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Posted on 07/25/2021
Stay Green With These Lawn Alternatives
Image by Zdeněk Chalupský from Pixabay If you’re considering replacing your lawn with something more sustainable and low-maintenance, there are many options to choose from. Many homeowners hesitate to get rid of their lawn because they will miss the softness and lush green color of grass. Luckily, there are lots of alternatives that can satisfy that same aesthetic...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
How to Get Started with Real Estate
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 07/16/2021
Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate Market Update 7/16/2021
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Posted on 07/11/2021
How to Invest in Commercial Real Estate: 3 Things to Look For
Image by Mabel Amber from Pixabay Investing in commercial real estate can be an excellent source of passive income. It can also be one of the easier ways to get started in real estate investment because there are so many options. However, with the many types of commercial real estate investments, it's hard to determine what will be...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
The Top Green Living Trends of 2021
Over the last several decades, green living has become less of an alternative lifestyle and more of a mainstream effort. These are just a few of the top green living trends that are taking shape in 2021: Packaging Without Plastics Since plastic is cheap and easy to produce, it is present in nearly every type of packaging. In...
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Posted on 06/30/2021
GAITHERSBURG, MD Real Estate Market Update 6/30/2021
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Should You Build a New Addition Onto Your Home?
Image by ClassicallyPrinted from Pixabay Whether your family has grown or your personal lifestyle has changed, you may have found yourself faced with the decision of building an addition on your existing home or purchasing a new one. There are both benefits and disadvantages to both options so it's important to take time to consider your own circumstances...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Building a New Home? These are the Most Eco-Friendly Materials
Photo by Bidvine from Pexels There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to building a new construction home. Not only are you going to be talking with the builder about the floor plan and interior design theme for the house, but you also have to think about the type of lifestyle that you want...
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Posted on 06/15/2021
Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate Market Update 6/15/2021
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Quick Key Points about Earnest Money
Photo by Mercigod via Shutterstock Earnest money is the amount of money put down for a large purchase. While this is not limited to real estate, it is used frequently in the real estate industry. It’s a sign of good faith from the buyer to the seller and normally constitutes about 1%-5% of the home’s price. How much...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Which Tools do Homeowners Need ?
Photo by Davie Bicker via Pixabay There are plenty of maintenance concerns to think about when owning a home. Once you’ve completed your purchase and settled in comfortably, it’s important to remember that there will be no landlord to come around and fix those leaky faucets. You’ll need to either fix them yourself or pay to have a...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
GAITHERSBURG, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/30/2021
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