Hard Hat Homes

We help families in all kinds of situations sell their home. We buy homes for cash in "as is" condition. Hard Hat Homes, LLC is a professional real-estate solutions firm that buys, rehabilitates, sells, or holds properties throughout Fairfax and Loudoun Counties.

Our company is structured to purchase distressed homes at a significant discount, renovate them, and either resell them to retail home buyers or manage them as rental properties. Founded by Ann and Michael Santorios, Hard Hat Homes aspires to revitalize communities and encourage home ownership. Our mission is to rejuvenate neighborhoods and increase the standard of living by improving the overall

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19/06/2018

5 Benefits Of Building A Turnkey Rental Property Portfolio

One of the best decisions we have made is investing in "turnkey rental properties" with JWB.
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fastcompany.com 20/02/2017

Five Tips For More Productive Monotasking When You Work Alone

Enough with multi-tasking, want to get work done? Think "monotasking." A great read for freelancers, entrepreneurs and teleworkers. Try it out this week. http://ow.ly/wY1G308zfCC

fastcompany.com When you're the only one making choices about your schedule, staying on track can be tough. Here's what the experts suggest.

entrepreneur.com 17/02/2017

3 Guidelines for Creating a Support Group That Will Push You to the Next...

Surround yourself with people who are positive, will support you and push you to that next level. Create your own support group - what a great concept. Originally posted in 2015 but this article is relevant today. Read it! http://ow.ly/uJ35308zfaK

entrepreneur.com A mastermind with the right people can do incredible things for your personal and professional lives.

michaelhyatt.com 13/02/2017

How to Make Positivity Go Viral in Your Organization

Viral positivity starts with you. Remember that old saying about parenthood, “More is caught than taught.” That’s true in the workplace as well. http://ow.ly/Int1308zePp

michaelhyatt.com 5 Ways to Avoid Catching an Emotional Cold We’re used to hearing about people getting sick at the office. Someone brings in the cold or the flu,...

realtor.com 08/02/2017

So You Wanna Buy a House? Step 1: Clean Up Your Credit Score

Want to buy your dream home? Want an investment property? Clean up your credit now. http://ow.ly/bWWD308zevB

realtor.com Here's what you need to know about how to check your credit score and get it in good home-buying shape by spring.

entrepreneur.com 06/02/2017

28 Best Habits to Have in Business

One habit appears consistent among highly successful people - wake up early. Give yourself an extra 15min tomorrow morning. Start now! #hourofpower #miraclemornings

entrepreneur.com Cultivate good habits and you'll be making progress on autopilot.

amazon.com 03/02/2017

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

A lot of people are talking about "grit" lately. It's not just about sticking-to-it when others won't - it's also about picking the right things...and maintaining a positive outlook. If you haven't read it yet, I recommend this book. It's a quick and easy read. http://ow.ly/Leqg308zdLN

amazon.com In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students,...

biggerpockets.com 02/02/2017

How Much Will You Need to Live on Your Investments? Use This Equation!

Are you a REI? A question we've been asking a lot lately...when can I retire and live off the income from my investments? Check out Bigger Pocket's tips http://ow.ly/wjw3308zcMf

biggerpockets.com The amount you need to quit your job & live on the income from your real estate investment depends a lot on the size of your investments. Let's...

crowdfundinsider.com 01/02/2017

Real Estate as an Alternative Investment for Non-Accredited Investors...

You don't have to be wealthy to invest in real estate and any financial advisor will recommend that you diversify your overall portfolio. What's stopping you from investigating this option? http://ow.ly/nsPO308zbL4

crowdfundinsider.com Real estate crowdfunding has experienced rapid growth in the US. Yet most opportunities have been made available only to accredited investors. As...

crowdfundinsider.com 01/02/2017

Real Estate as an Alternative Investment for Non-Accredited Investors - Crowdfund Insider

You don't have to be wealthy to invest in real estate and any financial advisor will recommend that you diversify your overall portfolio. What's stopping you from investigating this option?

crowdfundinsider.com Real estate crowdfunding has experienced rapid growth in the US. Yet most opportunities have been made available only to accredited investors. As securiti

02/12/2016

Leaders are not born, they are made. Focus on personal development. Be a leader. Leading other people multiplies your impact on this world.

