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  • 4 Times an Umbrella Insurance Policy Could Save You

    Don't get caught in the rain without an umbrella, and don't get caught being the responsible party in an accident without an umbrella insurance policy! Click here to read why an umbrella policy is essential.

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  • Our Super Online N360 Program: Learn About Any Address, Any Neighborhood

    Get all the details with Neighborhood360, a smart new program that provides the key demographics for any neighborhood. Click through if you want to know all about your own neighborhood, or one you're thinking of moving into.

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  • 5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Yard

    A lush, green lawn is every homeowner's desire, but you might be unknowingly contributing to the failing health of your lawn. Click through to avoid these 5 lawn care mistakes and boost your lawn's health and longevity.

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  • "Purcellville Ridge" 210 Elder Terrace Purcellville, VA 20132 $385,000

    Beautiful, end unit townhome!  3 finished levels, 3 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half baths!  Main Level features separate living and dining areas with gleaming hardwood floors, and bright and sunny kitchen with granite countertops, opening to the spacious family room with walls of windows.  The walk-out lower level leads to the fenced in rear yard and has room for an additional 4th bedroom with full bath.  Walk to high school next door, walk to shops, and walk to restaurants. Click PHOTO for tour.

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  • How to Go Green at Home

    Just because you're making a commitment to becoming more eco-friendly doesn't mean you're saving money. Click through for more on transforming your home without falling for gimmicks.
     

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  • If Your House Is Destroyed, Are You Still Obligated to Pay the Mortgage?

    If disaster strikes, you can avoid complete calamity by remembering two important steps. Click through to find out more about what steps you should take if your house is destroyed.

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  • ARE YOU READY TO SPEND A FREE WEEK AT THE BEACH IN 2020?

    Looking to spend a week at the beach this year?? How about a FREE week at the beach! For every qualified referral we receive from you you will be entered into a drawing for a week at our beach house in Pawley’s Island, South Carolina! The contest STARTS NOW and ends August 1st, 2020 and the available beach dates for your stay are from September 21 – November 17, 2020. Click PHOTO for more property details.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Concerned About Preplanning?

    Preplanning can save you time, stress and even money when purchasing a home. Click through to learn the necessary steps you must take if you want to avoid disaster and save some green on your next home purchase.

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  • How to Go Eco-Friendly in Your Home This Spring

    Want to revamp your eco-friendly efforts this spring? Click through for some easy ways to change your lifestyle and give back to the planet.

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  • Got a Situation: A Home Inspection Podcast

    If you're considering buying a house that's more than a few years old, there may be some hidden problems that you'll want to uncover well in advance. Click through to hear homeowners find out about the ins and outs of a home inspection.

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  • You Can Still Deduct PMI, But How Do You Get Rid of It?

    It’s often seen as a necessary evil in order to buy a house, but there are ways you can you get out of paying PMI. Click through to learn how you can stop making steep PMI payments.

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  • Got a Situation: A Home Mortgage Podcast

    For most of us, shopping for a new home also means shopping for a home mortgage. And it can be just as confusing! Click through to listen to an eager new homeowner converse with a companion about mortgage options.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Ready to Purchase Your Next Home?

    If you've decided it's time to move to a bigger home or a home in a more coveted area, your next challenge will be how to finance it. Click through for 4 smart strategies for purchasing your next home.

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  • Learn About Your Neighborhood -- Or One You're Moving To -- with N360

    Get all the details with Neighborhood360, an essential online program that provides a wide range of demographics for any address and any neighborhood that you want. Click through if you want to know all about your own neighborhood, or one you're thinking of moving into.

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  • 12731 Gold Cup Trail, Manassas, VA 20112

    Elegance, privacy and sophistication are combined in this private and wooded 2.63 acre estate located in the Fox Mill neighborhood of Manassas, VA.  This exquisite home features 3 finished levels with 4 bedrooms & 3.5 baths.Amazing features include gleaming hardwood floors and a remodeled kitchen to include center island, stainless appliances & granite countertops.  Premier neighborhood with easy access to commuter routes! 

    Click Article Title or Photo to view property details.

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  • Great Home Theater Projectors You Can Buy Today

    A mere television is no longer enough. You need the whole home theater experience. But how do you choose the right hardware? Click through to get started researching home theater projectors today.

