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If you have a troublesome tree on your property, dealing with it responsibly, economically, and safely is important. While you may own a chainsaw, tackling the project yourself can be extremely risky. Here are some questions to ask and tips for tree removal:  1. Make sure you need to remove it. M...
07/06/2016
It starts innocently one Saturday morning. Maybe you find yourself wishing you had extra space or a large backyard for entertaining. Maybe you’re already thinking about a nice place to raise your family. You look up at your partner and say: “You know, maybe we should think about moving.” To your ...
06/28/2016
Can you believe that the year is almost half over? It seems not long ago children were just starting school and now school is out and we’re at the beginning of summer.  The heat of June’s weather is upon us. Sam Keen, an American author once said of the season: “Deep summer is when laziness finds...
06/21/2016
Taking the family away for a vacation?  Planning to leave your house for an extended period of time?  What precautions are you taking to protect your home while you’re away? These 10 tips will help ensure everything is safe and sound when you return. It’s crucial that we all have time to recharge...
06/16/2016
The number of detached homes listed for sale in Upper Marlboro 20774: 42 new listings in April and 39 new listings in May.  There were 17 closed sales in April and 33 closed sales in May. The market continues to show signs that more listings are needed to meet buyers demand.     The median sold p...
06/16/2016
Would you like to buy a home for 50% off the listing price? Believe it or not, you might be eligible to do just that. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a program called “Good Neighbor Next Door,” designed to help put hardworking people in homes for a significant discount. F...
06/13/2016
Next to a major kitchen renovation, replacing appliances is the most expensive way to upgrade the space. So if you’re purchasing a new refrigerator, stove or dishwasher in order to make your home more attractive to buyers, you want to make wise purchasing decisions. The most important considerati...
06/08/2016
A great gardener knows that well-maintained tools make working outdoors a joy rather than a chore. Here are some tips for making sure your tools are in tip-top shape this season. Gardening season is here, and the experience can be a pleasure or a pain depending on the quality and care of your too...
06/02/2016
 Home renovation projects are a great way to fall in love again with a home you own, or make upgrades buyers will pay top dollar for when the time comes to sell. Redoing a kitchen or bathroom can make a huge difference in how much you enjoy a space. But how do you know what you really want? Are y...
05/10/2016
Do you have a home garden? Are you thinking of starting one? Are you concerned about pesticides and expenses associated with growing your own food? Check out these tips for making a home garden healthier, greener, and more economical: 1. Start collecting rain water. You don’t need to run your spr...
04/28/2016
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