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Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
Posted on 02/23/2020
Should You Set Up a Second Home Showing?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient. Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:...
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Video Tour  - 1415 S Barton Street #249, Arlington, VA 22204
Posted on 02/16/2020
Video Tour - 1415 S Barton Street #249, Arlington, VA 22204
Brick 3BR 1.5 bath END Townhouse in Arlington Village with woods view. Newer HVAC, windows & washer & Dryer. Kitchen features GAS cooking, dishwasher, large refrigerator & counter microwave. Large LR has 3 windows with blinds and curtains, hardwood floors. Separate DR with ceiling fan and access to deck for great entertaining flow. MBR with woods view has 4 windows, lighted ceiling fan and half bath. Both other bedrooms are good sized. Deck for outside relaxing or BBQ's. Steps from unassigned reserved parking, ART bus stop & community pool. Water, sewer, trash, recycling, extra storage & all outside maintenance included with rent. Short...
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1415 S Barton Street #249, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/16/2020
1415 S Barton Street #249, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Brick 3BR 1.5 bath END Townhouse in Arlington Village with woods view. Newer HVAC, windows & washer & Dryer. Kitchen features GAS cooking, dishwasher, large refrigerator & counter microwave. Large LR has 3 windows with blinds and curtains, hardwood floors. Separate DR with ceiling fan and access to deck for great entertaining flow. MBR with woods view has 4 windows, lighted ceiling fan and half bath. Both other bedrooms are good sized. Deck for outside relaxing or BBQ's. Steps from unassigned reserved parking, ART bus stop & community pool. Water, sewer, trash, recycling, extra storage & all outside maintenance included with rent. Short...
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Four DIY Walkways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal
Posted on 02/16/2020
Four DIY Walkways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Posted on 02/09/2020
How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Video Tour  - 1030 S Barton Street #271, Arlington, VA 22204
Posted on 02/09/2020
Video Tour - 1030 S Barton Street #271, Arlington, VA 22204
Brick 2 level, 1 Bedroom TOWNHOUSE in ever popular Arlington Village. It features hardwood floors, crown molding and will have fresh paint. Eat-in kitchen has GAS cooking! In unit washer & dryer. Large living room with roomy coat closet. Big Bedroom has 2 windows, 2 closets and nook just right of a desk or dressing area. White ceramic tile bathroom. Rear deck is great for relaxing or a BBQ with friends. Unassigned reserved parking for 2 cars out front. Additional street parking on Cleveland St. Steps from great bus service including rush hour bus straight to DC. You really don't need a car here. Walk to shops, grocery, Sunday Farmer's...
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1030 S Barton Street #271, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/09/2020
1030 S Barton Street #271, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Brick 2 level, 1 Bedroom TOWNHOUSE in ever popular Arlington Village. It features hardwood floors, crown molding and will have fresh paint. Eat-in kitchen has GAS cooking! In unit washer & dryer. Large living room with roomy coat closet. Big Bedroom has 2 windows, 2 closets and nook just right of a desk or dressing area. White ceramic tile bathroom. Rear deck is great for relaxing or a BBQ with friends. Unassigned reserved parking for 2 cars out front. Additional street parking on Cleveland St. Steps from great bus service including rush hour bus straight to DC. You really don't need a car here. Walk to shops, grocery, Sunday Farmer's...
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Unique Ways to Disguise your AC
Posted on 02/02/2020
Unique Ways to Disguise your AC
Image by triosolution1 from Pixabay When it comes to hiding an AC, it's vital to maintain proper airflow. But you don't have to block airflow to remove an air conditioner from your line of sight. Check out these five creative ways to hide your AC. A Hanging Garden To make this project easy, pre-made lattice works just fine...
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Tips for Home Security Lighting to Keep Your House Safe
Posted on 01/26/2020
Tips for Home Security Lighting to Keep Your House Safe
Photo by Malcolm Garret via Pexels No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it doesn’t hurt to take precautions against break-ins or thefts. Installing home security lighting is a highly effective way to deter intruders. This type of lighting also provides plenty of light for walkways and paths, making it safer for you and your family to walk...
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How To Improve Your HVAC's Energy Efficiency
Posted on 01/19/2020
How To Improve Your HVAC's Energy Efficiency
Photo by Skitterphoto via Pexels Keeping your home comfortable when the weather gets cooler can have a significant impact on your energy bills. In fact, your HVAC system is one of the biggest sources of energy usage in your home. You could end up spending more than you planned to on heating, especially if the weather turns colder...
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