Maritza Munoz's Blog

Posted on 01/13/2021
The Myth of 20%
Photo by Gustavo Frazao via Shutterstock Whether you’ve been saving up for a while or you’re just getting started, getting into a home might be easier than you think. If you’re looking to buy a home, but you just aren’t sure about tying all your savings into a house, check out the various loan options with low down...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
Chantilly, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Chantilly, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
Enhance Your Entry with DIY Storage
Photo by Thijs van der Weide from Pexels You may be surprised to learn just how much a little DIY storage bench in your entryway can save you in time and money. Storage benches offer children a place to sit while they remove snowy or muddy shoes. That's less time spent mopping your kitchen or steam-cleaning the carpets....
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Posted on 12/30/2020
How to Choose the Right Window Sealant
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock Window sealants are sealing materials used to fill in cracks, holes, or openings around windows. A good seal is essential for protecting your windows’ lifespan. Gaps around a window let in the elements and end up increasing your energy bill. For home maintenance, preparing for the next season, or getting your house...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
CHANTILLY, VA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view CHANTILLY, VA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
The Tradition of Mistletoe
Which winter-holiday celebration would be complete without a kiss under the mistletoe? This mysterious plant that appears above doorways and arches to catch unsuspecting lovers in a clinch adds fun and even drama to festive occasions. Ho-ho the mistletoe indeed! Tradition … tradition! The tradition of kissing under mistletoe began in ancient Rome during the festival of Saturnalia....
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Posted on 12/16/2020
Freelancers Need to be Prepared When Applying for Home Financing
Photo by 200 Degrees via Pixabay The gig economy has exploded over the past decade. Today, around 36% of the US workforce is freelancing and many more or self-employed small business owners. While being your own boss does afford you great freedom to set your hours and often work where you want, you may face extra scrutiny when...
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Posted on 12/09/2020
Spice Up Your Holiday Dinners and Desserts with These Recipes
Photo by Element5 Digital via Pixabay While it might seem like summer just ended, the holidays are right around the corner. Fall and winter gatherings are some of the most exciting times of year. It is a wonderful occasion to celebrate with family members, friends, and other loved ones. Those who are entertaining are likely thinking about what...
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Posted on 12/02/2020
Tips for Updating Your Kitchen
Image by StudioDin from Shutterstock Homeowners wishing to sell their home for top dollar might consider a kitchen remodel to increase its value and efficiency. Aside from the kitchen being the heart of the home, it also has several surfaces you can quickly upgrade that affect the entire space. The tips below give you a guide to which...
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Posted on 11/25/2020
Which Home Improvements Add the Most Value to a Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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