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Hire a Roofing Contractor Before You List Your Residence
Posted on 11/10/2019
Hire a Roofing Contractor Before You List Your Residence
If you intend to list your house, it may be beneficial to perform home upgrades. That way, you can enhance your residence and increase the likelihood of generating plenty of interest in your house as soon as it becomes available. Oftentimes, a home's roof will deteriorate over time. And if a home seller is not careful, he or she...
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1829 Columbia Pike #front, Arlington, VA 22204 now has a new price of $1,350!
Posted on 11/09/2019
1829 Columbia Pike #front, Arlington, VA 22204 now has a new price of $1,350!
Spacious and Cozy, Newly Renovated Studio, with private bathroom; Furnished or Unfurnished for Rent. This house has been converted into 3 separate an private units. This one is for the front of the house, kept very private. The driveway is not available at this time for parking, must park on the street. Located right in Arlington, on Columbia Pike between S Scott St and S Rolfe St. Less than a mile from the Pentagon, Crystal City, future Amazon HQ2, D.C., Ft. Myers, Henderson Hall & more. Metro bus accessible & about two miles to Ballston and Pentagon Metro stations. No laundry onsite but there's a laundromat within a short distance....
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Alternatives to a Traditional Loan for Buying A Home
Posted on 11/03/2019
Alternatives to a Traditional Loan for Buying A Home
The decision to buy a house is probably the best decision you would ever make. Deciding is the easy part; coming up with the capital to finance the dream is the hard part. Getting a home of your own has its perks, but it can be a daunting process to acquire. Usually, prospective homeowners seek mortgage loans when...
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Understanding the Short Sale
Posted on 10/27/2019
Understanding the Short Sale
You might have heard one or two things about a short sale in real estate. It may look like a hard concept, but it is just another term for a conditioned sale. What is a short sale? A short sale in real estate happens when a property owner needs to sell the property for less than the amount...
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Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a House?
Posted on 10/20/2019
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a House?
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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Designing Your Home Office
Posted on 10/13/2019
Designing Your Home Office
If you are working from home or considering starting a new business at home, a home office is essential for what you do. But you don't have to break into a bank to create your own home office; you can instead use the things that you find affordable or readily available to creatively come up with something that...
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1829 Columbia Pike #front, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/08/2019
1829 Columbia Pike #front, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Cozy studio furnished or unfurnished for rent. Cable and internet included for an additional $75. This house has been divided into 3 units; this unit is for the front of the house, very private. The driveway is not available at this time for parking, must park on the street where available such as on S Scott St or S Rolfe...
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What are Prepayment Penalties?
Posted on 10/06/2019
What are Prepayment Penalties?
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Most are familiar with the key components of a mortgage: how much you're borrowing, what your interest rate is, how many years you'll be paying your mortgage back. There are many, however, who do not understand some of the finer details, including what prepayment penalties are and how they may affect you...
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Finding the Perfect Family Home
Posted on 09/29/2019
Finding the Perfect Family Home
Looking for the perfect place to call home? Is your vision of home that iconic white-picket fence ranch in the suburbs? Or, do you love the walkability of an urban neighborhood? Do you dream of a large backyard with room to host the neighborhood barbecue? How about being near to great schools? Extensive libraries or museums? Sports facilities?...
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4725 Irvin Square, Alexandria, VA 22312 now has a new price of $499,999!
Posted on 09/24/2019
4725 Irvin Square, Alexandria, VA 22312 now has a new price of $499,999!
***price reduced *** Cozy 3 Level Brick, Townhome, Conveniently located between Alexandria and Annandale; 3 BR/3.5 Baths; Hardwood floor on main level, carpet on upper floor and bedrooms, Eat-in kitchen w/Granite Countertops, Dining Room and Living Room. 2018 Roof, windows changed in 2014, water heater in 2017, HVAC in 2016, W/D 3 years old, 5 fans, Walk-out finished basement and fenced back yard. 1 Car Garage. Close to Rt 236, I-395 and I-495 and Shopping...
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