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Easy-Peasy Curb Appeal for a Condo
Posted on 06/23/2019
Easy-Peasy Curb Appeal for a Condo
When you own a condominium, even if you’re entrance is street level, you're not really in charge of the common area or the building's exterior. All the entries look alike, and some even enter from hallways. So, how do you differentiate your home from the four or five others that are for sale in your complex? Try these...
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Curb Appeal for Condos
Posted on 06/16/2019
Curb Appeal for Condos
It's common knowledge that when selling a single-family home curb appeal is essential. You want buyers to be impressed by simply driving or walking by. The same is true for your condo. However, in a building full of similar or identical units that all have the same exterior style, how do you make yours stand out? There are...
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Saving for a Down Payment – Useful Ideas
Posted on 06/09/2019
Saving for a Down Payment – Useful Ideas
When considering becoming a homeowner, one of the decisions you can make that will be beneficial to you is to deposit a down payment. However, the question is how do save up that hefty down payment? One of the biggest roadblocks for prospective home buyers is securing a down payment. Fortunately, though, technology seems to be playing a...
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Preschooler Craft Supplies on a Budget
Posted on 06/02/2019
Preschooler Craft Supplies on a Budget
Keeping preschool-aged children busy and engaged takes some creative thinking. Having an abundance of options on hand is a must. In addition to the blocks, pretend play, puzzles and picture books there is a place for arts and crafts. Recent studies have confirmed the importance of playing in the 0-5-year-old age range. Crafting can help not only with...
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Home Suffering From Boring Flooring?
Posted on 05/26/2019
Home Suffering From Boring Flooring?
Deciding on flooring for your home sounds boring. No one wants to research and compare all the different options, but the floors get used more than just about everything else in your home. So, spending some time looking into what flooring will be the best value for you is a wise investment of time. Get ready to take...
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High-End Mattress Options for Your Home
Posted on 05/19/2019
High-End Mattress Options for Your Home
Choosing a mattress is not a difficult task, but there might be few challenges when it comes to finding the best mattress for you. People opt for high-quality mattresses for several reasons. They are more comfortable than regular beds, and this makes them suitable for persons with posture issues. Higher-end mattresses are also made of high-quality materials to...
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Cut the Grass
Posted on 05/12/2019
Cut the Grass
Most fundamental of yard work chores is the mowing of the lawn. Whether you enjoy yard work or just want to get it done quickly, the right tools will make the job go smoothly. Push lawn mower type There are three types of push lawn mowers that you can use. Manual reel mower, electrically powered push mower, and...
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Common health Issues Your Cats may Experience
Posted on 05/05/2019
Common health Issues Your Cats may Experience
Cats are wonderful pets, but before you get one into your home, some illnesses are common to our little feline friends. Below are six common health issues to look out for: Cancer Just like humans, cats can have cancer too. In cats, the two common types of cancer are feline leukemia virus and lymphosarcoma. Lymphosarcoma is very deadly,...
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Questions Every Home Buyer Must Ask
Posted on 04/28/2019
Questions Every Home Buyer Must Ask
It's always important to ask some crucial questions from the seller of your new home. No home is 100% perfect, and you want to make sure that you are aware of whatever issues the house may have. While some sellers may volunteer that information, it is not incorrect to assume that most will not, hence the need to...
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Does Your Large Landing Waste Space?
Posted on 04/21/2019
Does Your Large Landing Waste Space?
Home architects like to do lots of creative things with stairs and landings—and for good reason. They create lots of “oohs” and “aahs” when a prospective buyer walks into a home. Many times, it is that spectacular view that sells the home. Buyers may even overlook other missing items in the house because of the initial entryway's striking...
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43610 Beaver Creek Terrace, Leesburg, VA 20176 now has a new price of $599,000!
Posted on 04/17/2019
43610 Beaver Creek Terrace, Leesburg, VA 20176 now has a new price of $599,000!
Congratulations You have found Loudoun's Premier Golf Country-club Community! This 4 bedroom 3 & 1/2 bath home on the Fairway has beautiful...
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Reasons for Building Green
Posted on 04/14/2019
Reasons for Building Green
Building an eco-friendly home has a lot of advantages. Apart from the environmental benefits, it helps you save money and time. It also protects your health. Here are five important reasons for building green: Reduce Environmental Impact. The use of renewable and energy-efficient materials minimizes environmental impact. It significantly reduces pollution. A green home produces a reduced carbon...
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