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Posted on 05/31/2020
How to Stay Aggressive During the Home Selling Journey
The real estate market offers no guarantees for house sellers. Thus, even if your home boasts lots of great features and is available at an appealing price, there is no guarantee that your residence will sell quickly. Ultimately, a home seller must act aggressively to promote his or her residence to the right groups of buyers. With an aggressive...
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Posted on 05/26/2020
Video Tour - 1400 S Edgewood Street #526, Arlington, VA 22204
Brick, slate hip-roof 1BR TOWNHOUSE faces east/west for best light. Off-street parking in rear and more parking in front. You get two parking passes. Vintage hardwood floors, plush carpeted stairs, crown molding and fresh paint. Exterior of custom wood windows just painted & cleaned for long lasting comfort and easy maintenance. Sunny, eat-in kitchen has oak cabinets and gas cooking, plus all-in-one Washer/Dryer. White ceramic tile bath. Big BR with 2 closets, 2 windows with deep sills & custom blinds, plus a nook just right for a home office. Sunny deck recently built. Pool, tennis, water, sewer, trash, parking & all outside...
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Posted on 05/26/2020
1400 S Edgewood Street #526, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Brick, slate hip-roof 1BR TOWNHOUSE faces east/west for best light. Off-street parking in rear and more parking in front. You get two parking passes. Vintage hardwood floors, plush carpeted stairs, crown molding and fresh paint. Exterior of custom wood windows just painted & cleaned for long lasting comfort and easy maintenance. Sunny, eat-in kitchen has oak cabinets and gas cooking, plus all-in-one Washer/Dryer. White ceramic tile bath. Big BR with 2 closets, 2 windows with deep sills & custom blinds, plus a nook just right for a home office. Sunny deck recently built. Pool, tennis, water, sewer, trash, parking & all outside...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Mortgage Options: Which One is Right for You?
Photo by Mastersenaiper via Pixabay When it comes to financing your home, you have a several mortgage options available. Each type of mortgage offers different advantages, so be sure to do research before applying. Below are some of the most popular types of mortgages borrowers may consider. Conventional Loans A conventional loan is a mortgage not insured by...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Buying Remotely: From Commute Time to Neighborhood Crime
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay It may be tempting, when buying a home remotely, to jump at the first great deal that fits your checklist. But, number of beds and baths aren't everything. Location matters, too. So does the school district if you have school-age children. Don't be afraid to delve deeply into a property that you're thinking...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
Video Tour - 2701 16TH Street S #627, Arlington, VA 22204
Two level townhouse style condo in sought after Arlington Village. This full-size 2BR brick home faces east for great morning light in the living room and 2nd BR. In the afternoon, sun streams into the DR, Kitchen and MBR. It is located near the entrance to the Village's park space where you can enjoy a walk in nature or a stroll with your pet. The sunny kitchen has cabinets to the ceiling (some with glass fronts) and lighted counters, making for good storage and work space. Here you'll find GAS cooking! There is a convenient washer and dryer, too. Beautiful vintage parquet floors in the LR & DR and oak slat floors upstairs gleam. ...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
2701 16TH Street S #627, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Two level townhouse style condo in sought after Arlington Village. This full-size 2BR brick home faces east for great morning light in the living room and 2nd BR. In the afternoon, sun streams into the DR, Kitchen and MBR. It is located near the entrance to the Village's park space where you can enjoy a walk in nature or a stroll with your pet. The sunny kitchen has cabinets to the ceiling (some with glass fronts) and lighted counters, making for good storage and work space. Here you'll find GAS cooking! There is a convenient washer and dryer, too. Beautiful vintage parquet floors in the LR & DR and oak slat floors upstairs gleam. ...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How to Invest in Real Estate
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When thinking about investments, the first rule is to diversify. This allows you to invest in a few different things that may vary in risk or pay off. One option for diversifying investments comes in the form of real estate. For many people, purchasing a home is one of the most expensive...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Benefits of Drip Irrigation
Photo by KML from Pexels When you have a garden, it is important to have a good watering system. If you are looking to have the best garden maintenance that you can, then drip irrigation systems are a nice choice to consider. How It Works Drip irrigation works by slowly applying water directly to the plant. It consists...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Seeds of Plenty: Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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