Jan Kennemer's Blog

Posted on 02/28/2021
Tips For Staying on Track With Home Improvements
One of the most satisfying aspects of being a new homeowner is the process of "making it your own." That could include everything from painting walls and hanging pictures to replacing window treatments and assembling shelves. (Then, of course, there's the unpacking, furniture arranging, organizing, and room cleaning!) For some people, one of the biggest challenges in getting unpacked,...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Ideas for Choosing your Home Floor Plan
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Before you can start building your dream home, you must decide on a floor plan. This can be an overwhelming process with so many options available. These five tips will help you narrow your choices down to choose one that is perfect for your needs. 1. Consider Your Lifestyle This is going...
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Posted on 02/20/2021
1201 S Barton Street #180, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
This Brick TOWNHOUSE has updated, open kitchen w/cabinets to ceiling, custom lighting, stylish backsplash & tile floor. Appliances include GAS stove, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and Bosch Washer & Dryer. Big MBR has 2 sunny windows & good closet. 2nd BR good-sized w/built-in bookshelf. Beautifully renovated bathroom with subway tile and marble floor. Over sized deck in landscaped courtyard backs to woods. Steps to plenty of parking – you get 2 parking passes. ART bus stop steps from door. Walk 3 blocks to Columbia Pike for METRO buses & express bus straight to DC. Walk to shops, grocery, many restaurants, Rec...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Reasons to Buy a Small Town Home
For those who are on the lookout for a great house, it may be beneficial to explore homes in small towns. In fact, there are many reasons to pursue a small town residence, and these include: 1. You can avoid the hustle and bustle of big city living. Purchasing a house in the city may prove to be difficult....
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Home Loans: Fixed vs. Adjustable
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Once you are ready to buy a house, you need to check your finances to determine how much you can put down, and how much you can afford to pay on a monthly mortgage. Knowing this helps you determine how much house you can afford. However, your interest rate is going to play...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Multi-Generational Living is a New Trend
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Housing priorities of young families and retired couples can vary. More and more households are combining by necessity or for the added convenience. When households combine, invariably, some adjustments will be necessary. However, the needs of young families with babies and toddlers are not really so different from the "aging in place"...
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Posted on 01/29/2021
1501 S Edgewood Street #578, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Brick 1BR TOWNHOUSE in park-like setting overlooking woods in popular Arlington Village community. The view is terrific from the LR of this 2 level home. Recent kitchen upgrades include new stainless steel GAS stove, range hood and dishwasher, new counter top & new floor plus ceiling fan. The ceramic tile bath has been fully renovated with subway tile, newer fixtures & lighting. A full neutral paint job, sparkling clean windows and beautiful hardwood floors welcome you. The sunny eat-in kitchen has plenty of room for your table plus an energy efficient Washer & Dryer. The living room has views of the woods, is quite...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Can the Property Buying Journey Be Quick and Easy?
There is no need to struggle as you pursue your dream home. In fact, there are many things you can do to ensure the homebuying journey is quick and easy. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless property buying experience. 1. Know Where You Want to Reside It often helps to narrow...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Maximize Your Home Sale Earnings
As a home seller, it is crucial to do whatever you can to optimize your house sale earnings. Lucky for you, we are here to help you promote your residence to the right groups of prospective buyers so you can increase the likelihood of a profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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