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You’ve probably seen listings stating a home is being sold “as is.” Does that mean it’s a dump and not worth seeing?

These homes can sometimes be a good deal budget-wise, especially if it gets you into a neighborhood you’ve been eyeing. However, some “as is” homes come with more troublesome issues that could cost you more in the long run. [Read More]

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Is your home and yard handling the summertime heat and humidity? The DMV is known for its hot and steamy weather … so don’t neglect certain tasks that will protect your home and let you enjoy the sunny days ahead! [Read More]

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One piece of criteria you must think long and hard about is whether “good schools” should be part of your criteria for a home. For some first-time buyers, it is, for others, it’s the first piece of criteria that should be thrown out. [Read More]

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Whether you’re a meticulous vacation planner or more carefree, you don’t want to be laissez-faire when it comes to leaving your home. [Read More]

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Budget, location, and criteria — are intertwined and play a key role in finding the “perfect” home for you. You can get everything you want in a home by understanding how these three items influence each other and need to balance each other out. [Read More]

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Did you know that by adding a tree to your yard, you can increase your property value and save on energy costs?  The presence of larger trees in yards and as street trees can add 3 to 15 percent to home values throughout neighborhoods. [Read More]

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Believe it or not, even small changes in your home can have an impact on your energy use (and your bills!).  Many can be easy to implement and are inexpensive too.

Here are some easy DIY fixes that you can do today or over a weekend to make your home more energy efficient. [Read More]

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Follow my 4 steps outlined below, you’ll be all set. And keep reading since you don’t want to miss my BONUS section with even more tips on getting the right mortgage for your budget. [Read More]

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In my 3-part series, Greening Your Home, you’ll learn ways to make your home more energy-efficient while also saving you money in the long run. In this first article, I explain why energy audits can help you solve some of your home’s energy dilemmas. Caring about the environment and being “green” can be easier than you think as a homeowner. You can start today! [Read More]

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There’s a very specific formula I use with clients to make sure they end up with the house that best fits their needs and budget.  It requires some initial patience to make sure things are done right (and then you are prepared to quickly put in an offer with confidence when you reach that point!). [Read More]

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