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  • 5 New and Improved Ways to Protect Your Home

    All of us are looking to protect our homes and the people who live there, so take a look at these five home security features. Click through to learn about gadgets that can help keep your home secure.

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  • 7 Questions to Ask When Attending Open Houses

    It's both fun and educational to attend an open house, whether it's for a new residence or a vacation home. Click through to learn how to prepare strategic questions to ask the listing agent when attending open houses as a potential buyer.

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  • Bring These 5 Features of a Chef's Kitchen Home

    Where do you start in trying to decide how to improve your kitchen? How can you make yourself a more efficient cook? Click through for some tips on adding professional touches when you're considering a remodel.

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  • Listing: 3204 Mountain Rd. Haymarket, VA

    LAUREL HILL, a one-of-a-kind, 25-acre country estate nestled at the base of Bull Run Mountain in Haymarket, VA. Turning through the stone entrance of this majestic property, you will follow a meandering driveway along a swiftly running creek with several small waterfalls. You will come upon this charming home nestled on a rise in the middle of the surrounding wooded and private acres.

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  • With New Online AVM Program, Uncover Property Valuation Ranges

    Maybe you want to know about that property you're thinking of buying. Or you just want to know the valuation range for your own property. Click through to access an AVM online program that will give you value ranges, and more, for any property you're interested in.

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  • Don't Forget - It's Football Season and we have FREE REDSKIN TICKETS!

    It’s that time of year! The 2017 Washington Redskins Football Season is about to kick off with the start of a new season, and We Have Tickets! We will be raffling off 2 tickets each, to the game on August 19 with the Green Bay Packers at Fed Ex Field, game time 7:30 PM, and on August 27 with the Cincinnati Bengals at Fed Ex Field game time 4:30. Click Contact Us at the top of the newsletter to enter and put in the subject as "Redskins Tickets"! Good luck.

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  • 4 Tips for Refinishing Your Basement

    Remodeling your basement can be a straightforward and rewarding process or a costly headache filled with ongoing issues. Click through for 4 tips to make your basement remodeling a smooth, easy process.

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  • With N360, Get the Details on Any Home, Any Neighborhood

    With Neighborhood360, a full report for any neighborhood is at your fingertips -- a full demographic profile that helps you get a wide-range picture of any village or town. In all, 150 million records are available! Click through to get the complete story for your own address and neighborhood, or one you're interested in.

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  • 8 Tips for Finding the Right Schools

    One of the top requirements for home buyers is proximity to good schools. Click through for 8 tips that will help find a home in a good school district.

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  • All New Deep Data For Your Neighborhood

    Get the real story on your neighborhood--or any neighborhood--and see data about everything from schools to household income. Click through to start your exploration.

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  • Get Property Valuation Ranges -- and More -- with Our AVM Program!

    Do you want to know about how much your property is worth? Or the value range of a property you're thinking of buying? Click through for an AVM online program that will give you the results for any address instantly -- and a lot more!

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  • Don't Break the Bank: How to DIY Your Home Bar

    Be the most popular homeowners on the block with a suave bar. You can get fancy without all the financing. Click through to learn the details of setting up a great space for your entertaining, without going broke.

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  • Tips for Creating a Minimalist Home Gym

    Shred your muscles, not your wallet. A minimalist home gym can help you do just that. Not only will you keep in shape, but also you won't overwhelm your house with expensive equipment. Click through for some tips on creating a simple, but useful, gym.

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  • 4 Reasons to Keep Baking Soda Around the House

    The miracle product in your own home is also one of the oldest. It's useful all around the house. Click through to find out why you should take baking soda out of the fridge and see all the tricks it can perform.

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  • 3514 Delashmutt Dr, Haymarket VA 20169 - $689,900

    Welcome Home to 3514 Delashmutt Drive in the Evergreen Country Club Community!  Golf course frontage and mountain view are yours to enjoy!  This hidden oasis features a sprawling floor plan with a remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, gleaming hardwood floors, and views from every window!  Perfect for anyone, but especially you!  Let us know if we can arrange a showing!

    Click Article Title or Photo to view property details.

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  • Are You Using the Right Light Bulbs?

    Are you using the right light bulbs in all your home’s various lamps and overhead lights? Using the right kind of light bulb can improve the appearance of your room as well as cut down on your energy costs. Click through to see whether you are using the correct light bulbs to save money.

