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How to Boost Water Efficiency in Your Bathroom
Posted on 03/29/2020
How to Boost Water Efficiency in Your Bathroom
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Water efficiency is good for both the environment and your wallet. Changing habits, such as turning off the tap while brushing your teeth saves about 3,000 gallons a year. This is great, but if you want to take it a step further to conserve water, here are four DIY ways to bring better...
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House-Hunting for Extended-Family Households
Posted on 03/22/2020
House-Hunting for Extended-Family Households
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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Building Credit As A Renter Can Help You Buy Your First Home
Posted on 03/15/2020
Building Credit As A Renter Can Help You Buy Your First Home
Having a high credit score is one of the most important and helpful things you can achieve before buying a home. A solid credit history will give you a better chance of being approved for the home loan you want and getting a lower interest rate so that you know you’re getting a good deal on your first home....
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Hardy Indoor Plants For The Black Thumb Gardener
Posted on 03/08/2020
Hardy Indoor Plants For The Black Thumb Gardener
Photo by Pushok via Pixabay Do you buy plants for your home – just to find them shriveled up and browning just a few short days later? You may be purchasing plants that require too much care – or that are known for being tricky to keep alive. Whether you’ve been cursed with a black thumb, have a...
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7512 Arden Road, Cabin John, MD 20818 now has a new price of $3,750!
Posted on 03/04/2020
7512 Arden Road, Cabin John, MD 20818 now has a new price of $3,750!
Sunny and Bright Contemporary in sought after Cabin John. This open concept home has a total of 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, HUGE living /dining room combo with a gas fireplace and an additional family room with plenty of storage throughout. Walk to the C&O Canal, Glen Echo Park, restaurants, shops, local gym, Post office or take the bus to downtown Bethesda & the Metro. Enjoy entertaining in the renovated kitchen with Quartz countertops, gas cooking, stainless appliances, a breakfast bar and built in cabinets with a table top. Dine on the open deck or screened-in porch off the kitchen. Upstairs, the huge master BR has sliding glass doors...
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7512 Arden Road, Cabin John, MD 20818 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/04/2020
7512 Arden Road, Cabin John, MD 20818 is now new to the market!
Sunny and Bright Contemporary in sought after Cabin John. This open concept home has a total of 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, HUGE living /dining room combo with a gas fireplace and an additional family room with plenty of storage throughout. Walk to the C&O Canal, Glen Echo Park, restaurants, shops, local gym, Post office or take the bus to downtown Bethesda & the Metro. Enjoy entertaining in the renovated kitchen with Quartz countertops, gas cooking, stainless appliances, a breakfast bar and built in cabinets with a table top. Dine on the open deck or screened-in porch off the kitchen. Upstairs, the huge master BR has sliding glass doors...
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Key Reasons to Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 03/01/2020
Key Reasons to Counter an Offer to Purchase
After you receive an offer to purchase your residence, determining the best course of action often can be difficult. Because if you make the wrong decision, you risk missing out on an opportunity to sell your house and maximize its value. Ultimately, it may prove to be beneficial for a home seller to submit a counter-offer. There are many...
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Creating a Simpler Life
Posted on 02/23/2020
Creating a Simpler Life
Image by Chinnapong from Shutterstock The “simple life” is a common phrase but is there such a thing? When defining the words, it’s easy to understand the challenge that comes with pairing them together. Simple (easily understood and presenting no difficulty) + life (existence, being, living). Let's rephrase the quote to say, "The simpler life." Creating a simpler...
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The Perks of Buying a Large Home
Posted on 02/16/2020
The Perks of Buying a Large Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Avoid a Complicated House Selling Experience
Posted on 02/09/2020
Avoid a Complicated House Selling Experience
Selling a house sometimes can be complicated. But if you understand the home selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to avoid potential pitfalls. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the home selling journey. 1. Analyze the Local Housing Market The age and condition of your home may have far-flung...
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Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Let's face it – the mere thought of informing family members about your decision to pursue a new home may cause your blood pressure to rise. However, there are many reasons why it often is beneficial to notify family members about your decision to kick off a search for a new residence. These reasons include: 1. You can identify...
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