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Posted on 04/11/2021
Is an Ultra-Efficient Home Right for You?
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay An ultra-efficient home is one that's designed and constructed not only to save you energy but provide its own. This means it uses no more renewable energy that it generates. To the novice homeowner, this may sound impossible. However, to the architects and engineers who specialize in designing this type of abode,...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
3705 S George Mason Drive #205S, Falls Church, VA 22041 now has a new price of $364,000!
Priced to sell. All Utilities included in Condo fee, along with many more amenities such as a Party Room, Billard and Card Room, Community Pool, Exercise Room and Sauna; Great views from the Rooftop patio and 24 hour Concierge Desk and Security. Location, Location, Location! 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1,712 Sq', 2nd floor unit in the South Tower. It features a large balcony and Washer and Dryer in the unit. Condo needs upgrades, Seller will consider all offers. Metro Bus stops right in front of the Lobby entrance. A 2nd garage parking space offered at $15000. Short distance to Shops and restaurants, conveniently...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Property Flipping: How to Flip Land for a Profit
Photo by Lukas from Pexels Reality TV shows highlight the high-risk, high-reward world of house flippers. These made-for-television dramas follow seemingly everyday people through challenges such as finding mold behind walls. In the end, they either ramp up their investment and turn a profit or lose it all. The prospect of losing often deters would-be flippers from rolling...
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Posted on 03/31/2021
3705 S George Mason Drive #205S, Falls Church, VA 22041 is now new to the market!
All Utilities included in Condo fee, along with many more amenities such as a Party Room, Billard and Card Room, Community Pool, Exercise Room and Sauna; Great views from the Rooftop patio and 24 hour Concierge Desk and Security. Location, Location, Location! 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1,712 Sq', 2nd floor unit in the South Tower. It features a large balcony and Washer and Dryer in the unit. Condo needs upgrades, Seller will consider all offers. Metro Bus stops right in front of the Lobby entrance. A 2nd garage parking space offered at $1500. Short distance to Shops and restaurants, conveniently...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
How to Deal with Identity Theft
Photo by Brian A Jackson via Shutterstock Identity theft is an issue that has become more common since the digital age has bristled and bloomed. Many people are victims of phishing scams – an online predator steals your identity by impersonating a respectable institution and takes your sensitive information, financial information being stolen from non-secured sites, hacking or...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Falls Church, VA Real Estate Market Update 3/26/2021
Click here to view Falls Church, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Selling or Renting an Inherited House
Photo by Dave Frisch from Pexels If you've inherited a house you'd rather not live in, here are some things to consider—before you accept it. Before we get to the selling or renting part, calculate the cost of: Repairs and renovations. Any debt that would pass to you with the home. Annual property taxes. Yes, you may decline...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
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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Posted on 03/07/2021
Why You Should Consider a Buying Agent
Photo by Arka38 via Shutterstock After spending enough time researching real estate online, you probably think you can do just as good a job selling your home as a professional real estate agent. However, it's more difficult than it sounds. Even though you can access many of the same advertising venues as a professional, they have a wide...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Recipe: No-Knead Bread
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Bread can be fun to make, but kneading is hard work. If you're in a hurry or just don't feel up to the task of kneading your bread, this no-knead recipe is perfect for you. This is also an excellent bread to make if you've never made bread before, because it's simple and...
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Posted on 02/23/2021
Falls Church, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Falls Church, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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