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Posted on 06/20/2021
Tips on Choosing the Best Home Improvement Projects Before Listing Your Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Get Year-Round Color With These Gardening Tips
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Financing Options for Property Purchases
Image by Credit Commerce from Pixabay Finding financing for a home could be as simple as applying for a conforming FHA loan or it could be as difficult as having to locate a portfolio loan or even a combo loan. What you need depends on the real estate you are buying. Most people buying a primary residence get...
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Posted on 06/03/2021
1602 Berry Rose Court #2 2C, Frederick, MD 21701 is now new to the market!
Well maintained condo in Monocacy Overlook! Nice 2 bedroom 2 full bath features many newer upgrades including paint, laminate floors throughout, new stainless steel appliances including a gas range and built-in microwave freeing up counter space. New toilets and faucets in both baths. Building has a new roof! (3/2021) The welcoming open floor plan is perfect for entertaining. Open the slider and enjoy the fresh air from your balcony or cozy up next to the gas fireplace. The large master bedroom has corner windows, and plenty of storage space and ensuite bathroom with shower. The generously sized second bedroom includes ample closet space....
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Low-Light Plants You Should Keep in Your Bedroom
Image by Zandria Ross from Pixabay There are many benefits of keeping houseplants in your bedroom. Improved sleep, cleaner air and aesthetic appeal are just a few reasons many swear by bedroom greenery. However, if your bedroom doesn’t get a lot of sunlight during the day, you might feel like this option won’t work for you. Luckily there...
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Posted on 05/27/2021
FREDERICK, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/27/2021
Click here to view FREDERICK, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Can Easements Affect Property Values?
Image by Zach Schorr from Pixabay Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you might discover there is an easement attached to your property. If so, you’re probably wondering how this affects your property values. What is an Easement? In a nutshell, an easement is for one person to have explicit permission to have use of another person’s...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
Video Tour - 551 Ellison Court, Frederick, MD 21703
Welcome home to 551 Ellison Court! This move-in ready 3 bedroom 2 full and 2 half bath beautiful brick front townhome has the best of both worlds, lots of space, 2023 finished square feet and your own garage! Walking into the ground level you will find a large welcoming foyer that leads to a spacious recreation/game room with walk-out patio door, half bath, laundry and garage access. The main living area of the home offers an open concept floor plan allowing tons of natural light throughout. A perfect entertaining space, the living/dining room offers hardwood floors and recessed lighting. Looking for a more informal dining experience, the...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
551 Ellison Court, Frederick, MD 21703 is now new to the market!
Welcome home to 551 Ellison Court! This move-in ready 3 bedroom 2 full and 2 half bath beautiful brick front townhome has the best of both worlds, lots of space, 2023 finished square feet and your own garage! Walking into the ground level you will find a large welcoming foyer that leads to a spacious recreation/game room with walk-out patio door, half bath, laundry and garage access. The main living area of the home offers an open concept floor plan allowing tons of natural light throughout. A perfect entertaining space, the living/dining room offers hardwood floors and recessed lighting. Looking for a more informal dining experience, the...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
5 Types of Real Estate Zoning
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay A neighborhood is a neighborhood. And a business district is a business district, right? Unfortunately, it's not so cut and dry. There are actually nine major zoning types in most areas. And these can impact things like home use, home value, and property taxes. Zoning can change over time. Let's explore the five...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Avoid These Common Mistakes When Building Your New Home
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Building a new home is an exciting event, but the process can be overwhelming — particularly if you are having your first home built. While working with a qualified and reputable local builder will ensure that you get the best results possible, it's also important to remain informed and aware. These are...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Does Your Old Garden Shed Need a Face-lift ?
Photo by Sue Rickhuss via Pixabay Do you have an old garden shed in your yard that's outlived its original purpose? Perhaps your gardening tools and supplies have moved on to a new shed or been relocated to a convenient spot in the corner of your garage. If so, you may be considering tearing down your old shed....
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