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Posted on 08/02/2020
Comparison: Investment Property and Primary Residence Purchases
Photo by Alexander Zvir from Pexels Those who currently own a home may consider investing in a second home for income purposes. However, it is important to understand you may have hurdles to overcome when searching for a mortgage or obtaining homeowners insurance. Here are some of the most significant differences between buying an investment property and a...
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Posted on 07/28/2020
6001 Arlington Boulevard #411, Falls Church, VA 22044 now has a new price of $2,021!
All utilities are included in rent price. Very cozy and move-in ready 2 BR/2Full BATH condo in prime Falls Church location. Newer wood floors in the living and dining areas, freshly painted throughout, new carpet in bedrooms, updated full bathrooms with ceramic tile floors. Plenty of closing space and walk-in closet in master bedroom. Unit is filled with sunlight, has balcony with nice view. For your comfort and convenience community offers: tennis courts, outdoor pool, sauna, fitness center, party room, 24-hr security, play ground. Convenient location: metro stop in front of the building, minutes to Amazon HQ2, Crystal city, walking...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Is Buying a Home Easy?
There is no one-size-fits-all plan to find and purchase a home. In some instances, a buyer instantly discovers a great residence at a budget-friendly price. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer many weeks or months to find the perfect house. Although the homebuying journey varies from person to person, there are several things that a buyer...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Use Common Sense During Your Home Search
You don't need to be a real estate market expert to find and acquire a great house at a budget-friendly price. In fact, if you use common sense during your home search, you should have no trouble achieving your desired homebuying results. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you discover your dream home. 1. Consider...
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Posted on 07/16/2020
40 Cross Ridge Court, Germantown, MD 20874 is now new to the market!
Move in ready end unit Town home in a fantastic location! This house features 2 spacious bedrooms and 1.5 renovated baths. The eat-in kitchen is freshly painted and includes granite counter tops, granite tile floors, new backsplash, and washer/dryer. The living and dining room have cherry solid hardwood and are freshly painted throughout. The half bath is updated with granite tile floors. The main level opens to the fenced backyard-wooded deck and a shed. The upper level bedrooms are freshly painted. New carpet is installed in the hall and master bedroom. Master bathroom has a custom tile shower tub, and a semi-frameless shower door. Second...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Are You Ready to Buy a House?
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Few things are more exciting than buying a house and making it your home. Knowing when it’s the right time to buy derives from your personal circumstances, but some external elements and market realities affect when it’s right to buy too. Here are some of the things that can affect your decision to...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Voice-Controlled Smart Devices Your Home Needs
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Posted on 07/05/2020
6001 Arlington Boulevard #411, Falls Church, VA 22044 is now new to the market!
All utilities are included in rent price. Very cozy and move-in ready 2 BR/2Full BATH condo in prime Falls Church location. Newer wood floors in the living and dining areas, freshly painted throughout, new carpet in bedrooms, updated full bathrooms with ceramic tile floors. Plenty of closing space and walk-in closet in master bedroom. Unit is filled with sunlight, has balcony with nice view. For your comfort and convenience community offers: tennis courts, outdoor pool, sauna, fitness center, party room, 24-hr security, play ground. Convenient location: metro stop in front of the building, minutes to Amazon HQ2, Crystal city, walking...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
HOAs vs Non-HOA Communities
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Homeowners associations (HOAs) exist to maintain the cleanliness and appeal of a community. Whether a home belongs to a HOA is a major consideration for home buyers. Some see it as a benefit, others a deal breaker. Here's what to consider before going with or without a HOA. Privacy If privacy is...
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