Unleash Your Home’s Storage Potential

Kids' Rooms: Storage Solutions for Every Age From babies who adore you to teens who ignore you, kids change — and so do their storage needs. Read How to Organize Your Refrigerator Leftovers gobbling up space in your refrigerator? Here are some tips for keeping things...

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Lake Anna Open House Day is THIS WEEKEND!

Dockside Realty would like to invite you to our Lake Anna Open House Day this Sunday, October 28th, 2018! You'll have the opportunity to tour over 20 homes around Lake Anna that are currently listed For Sale. You can find the home list...

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How to Get the Most Value from a Home Inspection

One of the most stressful parts of selling a home is the dreaded home inspection. Getting the most value from a home inspection is crucial, especially since any missed item can cause a significant amount of trouble a few years or decades down the road. With that in...

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Benefits of Home Ownership

Benefits of Home Ownership Happiness - The feeling of owning your own home is unmatched. You can fix it up, make it your own, get a dog, or plant a tree if you want. Doesn't that sound exciting! Tax Savings - The government rewards homeowners by providing excellent...

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5 Criteria For Pricing A Home

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are...

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Dealing With Scratched Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are highly desirable for most homeowners, but they come with their share of challenges when it comes to cleaning, maintenance, and repairs. After a few months or years of heavy use from kids playing with toys and chairs being shuffled around, it may be...

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How To Check Your Home For Air Leaks

We’re into the fall season and winter is right around the corner. This is the time of year when it’s especially important to make sure your home is properly sealed. Air leaks can make it difficult to keep your home properly heated and can lead to high utility bills....

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5 Secret Weapons for DIY Projects

Is there a home maintenance project that’s been lingering on your to-do list for too long because you’re dreading the trip to the hardware or craft store? There are some DIY projects you can tackle with items that are almost certainly already in your home....

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Secrets For A Stress Free Purchase

Lay the Groundwork - Collect financial documents, such as bank statements, tax returns, pay stubs, etc. and avoid big purchases until you've met with a mortgage professional. Adding to your monthly payments can affect your ability to get a loan. If you can, start...

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Upsizing Your Home

Unfortunately, our homes don’t always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become too small as families expand and multiple generations live under one roof....

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Must Have Tools For Homeowners

When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don’t need an arsenal of tools to handle most home maintenance fixes. These five...

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Create an Evacuation Plan for Your Pets

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters are a possibility. Many homeowners create evacuation plans for their homes and practice them...

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Foreclosure vs. Short Sale: How Are They Different?

Foreclosure vs. Short Sale | As unfortunate as it can be when homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments and must face the possibility of losing their homes, short sales and foreclosures provide them options for moving on financially. The terms are often used...

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