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Lou Casciano, Pearson Smith Realty, LLC
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Posted on 09/19/2021
What You Should Avoid When Building Your Stick-Built Home
Having a stick-built home constructed provides you with a whole new house to move into that has the features and design you want. While these homes offer several benefits over purchasing existing homes, it’s important to make sure the stick-built home construction process is done right. Otherwise, you could end with regrets about your new home in terms...
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Posted on 09/18/2021
14807 Cider Mill Road, Hillsboro, VA 20132 is now new to the market!
Horse lovers delight. 20+ acres of pastures. Six stall center aisle barn with tack room and hay storage, plus five stall barn with washroom, large equipment shed, and outdoor riding arena with lights. This property would make a great horse boarding or training facility. One level home with 3 bedrooms, and 2 full baths. The inside has been freshly painted and has pine flooring throughout. House sold in "AS IS" condition. Property in land use, seller not responsible for rollback...
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Posted on 09/18/2021
19365 Cypress Ridge Terrace #121, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
Are you planning to downsize but you don’t want to give up your yard?   This gorgeous 2 BR / 2BA + Den (or craft/library) condo has its own small yard and more!  The meticulously maintained condo is located on the coveted FIRST floor of the Potomac Ridge Bldg. of Lansdowne Woods.  The large sunroom has floor-to-ceiling windows, tile floors, a ceiling fan, and custom blinds.   The open floor plan has a living room, dining room, and large kitchen with gorgeous cherry wood floors and molding throughout.   The kitchen boasts all new LG SS appliances, painted cabinets, quartz countertop, backsplash, a butler's pantry with extra storage and...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Build Your Own Garden Path With Brick Pavers
Creating a great garden path doesn’t have to be a long and difficult process. With the right tools and techniques, DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels can build a classic and functional brick pathway. Here we’ll go over the materials and process for your next garden path DIY project. Materials CobblestonesEdging stakesGranite paversPlastic landscaping edgingSandSpray paint (for marking)...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Should You Build a New Addition Onto Your Home?
Image by ClassicallyPrinted from Pixabay Whether your family has grown or your personal lifestyle has changed, you may have found yourself faced with the decision of building an addition on your existing home or purchasing a new one. There are both benefits and disadvantages to both options so it's important to take time to consider your own circumstances...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
123 Fort Evans Road Se #B, Leesburg, VA 20175 now has a new price of $1,725!
Nicely updated walkout condo with new recessed lights, new granite counters, and new cabinets. Freshly painted and new flooring throughout the entire unit. Nice walk-in closets, full-size washer/ dryer, and nice size rooms. Great location close to W&OD bike trail and walking distance to shopping and...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Budget Basics: Planning Your Next Home Remodeling Project
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Your social feed is likely filled with plenty of inspiration for your next home improvement project. It's easy to scroll past images of sparkling kitchens and sleek basements and decide that now is the best time to take on your next renovation project. The next step is figuring out how to pay...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Should You Plant a Container Victory Garden?
For those who wish to plant a victory garden, container planting might be the best option. Many vegetables and other edible plants grow successfully in containers and may give you the flexibility you need. However, there are some disadvantages to consider, especially when deciding between container gardening or planting directly into the ground. Here we’ll go over some...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Vacation Properties and 1031 Exchanges: What You Need to Know
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh from Pexels Owning a vacation home is a popular goal among homeowners. Whether the intent is to rent it out for additional income or to use it as your own private getaway, there are financial aspects of owning a vacation home that are important to consider. Vacation home purchases are expensive up front...
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Posted on 08/14/2021
12644 Shady Lane, Hillsboro, VA 20132 now has a new price of $315,000!
Rural retreat on 11 beautiful acres, perfect for a weekend gateway, second home, or Air Bnb. This mountain retreat is located in a private setting with mature trees, cleared yard, and wildlife abound. Several outbuildings for storage, chickens, woodworking, or a large shop. Plus an additional house that has potential for a second home, rental unit, or Air Bnb. Close to all that Western Loudoun has to offer; vineyards, breweries, and the Appalachian Trail. This property has tons of potential and just waiting for you to make it a perfect...
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Posted on 08/13/2021
12644 Shady Lane, Hillsboro, VA 20132 is now new to the market!
Rural retreat on 11 beautiful acres, perfect for a weekend gateway, second home, or Air Bnb. This mountain retreat is located in a private setting with mature trees, cleared yard, and wildlife abound. Several outbuildings for storage, chickens, woodworking, or a large shop. Plus an additional house that has potential for a second home, rental unit, or Air Bnb. Close to all that Western Loudoun has to offer; vineyards, breweries, and the Appalachian Trail. This property has tons of potential and just waiting for you to make it a perfect...
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