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Posted on 04/12/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 4/12/2021
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Does Open Shelving Make Sense For A Small Kitchen Remodeling Project?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Small kitchen remodeling projects can deliver big quality of life and return on investment benefits. The kitchen also ranks as the number one room people want to change, especially when the cabinets have passed their prime. Homeowners on tight budgets may find that open shelving improves space efficiency and transforms the cooking and...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Tile is Back: Backsplashes for Your Kitchen
Photo by P_Kennedy123 via Pixabay The word is out! Tile is back, and we couldn't be happier. No other medium finishes the look of a kitchen like a tile backsplash. And regardless of your skill level, with a little patience, almost anyone can create a stunning tile backsplash. Here's how it's done! What you'll need Tile of choice...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Are You Prepared to Hire a Moving Company?
If you buy or sell a house, you may need to hire a moving company as well. That way, you can work with an expert moving company to ensure all of your personal belongings can safely make it to your new address. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to put yourself in the best position to...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
Rockville, MD Real Estate Market Update 3/27/2021
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Is Your Offer to Purchase Competitive?
As a homebuyer, it is important to do everything you can to find your dream residence. Once you discover your ideal house, you should be ready to submit a competitive offer to purchase this home. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you try to put together a competitive offer to purchase your dream house. These factors include:...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Seeds of Plenty: Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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Posted on 03/12/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 3/12/2021
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Jumbo Loans: How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Is Your Offer to Purchase Sufficient?
If you plan to submit an offer to purchase a home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. And in most instances, it is a good idea to put your best foot forward with your offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an instant "Yes" from a seller and moving one step...
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Posted on 02/24/2021
Rockville, MD Real Estate Market Update
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