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Plan Now for Maximum Curb Appeal this Holiday Season

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty By Sarah Kellner If you've ever bought or sold a home, you know that its curb appeal, or attractiveness as seen from the street, is crucial. Just as proper grooming and professional dress are the keys to making a good first impression on a job interview, so too is curb appeal in the buying process. Your home's exterior and landscape set the tone for your entire home, so you should do everything you can to make it attractive and inviting. As the... Continue Reading >

Genevieve Concannon of Arbour Realty Receives Best Of Houzz 2014 Award

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals Genevieve Concannon, EcoBroker Realtor of Arlington, Virginia has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The sustainability focused real estate expert for Northern Virginia was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined... Continue Reading >

Gift Worthy Presents this Holiday Season

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty Warm 'n Fuzzy / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-NDWith all the hype and hustle and bustle of the holiday season sometimes it is easy to find ourselves not putting too much thought or energy  in to holiday gifts, and as a result end of buying presents that are not really gift worthy and will probably never  be used by the recipient. Just a little thought could turn your holiday gift into something very appreciated.  Most people have a sweet tooth or at... Continue Reading >

Affordable Home Energy Check-up

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty In my previous blogs, I have talked about ways to make your home more energy efficient and that there are many simply things that you can do around your home that can save you hundreds of dollars a year on your energy bills.  Of course with the hectic lifestyles most of us lead, these tasks often get put on a back-burner or sometimes simply never addressed. Now there is some good news for those of us living in the Northern Virginia... Continue Reading >

Promoting Energy Efficiency while Beautifying Your Veranda

Arlington Virginia (VA) Real Estate – Arbour Realty One of the most important extensions of any residential home is the veranda. Many favor the veranda to be situated at the entrance of the home. A typical veranda has a roof but no cover on the sides. It should almost always be finished with solid materials. Having a veranda allows you to extract your creative juices to make the structure even more extraordinary. The size of a veranda varies depending on the building to which it is attached. It should... Continue Reading >