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Posted on 10/25/2020
4508 Iowa Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011 now has a new price of $935,998!
Welcome Home! Over 2100sq ft of luxury living! This gorgeous newly renovated property is perfectly located and has so much to offer. Featuring open floor plan on main level that boast plenty of natural sunlight throughout. Gourmet kitchen with 5 burner stove and high-end-digital stainless steel appliances. Natural oak wood floors throughout complimented by designer modern finishes. Spacious deck on main level, perfect for entertaining or just a day of relaxing catching some rays . Three extremely spacious bedrooms upstairs with generous closet space. Master ensuite with double vanity sink and supersized luxurious marble shower with various...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Sprinkler System Options
Image by AxxLC from Pixabay After you invest your time and your creative design skills in setting up a lush garden to surround and complement your home, it may only take a few missed watering sessions for crackly brown edges to appear on once healthy flowers and bushes. Life gets busy, but your haven can still stay nourished...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Why (and Why Not) to Finance with a Credit Union
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Got an Old Door? Create Your Dream Headboard in 7 Steps
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay Have you always dreamed of having a beautiful stately headboard at the head of your bed? Do you have an old door and wonder just what you can do with it? If you answered yes to both of those questions, boy, do we have the perfect project for you. Using your old door...
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Posted on 10/10/2020
4508 Iowa Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011 now has a new price of $949,999!
Welcome Home! This gorgeous newly renovated property is perfectly located and has so much to offer. Featuring open floor plan on main level that boast plenty of natural sunlight throughout. Gourmet kitchen with 5 burner stove and high-end-digital stainless steel appliances. Natural oak wood floors throughout complimented by designer modern finishes. Spacious deck on main level, perfect for entertaining or just a day of relaxing catching some rays . Three extremely spacious bedrooms upstairs with generous closet space. Master ensuite with double vanity sink and supersized luxurious marble shower with various jets. Basement can be enjoyed by...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Tips on Why Recording Fees are Included in a Real Estate Sale
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay There are a variety of different terms that you must become familiar with as you purchase a new home. You have to pay an application fee, underwriting fees, titles fees and more. But one that seems to leave many buyers scratching their heads is the recording fee. A recording fee is a...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Recipes: Healthy & Simple Chicken Dishes
Photo by Mark DeYoung on Unsplash Chicken is a great source of protein and other nutrients, and you can make it even healthier with the right recipes. Instead of having fried chicken, for example, make grilled or baked chicken with some healthy ingredients added to it. If you’re looking for simple ways to prepare a chicken dinner, keep...
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Posted on 09/22/2020
4508 Iowa Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011 is now new to the market!
Welcome Home! This gorgeous newly renovated property is perfectly located and has so much to offer. Featuring open floor plan on main level that boast plenty of natural sunlight throughout. Gourmet kitchen with 5 burner stove and high-end-digital stainless steel appliances. Natural oak wood floors throughout complimented by designer modern finishes. Spacious deck on main level, perfect for entertaining or just a day of relaxing catching some rays . Three extremely spacious bedrooms upstairs with generous closet space. Master ensuite with double vanity sink and supersized luxurious marble shower with various jets. Basement can be enjoyed by...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Compare the Advantages of Home Ownership vs Renting
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay For years home ownership has been the American dream, but, according to the Pew Research Center, a higher percentage of us are renters than at any other time in the last 50 years. Is that a bad thing? Not necessarily. For many people renting may be the right choice. Every individual and...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
How to Approach Buying and Selling Overlaps
Post Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Unless you're a first-time home shopper, you'll need to acquire your next home while selling your current home. How do buyers finesse this? When buyers are competing with each other for a tight inventory of available homes, the ones who are ready to come to the table fastest, not the ones with contingencies,...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Is Your Offer to Purchase Sufficient?
If you plan to submit an offer to purchase a home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. And in most instances, it is a good idea to put your best foot forward with your offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an instant "Yes" from a seller and moving one step...
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