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Posted on 09/17/2020
1712 Lake Shore Crest Drive #24, Reston, VA 20190 is now new to the market!
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 1712, 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. Please be considerate of current, wonderful tenant...wear mask when showing this unit. Call agent before showing. (no pets, no smoking inside unit) Lovely view of pond from balcony, walking distance to all...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
How to Budget for Your First Home
Photo by Olya Adamovich via Pixabay You’ve decided to start the process of buying a home. Congratulations! Now it’s time to figure out how much money you have, and what you can afford. The goal is to avoid purchasing more home than you can afford, but those variables change. In September 2019, the average price of a new...
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Posted on 09/12/2020
9758 Ranger, Fairfax, VA 22030 is now new to the market!
Lovely Townhouse in Desirable Fairfax City- Brick, 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, 2 half baths, walk out from lower level to fully fenced rear yard. All new window blinds, newer refrigerator. Vienna Metro appx 2.5 miles, bus service, Fairfax High School 1/4 mile, Close to George Mason University. Sentrilock, agents please be courteous to excellent tenant, agents and prospective tenants must wear masks, gloves, take shoes off or wear boot covers. Showings to start on 9/14/20. Sign will be installed when Miss Utility verifies placement of sign.Tenant requests all showings be between 11-1:30 during work week and after 9 on weekends. Call lister...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Luxury and High-Quality Flooring Options for Your Home
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Bring Your A-Game to the Home Selling Journey
It generally is a good idea to bring your A-game to the home selling journey. Because if you fail to put your best foot forward, it may take many weeks or months to stir up interest in your residence. Ultimately, there are lots of things that you can do to generate interest in your home, such as: 1. Bolster...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Affordable Ways to Boost Your Home's Security
Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. via Pexels Worried about package theft, break-ins and other crime? Even if you have a home security system, there are still steps you can take to make your home less appealing to thieves and criminals. From installing some high tech (but surprisingly affordable) gadgets to caring for your home’s exterior, you can help make...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Create a DIY Storage Bench
Photo by Thijs van der Weide from Pexels You may be surprised to learn just how much a little DIY storage bench in your entryway can save you in time and money. Storage benches offer children a place to sit while they remove snowy or muddy shoes. That's less time spent mopping your kitchen or steam-cleaning the carpets....
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Tips to Reduce Damage to Your Windows During a Storm
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay The windows in your home not only supply security while allowing fresh air and natural light to filter in, but they are also essential to keeping energy costs down and they contribute to the overall value of your home. During a windstorm, here are some ways you can protect your entire home as...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
How to Pack for the Quick Move
Photo by DenisProduction.com via Shutterstock Ever had to move in a hurry? The job offer is great, but the training starts in a week … three states away. Time to pack up the house—quick! Here are some tips to make the process of relocating all your possessions easier and faster. Buy Your Boxes If possible, buy your moving...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Making Flat-Pack Furniture Seem Built In
Photo by Melinda Nagy via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting, and your dream-book is full of magazine cutouts and interior design sketches. But many entry-level or starter homes do not come with the built-in shelving of your designer-inspired visions. What do you do on a budget? Use your imagination, a little ingenuity and flat-pack furnishings. What...
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