montgomery county maryland: A Day In The Life of a Realtor - 12/23/09 05:05 AM

 
I am trying to frenetically get my office pulled together and packed up for our big move to our new house on Monday.
I thought that this would be a good time to move since real estate is quiet from now until mid January. Seems like business keeps on going, even though I am on vacation mode. I have to take out 2 clients tomorrow...I pray that the walkways and driveways are shoveled from all the snow we had the other day. I am grateful for my new snow boots that I bought on Friday! One client is … (2 comments)

montgomery county maryland: Flipping Homes for Profit - 12/25/08 09:19 AM
 
 
House flipping - it's the big trend in real estate. For those who are not risk-adverse and have a good eye for a home's potential, house flipping can be a lucrative money-making venture. However, it isn't for everyone, nor is it for every market. What is house flipping? House flipping involves buying a home, improving it, and then quickly selling it again, presumably for a profit. For example, say a house goes on the market that is a real eyesore. A house flipper buys it and makes some cosmetic changes before putting it back on the market at a … (3 comments)

montgomery county maryland: 45 Ways to Green Your Home - 12/01/08 06:28 AM
Whether you own or rent, the following 45 simple ideas can help you save money (and the planet) today.

 
Youdon't have to build from scratch to turn your not-so-new house into a dwelling that's eco-friendly and more economical to run.
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UPFRONT COST: $ Low or none | $$ Moderate ($50-$500) | $$$ High ($500-plus)RELATIVE BENEFITS: Modest benefits | Moderate benefits | High benefits
1. Lint hint
Saving energy doesn't get any easier than this: Lower your energy bill by cleaning your clothes dryer's lint trap before every load to improve air circulation, therefore cutting down on energy-wasting drying … (0 comments)

montgomery county maryland: More Green Tips - 11/18/08 06:40 AM
            
  More Green Tips
1. Recycle with Style: Instead of buying new furniture and accessories, look for vintage, restorable pieces or those made from recycled materials.
2. Switch your Bulbs: Replace incandescent with compact fluorescents. They may cost more now, but they'll save you money in the long run.
3. Does your water bill seem high? Wasted water hurts the environment and your checkbook. Always fix leaky faucets, a five minute project, can save you gallons of water.
**tip: place a large rock in a toilet tank to save water when flushing.
4. Moving? Get free recycled boxes. There's a way … (2 comments)

montgomery county maryland: 10 Ways to Go Green - 11/16/08 09:08 AM
 
Ten Ways to Go Green and Save Green
Climate change is in the news. It seems like everyone's "going green." We're glad you want to take action, too. Luckily, many of the steps we can take to stop climate change can make our lives better. Our grandchildren-and their children-will thank us for living more sustainably. Let's start now.
Keep reading for 10 simple things you can do today to help reduce your environmental impact, save money, and live a happier, healthier life.
•1. Save energy to save money.
 
•  Set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter and … (11 comments)

 

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