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Posted on 09/19/2021
Three Quick and Easy Ways to Design Your New Home
Photo by Khiem Tran via Pixabay Designing a home can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time. Maybe you were a design aficionado with the perfect dorm room, but designing a whole house seems intimidating. Maybe you're worried you have no feel for design at all and will leave your room an empty canvas with one, central...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Get Along with Your HOA
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Video Tour - 5363 Regal Court, Frederick, MD 21703
Freshly painted town home with a NEW ROOF in the Ballenger Creek area. Conveniently located near schools, shopping, entertainment, and commuter routes. Contact your agent or me if you have any question or to schedule a...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
5363 Regal Court, Frederick, MD 21703 is now new to the market!
Freshly painted town home with a NEW ROOF in the Ballenger Creek area. Conveniently located near schools, shopping, entertainment, and commuter routes. Contact your agent or me if you have any question or to schedule a...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Tips for Tackling a Short-Notice PCS Move
In the military, sometimes a Permanent Change of Station, or PCS, move happens quickly and orders to move to a new location can leave you scrambling. When you have to make a fast move, the whirlwind of activity can leave you feeling a little dazed and wondering if you’re forgetting anything. Here are some tips for a short-notice...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Make the Old Fence Look New Again
Photo by Atner Yegorov via Pixabay Do you have an old fence that has good bones but nonetheless is detracting from the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living space? If so, consider giving the fence a facelift rather than tearing it down and replacing it with a brand-new version. You don't have to be a professional fence contractor...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Find Affordable Eco Home Solutions
Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels While reducing energy costs is often a top priority of those who invest in green home solutions, these sustainable updates and upgrades have also earned a reputation of being costly to implement. In fact, eco homes have become somewhat of a luxury trend due to the rising cost of building with sustainable...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Special Touches for the Perfect Guestroom
Photo by bottlein via Pixabay Your guest room can become a relaxing and inviting retreat -- instead of an afterthought -- and allow you to host visitors at a moment's notice. While decor, bedding and other pieces will help you create a comfortable and inviting space, these tips will elevate your guest room to a luxurious retreat and...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Tips for DIY Surround Sound
Home theaters provide homeowners with a chance to recreate a cinematic experience in the comfort of their own home. If you’re thinking of setting up part of your house as a home theater, you’ll need to pay close attention to sound quality. A surround sound system can provide the best experience that makes you feel as though you’re...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Make the Best of a Small Patio With These 3 Decorating Ideas
Photo by Heather Mount on Unsplash As the weather gets warmer, it’s a good time to revisit your outdoor spaces. No matter the size of your yard, porch or patio, there are some simple changes you can make to beautify and refresh the space. That being said, sometimes lack of space can seem difficult to work with. The...
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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
Create a Stunning Backsplash in your Kitchen
Photo by P_Kennedy123 via Pixabay The word is out! Tile is back, and we couldn't be happier. No other medium finishes the look of a kitchen like a tile backsplash. And regardless of your skill level, with a little patience, almost anyone can create a stunning tile backsplash. Here's how it's done! What you'll need Tile of choice...
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