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Best Home Improvements for Top ROI
Posted on 03/29/2020
Best Home Improvements for Top ROI
Photo by Sue Smith via Shutterstock Choosing what to upgrade or fix in, on or around your home can be a complicated process. Changes fall into two categories – things that increase or decrease value (or sale price) and things that increase or decrease salability (or how willing people are to pay full price for it). Before you...
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Is Selling a Home Easy?
Posted on 03/22/2020
Is Selling a Home Easy?
Selling your house should be a quick, seamless task. Yet the home selling journey varies based on a number of factors, including the condition of a seller's residence and the current state of the housing market. And if you fail to plan ahead for the home selling journey, you may struggle to achieve your desired results. There are several...
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ROCKVILLE, MD Real Estate Market Update
Posted on 03/20/2020
ROCKVILLE, MD Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view ROCKVILLE, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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4 Fun Ways to Start Saving for Your Down Payment
Posted on 03/15/2020
4 Fun Ways to Start Saving for Your Down Payment
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay Although a 20 percent down payment is no longer the norm, you still need to save a considerable amount to cover all the initial costs of buying a home. With median down payments at seven percent, a $250,000 home will require a down payment of $17,500. Plus, you need to have funds...
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How to Approach a Property Inspection
Posted on 03/08/2020
How to Approach a Property Inspection
A home inspection is a crucial part of the homebuying process. At this point, a home inspector will walk through a house with you and examine the property inside and out. If a home inspector identifies underlying problems with a residence, these issues could put your purchase in jeopardy. On the other hand, if a home inspection reveals that...
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Relocation and Car Insurance
Posted on 03/01/2020
Relocation and Car Insurance
Image by Suphaksorn Thongwongboot from Shutterstock When relocating to a new home, you’ll need to plan to pack, hire movers, and to change your address with the post office but don’t forget to update your car insurance. If you’re moving to a new state or just to a new zip code, you will have to make some changes to...
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Advice for Homebuyers: How to Stick to a Budget
Posted on 02/23/2020
Advice for Homebuyers: How to Stick to a Budget
Purchasing a house on a budget can be difficult for even the most diligent property buyer. Lucky for you, we're here to help you create an effective homebuying budget and reduce the temptation to spend beyond your means to acquire your ideal residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you craft a property buying budget....
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Should You Purchase a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Should You Purchase a Smart Home Device?
There is no shortage of smart home devices available to property owners nationwide. From light bulbs to thermostats, there are lots of devices that you can pick up to transform an ordinary residence into a smart house. Ultimately, there are plenty of reasons to invest in smart home devices. These reasons include: 1. Smart home devices offer unmatched convenience....
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620 Frogs Leap Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 now has a new price of $370,000!
Posted on 02/16/2020
620 Frogs Leap Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 now has a new price of $370,000!
OPEN SUNDAY, February 16th 1-3 pm. Immediate Delivery. This stunning, spacious (over 2,850 Sq Ft) 3 BR and 2.5 BATH home is ready for your move-in! Sunfilled town home style condo, located on the upper floor, features an open living and dining area, plenty of windows, custom curtains, recessed lighting, 9' ceiling. Open concept kitchen has lots of cabinet space, granite countertops, elegant backsplash, central island with breakfast bar seating and adjacent family room with surround sound speakers . Three sizable bedrooms including huge master suite with 2 walk-in closets and stunning bathroom are on the upper floor. Master bedroom windows...
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