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  • Property Estimates and More with Our AVM Program

    Have you stopped and wondered about how much you could get for your property? Or maybe you want a range for a vacation home you're thinking of buying? Click through for an AVM program that gives you value ranges for any property, plus a whole lot more.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for a Way to Test a Property's Condition

    If you're considering buying a house that's more than a few years old, there may be some hidden problems that you'll want to uncover before making a purchase offer. Click through for 5 easy tests to check a property's condition.

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  • Use These 5 Guidelines to Choose the Direction to Run Your Wood Flooring

    Deciding how you will install your wooden flooring can be tricky, but if you're strategic about it, you can produce a smooth, cohesive look in every room of your house. Click through for 5 guidelines to help you choose the direction to run your wood flooring.

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  • Is This Your Situation: You Want to Save for a House?

    Make the conscious effort to start saving for a down payment and you'll be surprised at how focused you become in achieving your goal.  Click through to learn how to get started.

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  • Avoid Costly Repairs With These Winter Maintenance Must-Dos

    Learn some fast and easy repairs to make to ensure your home survives the winter months no matter where you live. Click through for some tasks that cost little but can save you lots of money in the future.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Concerned About High Closing Costs

    There are some easy steps that you can take as a homebuyer to reduce your closing costs, whether it's your first house or your fourth. Click through to make the process easier on yourself and your checkbook.

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  • Using Tile in Your Kitchen or Bathroom

    Tile can be a fun and easy way to add a pop of color or style to your kitchen or bathroom walls or floors. But how do you know what kind of tile to choose? How do you install it? Click through to learn more about tile.

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  • 6 Secrets to Getting Approved for a Home Loan

    Getting approved for a home loan goes beyond having all your documents in order and showing great credit. There are some secrets of the trade that will increase your chances of approval. Click through for six insider tips for getting approved for a home loan.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Stage Your Home for a Quick Sale

    When selling your home, it's important to make a good first impression in order to garner the interest of potential buyers and get your home sold quickly. Click through to learn how to set the stage for a quick home sale.

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  • Monitored Independence for Seniors

    The exorbitant costs of nursing homes and assisted living care are driving innovation in the technology market to make life easier and more affordable for senior citizens. Click through to discover "monitored independence."

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  • Tips for a Quicker End to Your Mortgage

    All homeowners look forward to the day when their mortgages end. With a little planning, you can make that day come sooner. Click through for some advice on how to pay off your mortgage sooner than you expected.

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  • How to Create a Fabulous and Functional Laundry Room

    Your laundry room may be the most ordinary room in the house, but that doesn't mean you can't spruce it up. Click through to learn how to add some pizzazz to your laundry room and possibly increase your home's value in the process.

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  • 6 Ways to Transform Your Kitchen Cabinets Without Spending a Fortune

    Cabinets are typically the feature that can make a kitchen look dated. Without the right cabinets, your kitchen can feel drab and tired, but installing new ones is a big financial commitment. Click through for six ways to transform your kitchen cabinets without spending a fortune.

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  • Is This Your Situation: What Questions Should I Ask a Listing Agent Before Hiring One?

    If you’ve ever sold a home without an agent, there’s a good reason why you are hiring a listing agent now -- you want to make some money on the deal this time! Click through for 4 questions you must ask a listing agent before making a hiring decision.

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  • Tips for Installing Your New Flat-Screen TV

    When buying a new TV, you might consider where you will put it. Are you planning to mount it on your wall, but don't know how? Click through for some simple steps to make wall mounting both safe and simple.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Wondering If a Fixer-Upper Is a Good Investment

    Perhaps you've noticed the influx of fixer-uppers on the market. Are they piquing your interest? Click through for information on what you need to know before you make an investment in one of these homes.

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  • Got a Situation: A Raw Land Purchase Podcast

    If you are planning to build a new home, selecting your home site is important to the completed home and the design of the structure. Click through to listen to would-be buyers discussing the joys and challenges of a land purchase.

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  • Budget-Friendly Curb Appeal Upgrades

    The great thing about curb appeal is that not only does it make your home easier to sell, it also gives you a more comfortable and beautiful home to enjoy right now. Click through to learn how to increase your curb appeal without spending a fortune.

