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Washington D.C. Area Real Estate Market Update

Real Estate Market The current real estate market trends in the Washington DC area. As some of you may know we are having a very active market in this 2019. Buyers have to compete to win homes, and sellers are watching prices going up, earni...

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Why Homeownership Makes People Happier

Most Americans have no regrets about buying a home. In fact, it’s made them happier, a new survey shows. Ninety-three percent of Americans say they are happier after buying a home, and 83% would never go back to renting, according to B...

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Renovations With the Worst ROI

    Some of the most popular renovations, such as a kitchen remodel or landscape upgrade, are likely to cost your sellers more than they’ll get back at resale. And a major mistake sellers make when undertaking home improve...

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3 Common Landscaping Mistakes

  Landscapers say they see homeowners repeatedly making the same mistakes in yard design, whether it's using the wrong plants or not keeping up with maintenance. Landscapers recently shared with Apartment Therapy some of the most co...

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Older Homeowners Turn to Equity for Retirement

The equity of homeowners ages 62 and older has reached an all-time high, according to the latest index reading from the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association report. Seniors saw their housing wealth grow by 2.7% or $104 billion in t...

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Are AirBnBs Good for a Neighborhood?

    Short-term rental properties are popping up in more neighborhoods across the country as homeowners look to cash in on an extra income stream. But is an Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway, or other short-term rental good for a thrivi...

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Top Reasons Americans are Moving

Many Americans are moving because they want more space, according to a new survey of 1,000 consumers from Porch.com, a home remodeling website. More than one in four—and millennials, in particular—say their chief motivator for moving is...

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