Fairfax County Real Estate Category

Making wellness programs work for your wallet and lifestyle

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale Wellness programs aren't just for those with red flag factors for chronic diseases such as high blood pressure or tobacco use. Rather, wellness programs are beneficial to everyone including otherwise healthy people who may simply be trying to lead a healthier lifestyle by increased exercise, weight loss or managing stress. In fact, the concept of "wellness" goes far beyond merely keeping up with your annual physical and taking medications to manage chronic conditions. Wellness encompasses eating right, regularly exercising, avoiding unhealthy...

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Get smart about buying insurance

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale From home and health to auto, life, disability and more, it's important to be smart about how you buy coverage to limit costs, purchase the right coverage and avoid redundancies. The best place to start is on your state's official government website, says FindLaw.com, the nation's leading website for free legal information. There you will find a list of licensed insurers so you can be assured that you're dealing with a legitimate company. "Work with a reputable insurance agent who represents a...

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DIY energy savings – quick & easy tips

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale Here are 5 things you can do to successfully reduce your home energy consumption and save money in the process courtesy of Washington Energy Services in Seattle, Washington: 1. Seal the leaks around windows and exterior doors. This is easy to do, and will help your home keep the heat in. Caulk, spray foam or use weather stripping and it will have an impact on improving your comfort and reducing utility bills. Don't want to fuss with this - contact a...

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Motivational Quote of the day by Malcolm Forbes

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale "To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness." ― Malcolm S. Forbes

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Modern styling, technology help homeowners refresh their nests

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale First stop: the bathroom Bathroom remodels are the most popular remodeling projects because they have a high return on investment, according to the National Association of Home Builders. When you're ready to sell your house, renovating the bathroom typically has a return of 62 percent. A low-cost way to modernize the bathroom is installing new faucets. With signature styling featuring cylindrical, geometric shapes and distinct 90-degree angles, the new Moen Arris collection is an ideal choice for an iconic, modern update....

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New siding improves a home’s curb appeal

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale Nowadays, many are choosing to live in their homes longer.  As a result, a growing number of homeowners are investing in home improvements they can enjoy themselves.   One of the best home improvements homeowners can make is replacing  tired, old, faded siding.  According to the National Association of Realtors, replacing your siding offers an 80 percent payback or return on your investment. One reason that new siding is such a solid home improvement investment is it instantly enhances the curb appeal...

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8 Traits of successful real estate investors

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale Take a few minutes to think about the successful people around you, not only financially, but also those who embody personal success. Consider the characteristics each of them possess and how these characteristics have fueled their achievements in their given field. Over the past several years I have come in contact with quite a few real estate investors, both directly and indirectly, and have recognized many I consider to be very successful. These people have not only started successful real...

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Inspirational Quote of the day by Joseph Campbell

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. -Joseph Campbell

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Meningococcal meningitis cases peak in winter months; help protect your children by getting them vaccinated today

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale School nurses are urging parents to vaccinate their preteens and teens against meningococcal disease, a rare but potentially life-threatening bacterial infection that can cause meningitis and take a child's life in just a single day. Cases of meningococcal disease begin to peak during the late-winter and early-spring months, so now is a perfect time to be sure children have been vaccinated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that preteens and teens get vaccinated beginning at age 11 with...

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Affordable decorating tips to take your home from ho-hum to high style

Fairfax County Real Estate – Northern Virginia Homes for Sale Feeling uninspired in your space? Updating the decor in your home is an easy way to add more color, style and personality to rejuvenate your residence. Whether you're making a few updates, like new artwork or wall colors, or renovating an entire room with a completely new look, decorating should be fun, not stressful. With a few simple tips, you can up the design ante in your home without breaking the bank.   Decorative painting for design   Painting can consist of much more...

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