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 One of the criteria homebuyers sometimes overlook is access to recreational activities near the home they are thinking of buying. Commute times to work, schools for kids, hoa's, nearest hospital, etc are almost always checked. But sometimes buyers just assume there will be parks, pools, and recr...
02/13/2017
 Mortgage news you can use. Agents are not loan officers, but we must keep on top of pending changes, especially when working with buyers. John Melnick II with Presidential Bank Mortgage NMLS ID # 527960 in Fairfax provided this information. "Subject: Potomac Partners Update: FHA Premium Reductio...
01/19/2017
There are several good reasons for buying land and building your own house. Maybe you just want to customize a house that fits your family and needs. Maybe you're tired of losing bidding wars. Maybe you have 6-9 months left on a lease and don't want to continue renting. Whatever the reason, you h...
01/16/2017
According to the United States Fire Administration, 58 civilian home fire fatalities were reported by U.S. news media between Jan. 1, and Jan. 10, 2017, Test your smoke alarm today! It's safe to say that many of these fires and deaths could have been avoided. Some were caused by improperly dispos...
01/10/2017
If you plan on purchasing a large ticket item like a new vehicle, land, or house, it is good to know your credit score ahead of time. But where you get those credit scores from can make a huge difference to lenders. So if you are planning on buying a home, stick with proven basics.(1) Check with ...
01/10/2017
 When working with seniors, hoarders, and people who either lived through the Depression, or watched their parents live through the Depression, you must be patient and plan ahead. One of the seniors I'm working with now is actually very intelligent, has numerous interests,and is a " collector." I...
01/08/2017
 More Pull - Less Bull About a week or so ago, BarbaraTodaro wrote a blog post about slogans and branding. I think most agents agree, they can learn something about marketing from Barbara that will help make their phone ring! I think marketing and branding are part of the overall package that age...
10/27/2016
Weverton MD Cliffs and AT Top Center  There are numerous things to do outdoors in and around Lovettsville. Yesterday evening we did a fairly quick hike starting at the old Weverton Grist Mill which is on the VA side of the Potomac river. After exploring and photgraphing the old mill, we headed We...
10/23/2016
                                  Fire Prevention Week involves more than just checking the batteries in your smoke alarms, but smoke alarms should be near the top of your list. Here are some other things that should be checked.(1) Smoke Alarms - If they are 10 years old, replace the smoke alarms...
10/11/2016
Sugarloaf Mountain MDPost inspired by Roy Kelley's post on Sugarloaf Mountain Wine TastingWe've hiked several several trails on Sugarlaof Mountain, ( http://www.sugarloafmd.com/ ) and taken many photographs along the way. I knew someday I would use some of the photos in blog posts. We've gone up ...
10/10/2016
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