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Tips for Replacing the Mechanism in Your Toilet Tank
Posted on 03/29/2020
Tips for Replacing the Mechanism in Your Toilet Tank
Photo by House Method on Unsplash Some home maintenance projects definitely require a professional. But given just how fast homeownership costs can add up, it's nice to know that other home projects are DIY for the average person. Replacing your toilet fill valve and the flapper is one such project. The toilet is one of the few items...
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Non-Negotiables and Homebuying Deal-Breakers
Posted on 03/22/2020
Non-Negotiables and Homebuying Deal-Breakers
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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WOODBRIDGE, VA Real Estate Market Update
Posted on 03/20/2020
WOODBRIDGE, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view WOODBRIDGE, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Maintain Your Focus During the Home Selling Journey
Posted on 03/15/2020
Maintain Your Focus During the Home Selling Journey
As a home seller, it sometimes can be tough to balance short- and long-term goals. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline your house selling efforts and ensure you can maintain your focus as you proceed along the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay on course after you...
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What to Do When Submitting an Offer
Posted on 03/08/2020
What to Do When Submitting an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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11561 Wordsworth Court, Woodbridge, VA 22192 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/06/2020
11561 Wordsworth Court, Woodbridge, VA 22192 is now new to the market!
Welcome to one of River Falls most desirable lots at the corner of Windermere View Place and Wordsworth Ct! You'll fall in love with this meticulously maintained 6 bedrooms 5 1/2 baths home sitting on 1.17 acres of perfectly manicured lawn, an additional 3 acres HOA of open land frames this beauty and increases your privacy. Recently remodeled kitchen features quartz countertops, black stainless steel appliances and refinished hardwood floor which extends to most of the main level. Entertain on this level's formal living and dining rooms, enjoy a quiet moment in the study with its fabulous built-ins, or catch a game in the family room on the...
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How to Approach a House Search
Posted on 03/01/2020
How to Approach a House Search
When you are ready to buy a house, it pays to plan ahead to conduct a successful house search. That way, you can quickly and effortlessly navigate the real estate market and make your homeownership dream come true in no time at all. Ultimately, you don't need to be a real estate expert to navigate the housing market like...
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Zoning Notes for Homebuyers
Posted on 02/23/2020
Zoning Notes for Homebuyers
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Zoning laws have been in place in the United States for many years. They serve communities in a number of ways. As a home buyer, it is important to know and understand the zoning laws that cover any property you consider purchasing. Structures Generally, residential zonings laws indicate what kind of structures...
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How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a House?
Posted on 02/16/2020
How Much Time Should You Spend Searching for a House?
Generally, the length of the homebuying journey depends on the individual. In some instances, a buyer will purchase the first house that he or she views in-person. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer several weeks or months to find a house that matches his or her expectations. There is no need to rush the homebuying journey....
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Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Posted on 02/09/2020
Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Image by ZandersDirect from Pixabay Home improvement is something we all strive for, but many of us never really follow through with completing that goal. With the hectic lives that we live, it’s hard to find time to make those important upgrades to your home. However, home improvement doesn’t always have to be hard and time-consuming. Add Some...
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What Can a Seller Learn After a House Showing?
Posted on 02/02/2020
What Can a Seller Learn After a House Showing?
Let's face it – a showing can be a stressful experience for a house seller. If a seller makes even a single mistake planning for a showing, a buyer may be turned off by his or her residence. And as a result, a seller's home may linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months. Ultimately, each...
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How to Make Sure Your Moving Day Goes Smoothly and Safely
Posted on 01/26/2020
How to Make Sure Your Moving Day Goes Smoothly and Safely
Moving day; you’ve waited months for this day to arrive, working hard to make sure you, your family, pets, and belongings are ready for the big move. With all of the preparations and various people involved, it’s easy for moving day to become dangerous. To ensure that you and your family have a safe and smooth moving day, I’ve...
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