Thinking About Buying an Older Southern Maryland Home?

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If some of the beautiful older homes in Southern Maryland are appealing to you in your home search, there are some important things you’ll need to pay additional attention to. These homes can be full of charm and character, but they can also be full of unexpected and expensive challenges if buyers aren’t prepared. So, […]

Personal Finance Advice for New Southern Maryland Homeowners

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For first-time homeowners, there’s often a period of financial adjustment. It could be that you’ve grown accustomed to a landlord covering repairs, or perhaps you’re not used to being able to customize the space. Whatever the case, owning a home is different than renting in a hundred ways, and adopting the homeowner mindset is important. […]

Is it Time to Update Your Southern Maryland Garage?

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Has your garage basically turned into a place to store all of the items you don’t have room for?  Over time, these things pile up and you may find yourself having to park in the driveway due to all of the clutter. It doesn’t have to be this way. With some simple updating and organization, […]

Homebuyer Etiquette — What You Should Know

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Southern Maryland homeowners know that the process of finding and securing their dream home takes some work. While these buyer rules apply to prospective homebuyers across the country, Southern Maryland buyers can up their chances of a successful purchase by following them. Everything from working with your agent to attending open houses has guidelines to […]

Are You Planning a Move in Southern Maryland?

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If you’ve been thinking about moving in Southern Maryland, you might be wondering if you’re actually ready to take the plunge. Whether you’re considering buying your first home or relocating to a different town, moving is a big decision. Here are a few ideas for potential buyers to help determine if now is the right […]

How to Turn Your New Southern Maryland House into Your Home

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So, you’ve purchased a house in Southern Maryland, and you’re ready to move in. Many home buyers eagerly await their move-in day but find themselves with some mixed emotions when it actually arrives. Though there’s so much excitement about being in a new space, there can also be some anxiety about it not feeling like […]

Designing a Craft Space in Your Southern Maryland Home

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Have you been thinking about creating a creative space where you can unwind after a long day? Or maybe it’s something that would be beneficial for the kids? Whatever the case, creating a craft space in your home can be a terrific option. The good news is that it doesn’t need to be elaborate to […]

Considering Downsizing Your Southern Maryland Home?

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Maybe you’re recent empty-nesters, or perhaps you just want a smaller space to maintain. Whatever the reason, many of us get to the point where we consider downsizing. But before you make any big decisions, there are a few questions that you need to ask yourself. Keep these in mind when you’re weighing a move […]

What Spring Maintenance Does Your Southern Maryland Home Need?

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It will be officially summer at the end of the month, and if you haven’t addressed your Spring maintenance yet, now is the perfect time. Scheduling your maintenance by season is a great way to stay on top of things and ensure nothing falls through the cracks. Here are some Spring maintenance tips for your […]

Maintenance Tips for Your Southern Maryland Pool

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Having a home pool is exciting in many ways — it’s perfect for entertaining friends and family, makes at-home exercise easy and refreshing, and can improve the look of your backyard and the home’s resale value. Pools, however, require a fair amount of maintenance. Here are some ideas to keep your backyard oasis from turning […]