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Pros and Cons of Balloon Mortgages
Posted on 04/05/2020
Pros and Cons of Balloon Mortgages
Image by Jojje from Shutterstock Many people own homes through a mortgage agreement. Traditional mortgages are primarily fully amortized or gradually paid off with regular payments over the lifetime of the loan. Each payment contributes to both the principal and the interest. A balloon mortgage is a short-term home loan with fixed-rate monthly payments that only take care...
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Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Posted on 03/29/2020
Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Video Tour  - 7 Phillips Drive NW, Leesburg, VA 20176
Posted on 03/27/2020
Video Tour - 7 Phillips Drive NW, Leesburg, VA 20176
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Minutes to downtown Leesburg, W&OD trail and sits on a beautiful flat .33 of an acre lot. Recently updated 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial home boasts new carpeting, new paint, remodeled bathrooms, granite tops, and new lighting throughout. Upstairs you will find 4 bedrooms all with new carpet and freshly painted; The master bathroom and hall bath have been completely remodeled including new tile floors, new tile in the showers, new lights, new fixtures, new toilets, and new vanities. The main level has a huge family room, fireplace, and exposed beams. The kitchen has new granite countertops, updated...
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7 Phillips Drive NW, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/27/2020
7 Phillips Drive NW, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Minutes to downtown Leesburg, W&OD trail and sits on a beautiful flat .33 of an acre lot. Recently updated 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial home boasts new carpeting, new paint, remodeled bathrooms, granite tops, and new lighting throughout. Upstairs you will find 4 bedrooms all with new carpet and freshly painted; The master bathroom and hall bath have been completely remodeled including new tile floors, new tile in the showers, new lights, new fixtures, new toilets, and new vanities. The main level has a huge family room, fireplace, and exposed beams. The kitchen has new granite countertops, updated...
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Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Posted on 03/22/2020
Luxury Landscaping for the Upscale Homeowner
Photo by Linda Knicely on Unsplash Luxury homes have been gaining popularity for at least the last two years, says Washington Post. And while no one has set exact parameters for what is and isn't considered luxury, many real estate agents use the term to describe homes priced in the million-dollar range or higher. These are the residences...
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Video Tour  - 314 Ebaugh Drive Se, Leesburg, VA 20175
Posted on 03/19/2020
Video Tour - 314 Ebaugh Drive Se, Leesburg, VA 20175
Beautifully maintained end unit garage townhome located in Stratford Land Bay C. This townhome features 3 finished levels with gleaming hardwood floors throughout the main level. The large kitchen has 42" maple cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and large center island. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large family room with a cozy gas fireplace. The main level also has a nice size mudroom/laundry room. Enjoy relaxing or grilling on the large deck located off the kitchen; perfect for entertaining. Upper level boasts a huge master suite with sitting room, walk-in closet and luxury bath complete with large soaking tub, separate...
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314 Ebaugh Drive Se, Leesburg, VA 20175 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/19/2020
314 Ebaugh Drive Se, Leesburg, VA 20175 is now new to the market!
Beautifully maintained end unit garage townhome located in Stratford Land Bay C. This townhome features 3 finished levels with gleaming hardwood floors throughout the main level. The large kitchen has 42" maple cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and large center island. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large family room with a cozy gas fireplace. The main level also has a nice size mudroom/laundry room. Enjoy relaxing or grilling on the large deck located off the kitchen; perfect for entertaining. Upper level boasts a huge master suite with sitting room, walk-in closet and luxury bath complete with large soaking tub, separate...
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Live Close to Nature in Florida
Posted on 03/15/2020
Live Close to Nature in Florida
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay To live in Florida is to live closer to nature than you ever may have imagined. For life-long Florida residents, this is something that you grow accustomed to rather young, but for those who move into the state later in adulthood, learning to expect the sight of a lizard in the bathroom...
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Video Tour  - 125 Clubhouse Drive SW #4, Leesburg, VA 20175
Posted on 03/13/2020
Video Tour - 125 Clubhouse Drive SW #4, Leesburg, VA 20175
Gorgeous remodeled condo with beautiful open kitchen, quartz countertops, tile black splash, SS appliances, big island, updated bath with tile floors. Plus laminated wood floors throughout and a stunning electric fireplace that gives you a cozy feel. Very bright and open with a modern feel. Plus a nice balcony overlooking the pool. CONDO IS NOT FHA APPROVED! 10% down conventional loan programs available for this unit. Ask for...
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125 Clubhouse Drive SW #4, Leesburg, VA 20175 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/13/2020
125 Clubhouse Drive SW #4, Leesburg, VA 20175 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous remodeled condo with beautiful open kitchen, quartz countertops, tile black splash, SS appliances, big island, updated bath with tile floors. Plus laminated wood floors throughout and a stunning electric fireplace that gives you a cozy feel. Very bright and open with a modern feel. Plus a nice balcony overlooking the pool. CONDO IS NOT FHA APPROVED! 10% down conventional loan programs available for this unit. Ask for...
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