May 2013

There are 5 blog entries for May 2013.

Bike to Work from Home Today in Honor of National Bike Riding Day!

 Wendy Carpenter-Israel

May 17, 2013


Go ahead grab your bike and commute to work today from your home or condo. It's National Bike Riding Day. Here are a few, fun pictures to honor the bike during National Bike Month.

Bike Table

Bike Moving Van

Bike Shelf

Bike Storage

Bike Wall Art

Bike Sink


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Some Bedrooms in Real Estate Listings aren’t Really Bedrooms


Tips on How to Know the Difference!


May 6, 2013

Dana Hollish Hill, Vice President and Associate Broker, with Buyer's Edge recently wrote a informative blog about what makes a bedroom a bedroom when interpreting real estate listings. Real estate buyers need to beware of the "fake" bedroom that some listings real estate agents try to pass off as a "real bedroom." Here are Dana's not so simple rules for the home buyers. Please take a look and call Dana Hollish Hill with any questions that you might have about exclusive buyer agency and how it makes a difference when buying real estate. 202-271-5301 Just for Fun! Bedroom? Closet?









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Recently, my husband, Steve, and I came across two enormous French castle doors from the 1780's in an antique store that was going out of business. Within minutes, we decided that these old, gracious doors could to be "repurposed" into a unique headboard. Though the French doors were weathered and gray, Steve was able to refinish and restore them to their original, warm, golden brown color. Our castle doors have just been installed and we are truly happy with the finished product. Please take a look.

Our DIY project got me thinking about other salvaged or repurposed materials that might be fun to use and turn into some wonderfully, creative headboards in other bedrooms in your home. It would be great to be able to change headboards

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Gifts for Graduation Made Easy When Looking for that Extra Special Person

April 30, 2013

Wendy Carpenter-Israel

It’s almost graduation time! Whether your student is finishing high school, college, or a graduate program, you’ll soon be celebrating a wonderful accomplishment. Often, the occasion is marked with a gift, and one you hope will be treasured for years to come. For many of the graduates in your life a thoughtful note or a fun, little something is totally appropriate—and relatively easy to shop for. But what about that special gift for a very dear family member or friend?

These often cause us a lot of angst: What should I give? Where could I find it? I’m running out of time. Graduation is next week--but no pressure. Yikes!! Perhaps

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Baltimore Real Estate Opens New Office Caters Exclusively To Buyers

Buyer’s Edge, Washington DC’s premiere exclusive buyers real estate firm, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Baltimore, MD. The new Buyer’s Edge office is located in the Federal Hill section of downtown Baltimore at 1033 South Charles Street, just four blocks from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and stadiums.     “We are proud to be to be expanding to the great city of Baltimore and are looking forward to bringing the exclusive buyer’s agent concept to home and condo buyers in the Baltimore Metro area,” says Steve Israel, President of Buyer’s Edge. John Sullivan, a licensed real estate agent for over twenty years and resident expert on the Baltimore region,…
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