Tag Archives: Holidays

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Home Staging Updates for 2021 and Beyond

If you’re planning to sell your home in the near future, you’ll want to pay attention to current home staging trends. The way you present your home will determine whether it sells for the highest and best or not, so you want to make sure it’s attractive to potential buyers. Read on for tips and dos and don’ts for staging your home. Continue reading

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Celebrating the Holidays Virtually

Celebrating the Holidays Virtually

With COVID cases still on the rise, the holidays may look a little different this year. But that doesn’t mean you can’t connect with your family and friends in meaningful ways. If you do plan to have in-person gatherings, the CDC has put out some guidelines on what safety measures to take. If you decide to forgo the in-person gathering, there are plenty of great ideas for virtual holiday parties. Continue reading

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Scariest Historic Sites in Prince William County

Scariest Historic Sites in Prince William County

Halloween is approaching, and if you’re the kind of person who likes a good scare, Prince William County is the place to be. Our area is rich with history dating back to before the Civil War, and according to witnesses, that history still inhabits some of the old homes and historical sites in the form of ghosts! Here is a list of some of the spookier places that Prince William has to offer. Continue reading

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Holiday Stress Busters to Help You Enjoy the Season to Its Fullest

Holiday Stress Busters to Help You Enjoy the Season to Its Fullest

It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again! But let’s be honest, it can also be the most stressful time of the year. If your goal is to make the holidays merry and bright for everyone you love, take a little time this season to give yourself some care, too. Here are a few ideas to bring peace, happiness and a little sparkle to your holiday season. Continue reading

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5 Must-Know Holiday Home Safety Tips

5 Must-Know Holiday Home Safety Tips

There’s nothing like being home for the holidays. Before the festivities get underway, you’ll want to make sure safety is at the top of your holiday to-do list. With all the decorating and running around, there are many extra hazards around your home to be aware of. Protect yourself, your loved ones and your investment in your home with these holiday safety tips. Continue reading

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Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Jacobson Realty and Staging

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from Jacobson Realty and Staging

On the cusp of the new year, I find myself looking back over the previous twelve months and giving thanks for all that we have accomplished and shared. I can’t tell you how much of a pleasure it has been serving our community this past year. I’ve enjoyed all of our experiences together – clients buying their first homes, neighbors discovering new Prince William County communities and residents choosing to downsize for a lower-maintenance lifestyle. So, we say thanks to all our clients for trusting Jacobson Reality and Staging with one of your most important life decisions – buying or selling a home. Continue reading

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Planning to Purchase a Home? Be Mindful of Your Holiday Shopping

Planning to Purchase a Home? Be Mindful of Your Holiday Shopping

The holiday season is upon us! It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday spirit and find yourself overspending as you shop for all those perfect gifts for friends and family. But if you’re planning to purchase a home in the next few months, it’s important to not go overboard. It can be challenging to recover from financial missteps of holiday buying and may impact your ability to secure a home loan.  Here are a few ways to avoid those missteps and help ensure a smooth process when you apply for that home loan in the near future. Continue reading

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Give Thanks in Western Prince William County

Give Thanks in Western Prince William County

What do you look forward to the most during the holidays? Is it traveling to visit distant family or friends, sharing age-old traditions, enjoying big meals crowded around the dinner table or creating new memories? Personally, I love all that the holidays have to offer – even the festive chaos. With so much to enjoy and love about the holidays, it is important to stop and be grateful for all that we’ve been given. Continue reading

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Selling a Home During the Holiday Season? To Decorate or Not to Decorate?

Selling a Home During the Holiday Season? To Decorate or Not to Decorate?

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, the air becomes crisper, and families start to feel festive as the holiday season approaches. Your house is on the market primed and ready to sell. As neighbors begin to transform their houses into winter wonderlands, the question many sellers have is: Should I decorate my house or not? Continue reading

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