Patty Sieber's Blog

Posted on 05/09/2021
Do You Need a Real Estate Lawyer?
Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash Buying a piece of real estate is a serious legal and financial decision. Sometimes, having a real estate attorney help you through the process is helpful. In fact, in some states, it is required by law to have one assist with the process. If you don’t live in a state where...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Adobe Building for a Modern Home
Image by Cassie Lozuk from Pixabay Adobe is one of the oldest building materials still currently in use. While it might seem like something you’ll only encounter in historical landmarks, adobe has come back into popularity for new construction, particularly in the American Southwest and other areas with similar climates. It’s also become popular with homeowners and builders...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Comparing Stone and Natural Brick Home Exteriors
Image by F. Muhammad from Pixabay Both brick and natural stone have been popular building materials throughout history and are still popular today. Both have a classic, traditional look and offer many benefits compared to other home siding materials. If you’re considering going with brick or stone for your home exterior there are several things to consider. Brick...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Best Home Types and Options for Aging in Place
Photo by CDC on Unsplash Anyone purchasing a home should buy not just for today, but for the future as well; this forward-thinking approach may be more important to seniors than to any other group. The home you buy today should delight you and suit your needs; it should also be adaptable and comfortable to live in as...
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Posted on 04/16/2021
6515 80TH Street, Cabin John, MD 20818 now has a new price of $1,649,000!
Welcome to this Award-Winning Contemporary in sought after Cabin John, with stunning architecture full of sun-filled spaces. This open concept floor plan boasts four uniquely finished levels, all with fantastic views through vaulted ceilings, picture windows and beautiful skylights. A dramatic first floor features the large living and dining rooms with an impressive multi-sided gas fireplace. The renovated gourmet kitchen and island with luxurious steel and granite finishes, with a Bosch gas cooktop, double JennAir wall ovens, new stainless dishwasher, new high-end refrigerator, and lots of seating all adjacent to a family room with a wall...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Settling into Your New City: Tips to Make the Move Easier
Photo by Alexas Fotos via PixabayMoving to a new city is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful. Getting the lay of the land, especially if you don't have contacts in the city, is intimidating. From figuring out your transportation options to learning where the most affordable grocery store is, you have many things to tackle...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Efficient Landscaping for Your Home
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash When you’re creating a landscaping plan for your home it is essential to design around the local climate and weather patterns. When you opt for plants that thrive in your area, you know they are well equipt to handle the seasonal changes specific to your location. This adaptation makes them easier to...
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Posted on 04/03/2021
6515 80TH Street, Cabin John, MD 20818 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this Award-Winning Contemporary in sought after Cabin John, with stunning architecture full of sun-filled spaces. This open concept floor plan boasts four uniquely finished levels, all with fantastic views through vaulted ceilings, picture windows and beautiful skylights. A dramatic first floor features the large living and dining rooms with an impressive multi-sided gas fireplace. The renovated gourmet kitchen and island with luxurious steel and granite finishes, with a Bosch gas cooktop, double JennAir wall ovens, new stainless dishwasher, new high-end refrigerator, and lots of seating all adjacent to a family room with a wall...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Questions to Consider Before You List Your Residence
For those who want to sell a house as quickly as possible, it often helps to think about what will happen after you list your residence. That way, you can plan ahead for the home selling journey and minimize the risk of potential roadblocks that otherwise may prevent you from achieving your property selling goals. Ultimately, there are many...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
6109 Princeton Avenue, Glen Echo, MD 20812 is now new to the market!
Glen Echo is a “small town” community within walking distance to Glen Echo Park and the C&O Canal. This is a place where neighbors look out for one another, use a community Post office and Town Hall while enjoying the many amenities of the nearby National Park. This 4 bedroom, 2 bath residence had a complete renovation by Bell Builders in 2006 with the addition of its captivating and romantic wrap around porch, marble baths, high quality kitchen, custom built-ins, hardiplank siding and a beautifully finished lower level. Improvements since then include a colorful flagstone walkway, professional landscaping, Aeratis Heritage porch...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
What is Green New Construction?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay There are multiple trends in green home building these days, so much so that it can create confusion as to what a green home actually is. People might claim that their home is sustainable without actually qualifying how. We'll look at the parameters and how to identify an environmentally-friendly home that works...
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