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What to Expect During the Home Selling Journey
Posted on 01/26/2020
What to Expect During the Home Selling Journey
Selling a home rarely proves to be a simple, straightforward process. However, if you plan ahead for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to identify and address potential hurdles. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for the home selling journey. 1. Identify Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses...
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How to See Ft. Lauderdale in a Day
Posted on 01/19/2020
How to See Ft. Lauderdale in a Day
Photo by SGD via Pixabay If you’re thinking of relocating to Fort Lauderdale, you may be planning a one-day visit to see the city for yourself. Maybe a move isn’t on the horizon, but your travels are bringing you to this popular city, either because of a cruise or because you’re flying in on your way to another...
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Video Tour  - 620 Frogs Leap Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Posted on 01/18/2020
Video Tour - 620 Frogs Leap Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
This stunning, spacious (over 2,850 Sq Ft) 3 BR and 2.5 BATH home is ready for your move-in! Condo-style town home, 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 overlooking park area. New roof. Neighborhood amenities include...
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620 Frogs Leap Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/18/2020
620 Frogs Leap Lane, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 is now new to the market!
This stunning, spacious (over 2,850 Sq Ft) 3 BR and 2.5 BATH home is ready for your move-in! Condo-style town home, 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 overlooking park area. New roof. Neighborhood amenities include...
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How to Choose Your Perfect Neighborhood
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Choose Your Perfect Neighborhood
Photo by Solis Images via Shutterstock While "the perfect neighborhood" means different things to different people, everyone can use the same process for narrowing down their options. Choosing the right neighborhood is an integral aspect of the buying process. You want an area that matches your needs for community, lifestyle, price range and more. If you're planning to...
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Upcycling Your Office File Cabinets
Posted on 01/05/2020
Upcycling Your Office File Cabinets
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay Is your workspace feeling a little blah lately? The new year is just the right time to make a change! Make it part of your New Year's resolution to create a cheery, bright, and welcoming workspace by upcycling your old, dingy file cabinet into this blackboard-sided, pretty yet utilitarian piece of office furniture!...
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Landscaping for Your Location
Posted on 12/29/2019
Landscaping for Your Location
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash When you’re creating a landscaping plan for your home it is essential to design around the local climate and weather patterns. When you opt for plants that thrive in your area, you know they are well equipt to handle the seasonal changes specific to your location. This adaptation makes them easier to...
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3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
Posted on 12/22/2019
3 Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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How is Fair Market Value Determined?
Posted on 12/15/2019
How is Fair Market Value Determined?
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock The term "fair market value" is the price at which an interested but not desperate buyer is willing to buy and a motivated but not distressed seller is willing to sell on the open market in your location. The set value depends on recently sold similar-sized homes with like amenities, upgrades, and...
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First-Time Buyers: Foresight Over Hindsight
Posted on 12/08/2019
First-Time Buyers: Foresight Over Hindsight
Photo by GaudiLab via Shutterstock In the rush and excitement to find the perfect home and make it yours, there are some things best learned beforehand rather than through hindsight. Here are some suggestions from first-time homebuyers that would have made the entire process less challenging. Know where you stand. If you plan to buy a home, even...
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