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Posted on 11/30/2022
6 Essential landscaping terms
If you’re just getting started with landscaping, it can seem as if it has a language all its own. While landscape designers use specialized terminology to describe the ins and outs of their work, most of the important language overlaps with gardening, architecture and real estate. This means you might already know more about landscaping styles and features...
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Posted on 11/28/2022
Woodbridge, VA Real Estate Market Update 11/28/2022
Click here to view Woodbridge, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 11/23/2022
How to Grow a Banana Plant as a Houseplant
If you want a large, tropical houseplant that will survive in any climate, consider a banana plant. There are dozens of varieties of banana plant, including some smaller varieties perfect for indoor pots. Here are the basics of caring for a banana plant indoors: Light Requirements Most types of banana plant want at least 6 hours of full...
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Posted on 11/16/2022
What's trending in exterior house style
House style goes way beyond interior design. When it comes to curb appeal, exterior home design is everything. If you’re trying to sell your home or just want to make a statement in your neighborhood, knowing the hottest trends can help inspire your design ideas. Whether your home is craftsman style, Cape Cod style, ranch style or one...
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Posted on 11/09/2022
2 Dog-friendly landscaping ideas to try at home
If you have a dog at home, dog-friendly backyard landscaping ideas might be just what you need to inspire your backyard upgrade. Are you concerned about your pet’s safety around plants? Do you want to protect the condition of your garden? Or, do you just want to make your dog feel more comfortable playing in the yard? Regardless...
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Posted on 11/02/2022
Festive winter tablescapes for your holiday season
Decorating for winter holiday parties often includes...
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Posted on 10/29/2022
Woodbridge, VA Real Estate Market Update 10/29/2022
Click here to view Woodbridge, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/26/2022
Understanding Homeowner's Insurance
Homeowner's insurance is an important piece of the home ownership puzzle. Because almost all mortgage lenders require proof of insurance, having a policy is more of a necessity than an option. However, many potential homeowners aren't clear about what a homeowner's insurance policy covers. While each policy is customizable and has varying details depending on the insurer, there...
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Posted on 10/25/2022
8561 Mazzello Place, Springfield, VA 22153 now has a new price of $925,000!
Open House on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. Looking for a spacious home in the Springfield area? Stop in to see this beautifully maintained home in a great location. Welcome Home to this spacious 4BR/3.5BA, Open floor plan, brick front Colonial home with beautiful wood flooring throughout the home. Located in Springfield, enjoy your own peaceful, cul-de-sac as one of 8 lots. Visitor parking across from your home. Minutes to Fairfax County Parkway, Fort Belvoir, Interstates 95, 395 and 495. You will want to come and see this home with a nice back yard and patio. Replaced above oven microwave in Aug. 2022. Replaced AC system August 4, 2020. HOME...
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Posted on 10/19/2022
Rain gardens: Design your own
When it comes to rain gardens, design matters for more than just aesthetics. Rain gardens are meant to serve an important purpose in capturing rainwater runoff, and both the plants and structure of the garden determine its effectiveness. To help you learn more about rain gardens, here are some key benefits and design elements to know: Why are...
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Posted on 10/12/2022
How home improvements can add to the value of your property
The best renovations and home improvement projects...
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