Home Tips and Tricks

Feb. 11, 2015

How to Make a Home Inspector Happy

Home inspection is an important process in real estate. Real estate agents, home sellers, and buyers would always want a smooth home inspection and that is why you need to know the things that can help you and the inspector happy.These tips can also increase the value of your ...

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Jan. 28, 2015

The Key Elements of an Amazing Neighborhood

Whether you’re looking for a new place to live in Northern Virginia or you want to find out more about our community, here are the key elements of what constitutes an ideal neighborhood.


A great neighborhood should always have safe streets and avenues with friendly residents that know and ...

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Jan. 19, 2015

Updating Your Bedroom Before You List

Bedrooms don't come with an expiration date, but some really should. When buyers are touring a Northern Virginia home, a stale bedroom with outdated style can be a deal-breaker. Problematically, many sellers simply can't see their own bedrooms honestly anymore. Give your bedroom the "has it gone ...

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Nov. 7, 2014

Supersizing Small Living Spaces

Has your Northern Virginia home started to feel a little small for your family? It happens to the best of us. The things we own gradually end up colonizing a lot of our free space, and the house which felt “just right” a few years ago can suddenly feel as ...

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Sept. 5, 2014

How to Add Backyard Shade Structures

Having a shady spot at your own backyard can be perfect for relaxing and entertaining. Backyard shade structures also help keep your outdoor furniture from fading. If you want to add this to your yard, explore the variety of options available and customize the design based on what you need ...

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Sept. 1, 2014

How To Pick The Right Type Of Fence for Your Home

When it comes to choosing a fence, you must always consider the style of your home. Having the perfect enclosure can easily boost the value of your Northern Virginia home because you’ve effectively improved your property’s curb appeal. So whether you're selling or are in search of ways to ...

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Aug. 29, 2014

How To Spot And Treat Mold In Your Home

Don’t panic if you see a spot that looks like mold. You can easily remove them without spending too much by checking out these tips.

Check To Be Sure It's Really Mold

Mold can look many different ways, depending on the type. Some are grayish-white; others are black and ...

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Aug. 27, 2014

4 Tips To Decrease Homeowner’s Insurance

If you're thinking of buying a home in Fairfax or Prince William County and you need homeowner's insurance, here are some few tips on getting quality insurance for a fair and reasonable price.

Shop Around 

    • Ask family and friends about their homeowner's insurance (aka hazard insurance ...
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Aug. 25, 2014

Painting It Easy: DIY Tricks for an Easy Home Makeover

Painting is a challenging task for many homeowners, particularly to those who are new to this kind of thing. Worry no more because you’re about to discover the best tricks that can make your next painting project easy.

Knowing the Type of Paint

The first thing that you need to ...

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Aug. 22, 2014

Storage Hacks: Stylish Closet Tricks for Your Home

Perhaps inspired by the closets seen on popular home design television shows and websites, homeowners are beginning to look at their closets in a new light. Whether your closets are the size of a small bedroom or the size of a locker, here are a few tips to help you ...

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