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Posted on 06/13/2021
What are Build-to-Rent Properties?
Image by Виктория Бородинова from Pixabay Build-to-rent is a major term right now for investors. The industry has seen a serious leap in interest in just the past year, making nearly everyone in the real estate space sit up and take notice. We'll look at the special nature of these properties and which attributes make a property more...
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Posted on 06/08/2021
10303 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901 is now new to the market!
This house is a commuters dream located in the lovely Woodmoor neighborhood. Just minutes from downtown Silver Spring, Washington DC and the Metro. This beautifully bright and updated Cape Cod features 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. The large kitchen offers granite countertops, a beautiful stone backsplash and Kenmore Elite stainless steel appliances. The family room, which is open to the kitchen, has hardwood floors and a wood fireplace. Also on the main level is a bedroom and full bath and a separate room that can be used as an office or possible 5th bedroom. There is an enclosed porch with A/C and a solarium with a heat pump allowing...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
The Benefits of Adding an Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Askar Abayev from Pexels Taking out loans for remodeling is an reinvestment into the largest purchase of a lifetime for many - your home. That's why everyday people are tasked with making informed decisions about the most beneficial way to put hard-earned money to work in their homes. These are questions worth considering before hiring a...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/30/2021
Click here to view Potomac, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
How to Recognize a Mid-Century Modern Home
Photo by Expect Best from Pexels Mid-century modern is a style of architectural design that first became popular in post-World War II America. It’s a style that remains popular to this day for homebuyers, designers and home builders. The key features of mid-century modern design can apply to both interior and exterior design. You can also find these...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Home Improvements to Boost Your Home's Appeal
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Those considering the sale of their home will often consider the return on investment (ROI) of any such improvement. You don't, after all, want to spend $20,000 on a major improvement that will likely only see a $5,000 payback after the sale. But improvements also have other benefits. For one, they can...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Rental Properties: Are They Worth It?
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance. Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase anything high-end, always choose something...
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Posted on 05/14/2021
Rockville, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/14/2021
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Quick Upgrades to Transform Your Property
Photo by Blue Bird from Pexels If you own a home, chances are you’ll make improvements at some point. Whether you’re looking to increase your property value or make your space better suited for your needs, there are many reasons you should follow through with these updates. However, knowing where to start can be challenging. What renovation has...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Prepare for an Open Houses in Bad Weather
Photo by Erik Witsoe on Unsplash When placing your home on the market you’ll likely need to plan to hold an open house or two. If there's a chance of bad weather during a scheduled open house, you might question moving ahead with the event. Before you cancel, here are a few things to consider: Serious buyers venture...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
Potomac, MD Real Estate Market Update 4/28/2021
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Can You Live in a Property Obtained Through 1031 Exchange?
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels 1031 exchanges are special transactions in which one investment is effectively “swapped” for another. In real estate, this means selling one investment property for another of “like-kind.” This can be an effective and lucrative strategy because it can allow you to defer certain taxes as long as you abide by specific rules...
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