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What to Consider When Choosing an Area Rug
Posted on 07/21/2019
What to Consider When Choosing an Area Rug
When selecting an area rug, several factors will go into determining the size, shape, material, and even the thickness you want. Just like buying a home, it is all about location, location, location. Ask yourself these questions: - Where will you use the rug? - How much traffic does that room get? - Must it hold up to...
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Backsplash on a Budget
Posted on 07/14/2019
Backsplash on a Budget
Once you have all the inspections and walk-throughs, sign all the paperwork, and get the keys, now what? Do you move in right away? Remodel? Upgrade? Just paint? Depending on your financial situation after the down-payment and closing costs, you might wonder if you will ever have enough to make some changes to your kitchen. While you save...
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2506 Markham Lane #2, Landover, MD 20785 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/14/2019
2506 Markham Lane #2, Landover, MD 20785 is now new to the market!
This wonderfully appointed updated 2 bedrooms, 2 bath condo offers stainless steel kitchen appliances. The eat-in kitchen features a bar for extra seating. The master bedroom features great sunlight, nice closet space, and full bathroom. This spacious unit offers a traditional floor plan well suited for your living...
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2506 Markham Lane, Landover, MD 20785 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/13/2019
2506 Markham Lane, Landover, MD 20785 is now new to the market!
This wonderfully appointed updated 2 bedrooms, 2 bath condo offers stainless steal kitchen appliances. The eat-in kitchen features a bar for extra seating. The master bedroom features great sunlight, nice closet space and a full bathroom. This spaious unit offers a traditional floor plan well suited for your living...
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What Length of Mortgage is Best for You?
Posted on 07/07/2019
What Length of Mortgage is Best for You?
People focus mostly on the interest rate when looking for the best mortgage. Other than the interest rate, there are some other variables to consider when looking for a mortgage that is ideal for you. One of the variables that you should consider is the length of the mortgage agreement. There are various options available, so you need...
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Your Pet Deserves a Treat
Posted on 06/30/2019
Your Pet Deserves a Treat
Moving to a new home or modeling the one you’re in means finding room for the entire family. When your family includes the furry variety, think about more than just a corner to toss that doggy bed. Make your home truly welcoming for all members of the household by installing a doggy spa or pet room. We know...
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Renovation Failures
Posted on 06/23/2019
Renovation Failures
Have you ever driven through a neighborhood or down a country road, seen a cobbled-together add-on and done a double-take? Historically, home additions tend to stick out like the proverbial sore thumb, with each new add-on displaying the most recent design trend without regard for the original style. Thus, you'll see a typical ranch-style home with a mansard...
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An Essential Checklist for Baby-Proofing Your House
Posted on 06/16/2019
An Essential Checklist for Baby-Proofing Your House
If you are going to keep your infants safe in your home, then it is crucial that you baby proof your home. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention report home accidents as the leading cause of infant deaths around the country. As soon as your baby starts crawling, then the likelihood of getting into an accident just...
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What Are the Costs Before Securing a Mortgage?
Posted on 06/09/2019
What Are the Costs Before Securing a Mortgage?
Securing a mortgage to buy a home is probably one of the best and most important milestones in a person's life. It comes with a lot of benefits and bragging rights. But, even with all of the butterflies and feelings of being on cloud nine, the truth of the matter is that there are also costs in securing...
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Does Your Home Listing Stand Out to Buyers?
Posted on 06/02/2019
Does Your Home Listing Stand Out to Buyers?
A home listing presents a valuable opportunity. If you allocate time and resources to craft an engaging and informative listing, you could differentiate your house from the competition. Perhaps most important, your listing could help you speed up the home selling process. There are many things you can do to help your house listing stand out to buyers, such...
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Making Friends Through Zumba®
Posted on 05/26/2019
Making Friends Through Zumba®
ZUMBA® is a registered and recognized fitness program that combines both Latin and international music with dance and exercise. At ZUMBA®, you can lose weight and improve fitness while you learn some new dance moves. It is entertaining and enjoyable when you go to your ZUMBA® class with friends around your neighborhood. People love to create a memorable...
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Are You in a Walkable Area?
Posted on 05/19/2019
Are You in a Walkable Area?
Trying to understand what that home description is all about? Whether you're new to the housing market or newly returned, you'll find terms used to describe homes that you might not recognize. Or, you may not understand what they truly mean in context. The word walkable, for instance, shouldn't apply to a home at all, should it? After...
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