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Tips and Pointers for Preparing Your Home for Sale
Posted on 11/17/2019
Tips and Pointers for Preparing Your Home for Sale
Preparing to put your home on the market almost invariably involves three things: painting, cleaning, and organizing. Since you might also need to do some repairs and updating, it's crucial that you prioritize your tasks and make sure you're not spending more money, time, and energy than necessary. Consulting with your real estate agent about what projects are the...
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Cultivate Good Habits For Better Home Security
Posted on 11/10/2019
Cultivate Good Habits For Better Home Security
Whether you live in a huge mansion or a modest cottage, your home is your castle, and you're entitled to be safe and secure at all times!Unfortunately, there is a criminal element in society which can pose a potential threat to homeowners (and renters) who fail to take precautions. While each individual has to decide for themselves what security...
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Understanding BPOs in Real Estate
Posted on 11/03/2019
Understanding BPOs in Real Estate
BPO stands for ‘broker price opinion.' It is associated with short sales and foreclosures. BPO involves a process that is almost the same as real estate appraisal but not as complicated. Banks and companies usually hire the services of a real estate broker to prepare an opinion of value for a particular real estate. The representative of the...
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Was Your Open House an Immediate Success?
Posted on 10/27/2019
Was Your Open House an Immediate Success?
An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers. Now,...
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How to Organize Your Gardening Shed
Posted on 10/20/2019
How to Organize Your Gardening Shed
Your garden shed can be an organized place, the same way your indoor is neatly arranged and functional. You can dedicate some time to organizing your garden shed and getting rid of clutters. There are many practical tips here that can help get your garden in order. Whether you want to... Get Rid of Things You Do Not...
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Video Tour  - 1424 Church Hill Place, Reston, VA 20194
Posted on 10/18/2019
Video Tour - 1424 Church Hill Place, Reston, VA 20194
09/29 OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED. Lovely top level Condo in sought after Hampton Pointe. Bright, open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. Large living room/dining room combo has fireplace and vaulted ceiling. Opens to large deck. Updated eat-in kitchen has granite counters, white cabinets, subway tile backsplash, and stainless appliances. Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, large walk-in closet, and sliding glass doors to deck. Updated master bath has double sinks and oversized tub/shower combo. Second bedroom/den with vaulted ceiling. Updated half bath with new cabinet and granite counters. Laundry closet has front load washer and dryer. ...
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How to Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home
Posted on 10/13/2019
How to Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home
If you're getting ready to put your house on the market, your mind is probably flooded with dozens of unanswerable questions. Much of your uncertainty may revolve around the marketability of your home and how quickly a qualified buyer will come along. Although there are factors over which you have little control, there are several things you can do...
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5 Awesome Ways to Boost Your Self Improvement Goals
Posted on 10/06/2019
5 Awesome Ways to Boost Your Self Improvement Goals
Personal development goals require practical efforts to achieve. While it may seem as if these activities are insignificant, they quickly add up to just what you need to grow. Take the time to practice these few tips that are sure to strengthen your stand on the personal growth front. Start with a New Hobby An excellent way to...
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DIY Kitchen Projects
Posted on 09/29/2019
DIY Kitchen Projects
That kitchen sink faucet needed replacing for a while, but between the cost of the new faucet and the cost of paying the hourly rate of the plumber and his helper, it is still the same old faucet. It works—sort-of—at least water comes out. Then, while watching one of those shows (that is either remodeling a house to...
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1424 Church Hill Place, Reston, VA 20194 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/22/2019
1424 Church Hill Place, Reston, VA 20194 is now new to the market!
Lovely top level Condo in sought after Hampton Pointe. Bright, open floor plan and vaulted ceilings. Large living room/dining room combo has fireplace and vaulted ceiling. Opens to large deck. Updated eat-in kitchen has granite counters, white cabinets, subway tile backsplash, and stainless appliances. Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, large walk-in closet, and sliding glass doors to deck. Updated master bath has double sinks and oversized tub/shower combo. Second bedroom/den with vaulted ceiling. Updated half bath with new cabinet and granite counters. Laundry closet has front load washer and dryer. Fresh, neutral paint, new...
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Do a Cleanse
Posted on 09/22/2019
Do a Cleanse
You've thought that now might be one of those times to try a cleanse. Then you think a little bit longer and go, "Nah, maybe next time." But there is a cleanse that doesn't require juicing, drinking exotic drinks, or gut-wrenching reactions: a closet cleanse. No, that doesn't mean you hide in your closet while you avoid drinking...
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