Sharron Cochran's Blog

Posted on 03/05/2020
10310 Meredith Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895 is now new to the market!
More photos coming soon. Available April 1. Super charming colonial near Marc train, farmers market, 3 blocks to park/playground, convenient to Walter Reed, NIH etc. Main level includes foyer, LR, DR, powder room, table-space kitchen open to family room with wood-burning fireplace & sliding doors to an inviting just-redone deck, 1-car garage. 2nd level: Master bedroom with renovated bath & 2 closets (1 is walk-in), 2 additional bedrooms, hall bath, and a bright bonus room/office with skylights and under-eave storage. Walk-out basement: great recreation room with built-in shelves, bright BR & full bath, laundry room, utility closet. Owner...
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Posted on 01/28/2020
Conserve Energy with Efficient Windows
Image by Petter Rudwall from Unsplash Older windows can end up costing you more on your heating and cooling bills. These windows can be drafty in winter and let in too much heat during summer. According to the Department of Energy, windows can account for up to 30 percent of energy usage in homes due to heat loss...
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Posted on 01/06/2020
How To Improve Your Credit Score
One of the most critical aspects of your financial state, when you’re buying a home, is that of your credit score. Credit scores take your entire economic history into account. That means every missed payment, every account opened, and that three-digit number represents every debt you owe. Once you obtain your credit score and assess your finances, if...
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Posted on 12/14/2019
Outdated Home Decor
Thinking it is time to update your home? Here are some ideas on where to start....
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Posted on 12/06/2019
EASY OUTDOOR HOLIDAY DECOR
Every year I buy cut winterberry holly branches from Plantmasters at the Bethesda Farm Women's Market. I just stick them in the soil in a planter and they last 2 months or more! I enjoy looking at these from my breakfast table every morning....
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Posted on 11/29/2019
The Importance of Title Insurance on Your Home
This article from the Washington Post offers a cautionary tale: if this homeowner had purchased title insurance when she bought her home (a one-time premium), she could have simply called her title insurer when she discovered her home had been fraudulently sold, saving her the time, stress and expense of dealing with the situation herself. You can think...
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Posted on 11/25/2019
Congratulations!
It was a pleasure helping Adwoa and Benedict buy their first home in DC!...
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