DC and Maryland Real Estate Blog

  • How to Load Your Moving Truck

    BY Cindy Souza

    If you’ve decided to save some money on your move by packing the moving truck yourself, you’ll want to make sure you maximize the space available while minimizing the damage to your belongings. Take these tips from the pros to pack your truck t...

  • Get Your Home Ready for Back-to-School Season

    BY Cindy Souza

    It’s hard to believe, but summer is winding down and kids will be heading back to school soon – if they haven’t started already. If you’re looking around your home wondering how you’re going to get organized for the upcoming school year, ...

  • Save Money on Your Move

    BY Cindy Souza

    Moving can be tough on a tight budget – but not impossible. If you’re wondering how you’re going to get through your next move without spending a fortune, here are some of our favorite ideas. Save money on packing Did you start packing yet?...

  • How To Stay Cool at Home

    BY Cindy Souza

    Summer has just begun, but temperatures are already rising! Are you ready for a heat wave? Take advantage of these tips to keep it cool at home during these hot summer days. Shut the shades While you may be tempted to let the sun shine in on pretty...

  • Stage Your Front Porch to Sell

    BY Cindy Souza

    You’ve cleared out all the clutter, emptied the closets, trimmed the trees, and made all the necessary repairs. Your house is clean and spotless and ready to show to potential buyers. But have you thought about your front porch? Your front porch ...

  • Grow Veggies at Home

    BY Cindy Souza

    Have you put off growing your own vegetables at home because you think it will be too difficult, time consuming or messy? Do you worry that you don’t have enough space? Do you think you have a black thumb and nothing will grow? Starting your own...

  • Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

    BY Cindy Souza

    Do you have grand visions of a summer spent outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly live up to your expecta...

  • 11 Ways to Make Small Rooms Feel Big

    BY Cindy Souza

    Just because you’re short on square footage doesn’t mean your life needs to feel cramped.  Try any of these amazing tricks to make your small space feel big. Choose the right paint colors While the generally accepted rule of thumb ...

  • How to Choose the Best Offer for Your Home

    BY Cindy Souza

    You’ve put your house on the market. You had a great open house. And now you’ve gotten an offer – followed by three more. If you’re selling your home, you may find yourself in the position of having to choose between different offers. Whil...

  • Are You Ready for a Fixer Upper?

    BY Cindy Souza

    Maybe you have dreams of buying a new home but aren’t sure you can financially swing it. Perhaps you have visions of turning an otherwise shabby home into something from your dreams. Or maybe you’ve found a house that’s in the perfect neighbo...