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Monthly Archives: February 2021

    Add a Home Brewing Room to Your Next Home

    By Lori Mang | February 25, 2021

    Not all of us are looking to start a brewery, but the opportunity to create something we love is something everyone hungers for. There’s nothing more satisfying than the pride of a job well done. If you love beer and you crave that sense of accomplishment, homebrewing is for you. So you’re in. You’ve done... Read More

    AirBNB Rules in Foreign Countries: What to Know Before You Go

    By Lori Mang | February 23, 2021

    Airbnb lets travelers stay at fantastic places—from being on a fjord in an igloo in Greenland to a treehouse in the southern Himalayas.  But not everyone is thrilled about turning apartments for residents into full-time rentals and bringing a revolving door of travelers into residential buildings. As cities in the USA and around the world... Read More

    10 Cool Things To Do In Annapolis

    By Lori Mang | February 16, 2021

    Most people know Annapolis, MD is home to the US Naval Academy.  Founded in 1845, the Naval Academy is an undergraduate college that prepares men and women to become officers in the Navy. Overflowing with history, the Academy has a beautiful, free walking tour available.  Open 9 am to 5 pm daily; the Academy also... Read More

    Tip For Staging a Virtual Tour of Your Home

    By Lori Mang | February 11, 2021

    Our guest blogger today is Matt Lee, owner of Innovative Building Materials. No matter how amazing a listing’s description is, home buyers always want to see what they’re shopping for. Virtual tours are an essential part of the buying and selling process, and tours aren’t as simple as just unlocking the door and letting buyers... Read More

    6 Awesome Family Friendly Breweries in Northern Virginia

    By Lori Mang | February 9, 2021

    It has been said that balance is the key to happiness. So how does that come into play when one has an affinity towards microbrews while also feeling the constant tug for family time? Chugging down your favorite IPA in between tea parties and batting practice doesn’t feel like balance, let alone happiness. The days... Read More

    Are Home Improvements Tax Deductible?

    By Lori Mang | February 4, 2021

    Ah, a brand new tax year. Nothing like starting off right and keeping your finances in order before you have to worry about filing. Have you recently made some repairs to your home and are wondering how to get some money back during tax season? Have you recently invested in property and want to ensure... Read More

    Breweries in Washington DC: 5 Family Friendly Breweries

    By Lori Mang | February 2, 2021

    There have never been as many craft breweries in the United States as there now, and the Washington, DC area is no exception.  However, America’s microbrewing history isn’t as a direct trajectory. Prohibition and WWII  left America’s beer choices in a bad state. In the late 1960s, regional breweries were merging and even closing, leaving... Read More