Donna Lutkins Blog

Posted on 05/24/2020
How Installing Skylights Can Help Your Home
Photo by Tania Van den Berghen via Pixabay When your kitchen or another part of your home could use a bit more light, consider adding skylights instead of lamps or light fixtures. Skylights can provide your home with some important benefits. As long as you have these lights properly installed, they can offer the following advantages for your...
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Posted on 05/21/2020
Video Tour - 20627 Cutwater Place, Sterling, VA 20165
See Matterport 3D video. Move in ready PFHS district home with over 4500 sqft. Located near the end of a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of community amenities such as pool, tennis, tot lots and exercise room. Home includes elegant 2 story foyer, with Eucalyptus engineered hardwood flooring and new carpet. Open floor plan with generous sized rooms. Main level office with built in bookcases, large entertaining kitchen with granite counter tops, large kitchen table area and light filled with sunroom - perfect for morning coffee or evening drinks. The deck is private and the view is of mature trees. Main level laundry, and large...
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Posted on 05/21/2020
20627 Cutwater Place, Sterling, VA 20165 is now new to the market!
See Matterport 3D video. Move in ready PFHS district home with over 4500 sqft. Located near the end of a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of community amenities such as pool, tennis, tot lots and exercise room. Home includes elegant 2 story foyer, with Eucalyptus engineered hardwood flooring and new carpet. Open floor plan with generous sized rooms. Main level office with built in bookcases, large entertaining kitchen with granite counter tops, large kitchen table area and light filled with sunroom - perfect for morning coffee or evening drinks. The deck is private and the view is of mature trees. Main level laundry, and large...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Washington, D.C. Property Manager’s License
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Many states require you to have a real estate broker’s license if you are a property manager. Washington D.C., is different because it does not require property managers to have a real estate broker’s license under certain circumstances. A real estate broker is trained in managing real estate agents and buying and...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
Video Tour - 19091 Youngs Cliff Road, Sterling, VA 20165
3D video and interior pictures coming Wednesday. Potomac riverfront home in Sterling. 3D video, aerial will be posted. Exceptional custom home on the Potomac River located on approx. 1 acre. Stunning 3 story, above-ground farmhouse colonial with over 4500 sqft located in Broad Run Farms at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with rare Potomac River deep water frontage. Stunning views of the river from every back window and 3 screened porches that take advantage of million dollar river views. Extremely rare home above the 100-year floodplain and additional space to expand footprint or add additional buildings. Launch your own canoe, kayak,...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
19091 Youngs Cliff Road, Sterling, VA 20165 is now new to the market!
3D video and interior pictures coming Wednesday. Potomac riverfront home in Sterling. 3D video, aerial will be posted. Exceptional custom home on the Potomac River located on approx. 1 acre. Stunning 3 story, above-ground farmhouse colonial with over 4500 sqft located in Broad Run Farms at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with rare Potomac River deep water frontage. Stunning views of the river from every back window and 3 screened porches that take advantage of million dollar river views. Extremely rare home above the 100-year floodplain and additional space to expand footprint or add additional buildings. Launch your own canoe, kayak,...
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Posted on 05/11/2020
Video Tour - 46489 Danforth Place, Sterling, VA 20165
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS AND VIDEOS COMING SOON. TEXT AGENT IF YOU WANT A LIVE FACEBOOK WALK THROUGH. Best priced SFH in Cascades! Move in ready home with over 3000 sqft located on quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance to PFHS. Main level and upper level have beautiful hardwood floors. Two story light filled foyer, updated kitchen with granite, pantry and updated appliances. Amazing 3 season room off the kitchen offers additional entertaining space and the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or evening refreshments. Private fenced backyard has mature landscaping. Gorgeous master bath with new quartz counter top and stunning remodeled...
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Posted on 05/11/2020
46489 Danforth Place, Sterling, VA 20165 is now new to the market!
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS AND VIDEOS COMING SOON. TEXT AGENT IF YOU WANT A LIVE FACEBOOK WALK THROUGH. Best priced SFH in Cascades! Move in ready home with over 3000 sqft located on quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance to PFHS. Main level and upper level have beautiful hardwood floors. Two story light filled foyer, updated kitchen with granite, pantry and updated appliances. Amazing 3 season room off the kitchen offers additional entertaining space and the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or evening refreshments. Private fenced backyard has mature landscaping. Gorgeous master bath with new quartz counter top and stunning remodeled...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Make Your Own, Environmentally-Friendly Trellis without Breaking Your Budget
Image by Mark Dixon from Pixabay Maybe it's time to get your garden ready, or maybe you already have a few scraggly plants that need some support; but pre-made trellises can be both pricey and flimsey. Instead of spending a lot to get a product that will fall apart after one, wet spring, why not make this sturdy...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Upcycle your Filing Cabinets with Paint
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay Is your workspace feeling a little blah lately? The new year is just the right time to make a change! Make it part of your New Year's resolution to create a cheery, bright, and welcoming workspace by upcycling your old, dingy file cabinet into this blackboard-sided, pretty yet utilitarian piece of office furniture!...
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Posted on 04/28/2020
101 S Cameron Street, Sterling, VA 20164 now has a new price of $575,000!
HUGE $20,000 PRICE ADJUSTMENT!!! THIS IS A DEAL FOR A CUSTOM HOME OVER 3200SQFT. Matterport video tour link: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=mGLuonNAgra&mls=1. CONTACT AGENT TO DO FACETIME LIVE WALK THROUGH IF PREFERRED. Welcome to the Largest home in the neighborhood with over 3200 sqft!!! No HOA. This is not a cookie cutter home. If you're looking for a custom and unique home under $600,000 - this is your home. The seller has added a large 2 story garage with an exceptional modern kitchen with all the bells and whistles plus a huge master suite with spa bathroom. There's cherry hardwood flooring throughout the main level. The...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Tips on Choosing the Best Home Improvement Projects Before Listing Your Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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