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  • How to Create the Perfect Home Office

    Many offices are embracing the benefits of a remote or hybrid workplace. That means that knowing how to upgrade your home office is likely to be an important job skill for a long time. Click through to learn how to create a comfortable place to work in your home.

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  • Local Entertainment And Events Calendar: Including Virtual Events

    You'll always know where the fun's going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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  • 6 DIY Projects That You Need a Permit For

    Before you get too excited about your next DIY project, make sure you know of any permits that are required first. Improvements that are made without a permit can cause problems down the road. Click through for advice on complex renovation jobs.

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  • 7 Ways to Add a Pop of Color Without Painting

    You don't have to spend your weekend painting to add a pop of color to your home's interior. Click through to explore imaginative ways to add color without painting.

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  • How to Turbocharge Your Garage

    A garage is just a garage -- unless you want to follow these four tips to make it a lot more useful and handsome than it is now. Use your garage for more than just parking your car. Click through for some advice on creating a more practical and appealing space.

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  • Insider's Guide to the Latest Home Loan Opportunities

    Mortgage lending is a continually changing industry. It's important to stay abreast of updates to the mortgage game, especially if you're looking for home financing options. Click through for an insider's guide to the latest home loan opportunities.

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  • 3 Things We Can Learn From Celebrity Home Design

    You don't need to lead a celebrity lifestyle to have a celebrity-style home. Click through for 3 aspects of celebrity mansions that you can implement in your own home.

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  • Homes for Heroes

    What is this program about? Homes for Heroes provides real savings for the people who work every day to make our communities safer, cleaner and better places to live.  Homes for Heroes is a network of real estate professionals, mortgage bankers and title companies prepared to give real savings to their communities’ Heroes when they buy or sell a home.  This program is our way to say thank you. Click PHOTO for more details.

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  • 4 Money-Savings Tricks When Remodeling Your Bathroom

    Looking to remodel your bathroom but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg? Click through for 4 bathroom remodeling ideas that may be exactly what you’re looking for. 

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  • 6 Simple Life Changes That Will Help You Save for a Home

    The hefty down payment is what typically impedes many people from buying a home. However, there are some quick changes you can implement that will allow you to reach your goals. Click through for six simple life changes that will help you save for a home.

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  • Making the Best Use of Your Basement

    Basements can either be amazing additions to your living space or dark, damp nightmares. You have several options to improve this often-overlooked area. Click through to see ways to make the best use of your basement.

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  • Top Trends in Window Treatments

    Covering your windows isn't just about the design of your room. Window treatments can also provide privacy and additional climate control. So how do you decide what's right for your windows? Click through to see some of the latest trends.

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  • Do You Need Flood Insurance?

    It's a common — but mistaken — assumption that a standard homeowners insurance policy covers damage from flooding. You typically have to buy it separately. Click through to learn whether you might need it and how best to get it.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Want to Try Your Hand at Landlording Now That You're Retired?

    Investing in a rental property can boost your retirement income. Click through to see how to create a landlording job for yourself.

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  • 8 Organizing Tips to Make Your Mudroom Into a Stylish Foyer

    The entryway or mudroom is usually the toughest room to organize. It gets the most foot traffic and lots of clutter from shoes, coats, stacks of mail and more. However, there are ways to make your entryway flow nicely into the rest of your home. Click through for eight organizing tips to make your mudroom into a stylish foyer.

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  • 4 Home Delivery Subscriptions That Make Life Easier

    Delivery subscriptions are all the rage, but which ones really make your life easier? Click through to learn how to take advantage of some helpful services.

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  • The Brennan Team Thanks You for Your Support in 2017! Happy New Year!

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  • JUST LISTED - ALEXANDRIA, VA - $689,900

    This gorgeous home is new on the market and waiting for you!  It has been totally renovated with numerous upgrades, be sure to check out the photos!  The location is fantastic, just ouside of Old Town and steps to the GW Parkway!  You can also walk to the library, recreation center and shopping center nearby!  Minutes to Metro, DC, 495 and more!  Call for a private showing, it won’t last long! Click PHOTO to read property details.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Shopping for a Home Mortgage

    For most of us, shopping for a new home also means shopping for a home mortgage. And it can be just as confusing! Click through for 6 tips to help you find the best home loan.

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  • Get the Trend: Rustic Farmhouse

    The rustic farmhouse trend is one of the biggest things in home design right now. Click through to learn how you can get the trend in your own home.

