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Posted on 10/24/2021
DIY Pets: Projects to Accent Your Design and Make Your Home Homier for Your Pets
Your pets are a valued part of your home, so it's important that you make your house comfortable and appealing to them as well. There are many pet-friendly DIY projects that you can complete that not only make life better for your four-legged family members, but also finishes off those details in your overall room design. These are...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
3 Major Items to Consider When Installing a Well
The thought of private well ownership grows increasingly attractive as the cost of municipal water skyrockets. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), residential homes use upwards of 82 gallons daily at an average annual cost that may exceed $1,000. Installing a private well typically involves an upfront cost that differs significantly from state to state. But after...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
3 Ideas for Decorating Your Walls With Artificial Vines
For a long time, artificial plants have been the best option for those who love the look of plants but not the work. Some more modern fake plants are stunningly realistic and even feel like real leaves when you touch them. However, as always, they are still best for aesthetics, especially if you’re lacking optimal growing environments or...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Updating and Maintaining Your Home's Door Hardware Could Be a Game-Changer
Sometimes the little things add up to major differences, and that idea holds true when updating door hardware. It’s not uncommon for relatively inexpensive doorknobs, locking systems and hinges to lose their luster prematurely. Repetitive use and age result in those once shiny finishes looking dull and worn out. Unattractive door hardware elements are like tiny blemishes in...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
FREDERICK, MD Real Estate Market Update 9/27/2021
Click here to view FREDERICK, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Real Estate: Quick Beginner Tips
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay For some, house hacking is the key to getting started in real estate; for others, it's just a smart way to build cash flow into an otherwise uncooperative rental market. Wondering how to get your foot in the door? Here's what you need to know. What is House Hacking? The term "house hacking"...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
No Art, No Problem: Ideas for Decorating an Empty Wall
When it comes to decorating, a blank wall is a blank canvas. However, it’s difficult to know how to use the space in an aesthetically pleasing way. You might have limitless possibilities, but where do you start? If you’re looking for ways to decorate an empty wall, we’ve put together some ideas to guide you. Gallery Walls Are...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Low-Maintenance Front Yard Tips
Not everyone has extra time to spend taking care of their front yard. While outdoor spaces are important, it’s easy to let yard upkeep fall by the wayside. Luckily there are lots of things you can do to make your yard attractive and inviting without spending hours working on it every week. Here are some of the best...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Waste Less & Benefit: Learn Why You Should Consider Composting
Image by Joke vander Leij from Pixabay It may tempt you to toss those potato peels in the kitchen trashcan, but resist the urge. Not only will they make your trash smell terrible but they'll attract critters once the bag goes outside. By putting your vegetable scraps and coffee grounds back into the earth, you're helping to prevent...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Upgrades: Which Minor Home Improvements Could Boost Your Home's Resale Value?
When you want to upgrade your home, you don’t have to do a bunch of big, costly changes. Minor upgrades allow you to give your home an updated appearance and improve its functionality while spending less money and time overall. Even though minor upgrades cost less than major ones, it’s still important to determine a budget. This can...
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Posted on 08/28/2021
FREDERICK, MD Real Estate Market Update 8/28/2021
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Posted on 08/22/2021
The Top 5 Homemade Housewarming Gifts
Photo by Kelly Lacy from Pexels When someone you love moves into a new home, you often want to celebrate this milestone and help them feel more comfortable in their new surroundings. It is common to purchase a housewarming gift for a friend or relative after they move but the next time you are in need of this...
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