RICKY SUMMERS' Blog

Posted on 01/10/2022
3 Types of Living Exteriors That Can Reduce Homeowner Costs
Many of us have heard of a living or green wall. They’re excellent choices for reducing bills, counterbalancing emissions from basic home living and adding a beautiful touch of nature to your home’s exterior. But what are some of their other perks? Are there other external living features that can be applied to a home to further reduce...
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Posted on 01/03/2022
Your Guide to Pressing Leaves for Artwork
Some might be familiar with the old practice of pressing leaves or flowers inside books to keep them preserved. While this is a fun way to keep and dry plants, you miss out on the opportunity to display those plants as art in your home. If you have fallen leaves from your houseplants or from the outside world...
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Posted on 12/27/2021
BALTIMORE, MD Real Estate Market Update 12/27/2021
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Posted on 12/27/2021
Entryways: Which Material Is Best for You?
Conducting due diligence on the right entryway door material typically leads everyday people down a path filled with online marketing. Manufacturers often prefer to tout the top reasons wood, fiberglass and steel doors provide the “best” option for homeowners. And while much of what door-makers explain about their products may be true, homeowners are tasked with selecting a...
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Posted on 12/20/2021
What Causes Closing Delays? 5 Common Issues
Photo by Alexander Suhorucov from Pexels Real estate transactions have so many steps and moving parts they can feel unending. Your hard work and patience will pay off when you reach your closing day—as long as there are no unforeseen issues. Unfortunately, there are some common reasons that a closing can be delayed. While you cannot predict everything,...
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Posted on 12/13/2021
Is a Starter Home the Right Choice for You?
Photo by Scott Webb from Pexels Potential new homebuyers have the choice of buying a starter home or a forever home. The details mean something different to everybody, but a starter home is usually regarded as a short-term living situation if you can’t afford your dream home yet. Some choose to wait until they can afford their forever...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
Storage: How to Maximize Storage at Home While Minimizing Clutter
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych from Pexels No matter the type of home you move into, there’s a good chance you’re going to need storage. Unfortunately, a lot of storage solutions seem to take up more space than they save. Don’t despair. There’s hope. Here are few compact and efficient storage ideas for your home. 1. Make the Most...
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Posted on 11/29/2021
Real Estate Investment Guide: 1031 Exchanges
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels “1031 exchange” or “like-kind exchange” are terms you may have encountered in the real estate world. While the name might make it sound like a tax form, it actually refers to an entire type of business transaction. If you are interested in buying or selling investment property, it’s important to understand what...
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Posted on 11/26/2021
BALTIMORE, MD Real Estate Market Update 11/26/2021
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