If you have a home that you rent out, and not just a beach rental, it is essential that you keep it well maintained. Also, if you are selling a home and plan on having strangers come to look at it then fix up any hazards before they come walking through the door!
About Doug Francis
A Realtor specializing in unique and new homes around Vienna, Virginia, Doug started writing a first-hand blog about his everyday real estate experiences a decade ago. In-depth, helpful and fun has always been the objective. Outside real estate, he was profiled in a commercial for Verisign's "Where the World Clicks" global ad campaign, and was quoted in Money Magazine's Best Places to Live article on Vienna (#3!). He's a Boston University graduate who feels morning coffee is non-negotiable.