Colette Winnard's Blog

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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Posted on 06/06/2021
Try These Easy Potato Side Dish Recipes
Photo by Monika Grabkowska on Unsplash Potatoes go well with almost any main course you serve for dinner, which makes them one of the most common side dish ingredients. If you’re looking for something different to make instead of the usual mashed potatoes or baked potatoes, consider these easy side dish recipes. Roasted Potatoes with Garlic The garlic...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Rockville, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/30/2021
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Questions to Ask When Buying New Construction
Image by Роман Распутин from Pixabay When you’re going to be purchasing new construction, it’s important to understand as much as possible about this process. Being unfamiliar with certain aspects of new construction could lead to you spending more money than you planned or not getting the exact house you want. When you’re going to be meeting with...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
How to Complete an Eco-Friendly Remodel
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels No matter which home renovation project is next on your to-do list, you may want to consider making changes to your plan in order to complete a more sustainable project. Eco-friendly home remodel projects allow you to get the look that you want and the functionality that you need while still protecting...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Funding Options for Home Building Lots
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay You’ve decided it’s time to build the dream house you’ve always wanted. An exciting time! Prior to hiring builders to construct your home, it’s critical to understand the financials involved before you start the planning process. Securing funding for land is different than obtaining a traditional home mortgage. For starters,...
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Posted on 05/14/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/14/2021
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Real Estate: Quick Beginner Tips
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay For some, house hacking is the key to getting started in real estate; for others, it's just a smart way to build cash flow into an otherwise uncooperative rental market. Wondering how to get your foot in the door? Here's what you need to know. What is House Hacking? The term "house hacking"...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Eco-Friendly Home Solutions on a Budget
Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels While reducing energy costs is often a top priority of those who invest in green home solutions, these sustainable updates and upgrades have also earned a reputation of being costly to implement. In fact, eco homes have become somewhat of a luxury trend due to the rising cost of building with sustainable...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
Rockville, MD Real Estate Market Update 4/28/2021
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Posted on 04/25/2021
House Flipping: When to Be a General Contractor and When to Hire Out
Photo by Ivan Samkov from Pexels House flipping projects typically take between 45 and 90 days to complete. But when subcontractors have to put your renovations on the back burner, they might incline entrepreneurs serving as general contractors with the right skills to roll up their sleeves. Such scenarios beg whether fix-and-flip business owners are better off going...
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