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Posted on 07/25/2021
Homeowners Can Save Big With DIY Kitchen Island Innovations
Photo by Cleyder Duque from Pexels If the cost of renovations holds you back from realizing your desired living space, strategic do-it-yourself projects can save money and accelerate the process. It's essential to understand that not every handy homeowner possesses the DIY skills to orchestrate a complete makeover. However, basic understanding of how to measure and use tools...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Kitchen Flooring: Cover or Resurface
Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash As homeowners, we can get fairly strategic about hiding the flaws in our home. We might move the sofa over a water stain on the hardwood or put a rug over a crack, tear or discoloration. While you'd never try to hide this stuff from potential homebuyers, it does keep it out...
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Posted on 07/16/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 7/16/2021
Click here to view Potomac, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Town House or Single Family Home, Which is Right for Your Family ?
Photo by Ricarda Molck via Pixabay More and more communities are creating spaces for both individual homes and multifamily townhomes. Both styles offer lots of space, comfortable living and access to a neighborhood's amenities -- but there are some key differences that might make one style more suitable for you than another. Learning more about the differences between...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
5 Tips to Remember Before Flipping Houses
Photo by Stux via Pixabay Although popular reality television shows make house flipping seem like a relatively low-risk endeavor, nothing could be further from the truth. It would be more accurate to call the business of house flipping “high risk, high reward.” The risk factors involve losing substantial sums of money when a fix-and-flip runs over budget or...
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Posted on 06/30/2021
Rockville, MD Real Estate Market Update 6/30/2021
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Posted on 06/27/2021
3 Tips for Green Living in Manufactured Log Homes
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Manufactured log homes still retain the pioneer charm of homes built throughout history, but have some important modern features. While older log homes lacked natural light and powerful insulation, those that are available today boast lots of windows and modern insulation. They're spacious and cozy and often feature wide, roomy porches that welcome...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
The Dangers of Setting the Price Too High
Photo by Billion Photos via Shutterstock When homeowners start thinking about selling, the first thing they want to know is, “How much can I sell my house for?” Your real estate agent's task is determining the fair market value with a range of prices from low to high. The spread between the two values typical is not large...
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Posted on 06/15/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 6/15/2021
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How to Remove & Replace Old Caulk
Image by bidvine from Pixabay If you have a bath or shower that required caulking, chances are that caulk has seen better days. It's soft, so abrasive cleaners wear away at it. This may cause gaps or ragged holes that trap residue. And even if it's all in one piece, mildew and grime will likely stain it over...
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