Patty Sieber's Blog

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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Posted on 03/14/2021
Want a Beautiful Yard But Don't Like Yard Work? Here's How to Make It Happen?
Photo by Manfred Richter via PixabayIf you're like many homeowners who are busy with work and family obligations, you love the thought of your outdoor living space serving as a personal sanctuary during the occasional moments when you manage to get some downtime. However, it may also be true that the time you spend in your yard and...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Personalize Your Bedroom with a Headboard
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash The headboard has become an integral part of bedroom furniture in the contemporary bedroom. Often the centerpiece of a bedroom, there are many design options available to you. Some are simple and understated. Others may feature cushioned back support, storage functions or built-in reading lights. Wooden Wooden headboards are a classic and timeless...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
HOAs: Could They Truly Benefit a Neighborhood?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock An HOA — or Homeowners' Association — is an organization in your subdivision or community that creates and enforces regulations and rules for the properties and residents. If a property is part of an HOA's jurisdiction, buying it automatically makes you a member. Therefore, you are required to pay HOA dues that cover...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Home Selling Mistakes to Avoid
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it’s time to sell your home, it’s important to make sure it’s done right. Certain selling mistakes could lead to less money for your home than you wanted or other problems that make this process more complicated than it needs to be. Before you put your home on the market, keep...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
3 Simple Ways to Reduce Clutter before a Showing
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock It’s easy for a home to get out of hand with all the things that come through the door every week. Here are a few tips for keeping up with the never-ending clutter that enters your home. Create a Shoe Station Set up a location at each entry door for family...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Dress Up Your Pedestal Sink
Photo by Hédi Benyounes on Unsplash Dressing up your bathroom can not only make your house have more sales appeal but also can make your morning routine a little more cheerful. One way to dress up a pedestal sink and even add a pop of color to your bathroom pallet is by adding a colorful skirt. 1. Take...
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