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Posted on 08/01/2021
3 Things Property Owners Need to Know About Building Permits
A great deal of misinformation about obtaining building permits exists that sometimes results in property owners not securing one. An inspector combing through your entire home looking for violations rarely happens in practice. Of course, if the house has been significantly altered over the years without pulling a permit, it’s not unreasonable for a building code enforcement officer...
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Posted on 07/29/2021
11465 Morgansburg Road, Bealeton, VA 22712 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous *Newly Built* 3000 total square foot home on over 4 Premium Acres with a 2 car garage and 2 level Hay/Farm Shed! This is the single level living home you've been waiting for with NO Homeowner's Association. A former farmette with horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens and ducks, there is plenty of high ground acreage for all your needs. Inside you'll find All Rooms are Exceptionally Spacious. The Kitchen will spoil you with highly upgraded All Solid Wood Cabinets and Glistening Granite Countertops. High quality Stainless Steel Appliances make cooking a pleasure! An everyday essential, the Breakfast Bar is countertop...
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Posted on 07/29/2021
14 Towering Oaks Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22405 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous 4642 total square foot home on almost 3/4 acres with a relaxing SALT Water Inground Pool! This is the single level living home you've been waiting for in a small enclave community. All Rooms are Exceptionally Spacious. 9 foot Ceilings add to the open and airy feel. The Kitchen will spoil you with highly upgraded White Cabinets and glistening Quartz Countertops surrounded by glossy White Subway Tile Backsplash with sparkling Glass Inlays. Top quality Stainless Steel Appliances make cooking a pleasure! The 5 burner Gas Cooktop allows you control over your heat and the Double Oven makes Holidays and gatherings a breeze. An...
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Posted on 07/27/2021
FREDERICKSBURG, VA Real Estate Market Update 7/27/2021
Click here to view FREDERICKSBURG, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Buying Land for Home Building
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Have you always wanted to design your dream home at a location of your choosing? If so, buying a plot of land to build your customized home on is probably your best option. Before getting started, you'll want to do your due diligence to ensure you're making a smart investment. Find a...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Sellers: Marketing Your Home as Pet-Friendly
Image by Ángel Garcia from Pixabay Many homebuyers are putting their pets first while looking for a place to live. They want a space that will work well for everyone in their household, all their pets included. If you have a truly pet-friendly property, then you can capture the attention of those individuals by marketing it as such....
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Save Space With These Built-In Storage Ideas
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels Whether you’re a minimalist or a maximalist, you need storage. Designing your home with spectacular, well-designed storage nooks in mind can make your life so much easier. Consider building these storage solutions into your new home. 1. In-Wall Storage Solutions Utilizing the space between studs to create built-in shelves or storage nooks...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Why You Need a New Door Lock
Photo by NakoPhotography via Shutterstock Whether to protect your belongings when you’re not home or to protect your loved ones when they are, you might consider a security system. Burglars are getting smarter, and your home should follow suit. One way to improve your home’s security is by installing a smart lock. Replacement or Add-On In general, there...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
FREDERICKSBURG, VA Real Estate Market Update 6/27/2021
Click here to view FREDERICKSBURG, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
3 DIY Projects to Update Your Front Door
Curb appeal may start at the curb, but your front door is one of the most important factors in a first impression. Changing the look of a front door can change the entire facade of the home and there are many style and decor choices to explore. To update your front door and enhance your curb appeal on...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Beach House Buying Tips
Image by Alex G from Pixabay Having a home on or near Miami Beach can be a dream come true. It can be a peaceful place to live, with breathtaking views, the smell of the ocean and cool breeze flowing through your home. While you fall asleep listening to the waves, the cost may outweigh the benefit. Here...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Creating a Simpler Life
Image by Chinnapong from Shutterstock The “simple life” is a common phrase but is there such a thing? When defining the words, it’s easy to understand the challenge that comes with pairing them together. Simple (easily understood and presenting no difficulty) + life (existence, being, living). Let's rephrase the quote to say, "The simpler life." Creating a simpler...
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