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Want to Bolster Your Chances of Closing the Deal?
Posted on 10/13/2019
Want to Bolster Your Chances of Closing the Deal?
The infamous phrase - "the dress makes the man" translates to "the curb appeal makes the home" in the real estate world. Face it, the curb appeal of a house is the first thing home buyers see when they step into the property. And studies show that it takes a home buyer eight seconds in a property to...
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Some Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
Posted on 10/06/2019
Some Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
It is always a beautiful and joyous feeling when you make an offer for a home, and the seller accepts it. However, you shouldn’t be in haste to pay the seller yet. Don’t be tempted to cut corners either by neglecting professional home inspection services all in a bid to reduce cost. Skipping home inspection should never be...
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Benefits of Getting a Kitchen Island
Posted on 09/29/2019
Benefits of Getting a Kitchen Island
In every kitchen, there is a need for proper storage, display, and functionality. And that is what a kitchen Island does perfectly. There are a lot of design options available for kitchen islands, and it can be a headache to know where to start.Whether you need some ideas for a complete kitchen redesign with an island, or just...
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Tips to Get the Best Use Out of Your Oven
Posted on 09/22/2019
Tips to Get the Best Use Out of Your Oven
A lot of people no longer cook with open fires in the world of today with natural gas, electricity, temperature controls, and other kitchen appliances. When you get a new oven for your kitchen with all the latest features and upgrades, there's not a lot you can't use it to do. Are you getting the best out of...
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5 Green Home Renovation Ideas
Posted on 09/15/2019
5 Green Home Renovation Ideas
Green homes are becoming popular, and more home builders are now including eco-friendly homes in nearly all their projects. Apart from the growth in the number of new eco-friendly homes springing up, there is also an increase in the number of green renovation projects. If you are planning to renovate your home, here are some eco-friendly ideas to...
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1421 Northgate Square #22B, Reston, VA 20190 now has a new price of $234,900!
Posted on 09/12/2019
1421 Northgate Square #22B, Reston, VA 20190 now has a new price of $234,900!
Brand new kitchen granite counters, sink and upgraded appliances. All new windows and freshly painted from top to bottom. An excellent first time home purchase for anyone looking for real...
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Disorganized Organization in the Kitchen
Posted on 09/08/2019
Disorganized Organization in the Kitchen
You’ve read all those articles on how to organize, how to arrange, how to store, and yet your home still looks a mess. Perhaps you’ve tried to follow too many ideas and consequently haven’t succeeded at any of them. Here are a few “organizational hints” that you can do without so that you truly succeed in your goals....
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Got Tree Problems? There are Solutions!
Posted on 09/01/2019
Got Tree Problems? There are Solutions!
Many problems can affect your favorite yard tree. Some of these problems are easy to combat while others are more serious and may take a while to fix. Are the leaves on your tree turning brown, or perhaps, it is not growing well? The good news is that you can solve most of these problems on your own....
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Buying, Building or Remodeling? Start with An Idea Book
Posted on 08/25/2019
Buying, Building or Remodeling? Start with An Idea Book
Thinking of buying a new home, building your dream home or remodeling the home you have? Before you reach out to your nearest real estate agent, find a building contractor or raid your local do-it-yourself home improvement store, gather and refine all your ideas in one place by creating an idea book. As the name says, an idea...
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Need an Uplifting Distraction?
Posted on 08/18/2019
Need an Uplifting Distraction?
Long work days, busy family life, activities, and even time with friends and family can place a cloud on your mood. However, a quick pick-me-up might be just outside your door. According to research recently published in The Journal of Positive Psychology, studies show evidence that interacting with nature improves mood and health. In two different studies, results...
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Ready to Buy Your First Home?
Posted on 08/11/2019
Ready to Buy Your First Home?
Everyone wants to own a home of their own at some point in their lives. There is only one first home, and you don't get a second chance. Well, you get a second or third if you want, but that first experience can have a significant effect on how you feel about homeownership. So, here a just a...
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