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Posted on 03/08/2020
Gather Around the Fire: How to Create a Fire Pit for Outdoor Gatherings
Photo by jamie410 via Pixabay A fire pit can elevate your yard into a truly enchanting entertainment area, liven up your space and even help enhance your curb appeal. While some home projects are not ideal for the DIY approach, you can make a striking firepit on your own in about a weekend. You'll need to gather some...
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Posted on 03/07/2020
Video Tour - 9651 Fringe Tree Road, Great Falls, VA 22066
Stunning, classic Mid-Century Modern. Light, bright and airy with spacious rooms. Walls of windows and multiple skylights. Gorgeous stonework inside and out. Hardwood floors throughout main level. Banquet size dining room with fireplace opens to deck. Large kitchen with family dining area, fireplace, and deck access. Expansive vaulted ceiling living room with raised hearth fireplace and floor to ceiling stonework. Open gallery hallway lead to office and master bedroom with sitting area and fireplace. Luxury master bath with marble tile. His and hers walk-in closets. Stairway down to solarium with stone floor and view of exterior...
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Posted on 03/07/2020
9651 Fringe Tree Road, Great Falls, VA 22066 is now new to the market!
Stunning, classic Mid-Century Modern. Light, bright and airy with spacious rooms. Walls of windows and multiple skylights. Gorgeous stonework inside and out. Hardwood floors throughout main level. Banquet size dining room with fireplace opens to deck. Large kitchen with family dining area, fireplace, and deck access. Expansive vaulted ceiling living room with raised hearth fireplace and floor to ceiling stonework. Open gallery hallway lead to office and master bedroom with sitting area and fireplace. Luxury master bath with marble tile. His and hers walk-in closets. Stairway down to solarium with stone floor and view of exterior...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
Is Your House Worth a Buyer's Time?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to generate interest in your residence. Otherwise, it may be tough for you to maximize your house sale earnings. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to stir up interest in your house, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal Buyers may be more likely to...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
6 Ways to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Those men and women from the millennial generation are now the largest segment of first-time home buyers. A full 66 percent of people who are purchasing their first home fall into this age group. Not only that, but millennials also comprise more than one-third -- 34 percent -- of the overall home buying...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Reasons to Improve Your Home's Interior
If you intend to sell your home in the near future, you may want to upgrade your residence's interior. In fact, there are many reasons to improve your home's interior before you list your house, and these reasons include: 1. You can differentiate your residence from the competition. For a seller who wants to help his or her home...
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Posted on 02/09/2020
Recreational Ranching in the New Year: Is Now the Time to Buy Those 12,000 Acres Out West?
Image by Lisa Johnson from Pixabay So you've always wanted your own ranch land out west. Is now the time to buy? According to the Wall Street Journal, it could be -- but only if you feel confident. There are plenty of luxury, sprawling ranches to be had at rock-bottom prices, but the upkeep and ownership of a...
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Posted on 02/02/2020
Benefits of Creating a Homeowners Estate Plan
Photo by Aymane Jdidi via Pixabay Most people do not think of creating an estate plan before they are in their 40s or even their 50s. However, if you own a home, regardless of the cost of the home and regardless of your age, you should create an estate plan. Even if you are in your 20s, your...
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Posted on 01/26/2020
Enjoy a Fast, Successful Homebuying Experience
Let's face it – all homebuyers want to enjoy a fast, successful property buying experience. Yet transforming this vision into a reality can be difficult for first-time and experienced property buyers alike. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless homebuying...
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Posted on 01/19/2020
Minimize Your Output and Still Have a Beautiful Garden
Photo by Manfred Richter via PixabayIf you're like many homeowners who are busy with work and family obligations, you love the thought of your outdoor living space serving as a personal sanctuary during the occasional moments when you manage to get some downtime. However, it may also be true that the time you spend in your yard and...
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Posted on 01/12/2020
Things You Need to Know Before You Sell a House
Selling a home should be a fast, easy process. However, challenges may arise that prevent you from quickly selling your house and maximizing your property sale earnings. And if you fail to plan ahead for the home selling journey, these challenges may get the best of you. Ultimately, there are several things you need to know before you list...
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Posted on 01/05/2020
Pay off Your Mortgage Early with These Techniques
Paying off a mortgage early is a dream of many homeowners. By making larger payments on your home loan, you can cut years off of your loan term and save thousands of dollars in interest payments that you can use toward savings or investments. But in an economy that has seen decades of wage stagnation and increasing costs of...
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