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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
Click here to view FREDERICK, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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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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Posted on 08/15/2021
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 08/08/2021
Garden DIY: Creating a Beautiful Potting Bench
Photo by Andy via Pixabay A potting bench can provide you with a place to work on your garden, from starting seeds to grafting and transplanting. Ideally, your bench should be at a comfortable height for you to work at, be sturdy enough to support plants and tools and enhance the look of your yard. You have several...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
What Are Home Inspection Contingencies?
In real estate, a contingency is any clause in the purchase offer that gives the buyer a way to back out if certain requirements aren’t met. There are many types of contingencies used in home sales all covering different circumstances to protect the buyer’s best interest. The most common type of contingency is a home inspection contingency, which...
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Posted on 07/28/2021
FREDERICK, MD Real Estate Market Update 7/28/2021
Click here to view FREDERICK, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
The 4 Common Contingencies Every Homebuyer Should Know
In a home sale, there are many types of contingencies that might appear in the purchase contract. These special clauses provide ways for the buyer to back out of the sale if various conditions aren’t met. All contingencies are there to protect the buyer rather than the seller, but are usually up for negotiation depending on contract terms....
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Add a Windbreak to Your Terrace
Image by AlexandreZveiger from Shutterstock If you like the outdoors, spending time on the terrace or balcony at your home is a great way to enjoy the fresh air and spend time with family and friends. But sometimes windy weather or lack of privacy can create a challenge. Consider installing a windbreak to make your outdoor space more...
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