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Finish the Look of Your Kitchen With a Backsplash
Posted on 01/05/2020
Finish the Look of Your Kitchen With a Backsplash
Photo by P_Kennedy123 via Pixabay The word is out! Tile is back, and we couldn't be happier. No other medium finishes the look of a kitchen like a tile backsplash. And regardless of your skill level, with a little patience, almost anyone can create a stunning tile backsplash. Here's how it's done! What you'll need Tile of choice...
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When Your Homeowner’s Insurance Has Holes
Posted on 12/29/2019
When Your Homeowner’s Insurance Has Holes
Image by Brasil Creativo from Shutterstock If this is your first time owning a home, your mind is likely consumed with plans to replace the carpet or upgrade the appliances. You want to get the best deals and save money where you can. One area not to skimp, though, is in your homeowner's insurance. The last thing you...
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Cozy Up in Your Own Reading Corner
Posted on 12/22/2019
Cozy Up in Your Own Reading Corner
For those who love reading, the right nook with the perfect amount of light is a dream come true. Often times, these areas are found in a quaint coffee house or an old library. But what about in your home? Here are a few things to think about when creating your dream, reading corner. • Space: You may...
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Reasons to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Posted on 12/15/2019
Reasons to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is paramount for a home seller. Because if you allocate time and resources to enhance your house's curb appeal, you may be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a successful home selling experience. There are many reasons for a home seller to improve his or her house's curb appeal, and these are: 1. You can differentiate...
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Three Steps To Applying for a Mortgage
Posted on 12/08/2019
Three Steps To Applying for a Mortgage
While buying a home is a huge decision that should entail a lot of planning and preparation, applying for a mortgage can be surprisingly easy. Just like with other lenders and creditors, a mortgage lender will want to know that letting you borrow money will be a safe investment. Applying for a mortgage is all about ensuring just that....
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Questions to Consider Before You Buy a House for the First Time
Posted on 12/01/2019
Questions to Consider Before You Buy a House for the First Time
The homebuying journey is exciting, particularly for an individual who is pursuing a residence for the first time. Ultimately, there are many questions that a buyer should consider before he or she searches for a house for the first time, and these include: 1. What is my "dream" home? Perhaps the most enjoyable part of the homebuying journey involves...
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Ways to Deal with a Low Appraisal
Posted on 11/24/2019
Ways to Deal with a Low Appraisal
Photo by Light And Dark Studio via Shutterstock In a seller’s market, comparable sales and competition can drive up a home’s price. This is especially true in a seller’s market where offers from multiple buyers try to outbid each other. And, while this sounds like a fantastic deal for the seller, a low appraisal can kill the deal....
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Create and Maintain a Beautiful Hanging Basket
Posted on 11/17/2019
Create and Maintain a Beautiful Hanging Basket
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Hanging baskets add personal enjoyment as well as curb appeal to any home. If you're the creative type, you may prefer to make your own rather than purchase ready-made hanging baskets from home and garden retailers. However, DIY hanging baskets sometimes fail to thrive. The following tips and tricks help ensure that your...
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17022 Simmental Lane, Round Hill, VA 20141 now has a new price of $989,000!
Posted on 11/12/2019
17022 Simmental Lane, Round Hill, VA 20141 now has a new price of $989,000!
VIEWS!! VIEWS!! Top of the World Views!! Million Dollar Views!!All Brick Energy Efficient Custom Home. One of a Kind home located on 26 beautiful acres backing to woods giving you privacy. Large 2 story Family Room w/ 2 story stone Fireplace. Family room ceiling is beautiful tongue & grove knotty pine. Four installed Bose speakers provide home theatre surround sound. Walk out to the large deck for your relaxing enjoyment of unbelievable mountain and pastoral vistas of beautiful Loudoun County. Large Kitchen with Custom Red Birch, natural stained cabinetry and a large island. Enjoy more breathtaking views from the breakfast room. ...
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Reasons to Remove Clutter Before You List Your Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
Reasons to Remove Clutter Before You List Your Home
Let's face it – clutter can be a problem, particularly for those who intend to sell a home in the foreseeable future. But if you allocate time and resources to remove clutter from your home now, you may reap the benefits of your efforts during the home selling cycle. Ultimately, there are many reasons for a home seller to...
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Video Tour  - 2015 Senseny Road, Winchester, VA 22602
Posted on 11/05/2019
Video Tour - 2015 Senseny Road, Winchester, VA 22602
A Great Home! Renovated and updated on a Large Lot. NO HOA. Roof Architectural Shingle (2018) New Hardwood Floors (Oct 2019) New Carpet (Oct 2019) New HVAC (Oct 2019) Windows (2011) Cooktop & Oven (2017) Fenced Backyard and Boundary Line goes to second fence in Back of Home - Lg Shed for Storage, Large Deck to enjoy your wonderful...
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