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  • 3 Insurance Tips You Need to Know Before Listing Your Place on Airbnb

    Homeowners and apartment renters around the world are making money by turning their unoccupied rooms into bed and breakfasts for travelers and vacationers. However, are you protected with the right insurance? Click through for 3 things you need to know before listing your space on Airbnb.

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  • Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women on Saturday, June 9, 2018

    Second Saturday deals with the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in a logical, yet compassionate way. With the guidance of trained professionals, workshop participants gain greater understanding of the confusing and challenging divorce process. Marilyn will present on real estate issues facing those contemplating divorce, and will be joined on the panel by a family law attorney, a financial planner and a mental health professional.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Should I Opt for a Conventional Home Loan or an FHA Loan?

    Depending on whether you’ve purchased a home before and what your current financial state is, the type of loan you opt for will vary. The FHA loan is a popular choice for first-time homebuyers, but it’s not right for everyone. Click through to learn more about conventional home loans versus FHA loans..

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  • Got a Situation: A Flood Insurance Podcast

    There's a lot homeowners don't know about flood insurance, and in this case, ignorance can be a nightmare. Click through to listen to a home purchaser get a valuable lesson in why flood insurance is a good bet.

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  • 6 DIY Projects for Spring

    This time of year, we've all got a little spring fever. Now is a good time to start thinking about fun projects to do around your home for the coming season. Click through for six DIY projects for spring.

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  • Garage Door Security Tips to Prevent Break-Ins

    Learn more about the three basic types of garages and the security measures to help you protect your home and family. Click through for some easy-to-implement tips.

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  • 6 Financial Steps to Living the Sweet Life

    Have you ever thought about retiring in your 50s or maybe even your 40s? Click through to see how this can be possible for your future.

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  • JUST LISTED - ASHBURN VILLAGE - $389,900

    LAKEFRONT - This townhome features 3 finished levels, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and fabulous lake views!  This special home features numerous upgrades and is fabulously located within Ashburn Village - walk to schools, shopping and more!  For more information please contact Marilyn at (703) 927-1319! Click PHOTO for property details.

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  • 7 Statistics About Credit Reports That May Scare You

    Your credit score affects your purchasing power, interest rates and more. Still, most of us don’t pay much attention to what our reports contain until a problem arises. Click through for some credit score essentials.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Curious About the Advantages of Investing in Real Estate?

    Many investors are looking for ways to diversify their investment portfolios, or are considering buying a place for an adult child. Click through to learn the many advantages of investing in real estate.

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  • How to Hire a Home Contractor: Tips and Best Practices

    Looking for the best contractor for your home construction or renovation? Click through for tips and best practices when hiring a home contractor.

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  • 5 Important Things to Know When Buying Inside an HOA

    A homeowners association or HOA can provide many amenities to its members that make their lives much easier, but there may also be some drawbacks. Click here to know what the deal is when moving into an HOA community.

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  • How Long Do Most Appliances and Home Systems Last?

    When you make a big purchase, such as a new HVAC system, you expect it to last for a good many years. Unfortunately, all appliances and home systems eventually fail. Click through for some insights into what those life spans might be.

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  • Featured Listing 23965 New Mountain Rd, Aldie VA 20105

    Spectacular and charming country estate located at 23965 New Mountain Road near the charming village of Aldie.  This special and unique property with a private and bucolic setting will immediately capture your heat and engage your soul.  A true sanctuary both inside and out, this custom home and grounds offer an extraordinary lifestyle of uncommon tranquility.  This charming design offers loads of character, while exuding a stately and refined presence. Click PHOTO to watch the video tour.

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  • 4 Great Online Resources for Outdoor Patio Furniture

    Hunting down the right patio furniture to fit your home's style and your personal aesthetic can be challenging, but these online resources make it easier. Click through for 4 great online resources to help you find patio furniture that fits all your needs.

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  • 3 Creative Ways to Hide Power Outlets in Your Home

    While outlets are a necessity for any modern family, they are not one of the most attractive parts of your home. Click through for 3 easy ways to help your outlets blend in with the rest of your home rather than standing out from the background.

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  • 4 Ways to Put Garage Space to Good Use

    If you have extra garage space that you're not using, consider remodeling and turning it into a more useful space. Click through for 4 ways to put your garage space to good use.

