Susan Webster's Blog

Posted on 09/15/2020
What's It Like to Sell a Home?
The home selling journey varies from person to person. If an individual prepares for this journey, he or she may be better equipped than others to avoid problems along the way. On the other hand, an individual who is unprepared for the property selling journey may struggle to achieve the best-possible results. There are many things that an individual...
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Posted on 09/08/2020
3 Home Interior DIY Projects to Maximize Space
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Most everyone would love to gain some extra room, especially those in small homes with limited space options. Here are three home interior DIY projects to help you maximize your space. 1. Transform a Closet into Workspace If you’re lacking the room for a home office, transform one of your closets into a...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Unexpected Cost Home Buyers Should be Aware
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There’s no denying that purchasing a home requires a huge investment from buyers. Not only will you need to have a down payment in place, but you’ll need to consider closing costs, home maintenance, property taxes and more over the years. While these are all expenses that most buyers are aware of,...
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Posted on 08/25/2020
What Are Washington, D.C., Homestead Exemption Laws?
Image by jessica45 from Pixabay Sometimes life throws a curveball, whether it’s in the form of extensive medical expenses because of an accident or because your company closed and laid everyone off. If you are not able to work because you have to care for a spouse or child who is injured, or because you cannot find a...
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Posted on 08/18/2020
Green Home Updates
Photo by Layton Diament on Unsplash Large homes use a considerable amount of energy throughout the year, especially from heating and cooling. Making some upgrades to your home can significantly reduce your energy usage while also boosting the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, consider one or more of the...
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Posted on 08/11/2020
What is the Difference between Easement & Right of Way
Photo by David McBee from Pexels At some point, you might come across the terms “easement” and “right of way.” These terms both imply another person or entity may have use of your property. As a homeowner or buyer in the market for a home, you’ll want to thoroughly understand both of these terms and how they can...
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Posted on 08/04/2020
Preapproval vs Prequalified Letter: Which Is Better?
Photo by Lukas from Pexels If you're ready to get serious about your home buying journey, one of the first steps is seeing various lenders. As you become more familiar with the process, you'll likely hear the terms preapproval and prequalified mentioned again and again. We'll look at how each letter works and what you should know before...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Video Tour - 1373 NE Downing Street NE, Washington, DC 20018
GREAT LOCATION * BEAUTIFUL* TOTALLY RENOVATED *. 3BR - 2FB - (1) half BA row house- with (2) KITCHENS** located conveniently -a few blocks from the train station and walking distance from the metro bus stops & shopping center**** When you enter this home you know it's unique - lovely front porch leading *** Main floor is OPEN CONCEPT - Main Floor consists gorgeous HW Floors/ 1/2 BA w/ very unique door designer door and interior*** Kitchen is lovely*** Granite Counter Tops, SS Appliances**Plenty of Counter Space** Lots of Custom cabinetry**. Ceiling Fan in the living room w/ HW Floors * and crown molding** Connecting Stair case...
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Posted on 07/31/2020
1373 NE Downing Street NE, Washington, DC 20018 is now new to the market!
GREAT LOCATION * BEAUTIFUL* TOTALLY RENOVATED *. 3BR - 2FB - (1) half BA row house- with (2) KITCHENS** located conveniently -a few blocks from the train station and walking distance from the metro bus stops & shopping center**** When you enter this home you know it's unique - lovely front porch leading *** Main floor is OPEN CONCEPT - Main Floor consists gorgeous HW Floors/ 1/2 BA w/ very unique door designer door and interior*** Kitchen is lovely*** Granite Counter Tops, SS Appliances**Plenty of Counter Space** Lots of Custom cabinetry**. Ceiling Fan in the living room w/ HW Floors * and crown molding** Connecting Stair case...
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Posted on 07/28/2020
Household Electrical Problems: Common Causes
Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels There are many important maintenance responsibilities that come with owning a home. One comes in the form of household electricity. While many people take the electricity in their homes for granted, there are a number of common problems that could arise. When homeowners are prepared for these common household electrical problems, they...
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Posted on 07/21/2020
Backyard Favorites to Beautify Your Garden
Photo by Helga_SM via Shutterstock When you begin to revamp your yard or garden, there comes a time to decide what exactly you’ll be growing. You’ll want plants that are hearty, beautiful and fragrant to grace your yard. Choose Hearty First, you can begin by planting ground-cover roses. These bountiful, low-growing rose varieties can provide plenty of flowers...
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