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Creating a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Posted on 02/23/2020
Creating a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Video Tour  - 9645 Maury Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
Posted on 02/19/2020
Video Tour - 9645 Maury Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
OPEN HOUSE SAT/SUN. Wonderful move in ready home in commuters dream location. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood on a cul-de-sac. Gourmet updated kitchen with quartz countertops, large dining room plus main level bedroom or office with entrance to half bath. Spa master bath with radiant heated flooring and heated towel rack. Finished basement with bonus room that's perfect for guest, office, craft room or exercise room. Full updated bathroom in basement plus cedar closet and wood stove. Gardener's dream backyard and many mature planting through the yard plus an irrigation system. Minutes to commuter VRE and GMU. Washer and dryer do not...
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47372 Victoria Falls Square, Sterling, VA 20165 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/19/2020
47372 Victoria Falls Square, Sterling, VA 20165 is now new to the market!
PICTURES COMING SOON. MOVE IN READY AND WELL MAINTAINED 1 CAR GARAGE TOWNHOUSE IN WELL DESIRED GREAT FALLS CHASE COMMUNITY. LIGHT FILLED HOME WITH 9 FOOT CEILINGS, HARDWOOD FLOORS ON MAIN LEVEL AND NEW CAPRET 2019. KITCHEN HAS NEW S/S APPLIANCES PLUS GRANITE COUNTER TOPS, PANTRY PLUS 2 SLIDING DOORS TO LARGE DECK. LOWER LEVEL HAS GAS FIREPLACE AND HALF BATH PLUS WALK OUT TO FENCED YARD AND PLENTY OF ENTERTAINING SPACE. UPPER LEVEL HAS LAUNDRY AND MASTER SUITE WITH SOAKING TUB AND SEPARATE SHOWER. CLOSE TO COMMUNITY AMENITIES - POOL, TOT LOT AND TENNIS PLUS CONVENIENT TO SHOPPING CENTER, RESTAURANTS AND COMMUTER'S PARKING. MINUTES TO...
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9645 Maury Road, Fairfax, VA 22032 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/19/2020
9645 Maury Road, Fairfax, VA 22032 is now new to the market!
OPEN HOUSE SAT/SUN. Wonderful move in ready home in commuters dream location. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood on a cul-de-sac. Gourmet updated kitchen with quartz countertops, large dining room plus main level bedroom or office with entrance to half bath. Spa master bath with radiant heated flooring and heated towel rack. Finished basement with bonus room that's perfect for guest, office, craft room or exercise room. Full updated bathroom in basement plus cedar closet and wood stove. Gardener's dream backyard and many mature planting through the yard plus an irrigation system. Minutes to commuter VRE and GMU. Washer and dryer do not...
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How to Stage Your Home for Different Buyers
Posted on 02/16/2020
How to Stage Your Home for Different Buyers
Image by engin akyurt from Pixabay Staging can be a controversial topic for many home sellers, especially considering the effort and costs it takes to properly prepare the home. But there's no doubt the investment is worth it for many homes in that staging can transform the property entirely for the benefit of the bottom line. We'll look...
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How To Make Your Sliding Glass Doors More Secure
Posted on 02/09/2020
How To Make Your Sliding Glass Doors More Secure
You think a lot about ways to keep your family and property safe, but there are so many little things that need to be secured. If your home has sliding glass doors, you may not know how to secure them properly. Read on for steps on how to get your sliding glass doors completely secure. Know The Risks While...
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Home Staging and Curb Appeal Tips
Posted on 02/02/2020
Home Staging and Curb Appeal Tips
Selling your home can be an exciting time because it usually represents a positive change in your life. Chances are, putting your house on the market means you're moving up in your career, expanding your family, or even retiring. Regardless of the reason you're selling your home, one thing's for certain: You'll want the process to go as smoothly...
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Remodeling with a Large Budget
Posted on 01/26/2020
Remodeling with a Large Budget
Image by Alex Qian from Pexels Even higher-end homes need renovation after so many years. Fashions go out of style and things get worn out. If money is not an object and the sky is the limit, you can do beautiful things with a remodel. However, if you are remodeling because you are ready to sell your home,...
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Vinyl Siding for Your Home
Posted on 01/19/2020
Vinyl Siding for Your Home
Image by Marina Pousheva from Shutterstock One of the clear benefits of siding is to protect both the exterior and interior of the home. This protection is mainly against harsh elements. There are many siding options from which to choose, but the standard siding choice is vinyl siding. Homeowners looking to add this feature to their home will...
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Homestead Laws in Virginia
Posted on 01/12/2020
Homestead Laws in Virginia
Image by succo from Pixabay Virginia's homestead exemptions protect some of the equity in your home from creditors and bankruptcy. If you are doing well, you might not even think of this. However, circumstances could change quickly – all it takes is someone getting sick or in an accident and not being able to work, or someone losing...
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