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  • 8 Ways to Add Style to Your Home for Under $50

    It’s not easy to keep up with all the home improvement trends -- it’s time-consuming and expensive. Click through for eight ways to add style to your home for under $50.

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  • Follow These 6 Guidelines When Working with a Realtor on Your Home Purchase

    If you are buying a home, it is advantageous to work with a real estate professional. They have expert knowledge of the market and the areas where you are looking to buy or sell. Click through for tips and best practices when working with a Realtor.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Is It Time to Put Your Home on the Market?

    Wondering if it's time to sell your home? Click through for these seven telltale signs it's time to put your home on the market. 

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  • How to Secure the Best Loan for You

    For most of us, shopping for a new home also means shopping for a home mortgage. Click through for 6 tips that will help you discover the best loan for your specific needs.

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  • The Big Questions to Ask Before Starting Any Home Remodel

    Planning your home remodel ahead of time can make the entire process go as smoothly as possible. Click through to learn how to carefully consider your budget, timeline and lifestyle before you start to discuss the details with a contractor.

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  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Inspection

    Savvy buyers and sellers know that a home inspection serves their best interests. Click through to find out how a home inspection greatly improves the home-buying and selling process.

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  • What to Do After a Hurricane

    Did you just get through hurricane? Do you know someone who did? Now comes the time to rebuild and repair homes, businesses and communities. Click through for a helping hand to get you -- or your friends and family -- through the coming weeks.

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  • What Affects Your Home's Value Most?

    Whether you just moved in and are planning to stay in your home for years, or you are considering selling in the near future, you're probably concerned about home value. Click through to learn what affects value. 

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  • Looking to get Healthy in 2018?

    Dr. Bob Johnson is a health practicioner and high-level health coach. He blogs about a wide variety of critical health topics that truly distinguish a person in average health and top performers in optimal health. 

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  • Is This Your Situation: Worried About Overpaying on Your Next Home?

    We don't like to spend more than we have to, so why overpay on a new home? Use these six strategies to help you pay for what your new home is actually worth. Click through to learn how to avoid spending money when you don't have to.

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  • How to Easily Transform Your Outdoor Space Into an Entertainment Paradise

    Do you want to transform your yard into a place that's actually relaxing and perfect for entertaining? Click through to explore the ways you can revamp your outdoor living space to enjoy it all year long. 

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  • Learn All About the Top 4 Mortgage Questions

    Get prepared for buying a house by preparing to get qualified for a mortgage first. Click through to learn what mortgage bankers want to know, and how you can position yourself to provide the answers.

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  • 4 Ways to Be More Energy Efficient at Home

    Many people are interested in improving their home's energy efficiency, but it is hard to know which updates will result in real, long-term cost savings. Click through for four ways to be more energy efficient.

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  • 6 Ways to Make Your Home Gym More Inspiring

    Like anything else, fitness routines can become just that: routines. Click through to find new ways to add inspiration to your home gym and your workout so that you stay in shape year-round.

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  • 4 Tips for Upgrading Your Kitchen on a Budget

    If you're looking to upgrade your kitchen but don't want to spend thousands of dollars on a project, we have some affordable kitchen upgrades that can help you get the most bang for your buck. Click through for 4 inexpensive kitchen upgrades you have to try.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Buying Your First House?

    Owning your own home has been part of the American Dream for years. Click through for some advice on how to make that dream come true.

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  • 5 DIY Projects Under $1000 You Can Do This Weekend

    Home improvement projects not only add value to your property, they also make your daily life better. Explore these 5 DIY projects under $1,000 you can do this weekend! Click through for information on getting started.

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  • How to Pay Off Your Mortgage at Lightning Speed

    Paying off your mortgage early can save you lots of money. Many homeowners can achieve this with careful planning and budgeting. Click through for a few tips and tricks to get you started.

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  • Is This Your Situation: How Can I Avoid Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

    There are some common mistakes that homebuyers regularly make but that are easy to avoid if you know what to look out for. Click through to learn the most common homebuyer mistakes to prepare yourself against pitfalls.

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  • 5 Steps to Deciding How Much Homeowners Insurance You Need

    Making sure you're not buying too much or too little homeowners insurance can be difficult, but not impossible. Click through to discover simple tricks to easily estimate how much you really need.

