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Key Items to Sell Before Moving Day Arrives
Posted on 10/20/2019
Key Items to Sell Before Moving Day Arrives
If you recently sold your home and plan to relocate to a new address, you may need to pack up your personal belongings. And in some instances, there may be items that you can sell before moving day arrives. These include: 1. Furniture Although your couch, sofa, loveseat and other furniture may have served you well for many years,...
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Securing a Mortgage Loan for a Second Property
Posted on 10/13/2019
Securing a Mortgage Loan for a Second Property
Most people that obtain a mortgage loan against another property usually plan to buy a second house. This means that they are not ready to sell or move out of their existing place of residence, but they wish to have a second house that they can occupy later, use as a vacation retreat or as an income property....
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Will Your House Impress Buyers?
Posted on 10/06/2019
Will Your House Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Responding to a Bidding War
Posted on 09/29/2019
Responding to a Bidding War
You and your agent search for weeks to find the perfect home and suddenly, there it is on the market. It’s in the highly sought-after neighborhood of your dreams and, amazingly, the asking price is in your sweet spot. You and your agent follow tried and true negotiation tactics only to learn that the seller has multiple offers...
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Adding Wood Floors in the Kitchen?
Posted on 09/22/2019
Adding Wood Floors in the Kitchen?
A growing trend in interior design is to put wood flooring in the kitchen. If this seems counter-intuitive to you, you're not the only one. After all, the risk of damage from traffic, water, spills, stains, and even burns could certainly give one pause. But mainly to accommodate the free-flow open-concept designs and create a visually seamless aspect,...
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Throw A House Warming Party On A Budget
Posted on 09/15/2019
Throw A House Warming Party On A Budget
House warming parties are engaging channels to bring your friends and new neighbors together and show your new home off to them. These parties can take different forms depending on how you want it and how much you're willing to spend. Moving from one home to another is an expensive process. Therefore, it is reasonable for many homeowners...
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520 Clagett Street SW, Leesburg, VA 20175 now has a new price of $749,500!
Posted on 09/13/2019
520 Clagett Street SW, Leesburg, VA 20175 now has a new price of $749,500!
Truly the best of two worlds: Perched on the highest residential spot within the Town of Leesburg. You can have the privacy of a beautiful wooded property (4.3 acres), yet be in a neighborhood for bike rides and friendly neighbors not too far away. Surrounded by nature all summer, wonderful sunrise views all winter. This 4-sides-brick custom home is perfect for entertaining -- check out the lower level game room! (Don't miss the authentic phone booth -- it works!.) The spacious kitchen & 10x13' walk-in pantry can handle it all. The front porch is so comfortable & welcoming; plus, don't miss the 2(!) fantastic porch-balconies in the rear,...
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Choosing A Cake for Your Event
Posted on 09/08/2019
Choosing A Cake for Your Event
When it comes to hosting an event, cakes are one of the sources of enjoyment to the guests. It is usually highly symbolic in any party, occupying a place of honor at the head of the table. As a host, you have to work with the bakery to choose the right cake flavors and design for your event....
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520 Clagett Street SW, Leesburg, VA 20175 now has a new price of $799,500!
Posted on 09/05/2019
520 Clagett Street SW, Leesburg, VA 20175 now has a new price of $799,500!
Truly the best of two worlds: Perched on the highest residential spot within the Town of Leesburg. You can have the privacy of a beautiful wooded property (4.3 acres), yet be in a neighborhood for bike rides and friendly neighbors not too far away. Surrounded by nature all summer, wonderful sunrise views all winter. This 4-sides-brick custom home is perfect for entertaining -- check out the lower level game room! (Don't miss the authentic phone booth.) The spacious kitchen & 10x13' walk-in pantry can handle it all. The front porch is so comfortable & welcoming; plus, don't miss the 2(!) fantastic porch-balconies in the rear, off the...
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