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Posted on 09/19/2021
Things You Should Know About Good Faith Deposits
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you must put down a good faith deposit. Several factors determine how much you will need to put down, but it could be as little as $100. In order to have a valid contract, the contract must have “consideration,” or something of value exchanged for the contract. The...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
3 Rustic Style Furnishings You Can DIY
Rustic interior design style emphasizes homemade and reclaimed items. For the DIY-inclined, the style is perfect for enabling creativity and encouraging construction of unique pieces. However, handmade does not necessarily mean difficult or complicated. Here we’ve put together some ideas for rustic style furnishings you can DIY: Pallet Headboard When it comes to rustic DIY projects, reclaimed wood...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Decide Between a Flat or Pitched Roof
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Flat roofs are common on large industrial or commercial buildings. Thanks largely to modern design movements, flat roofs are a popular choice for residential buildings as well. There are several other advantages as well besides the aesthetic appeal. However, a flat roof might not be the right choice for every home design. Here...
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Posted on 09/02/2021
Video Tour - 4511 28TH Road S #5-3, Arlington, VA 22206
OPEN HOUSE SAT 9/4 & SUN 9/5 1PM - 3PM *****Truly rare Townhouse opportunity in sought after Heatherlea (Shirlington). This 2 bedroom and 1 full & 1 half bath townhouse features an updated kitchen with pantry storage and stainless steel applications as well as updated bathrooms. Hardwood floors throughout the home and a main level open floor plan with a wood-burning fireplace leads directly out to the fenced patio. Washer and dryer, a fully finished attic and community rounds out your new home. Enjoy the .5 mile walk to Shirlington Village for Harris Teeter grocery, CVS pharmacy, restaurants, shops, movie theater and Shirlington...
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Posted on 09/02/2021
4511 28TH Road S #5-3, Arlington, VA 22206 is now new to the market!
OPEN HOUSE SAT 9/4 & SUN 9/5 1PM - 3PM *****Truly rare Townhouse opportunity in sought after Heatherlea (Shirlington). This 2 bedroom and 1 full & 1 half bath townhouse features an updated kitchen with pantry storage and stainless steel applications as well as updated bathrooms. Hardwood floors throughout the home and a main level open floor plan with a wood-burning fireplace leads directly out to the fenced patio. Washer and dryer, a fully finished attic and community rounds out your new home. Enjoy the .5 mile walk to Shirlington Village for Harris Teeter grocery, CVS pharmacy, restaurants, shops, movie theater and Shirlington...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
New Construction: Sustainable Ways to Keep Green in Your Design
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels A newly built green home offers a great way to use less energy overall and enjoy a healthier living environment. When you’re having new construction built, there are several ways to incorporate green design into your home. Keep the following ideas in mind to help ensure that you have a new home...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Starter Homes: What to Look For
If you’re looking for a starter home, you probably know some of your criteria already. A starter home is a more affordable and practical stepping stone to eventually owning a larger and more expensive forever home. Even with this concept in mind, it’s hard to know what to look for. Here we’ll go over the biggest things to...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
One Fun Way to Repurpose an Old Chandelier
If you’re a plant lover and looking for a creative way to display your potted plants, try repurposing an old chandelier. Whether you want to hang it indoors or out on the porch, a plant hanger chandelier adds whimsical charm to a space while giving an old furnishing new life. Here we’ll go over the materials and process...
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Posted on 08/13/2021
1600 N Oak Street #511, Arlington, VA 22209 now has a new price of $410,000!
Belvedere Condominium - One bedroom, one bath unit on the fifth floor of the popular Belvedere Condominium. Features a wonderful view of the Jefferson Memorial, Potomac River, Washington Monument, and Iwo Jima Park from glassed-in sunroom, living area, and bedroom. Just three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station (hub for the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines), so easy access to Crystal City, National Airport, DC and more. Walk, bike, or shuttle bus to Georgetown. Amenities include an Olympic-size outdoor pool, fitness center, tennis courts, and sauna. Plus a library, party room, indoor car wash, convenience store, and dry cleaner on premises...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Decorate and Save
Photo by Taylor Simpson on Unsplash Saving money with your décor can mean more than just finding a good deal on new couches. If you invest in decorative options that increase the efficiency of your home, you extend your savings. Proper insulation goes a long way but still, much of the energy loss in homes happens through the...
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