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Posted on 08/14/2022
How Often Should You Redesign Your Home Office?
A good home office considers everything from lighting to air quality to layout, but even the best of the best home offices should be reimagined from time to time. So what happens when you switch up your office layout? The results may surprise you. Here are a few quick tips for redesigning your home office space. Rework Assessment...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
The 3 best materials for your tiny house exterior
When planning the design for a tiny house exterior, you’ll need to select the type of siding material to use. The choice can depend on numerous factors, including the architectural style, size and location of the home. However, knowing the basic options will help you make the best choice for your situation. To help you make an informed...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
5 Real estate terms for first-time homebuyers
For many first-time homebuyers, knowing common real estate terms can help prevent the feeling of information overload. Once you learn the language real estate agents use, you may feel much more comfortable in your quest to find your dream home. Here are some helpful real estate terms to know: Contingent You’re likely to encounter the term “contingent” when...
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Posted on 07/29/2022
BURKE, VA Real Estate Market Update 7/29/2022
Click here to view BURKE, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Should You Add a Walk-In Closet?
Walk-in closets continue to be a popular trend for home upgrades and renovations. They can be an excellent addition to your lifestyle and a significant selling point for potential homebuyers. However, when determining whether adding a walk-in closet is the best idea, there are many things to consider. Here are the key advantages and disadvantages of walk-in closets...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Which Houseplant Matches Your Zodiac Sign?
If you’re choosing a houseplant for yourself or as a gift, it’s hard to know where to begin. With so many options and different care needs, the world of indoor plants can be intimidating. However, one fun way to choose is by zodiac sign. This is an excellent birthday gift idea and a way to get your own...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
A basic guide to row houses
A common sight in historic metropolitan areas, row houses are an iconic example of multifamily housing structures. As their name suggests, row houses are oriented next to one another “in a row” and without a space in between. Each home is separate from the others, but the structure or building often shares a homeowners’ association or similar governing...
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Posted on 06/28/2022
BURKE, VA Real Estate Market Update 6/28/2022
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Posted on 06/26/2022
A beginner's guide to DIYs with wood
If you’re getting started with crafting projects, DIY projects with wood are an excellent place to start. Many woodworking projects only need basic tools and inexpensive materials, like scrap or reclaimed wood, to make unique decorative pieces and more. Here are some tips and ideas for your next DIY woodworking project to help you get inspired: Before you...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Concrete in foundation building: What you need to know
For centuries, builders have used concrete in foundation building for structures of all shapes and sizes. Concrete foundations are still the most common type of foundation for homes, commercial buildings and everything in between. There are several types of concrete foundation you should know if you’re planning to build a home. Here is a basic guide to the...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
How to start buying a house: A beginner's guide
With so many steps involved, answering the question of how to start buying a house can seem daunting. However, there are some basic steps you can take to make the process more manageable before you get to the home inspection and final purchase of your home. Here are some of the basic things you need to do to...
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