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Monthly Archives: July 2017

    House Tour: 4318 R ST, CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD 20743

    By Kyle Barber | July 26, 2017

    Charming 3BR/2BA in Capitol Heights! This home is move in ready featuring hardwood floors, fresh paint, and new kitchen. Bright living/dining spaces and BR on the ML. UL w/ large BR, large updated BA, and w/in closets. LL features additional rec space, full bathroom, and possible 4th BR. Back deck overlooks large yard perfect for... Read More

    Your Guide To Choosing Patio Stones

    By Kyle Barber | July 25, 2017

    So you can create some hardscaping that’s uniquely yours Brick. Flagstone. Concrete. Even rubber! You’ve got choices when it comes to pavers. And that means anything but boring. Mix and match a couple or more to create your own backyard masterpiece. Here’s some info on each type, plus some tips on installing them. Happy paving! Brick... Read More

    DC area hits highest monthly tally in a decade

    By Kyle Barber | July 24, 2017

    Washington D.C. Metro home prices at June high of $455,000; June closed sales at highest monthly level since 2005; inventories decline for 14th month in a row The Washington D.C. Metro median sales price dropped slightly to $455,000 from last month’s record-setting $460,000 and ranks as the second-highest monthly price of the last twenty years. ... Read More

    How to Fix Your AC to Last Through the Summer

    By Kyle Barber | July 17, 2017

    Is your AC making ominous noises? Maybe it sounds fine but isn’t cooling. Here’s a list of common air conditioning warning signs and their likely causes and fixes. “Let comfort be your guide,” says Tom Hutchinson of Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling. Air conditioning is all about comfort, so the simplest way to evaluate your system... Read More

    Open House Timeline: Countdown to a Successful Sale

    By Kyle Barber | July 17, 2017

    Get ready for your open house — stress-free — by starting early and breaking down your to-do list into manageable chunks. Use this timeline of 35 tips and your house will stand out from the competition on open house day. Four Weeks Before the Open House Ask your parents to babysit the kids the weekend... Read More

    What Does Today’s ‘Dream Home’ Look Like?

    By Kyle Barber | July 17, 2017

    Most Americans now want homes that express their individual style and are loaded with modern, high-end finishes, such as solid-surface countertops. Forget gingham curtains and a white-picket fence. The “dream home” of today has come a long way from postwar tract homes with cookie-cutter features. Most Americans now want homes that express their individual style and... Read More

    House Tour: 101 Orchard Hills Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

    By Kyle Barber | July 17, 2017

    Real Tour, Inc. – 101 Orchard Hills Drive , Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878 Real Tour, Inc. – Marketing made simple.   Read More

    House Tour: 229 KENT OAKS WAY, GAITHERSBURG, MD 20878

    By Kyle Barber | July 14, 2017

                  STUNNING brick front colonial in desirable Kentlands community! This home is move-in ready featuring 4BR/2.5BA and a 2 car garage. Large FR w/ wood burning fp. Eat-in kitchen w/ ss appliances, granite counters, and large island. Entertain in style on the huge screened in back porch! Lg MBR... Read More

    Our Favorite Hangover Cures

    By Kyle Barber | July 5, 2017

    On the day after one of the booziest holidays of the year, we thought it would be appropriate to post our favorite hangover cures. Most people have the same ones – sleep, greasy food, advil, sex – but what people feel the strongest about is their beverages of choice. It seems like we are all... Read More