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Well, Loudoun county VA started a program where they want homeowners to have their septic tanks pumped and checked every 5 years. Alternative septic systems require annual inspections. We are at the 5 year mark now since our last pumping and inspection. At last inspection, the mortar around the e...
05/27/2015
Memorial Day weekend, many people think of baseball, the beach, cookouts, 3 day weekend, car racing, etc. But even though people are enjoying their weekend, at some point over the weekend they take time to remember those that served in the military that are no longer with us. If you can't get to ...
05/24/2015
Exclusive enclave of beautiful cutom homes on 3+ acre lots in Leesburg VA. This home at 20596 Woodcock Ct offers a private partially wooded and fully landscape 4 acre lot. Exterior features include a detached 1 car shop / garage, an RC style barn, a patio, a hot tub, a heated swimming pool, trail...
05/13/2015
When I first heard this story on the news where they showed the unhappy buyer pointing out bad wiring, missing stove, etc, my first thought was " You idiot, haven't you ever heard of real estate agents and home inspectors". Then I thought, well, maybe he did use an agent? I suppose the sellers al...
05/09/2015
 I knew this was a 7 day per week job when I started. I workded 7 days a week before, so wasn't worried about it. However, I found I needed to be more organized, and schedule things. That includes scheduling time for your spouse, your kids, your animals, your family, and yourself. It also meant l...
05/08/2015
Different sites showcase properties in different ways. One feature of remax.com that I like is their mapping system where I can highlight what is within certain driving times from my listings. I can adjust it to whatever I want. 15, 20, 25, 30, etc minutes. Many buyers will ask " where is the nea...
04/25/2015
Who would have thought? This is just another reason agents need to know something about the home inspectors and everyone else who is involved in a real estate transaction. Maybe a buyer hires a friend, or a friend or co-workers boyfriend or husband to do their home inspection. They can't get off ...
04/22/2015
 The beautiful well built home with loads of upgrades on all three levels is priced to attract buyers. It's located in Lovettsville VA approx 1 mile from the Potomac River, C&O Canal Towpath, MARC commuter Train to DC. Less than 30 minutes to Point of Rocks MD, Frederick MD, Boonsboro MD, Harpers...
04/21/2015
  Where Is The "REBLOG" Button?   I ask "where is the reblog button" after attempting to reblog a couple of interesting ActiveRain posts that"   1.  I found interesting and enjoy "spreading the word",   2.  A reblog is a very high form of recommendation, especially for a post that is not feature...
04/19/2015
Many times it's the combination of factors that attract someone to a listing. I usually use cars as analogies. For example, if you have a car that you want to sell, and it's dirty, smells, has bald tires, foggy windows, back seat and trunk are full of junk, empty fast food bags, etc. and is price...
04/18/2015
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