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Posted on 07/07/2020
What Does It Really Cost to Buy a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
4321 Pennbrooke Court, West River, MD 20778 now has a new price of $649,900!
NEW CRAZY LOW PRICE for this HOME!!! $15,000.00 BELOW "Zestimate" !! Welcome to your new home! Enjoy quiet country living in this beautiful custom-built home. With 2 acres of land and your own pool, it's like having your own private, and safe oasis! The home boasts over-sized windows for lots of natural light, while the mature trees provide privacy. The beautifully updated kitchen, hardwood floors, new carpet, and fresh paint, make this a truly move in ready home! The gorgeous multiple level deck and recently refinished pool provide the perfect setting for entertaining or just relaxing. The pool is long enough for laps, (20x50), deep...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Home Improvements That Attract Prospective Buyers
Photo by Laura Shaw via Pixabay 4 Improvements That Increase the Value of Your Home Home improvement projects add useability, beauty and convenience to your house, and those characteristics make the house more desirable to potential buyers. If you’re considering a home improvement project, here are four that will increase the value of your home. 1. An Addition...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
How to Secure a Conventional Loan
Photo by Evan Dvorkin on Unsplash A conventional loan is the most common type of mortgage used to secure a home purchase. Conventional loans are backed by private lenders and typically conform to the standards established by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In order to qualify for a conventional loan, you must meet several specific requirements. 1. Debt-to-income...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
Video Tour - 3933 Loch Ness Court, Frederick, MD 21704
WOW!! URBANA single family home less than $500,000.00!!! Don't miss this opportunity to own a single family home for the price of a townhouse! Nestled in the Highlands of Urbana, this adorable neo-classical home with a deep front porch and a white picket fence, is waiting for you. About 2500 sq ft above grade, an attached two car garage, open family, kitchen, and dining area, three large secondary bedrooms, cathedral ceilings in the owners suite, along with formal living and dining areas, this is a perfect sized home!! The basement is open and ready for your finishing touches. BONUS: NEW water heater, the HVAC system, refrigerator,...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
3933 Loch Ness Court, Frederick, MD 21704 is now new to the market!
WOW!! URBANA single family home less than $500,000.00!!! Don't miss this opportunity to own a single family home for the price of a townhouse! Nestled in the Highlands of Urbana, this adorable neo-classical home with a deep front porch and a white picket fence, is waiting for you. About 2500 sq ft above grade, an attached two car garage, open family, kitchen, and dining area, three large secondary bedrooms, cathedral ceilings in the owners suite, along with formal living and dining areas, this is a perfect sized home!! The basement is open and ready for your finishing touches. BONUS: NEW water heater, the HVAC system, refrigerator,...
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Posted on 06/15/2020
4321 Pennbrooke Court, West River, MD 20778 now has a new price of $665,000!
. THE POOL IS always OPEN when you own it! Welcome to your new home! Enjoy quiet country living in this beautiful custom-built home. With 2 acres of land and your own pool, it's like having your own private, and safe oasis! The home boasts over-sized windows for lots of natural light, while the mature trees provide privacy. The beautifully updated kitchen, hardwood floors, new carpet, and fresh paint, make this a truly move in ready home! The gorgeous multiple level deck and recently refinished pool provide the perfect setting for entertaining or just relaxing. The pool is long enough for laps, (20x50), deep enough for a diving...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
DIY: Refreshing Old Furniture
Photo by eric montanah from Pexels Furniture DIY projects can be fun and exciting. And better yet, these can help you save thousands of dollars. However, these projects take time, energy, and knowledge, which is where you’ll see a lot of people give up. But by learning some super simple DIY projects, you can get your hands on...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Do Easements Affect My Property Value?
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 05/31/2020
Refresh Your Wooden Floors
Image by Twin Design from Shutterstock Starting an extensive renovation or replacement of hardwood flooring can be costly. Thankfully, there are other ways to bring your floors back to life if they are not deeply damaged. If you want to give your floors a facelift, try out these tips. Give It A Good Clean Sometimes, all a dull...
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