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Posted on 04/12/2021
Ashburn, VA Real Estate Market Update 4/12/2021
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Pre-Approval: What it is & How to Achieve it
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay A mortgage pre-approval can be a valuable tool for understanding how much you can afford to spend on purchasing a home. It can also make you seem much more attractive to sellers and help to identify any potential problems that may make it difficult to get a loan. In fact, many lenders claim...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
What Does It Take to Engage a Property Buyer?
How a home seller engages buyers is key. If a seller allocates the necessary time and resources to connect with buyers, he or she can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you engage buyers and speed up the house selling journey. 1. Create an Effective...
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Posted on 04/03/2021
10124 Squires Trail, Great Falls, VA 22066 now has a new price of $3,249,900!
Priced more than $500,000.00 BELOW Replacement value! Its seriously for sale! Represents exceptional value. Plus **Seller Pays $25,000 in closing cost!** 4 sides Stone & Brick. Property had a complete renovation. Inside and out. Stunning New Kitchen, with Miele appliance package (48' fridge, 48' cooktop, Double wall oven coffee machine.) two kitchen sinks w/ 2 dishwashers. Two islands. With quartz counter tops. Double door entry to double staircase. Lovely two-story foyer. All new LED lighting throughout. The upper level bedrooms have Brazilian Cherry Hardwood completely refinished throughout. Exquisite trim throughout the home....
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Posted on 03/28/2021
3 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home
Buying your dream home may prove to be a long, arduous process. Thankfully, those who prepare for the homebuying journey can limit the risk of encountering hurdles along the way. And as a result, these homebuyers may be better equipped than others to enjoy a fast, seamless property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three things you...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
ASHBURN, VA Real Estate Market Update 3/27/2021
Click here to view ASHBURN, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Good Habits for Keeping Your Kitchen Perpetually Clean
Photo by Mabel Amber via Pixabay You can walk into some folk’s homes and feel the chaos, while in other homes, all you see is clean. There must be a secret to keeping a house picked up without the aid of a housekeeper, right? Right! People whose homes always appear tidy have habits that keep them that way....
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Posted on 03/15/2021
6122 Franklin Park Road, Mclean, VA 22101 now has a new price of $5,638,990!
***(PRICE IMPROVEMENT!)*** New Construction! Move in Ready! Introducing, The Benjamin @ Franklin Park, in McLean VA. This exquisite luxury Estate home is sure to wow you on every level. This exciting model boast well over 10,479 finished living sq ft on 3 levels and 1,300 finished outdoor living space under roof trust.. Dual (2) Masters Suites with nearly identical options for either main level living or upper level preferences. 7 bedrooms total, 6 full baths, 2 power rooms, 2 Laundry rooms, office, mudroom, 4 car garage (2 separate 2 car garages). 3 HVAC (Carrier Infinity systems. with total 7 ZONES) Natural Gas heat, whole house backup...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval: Two Different Steps
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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Posted on 03/11/2021
Ashburn, VA Real Estate Market Update 3/11/2021
Click here to view Ashburn, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Which HGTV's Luxury Home Features are Right for You ?
Photo by Viktor Birkus via Pixabay Everyone covets the annual HGTV Dream Home that's given away each year as part of a sweepstake. But the sad reality is that few winners are ever really able to take possession of their grand home and actually live out their happily-ever-after. There are, however, ways to pick and choose which features...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
The Basics of Designing a Wheelchair Accessible Shower
Photo by Marcus Aurelius via Pexels Approximately 61 million adult Americans have some form of a disability, according to the CDC. That figure equals one out of every four of our community members. Add the fact that the U.S. Census indicates the country is headed for a “gray tsunami” with upwards of 73 million people entering retirement age....
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