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What is an Open Concept?
Posted on 02/16/2020
What is an Open Concept?
Image by Solomon Rodgers from Pixabay The real estate industry is ever-changing and with it, many trends come and go. One popular trend is the open concept layout, a style that was very popular in homes during the 19th century. The idea of open concept living fell out of favor during the early 20th century when homeowners were...
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Three Products that Improve Your Daily Home Life
Posted on 02/09/2020
Three Products that Improve Your Daily Home Life
Photo by New Africa via Shutterstock As a homeowner you know there is a lot of upkeep that goes into maintaining a nice home. From weekly cleaning to monthly home maintenance, you put in time, money and effort to give yourself the home life experience you desire. The best living environment to come home to is one that...
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How to Enjoy a Worry-Free Homebuying Experience
Posted on 02/02/2020
How to Enjoy a Worry-Free Homebuying Experience
Buying a house should be a worry-free experience. Yet problems may come up that prevent a property buyer from achieving the optimal results. Lucky for you, we're here to help you quickly identify and address various homebuying hurdles. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you minimize stress as you navigate the homebuying journey. 1. Plan...
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Keeping Up with Keeping Up
Posted on 01/26/2020
Keeping Up with Keeping Up
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock It’s easy for a home to get out of hand with all the things that come through the door every week. Here are a few tips for keeping up with the never-ending clutter that enters your home. Create a Shoe Station Set up a location at each entry door for family...
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Steer Clear of Future Problems When House Hunting
Posted on 01/19/2020
Steer Clear of Future Problems When House Hunting
Being in the market for a new home can be both an exciting experience and a scary one! It not only represents a huge financial commitment, but it also forces you to step out of your "comfort zone." That's especially true if you're a first-time home buyer. When you make the switch from being a renter to a home...
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Everything You Need to Know About Mortgage Types
Posted on 01/12/2020
Everything You Need to Know About Mortgage Types
If buying a home is something you’re considering, you might be curious about the different types of mortgages that are available to you. After all, the interest rate on your loan could have a huge impact on your finances over time, saving you thousands of dollars. In today’s post, I’m going to demystify the home loan by explaining the...
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723 S Charles Street #306, Baltimore, MD 21230 now has a new price of $1,400!
Posted on 01/08/2020
723 S Charles Street #306, Baltimore, MD 21230 now has a new price of $1,400!
*FULLY RENOVATED OPEN FLOOR PLAN*GRANITE COUNTERS*STAINLESS APPLIANCES*GLEAMING HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT*CATHEDRAL CEILINGS*LIGHT FILLED TOP FLOOR UNIT*FIREPLACE*WALK-IN CLOSET(S)*ENSUITE WASHER/DRYER*WALK TO:*INNER HARBOR*MARC TRAINS*DOWNTOWN*CAMDEN YARDS*M&T STADIUM*U OF M MEDICAL*CROSS STREET MARKET*EXPLORE ALL THAT FEDERAL HILL / INNER HARBOR HAS TO OFFER*PARKING AVAILABLE W/ADDITIONAL...
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Rejuvenate Your Residence's Interior
Posted on 01/05/2020
Rejuvenate Your Residence's Interior
If you want to sell your house as quickly as possible, it is important to ensure your residence boasts a dazzling interior. Because if buyers fall in love with your residence as soon as they step inside of it, you may be able to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable house selling experience. Now, let's take a look...
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Walls: Preparing to Paint after Removing Wood Paneling
Posted on 12/29/2019
Walls: Preparing to Paint after Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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Improving the Look of Old Tile With New Grout
Posted on 12/22/2019
Improving the Look of Old Tile With New Grout
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay That bathroom tile once looked terrific, so newly laid contrast between tile and grout. You were so proud to show it off to all your guests. But over time, grout becomes dull, stained and chipped. Tiles fade and look dated. When they do, it's time to refreshen or replace tile and grout....
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