just like with buying a home, it’s easy to make mistakes or miss important details. Here are some tips for avoiding common renter mistakes. Read the Entire Lease When you’re choosing a place to live,...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
American houses: Your Colonial architectural style guide
When asked to imagine American houses, many people would struggle to pick just one style. The many styles of American houses have developed over the centuries to accommodate cultural, climate and lifestyle needs, resulting in a plethora of architectural options. While you can find dozens of designs across the country and beyond, some, like Colonial style homes, are...
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