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Posted on 05/12/2020
Video Tour - 2701 16TH Street S #627, Arlington, VA 22204
Two level townhouse style condo in sought after Arlington Village. This full-size 2BR brick home faces east for great morning light in the living room and 2nd BR. In the afternoon, sun streams into the DR, Kitchen and MBR. It is located near the entrance to the Village's park space where you can enjoy a walk in nature or a stroll with your pet. The sunny kitchen has cabinets to the ceiling (some with glass fronts) and lighted counters, making for good storage and work space. Here you'll find GAS cooking! There is a convenient washer and dryer, too. Beautiful vintage parquet floors in the LR & DR and oak slat floors upstairs gleam. ...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
2701 16TH Street S #627, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Two level townhouse style condo in sought after Arlington Village. This full-size 2BR brick home faces east for great morning light in the living room and 2nd BR. In the afternoon, sun streams into the DR, Kitchen and MBR. It is located near the entrance to the Village's park space where you can enjoy a walk in nature or a stroll with your pet. The sunny kitchen has cabinets to the ceiling (some with glass fronts) and lighted counters, making for good storage and work space. Here you'll find GAS cooking! There is a convenient washer and dryer, too. Beautiful vintage parquet floors in the LR & DR and oak slat floors upstairs gleam. ...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How to Invest in Real Estate
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When thinking about investments, the first rule is to diversify. This allows you to invest in a few different things that may vary in risk or pay off. One option for diversifying investments comes in the form of real estate. For many people, purchasing a home is one of the most expensive...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Benefits of Drip Irrigation
Photo by KML from Pexels When you have a garden, it is important to have a good watering system. If you are looking to have the best garden maintenance that you can, then drip irrigation systems are a nice choice to consider. How It Works Drip irrigation works by slowly applying water directly to the plant. It consists...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Seeds of Plenty: Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Why You Should Build a Rain Garden & How to Get Started
Photo by InspiredImages via Pixabay Typically made in shallow depressions in the landscape, rain gardens are a great way to beautify your yard and give back to the environment. Since they contain native grasses and perennial flowers, these gardens do not have to cost much — and they are easy to build on your own. To get started,...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Considerations for Joint Homeownership
Image by Iakov Filimonov from Shutterstock You may be looking for ways to make the transition into homeownership a little more affordable or perhaps you dream of owning a vacation home. In these cases, combining resources with a close friend or relative may be a good option. Working together can provide you with more buying power and lower...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Why Select a Conforming Loan?
Image by InspiredImages from Pixabay When you plan on getting a mortgage, you have some choices. There are conventional, FHA, VA and other options. One term you'll likely hear is a conforming or a non-conforming loan. If you aren't sure what that means, you could end up confused about the kind of loan you're actually getting for your...
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Posted on 04/03/2020
Video Tour - 1400 S Edgewood Street #528, Arlington, VA 22204
Unique 1,000 sq. ft. brick TH in Arlington Village available June 1st. Oak slat hardwood flooring on both levels! Open kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, oak cabinets to ceiling (some with open fronts & over counter lighting), GAS cooking, microwave, dishwasher, two refrigerators and freezer plus granite counter tops and recessed lighting. Energy efficient washer & dryer. Full dining room open to kitchen, large MBR with ceiling fan & French door entry. Good size 2nd BR has built-in shelving. Updated ceramic tile bath. LR has beautiful built-in shelving and storage. Private deck in courtyard. Off-street parking in rear and more parking...
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Posted on 04/03/2020
1400 S Edgewood Street #528, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Unique 1,000 sq. ft. brick TH in Arlington Village available June 1st. Oak slat hardwood flooring on both levels! Open kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, oak cabinets to ceiling (some with open fronts & over counter lighting), GAS cooking, microwave, dishwasher, two refrigerators and freezer plus granite counter tops and recessed lighting. Energy efficient washer & dryer. Full dining room open to kitchen, large MBR with ceiling fan & French door entry. Good size 2nd BR has built-in shelving. Updated ceramic tile bath. LR has beautiful built-in shelving and storage. Private deck in courtyard. Off-street parking in rear and more parking...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
Are Buyers Reluctant to View Your Residence?
If you list your home and fail to stir up interest in it, there is no reason to panic. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways to ensure your house consistently garners homebuyers' attention. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you showcase your home to dozens of prospective buyers. 1. Bolster Your House's Curb...
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