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Posted on 07/11/2021
Save Space & Money With These DIY Patio Garden Ideas
Having a small outdoor space doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the benefits of nature. Even for small porches and patios there are some clever garden solutions that will let you grow and care for the plants you love. The best part is that many of these same solutions can be DIY with the right tools and know-how. Here...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Bedroom Remodeling Ideas
Your bedroom should provide you with a comfortable place to relax and sleep. If your bedroom isn’t quite what you want it to be, doing some remodeling can change that. Remodeling your bedroom can help ensure that you have an ideal sleep environment that suits your needs. If you’re not sure where to start with remodeling your bedroom,...
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Posted on 07/03/2021
1500 S Barton Street #581, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Brick 2 level 2BR, 1BA TOWNHOUSE facing beautiful wooded section of Arlington Village. So private being off the street with a woods view! Newer central A/C and 2 ceiling fans for comfort. Hardwood floors grace LR and separate DR as well as both BR's. Kitchen features gas cooking and has wooden cabinets. Bath features ceramic tile and newer fixtures. LR faces wooded section for peaceful views. Both bedrooms are good-sized with ample closets and ceiling fans. Rear patio in quiet courtyard for BBQ's and relaxing. Community pool, tennis, plus 2 parking passes for unassigned reserved parking, water, sewer and trash service included in...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Homeowners' Insurance: What Does It Cover?
Photo by Feng Yu via Shutterstock Few things are more mysterious than insurance. When you think you know what's covered, you find out the hard way that it wasn't. Since your home is likely your greatest asset, you want to know what it includes and what it doesn't before you need to make a claim. Whether you're “in...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Which Home Improvements Add the Most Value to a Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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Posted on 06/16/2021
1400 Edgewood #519, Arlington, VA 22204 is now new to the market!
Updated brIck end TOWNHOUSE conveniently located near shopping, theater and many restaurants. Off-street parking in rear, plus more parking in front. Beautiful hardwood floors. Central A/C plus 4 ceiling fans. Updated kitchen and bath. Kitchen has newer appliances, granite counter top and ceiling fan. Kitchen features GAS cooking & has sunny window. Separate DR with chandelier and access to small deck. Large rooms! Huge MBR has 10ft closet, 3 windows and lighted ceiling fan. Second BR is good-size with nice closet, ceiling fan & windows on 2 sides. Stacked, energy efficient washer & dryer in home. Pool, tennis, extra...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Preparing Your Home for Sale
Photo by Im3rd Media on Unsplash Selling your home can be a very exciting experience. From house-hunting to packing up your stuff, it can all be a very fun and rewarding process. However, there are some steps that must be taken to ensure you sell your house for the right price. You must understand what your house is...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Improving an Older Home's Efficiency
Photo by SpeedKingz via Shutterstock Living green is the goal of many young homebuyers. Once in their new home, they want to take steps toward improving their home’s efficiency. The first step to improving your home’s energy efficiency is to choose the right house. Solar panels and LED light fixtures aside, the most efficient form of housing is...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
What Mistakes You Should Avoid When Building a New Home
You did it—you decided you want to build a new home. While you may be ecstatic about this new adventure, there are some things to keep in mind. To save the most money and prevent any complications with this big decision, avoid these 7 common mistakes: HVAC Although it may sound like a surprise, your HVAC system is...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
2704 13TH Street S #1, Arlington, VA 22204 now has a new price of $1,950!
Spacious 2 bedroom in small apartment building with only 2 units in single family neighborhood close to shops, many restaurants and good public transportation. Windows on all four sides let in lots of sunshine. Beautiful hardwood floors, gracious crown moldings and fresh paint. Central A/C and gas heat with NEST thermostat, plus ceiling fans in bedrooms & kitchen. Fabulous SUN ROOM for enjoying an outdoor space without mosquitoes! Spacious, updated kitchen with window over sink has GAS cooking, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposal, refrigerator and washer & dryer. Lots of wooden cabinets and granite counter tops make this a...
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