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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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Posted on 06/06/2021
Selling a Luxury Home
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Sellers of luxury properties have more concerns about selling than sellers of properties that are not considered luxury homes. Because of the amount of money involved in the transaction, selling a luxury home has additional hurdles. Our real estate agents help you get over some of these hurdles. My House is Unique —...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Considering a Prefab Home? Make Sure You Consider These 3 Things
Photo by Ekaterina Bolovtsova from Pexels Prefabricated homes can be an excellent option for homeowners wanting new construction without the traditional timeline. There are many advantages to going prefab including sustainability, lower costs and simple construction logistics, but there are some downsides to consider as well. If the idea of a prefab home seems too good to be...
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Posted on 05/27/2021
FREDERICKSBURG, VA Real Estate Market Update 5/27/2021
Click here to view FREDERICKSBURG, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Houseplants: Fragrant Greenery for the Novice Planter
House plants have a plethora of uses. From decorating our homes with their effervescent aesthetic to functional air purifiers. If you’re in the market for a fragrant houseplant, keep an eye out for these easy-to-grow varieties. Scented Geraniums Geraniums have long been a staple houseplant. They’re easy to grow, and they offer pretty blooms to passersby. But if...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Want to Invest in Your Own Home?
Photo by Paul McGowan via Pixabay Already a homeowner? Planning to sell in a few years? Sometimes the most sensible investment on the table is the property you already own. Why Invest In Your Own Property? Some investors think of each residence as a sort of long-term flip: buy a home, live in it for a couple of...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
The 3 Most Common Building Materials for Prefab Homes
Image by Thaliesin from Pixabay Prefabricated homes continue to grow in popularity among those who want their own home quickly and affordably. There are multiple advantages and disadvantages to going with a prefab home build and you may find it’s not the right option for you. However, one frequent question and topic of discussion centers on the building...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Tips for Paying Your Mortgage Off Early
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Owning a home can be an amazing experience. But interest from your mortgage accumulates over time, leaving you to seemingly pay an arm and a leg to finance your home. But while you may think that paying off your mortgage early is a great idea, that isn’t always the case. You May...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
FREDERICKSBURG, VA Real Estate Market Update 4/26/2021
Click here to view FREDERICKSBURG, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
A List of Closing Documents an Attorney Can Help You Review and Understand
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Get the Best Price for Your House
No two houses are exactly the same. Much in the same vein, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to ensure a home seller can get the best price for his or her residence. However, there are several things that a seller can do to boost the likelihood of enjoying a profitable house selling experience, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's...
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