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Why Open Houses Are Useful When You’re Not Ready To Buy
Posted on 12/08/2019
Why Open Houses Are Useful When You’re Not Ready To Buy
When everything is online, it’s hard to discern when getting up, leaving the house, and checking out a home can be helpful. There’s so much information regarding real estate online; you probably want to pick and choose when and where you go to see a home. Even if you’re nowhere near being able to buy a home, you may...
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How to Prepare Your Pets for a Move
Posted on 12/01/2019
How to Prepare Your Pets for a Move
Image by Kazuky Akayashi from Unsplash Whether you’re moving down the street or to a different state, it’s important to make sure your pets are prepared for this change. There are several practical things to consider while getting your pets ready for your move. Since you already have a lot to keep track of between packing and planning...
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Did You Price Your House Appropriately?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Did You Price Your House Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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How Many Property Showings Should You Schedule?
Posted on 11/17/2019
How Many Property Showings Should You Schedule?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. In certain instances, buyers will set up dozens of showings to review a wide range of residences. Meanwhile, a buyer sometimes finds the perfect residence during his or her first home showing. Ultimately, there is no set number of showings that you will need to attend before you...
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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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