Patty Sieber's Blog

Posted on 06/13/2021
Do Lenders Offer House-Flipping Loans?
Image by Kevin Schneider from Pixabay Some people just have an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to roll up their sleeves and get things done. But more than a few people feel restrained from maximizing their business potential because they don’t seem to have enough cash on hand. The good news is that you don’t necessarily need deep...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Things to Consider before Settling on a Property Type
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay The number of architectural styles in any given neighborhood can be overwhelming to home buyers, especially if they don't feel immediately called to one type. To help narrow it down, the property you choose should reflect everything from your budget to your lifestyle. The more you account for how you interact with the...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Turning Vintage Tinware Into Unique Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
5 Steps to Flipping Your First House
Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels House flipping has been made particularly trendy in recent years, in part due to the popularity of shows like Flip or Flop and Property Brothers. If the trend has caught your eye as well, here’s an overview of the steps you’ll need to take to get the job done right. 1. Know Your...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
5817 Edson Lane #101, Rockville, MD 20852 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this renovated and spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo in sought-after Georgetown Village, a gated community within walking distance to the White Flint Metro, Pike & Rose shops and restaurants, a movie theater, Strathmore Hall, and Whole Foods. Enjoy the updated “table space” kitchen with stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops, a separate dining room, and a spacious living room with sliding glass doors leading to the large balcony overlooking the lush landscaping. The master bedroom has a renovated en suite bath, plush carpet, and huge custom walk-in closet, while the second bedroom, also carpeted, has a large closet...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Buying in a Seller's Paradise
Post Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayIt's easy to believe you don't have much leverage if you're getting ready to buy in a seller's market. Unfortunately, that sense of frustration can result in desperation, which can ultimately lead to overpaying on a home. Before you accept your fate, consider how you may have more power than you think. Start...
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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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