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To Stage or Not to Stage

Real estate professionals and most clients know staging is important.  But staging changes as the market evolves. Of course, there are timeless aspects of staging.  Aspects like making repairs, depersonalizing the space, or giving the place a...

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How to Get Started Adding a Porch

Nothing creates a welcoming entry to a home quite like a porch. Even the smallest porch creates a gracious transition between the outdoors and indoor living spaces. A somewhat larger porch can provide a spot to pull up a chair or two and grow a...

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10 Ways to Make Your Home a Haven

Because we all need a haven right now - a home should be more than just somewhere to live. It should also be a retreat — a place in which you feel relaxed and nurtured. All too often, though, our houses slip into a more perfunctory role. Some...

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How to Design a Stylish TV Room

The purpose of a TV room is just that—watching TV. But with today’s super-sized screens to contend with, squeezing in a sense of style (let alone making room for furniture) can be tricky. That’s exactly why to consider turning to the d...

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Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

During a buyer's market is when most experts will recommend you buy real estate. A buyer's market is when there are more properties for sale than prospective buyers, and sellers are more willing to go with a low bid. However, that doesn't me...

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Home Maintenance Checklist

As we put 2020 behind us and welcome the arrival of 2021, it’s time for new beginnings. January is a great time to reflect and make plans for the year ahead. Since many of us are spending more time at home, making it a comfortable place to li...

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A guide to Pop-Ups Around DC During COVID

Pop-ups were everywhere in D.C. before the COVID-19 pandemic started, and an emergency order keeping dining rooms closed has led several restaurants to come up with a creative crop of new options. This curated guide includes everything longer-t...

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Small Kitchen Table Ideas

Every kitchen, no matter how small or cramped, should have a spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or a quick dinner. If you think your only option is standing over the sink, think again. There are ways to add a small kitchen table to even the slimmest...

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8 Holiday Decorating Tips, Courtesy of Netflix!

Holiday Home Makeover With Mr. Christmas is the feel-good Netflix binge you're probably seeking right about now, with its heartfelt holiday message, and its smart and stylish Christmas decorating advice, courtesy of Mr. Christmas himself, inter...

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