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Posted on 09/13/2020
Home Maintenance: Caring for Your HVAC Unit
Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash When it comes to keeping a home cool in the summer months and keeping it warm during the winter, there's no more important unit than the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. But like every major home system, HVAC units have a shelf life, and this is usually in the neighborhood...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
To Rent or Buy: What to Consider
Photo by Athitat Shinagowin via Shutterstock You’ll often hear it stated that paying rent is throwing money down the drain. As a motivation to buy a home, however, that might not be the best idea. A rule of thumb is that if you can purchase a home for fifteen times what you currently pay annually in rent, buying...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
What is a Zombie Property?
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Helping Our Loved One Enjoy Their Golden Years by Downsizing
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There comes a time when family members must confront the realities of aging. It’s not uncommon for our parents and grandparents to still be living in properties that once housed multiple family members. The upkeep required for such residencies can place an undue burden on our elders, and downsizing remains a logical...
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Posted on 08/18/2020
Video Tour - 47 Launden Lane, Camden Wyoming, DE 19935
Visit this home virtually: http://www.vht.com/434096468/IDXS - Welcome to Barclay Farms, Camden's premier 55+ active adult community. The Bay Meadow model is one of the largest floor plans and was bumped out an additional 4 ft. You enter into the formal living room and dining room areas that provide plenty of space for entertaining and hosting special dinners. A beautiful 12 x 14 3 season room was added with a patio for outdoor enjoyment. The spacious kitchen has tons of storage and a pass through to the family room. Go through the arched entry to the sunny breakfast room to enjoy your morning coffee. The family room is over-sized and...
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Posted on 08/17/2020
47 Launden Lane, Camden Wyoming, DE 19935 is now new to the market!
Welcome to Barclay Farms, Camden's premier 55+ active adult community. The Bay Meadow model is one of the largest floor plans and was bumped out an additional 4 ft. You enter into the formal living room and dining room areas that provide plenty of space for entertaining and hosting special dinners. A beautiful 12 x 14 3 season room was added with a patio for outdoor enjoyment. The spacious kitchen has tons of storage and a pass through to the family room. Go through the arched entry to the sunny breakfast room to enjoy your morning coffee. The family room is over-sized and allows for space to enjoy family and friends. There is a split...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Tips for Home Painting
Image by kitzcorner from Shutterstock Don’t underestimate the importance of a fresh coat of paint when it comes to preparing to sell your home. Apart from changing the look of your space, it also adds to the value of your house. Painting can make your home feel brand new and attract the attention of serious buyers. While painting...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Was Your Open House Successful?
An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers. Now,...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Transform Unused Space into a Custom Home Office
Image by Pexels from Pixabay With more people working from home today than ever before, many are looking to add a home office to their house. Some may think that they don't have enough space to make this happen; however, folks don't need an entire room to add a home office. There are a few great tips and...
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