Evelyn Flynn's Blog

Posted on 02/28/2021
DIY Home Security - Is It Right for You?
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Posted on 02/23/2021
RESTON, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view RESTON, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Streamline Your Home Search
If you want to streamline your home search, there is no need to worry. In fact, there are several things you can do to quickly and effortlessly discover a great house at a budget-friendly price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline your search for your ideal house. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria Homebuying criteria...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Open Houses: How to Stay Secure While Showing Your Home
Photo by Gino Crescoli via PixabayIf a stranger were to knock on your door and ask to come in, you’d likely say no. Yet when you’re showing your house, this is exactly what you’re doing. You’ll let stranger after stranger come in to tour the home and see if it’s a good fit for their needs. So how...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Is Crowdfunding a Viable Source for Down-Payments?
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay In an age where collaboration is on the rise, it’s not surprising that some are looking to find an alternative source of funding for their home or business purchase. Crowdfunding has been a successful way to fund various projects and business propositions, but it seems that some have found a way to make...
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Posted on 02/01/2021
1712 Lake Shore Crest Drive #24, Reston, VA 20190 now has a new price of $1,550!
Spacious 1 bedroom-1 bath Condo in sought after Reston Town Center. Walk to Metro-Shops-Restaurants-Library-Trails-Hospital-Trader Joes-Banks-Movie Theater -Parking in front of building-Several Spaces marked R12, tenant may park in any one of those. Community has a pool and fitness center included in rent. (all above amenities are open subject to Covid precautionary rules) Available Oct. 1. Lovely view of pond from balcony, walking distance to all amenities. New flooring in kitchen and bathroom. This is a wonderful...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
How to Replace Your Toilet
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Buying and Selling: Buy or Sell First?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay You’ve decided to sell your home to upgrade or even downsize, but you don’t know whether you should start looking and buy first or wait to sell first. The best-case scenario is to do both, but that takes a lot of planning. If you are sure your credit is good enough to...
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Posted on 01/23/2021
RESTON, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view RESTON, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Get the Most Out of Your Property Inspection
A home inspection is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. If a homebuyer knows how to plan for an inspection, he or she should have no trouble getting the most out of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for a home inspection. 1. Hire an Expert Home Inspector Not...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
How Much Time Do You Need to Craft an Offer to Purchase a Home?
Creating an offer to purchase a home may require several minutes, hours or days – it all depends on the buyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to accelerate the process of putting together a homebuying proposal that will get a seller's attention. These include: 1. Study the Housing Market Closely When it comes to preparing an...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Landscaping for Curb Appeal
Post Image by Jo Ann Snover from Shutterstock There are many ways you can make your house attractive to prospective buyers. Curb appeal goes a long way when it comes to first impressions. Your yard is one indication of the amount of time you’ve spent caring for your property in general. Buyers are undoubtedly attracted to homes that have...
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