Carlos Aranguren's Blog

Posted on 06/20/2021
What You Should Know About HOA Laws
Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator from Pexels Homeowners Associations (HOAs) were originally created to give everyone a larger say in their community. The rules and regulations are there to provide structure, preserve property values, and increase a sense of unity within the neighborhood boundaries. But not all HOAs function in the same way, and some can lead homeowners...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
119 Daniel Court, Strasburg, VA 22657 is now new to the market!
Welcome! This lovingly cared for home will make for years of memories as your next haven. Minutes from Front Royal, as well as Interstates 81 and 66, this wonderful 1-level home just what you're looking for. And just look at the view from the fully enclosed and Sun/Florida Room complete with its own high energy efficiency year round climate control! Enjoy the same views from the Owner's suite. In this Telecommuting world, even those who are working out of Washington, Northern Virginia, and Bethesda-Chevy Chase can make this very sought-after location work very well! The back-yard paver patio is just waiting for your grill or BBQ...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
5 Remodeling Ideas for Increased Functionality
Photo by Marcus Aurelius from Pexels Your home should be a cozy and relaxing space where you can be yourself and enjoy yourself. However, your house also needs to be a functional space where you can stay organized and be productive. These are a few remodel ideas that you can use in order to transform your home into...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Image by Selling of my photos with StockAgencies is not permitted from Pixabay Cauliflower just keeps winning popularity contests, landing roles in everything from gnocchi to pizza crusts to rice replacements. Why have we fallen in love with cauliflower? Because it's a satisfying, delicious and healthy option! Cauliflower, like Brussels sprouts, kale and bok choy, is a member...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
How to Incorporate Smart Technology into Your Home
Smart home tech makes it easy to find information in an instant, turn on or off the television without getting up and even see who just rang your doorbell, but it can also help you be more energy efficient. Saving energy does more than just cut your electric bills, it allows you to reduce your carbon footprint and...
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Posted on 05/27/2021
GAITHERSBURG, MD Real Estate Market Update 5/27/2021
Click here to view GAITHERSBURG, MD blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Ambient, Task and Accent Lighting: A Beginner's Guide to Lighting Design
Lighting is an extremely important but often overlooked element of interior design. No matter the style or setting, lighting choices can make or break the entire look and feel of a room. However, achieving great lighting in your interior design isn’t as simple as flipping a switch. Here we’ll go over the three main types of lighting used...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
How To Improve Your HVAC's Energy Efficiency
Photo by Skitterphoto via Pexels Keeping your home comfortable when the weather gets cooler can have a significant impact on your energy bills. In fact, your HVAC system is one of the biggest sources of energy usage in your home. You could end up spending more than you planned to on heating, especially if the weather turns colder...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
House Hunting Success Depends on These Factors
Finding the house of your dreams is a process that requires a lot of clarity, diligence, and patience. While it is possible for the first house you look at to be the ideal choice, it's a lot more likely you'll have to look at a dozen or more houses before finding the one that matches your requirements and...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
The Pros & Cons of New Construction Homes
Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay It’s not unusual for homebuyers to enter the market with some preconceived notions about the differences between an existing home and new construction. These may be formed by talking to friends and loved ones about their successes and challenges. Others come from media sources, including the seemingly endless stream of reality home shows....
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