Tag: Tools

Buyers: Keep Track of Your House Hunting [Free Spreadsheet]

Buying a home is an exciting -- and often overwhelming -- experience. You've met with your lender, determined your price range, and made a list of must-haves for your next home. Now your agent is sending you listings that fit your criteria and you're thrilled about scheduling showings so you can see them in person. But after touring a handful of houses, things can become a blur. Fear not. We've got a simple House Hunting spreadsheet that will help you keep track of it all.

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Spring Home Maintenance Guide: Tasks to Tackle Around Your Home

Our gorgeous Shenandoah Valley is springing back to life after the doldrums of winter, and that means it is time to get our homes -- and yards -- back in order. Spring cleaning can be an overwhelming project that honestly seems so daunting that a lot of people just don't do it at all. Take it one task at a time! Follow our simple guide to finishing your spring home maintenance tasks.

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Winter Home Maintenance Tasks: How to Care for Your Home During Chilly Months

BBRRRRR! It's cold outside. Frigid temperatures can do a number on your home. It is important to protect your home and provide careful maintenance, especially during the winter months, to help not only the structure of your house but also your property's value. A well cared for home is always more enticing to home buyers than one that has been ignored. Take a look at our Winter Home Maintenance Guide.

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Fall Home Maintenance Guide: How to Care for Your Home in Autumn

The temperatures are cooling down, the leaves are changing, and the smell of wood smoke is wafting through the crisp air. Fall is nearly upon us here in the Shenandoah Valley, which means it's time to perform some fall home maintenance tasks around our homes. It is important to tackle these projects in order to care for your home and give it a long life. Plus, checking off these tasks now will make your spring home maintenance list a whole lot easier (not that we have firsthand experience...).

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