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  • Creative Lighting Options That Will Brighten Any Room

    Creative lighting not only adds to the overall aesthetic of your home, it also has a positive impact on your health. Click through to learn how to make lighting work for your home.

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  • 11617 Deer Forest Rd, Reston VA 20194, USA

    This gorgeous Reston North Hills beauty checks off all the boxes with 4/5 spacious bedrooms, 3 full & 1 half baths on 3 immaculate finished levels to include a finished, walkout lower level. Highlights of this home include an updated kitchen, remodeled baths, & gleaming hardwood floors. All of this situated on a peacefully, private lot surrounded by trees and large deck. Also included is a new laundry room w/ cabinets, bay windows, new hot water heater, new driveway, fresh paint, neutral decor, huge rear deck...A++. Click PHOTO to watch the video.

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  • 5 Tips for Winning Negotiations with Your Contractor

    Few things about owning a home can be as tough as figuring out how much you should be paying a contractor. How do you know if you're overpaying? Click through for some key negotiating tips.

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  • Happy Holidays!

    As the Holiday season approaches, Chris and I are reminded of those who have helped us along our journey of life and of our real estate profession for the past 31 years! We don’t get enough of an opportunity to personally say “thank you” even though we are thankful every day.  So from our family to yours, we wish you a very Happy Holiday, and may the joy of the holidays extend to you and your family throughout the coming year!

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  • How to Choose the Right Type of Barbecue Grill

    Want to have fun cooking outdoors? Click through to learn what your barbecue options are in terms of performance, cost, energy efficiency and overall convenience. You can find great deals on new grills as we get into backyard barbecue season.

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  • Got a Situation: A Home Staging Podcast

    When selling your home, it's important to make a good first impression in order to garner the interest of potential buyers and get your home sold quickly. Click through to listen to a seller get advice about staging a home for a quick sale.

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  • 5 Upgrades to Add Style and Value to Your Home

    Want to add some style to your home without making major renovations? Take a look at these simple, cost-effective upgrades. Click through for tips to make your home more appealing to you and potential buyers. 

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  • 3 Trends in Kitchen Hardware to Keep an Eye On

    Some of the new kitchen hardware trends are truly stunning. Click through for 3 modern twists in kitchen hardware you'll want to know more about, especially if you're planning to update your kitchen.

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  • Is This Your Situation: What Questions Will a Mortgage Lender Ask of Me?

    Get prepared for buying a house by getting prequalified for a mortgage. Click through to learn what mortgage bankers want to know and how you can position yourself to provide the answers.

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  • Hot Design Ideas for Your Home

    Incorporating design trends into your home can boost its luxe appeal. Click through to learn how to improve your home's overall aesthetic with the latest design trends.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for the Neighborhood That's Just the Right Fit?

    Maybe your family situation has changed, and you want something different. Or perhaps your job has moved and you want a shorter commute. Click through for 7 tips to help you pick a new neighborhood that's just the right fit.

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  • 3510 Delashmutt Dr, Haymarket VA 20169, USA

    EVERGREEN COUNTRY CLUB COMMUNITY
    Spectacular Deck Home with Mountain Views and Golf Course Frontage!  Walls of windows and soaring cathedral ceilings open to 2 acres of mature landscape with patios, pathways, and stunning in-ground pool!  Remodeled gourmet kitchen with stunning granite, custom cabintry and gleaming hardwood floors throughout!  Luxurious master suite with fireplace remodeled bath, and cozy screen porch!  One of a kind - call for a private viewing!  Click PHOTO to view more details.

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  • 6 Home Improvements That Do NOT Add Resale Value

    If you’re gearing up to get ready to sell your home, you can cross off your list certain home improvement projects that just won’t give you any return on investment. Click through for six home improvements that don’t add resale value.

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  • How to Insulate Your Entranceways

    Tired of high heating and air conditioning bills? Then it may be time to take a look at your doorways and the drafts that go through them. Click through for a video that shows you how to easily insulate your front door.

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  • Get the Trend: Mid-Century Modern

    Mid-century modern is all the rage in home design right now. Click through for easy ways to get the trend in your own home.

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  • Together We Can Make A Difference For Kids In Need July 23 - August 10

    Join the Brennan Real Estate Team and Donate Backpacks and School Supplies to Support Students in Prince William County through SPARK, the Education Foundation for PWCS. Click Article Title or Photo for more details.

