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Arlington County Building Permit Issues

Posted by Susan Archer // July 14, 2017

Arlington County allows residents to submit land disturbance and building permits through the ePlan review portal. The applications cover a wide variety of projects, including renovations, demolition, new construction and additions to both residential and commercial properties. Applicants are expected to follow specific submission requirements applicable to the ePlan review portal. Any alterations or construction […]


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Code Enforcement in Arlington County

Posted by Susan Archer // July 14, 2017

Building code violations are a common problem but they are preventable. Better understanding of local codes helps builders and building owners avoid them. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders in 2013, construction workers often ignore installation instructions stipulated by manufacturers. The survey also revealed that many contractors demonstrate striking […]


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How To Avoid Foreclosure And Repair Your Credit

Posted by Susan Archer // June 20, 2017

Home ownership is a top priority for most people. However, an economic downturn, poor financial management and job loss can prevent consumers from turning this dream into reality. To improve your chances of successfully paying off your mortgage, you should buy a home that you can afford. Furthermore, you should arrange your personal finances to […]


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Power of Positivity

Posted by Susan Archer // June 2, 2017

At One Legacy Investing, it’s our goal to not only have a positive effect on ourselves and our families – but also to inspire, motivate and create lasting change in everyone we encounter. Happy Friday!


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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by Susan Archer // February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by Susan Archer // February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by Susan Archer // February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Posted by Susan Archer // January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]


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