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Monthly Archives: February 2017

    Pre-Move Declutter: Did You Toss the Right Stuff?

    By Caitlin Herrington | February 28, 2017

    If you’re about to move to a new home, there is one thing you absolutely must do: Declutter before moving. Really, this is your big chance! There is no better excuse than an upcoming move to unload dead weight. Think about it: For one, moving costs money—an average of $1,170 for an in-state move or a whopping $5,630... Read More

    The Early Bird’s Guide to Buying a Home

    By Caitlin Herrington | February 21, 2017

    Planning to buy a home this spring? Then right now—yes, during these last days of winter—is the time to get rolling. “Spring is peak home-buying season, which means you’re going to have a ton of competition from other buyers,” says Peggy Yee, supervising broker at Frankly Realtors in Vienna, VA. Hence, winter is the ideal time to... Read More

    Five things to know as you wait to close

    By Caitlin Herrington | February 15, 2017

    Your offer has been accepted on your dream home, so all you have to do is sign the paperwork and move in … right? For some home buyers, the closing day for a real estate purchase is as formal and complicated as the transaction itself. For others, it’s just a blip on the radar. Either... Read More

    10 Cleaning Tasks to Tackle Once a Year

    By Caitlin Herrington | February 8, 2017

    Spring cleaning is in the air! Ready to start the annual deep cleaning every home needs and deserves? Here are a few chores that need to be tackled once a year and only take a few minutes to complete. Not only will your home feel cleaner, it’ll feel safer, too! Get behind the appliances Moving... Read More

    Live Well in Woodland Acres | 829 White Oak Hill Drive

    By Caitlin Herrington | February 2, 2017

    For those who like open floorplans but aren’t overly excited about the idea of every room running together, 829 White Oak Hill Drive may be just what you need! With a formal dining room that leads right into the living room, the open feel is maintained by two service windows and a doorway. The space... Read More