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  • 7 Buying and Selling Secrets Before You Relocate

    Believe it or not, there are specific things you can do to make the buying and selling process a smoother one. Click through to learn 7 secrets about buying and selling a home before you relocate.

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  • Industrial Design 101

    If you’ve flipped through décor magazines and stopped at the pages featuring industrial design, you may have wondered about how to achieve that look in your own home. Click through to learn how to add that industrial edge to your home’s design.

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  • Mini Sessions are Here!

    ASTRIWEE PHOTOGRAPHY
    Introducing Mini Sessions in the Park!

    Mention "THE BRENNAN TEAM"  & receive a free 5 X 7 portrait!

    Frying Pan Park in Herndon, Saturday, November 11, 2017
    Click PHOTO to read more.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Looking for Ways to Secure a Good Mortgage

    Buying a home can be one of the largest investments you make throughout your life, so it's important to choose a mortgage carefully. Click through for the basics in picking a mortgage.

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  • Why Your Mortgage Is More Than Just the Rate

    A mortgage loan is more than just a rate. It is the tool that enables you to turn a house into your home, for years or even decades. Click through to learn more about mortgages and better understand what a mortgage loan can mean for your future.

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  • What Your Homeowner's Insurance Likely Won't Cover

    Your homeowner's insurance has limitations, and it pays to know what they are before you run into a problem. Click through to learn about four things your homeowner's insurance likely won't cover.

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  • 4 Old-school Kitchen Design Trends That Need Updating

    Looking for home improvement ideas that will make your home sell more quickly? There are a few kitchen features that almost all new homeowners cannot wait to get rid of. Click through for a list of 4 outdated design trends that need the boot.

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  • 3 Tax Implications That Arise When You Sell Your Home

    Did you know that when you sell a home, depending on a number of factors, you could wind up getting either a nice tax windfall or stuck with a huge tax bill? Click through to learn the 3 tax implications of selling your home.

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  • You’ll Love These 7 Kitchen Hacks

    Finding a better or easier way to improve your kitchen can elevate a merely functional space to the next level. Which kitchen hacks can help you achieve an efficient structure and design? Click through to learn about 7 kitchen tips for your home.

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  • Decorate in Bold Monochromatic Color

    You can decorate your home in myriad ways. Color — for paint, furnishings and accessories — is the easiest way to style a room. If you want to make a bold statement, click through for ideas about monochromatic color schemes.

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  • What Are the Basics of Home Insurance?

    Home insurance protects your home and possessions against damage or theft. Click through to learn how to decide which level of coverage is right for you.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Choosing a Real Estate Agent

    Wherever your next move takes you, you'll find plenty of real estate agents ready to help, each with a different mixture of titles and certifications. Which one is right for your situation? Click through for a quick guide to the many types of real estate agent.

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  • Tomorrow's Kitchen: What Are the Big Trends?

    The kitchen is the hub of the house. Whether you're hosting parties or having dinner with the family, you'll find that people always gravitate toward the kitchen. Click through to learn what's hot in kitchens this year.

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  • 6 Simple DIY Projects

    Looking for a simple home upgrade that won't have you calling a contractor? Or do you just want to try a new type of project? Click through for six simple jobs you can do on your own.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Need to Sell Your Parents' Home but You Live Out of State?

    Technology gives us the ability to sell a property, even in another state and have the chance to help family members move on to the next stage of life. Click through to learn how to do it as efficiently as possible.

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  • 3 Summer Salad Recipes That Beat the Heat

    Too hot to cook? Click through to cool off this summer with these simple summer salads that are sure to help beat the heat.

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  • Keep Your Closet Organized

    Have you ever been searching and searching for that favorite sweater only to come up emptyhanded? Closets can turn into black holes if they're not organized and kept neat. What are the best methods to organize your closet? Click through to see a few ideas.

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  • Reverse Mortgage: Right for You?

    A reverse mortgage can be the perfect solution for seniors who want to stay in their homes, but there are some long-term drawbacks. Click through for a review of the pros and cons of this popular financial technique.

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  • 3 Ways Buying a Beach Home Can Be Unique (and What You Need to Know)

    Buying a beach house differs in a number of ways from investing in an alternate type of property. Click through for 3 factors of buying a beach house you don't want to overlook.

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