The Hidden Costs Of Buying A Home

You’ve been saving up for your down payment for years. Now that you have found the perfect home you are likely to end up spending a bit more than you had initially planned. This goes beyond the lumped fees for closing costs, homeowner’s insurance and appraisal and...

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Is Your Home Ready For Summer?

Seasonal maintenance checklists help you to maintain your investment in your home and minimize your ongoing repair expenses. Your checklist should include season-specific maintenance, scheduled maintenance, and your ongoing home improvements. Here are the things you...

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5 Reasons To Consider Investing In Land

If you are thinking of purchasing real estate as an additional revenue stream or as a long-term investment—consider investing in land instead of just property with an existing home or building. The reasons to invest are many. They Aren’t Making More Of It Land is not...

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How Functional Is Your Outdoor Living Space?

If you own a home in northern Virginia, odds are that your outdoor living space is substantially larger than your indoor square footage. Even if your patio or deck is small your yard is a wide-open space. One of the fastest growing trends in home upgrades is to turn...

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Spring Cleaning And Home Maintenance Checklist

There is just something about spring that inspires deep cleaning. As a home owner this must go beyond cleaning and organizing your home, to inspecting your home for maintenance and repairs. We suggest creating a seasonal checklist to help you stay organized. Here’s...

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Is It Time To Refinance Your Mortgage?

There are many sound reasons to refinance your mortgage, some that will save you money upfront or in the long run—and others that will provide you with the cash required to achieve your financial goals. It’s best to speak with your financial advisor to ensure to...

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