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Posted on 09/26/2021
Benefits of Starting a Rain Garden
Photo by InspiredImages via Pixabay Typically made in shallow depressions in the landscape, rain gardens are a great way to beautify your yard and give back to the environment. Since they contain native grasses and perennial flowers, these gardens do not have to cost much — and they are easy to build on your own. To get started,...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
3 Things Property Owners Need to Know About Building Permits
A great deal of misinformation about obtaining building permits exists that sometimes results in property owners not securing one. An inspector combing through your entire home looking for violations rarely happens in practice. Of course, if the house has been significantly altered over the years without pulling a permit, it’s not unreasonable for a building code enforcement officer...
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Posted on 09/16/2021
Fairfax, VA Real Estate Market Update 9/16/2021
Click here to view Fairfax, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Tips for Choosing Lighting Fixtures
The right type and amount of lighting in each part of your custom home can make a big difference in the way it looks. Having a well-lit home also provides additional safety. When you’re working on your custom home design, plan to go through lighting fixture options. While there are plenty to choose from, it’s important to understand...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Design Your Eclectic Style Bedroom
Eclectic design is all about creativity and combining elements of other styles. This is one reason why it’s an easy design to implement in your own home provided that you follow some basic guidelines. No matter your interpretation of the eclectic style, whatever you come up with will be completely unique to you. This makes it an excellent...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
FAIRFAX, VA Real Estate Market Update 9/1/2021
Click here to view FAIRFAX, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Tips on Title Insurance
Photo by Mona Tootoonchinia via Pixabay When you purchase a home, your lender charges you for a title insurance policy. You are also given the option to buy your own title insurance policy. Depending on your agreement with the seller, the seller might purchase the buyer’s title insurance policy. Before a seller can sell his or her property,...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
New Construction: Green Features to Improve Your New Build
Photo by Maria Orlova from Pexels With a greater focus on energy efficiency in recent years, new construction has been using green features. These features are designed to reduce negative impacts on the environment and help homeowners reduce their energy usage. If you’re planning to have a green home built, the following are some of the more common...
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Posted on 08/16/2021
Fairfax, VA Real Estate Market Update 8/16/2021
Click here to view Fairfax, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
How to Create a Moss Garden Wall
If you want to add some no-maintenance greenery to your home decor, a moss wall garden might be the perfect choice. Unlike garden walls made up of many small plants, moss walls not always alive. This makes them much easier to maintain while still giving you a lush and beautiful art piece to bring nature indoors. Here is...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Is FSBO Right for You? 3 Things to Consider
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay If you’re considering selling your home by yourself, you will need to keep track of every detail of the process. Some details like price, time management and logistics are at the forefront of decision making, while other elements of the process are harder to remember. There are some important and often-overlooked things...
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