Doreen Boggs Real Estate Blog: Servicing Stafford, Spotsylvania and Prince William Counties

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Autumn Maintenance Tips

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Via DIY Network, “Use these must-do fall maintenance tips to keep your house in shape and help keep you warm this winter.”

-Regularly clean gutters and downspouts. Make sure all drainage areas are unblocked by leaves and debris. Consider installing gutter guards to make the job a lot easier.

– Wrap water pipes that run along exterior walls with heating tape. It will save energy and prevent them from freezing.

– Trim dead branches out the trees to prevent them from coming down and causing damage in a winter storm.

Check out dozens of other tips here:

http://www.diynetwork.com/home-improvement/autumn-maintenance-tips/index.html

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Broker’s Open in Augustine North Tomorrow!

Brokers and Realtors are invited to join me for lunch and to tour a beautiful Custom Estate Home on the Augustine Golf Course from 12pm to 2 pm, September 10th.  We have a Moe’s fajitas bar sponsored by Bayfield Home Loans, margaritas, and dessert sponsored by Kensington Vanguard.  Also, enter to win  a Chili’s $25 gift card.  The fun can be found at 39 Gristmill Drive, Stafford, VA 22554!  Hope to see you there!

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Do Home Improvements Add to Your Home’s Value?

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“Renovating, remodeling, and improving your home can be great ways to give it a makeover, gain extra space, or otherwise make it possible for you to stay in one place longer. But will they increase your selling price? The day may come when you want or need to sell. In preparation for that possibility, realize that not all home improvements are created equal. Some will increase the value of your home, and some will actually make selling more difficult. Here’s how to tell the difference…”

Continue Reading Here:

http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/do-home-improvements-really-add-30020.html