25/11/2016

The number one regret of seniors was that they were “never brave enough to pursue their dreams and aspirations." ~author Bronnie Ware

18/11/2016

"We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future." ~Robin Sharma

11/11/2016

"To achieve greatness, you must surround yourself with greatness." ~Than Merrill

04/11/2016

"The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

28/10/2016

"Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." ~Henry James

21/10/2016

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too, can become great. When you are seeking to bring big plans to fruition, it is important with whom you regularly associate. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who are also designing purpose-filled lives. Similarly, be that kind of a friend to your friends." ~ Mark Twain

14/10/2016

Do it anyway! When you don’t feel like , DO IT ANYWAY. ~ Dan McCutchen, Fortune Builders

07/10/2016

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. ~Steve jobs

30/09/2016

It’s not that I can and others can’t - it’s that I did and others didn't.

fitsmallbusiness.com 26/09/2016

25 Real Estate Open House Ideas & Tips from the Pros

Open house ideas from leading real estate professionals...their answers cover the basics (clean and stage the house) to the innovative (hire a drone banner to advertise your event). What are your favorite ideas?

fitsmallbusiness.com We’ve asked leading real estate pros their best open house ideas and tips. Their answers range from essential to innovative. Make your open house a...

23/09/2016

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” - Henry Ford

money.usnews.com 19/09/2016

7 Reasons Your House Isn't Selling

"Today's buyers are busy," she says. "They are looking for properties where they can 'unpack' without doing a lot in renovations or decorating. Properties that are in need of TLC are at a disadvantage since two-income families would prefer to spend their weekend relaxing rather than redecorating."

money.usnews.com Having trouble attracting a buyer? How to overcome some common obstacles to a home sale.

16/09/2016

Without the people in your business, you don’t own a company… You own a JOB. ~ The E Myth Real Estate Investor, Michael Ge**er

hardhathomes.com 14/09/2016

Downsizing For Retirees: When Is The Right Time? | Hard Hat Homes

Downsizing For Retirees: When Is The Right Time?
I found this article on the Senior Citizen’s Guide that I really enjoyed and encourage you all to read:
Making the Retirement Community Decision: A Resident’s Perspective
I’ve heard from a few seniors and friends with aging parents the advice to move to a retirement community...

hardhathomes.com I found this article on the Senior Citizen’s Guide that I really enjoyed and encourage you all to read: Making the Retirement Community Decision: A Residen

trulia.com 12/09/2016

How to Sell a House Fast: 6 Clever Tactics for 2016 - Real Estate 101 -...

How to sell a house in 2016? Always start with the right price!

trulia.com Learn how to sell a house fast in 2016 with these home selling tips from professionals.

09/09/2016

Entrepreneurs value time more than money.

hardhathomes.com 07/09/2016

Downsizing for Retirees: Help to Get Rid of the Junk | Hard Hat Homes

Downsizing for Retirees: Help to Get Rid of the Junk
I’ve always heard that moving ranks very high on the list of high-stress life events, and based on my experience, they’re right. Whether the move is cross-town or cross country the idea of organizing, packing, discarding, cleaning and the many other tasks is daunting.
When...

hardhathomes.com I’ve always heard that moving ranks very high on the list of high-stress life events, and based on my experience, they’re right. Whether the move is cross-

hardhathomes.com 03/09/2016

Downsizing For Retirees: Planning Your Move | Hard Hat Homes

Downsizing For Retirees: Planning Your Move
So you’ve made the decision to downsize and relocate to a retirement community or senior friendly city. What are your next steps?
Get Your Financial House in Order
Review your finances with a trusted accountant or financial planner. Carefully review all of your options for repaying...

hardhathomes.com So you’ve made the decision to downsize and relocate to a retirement community or senior friendly city. What are your next steps? Get Your Financial House

02/09/2016

How do you think about money? What emotions come up and how do you deal with it? Entrepreneurs see money as a resource, NOT the end goal.

26/08/2016

Emptiness the starting point - in order to taste my cup of water you must first empty your cup. My friend, drop all your preconceived and fixed ideas and be neutral. Do you know why this cup is useful - because it is empty…. ~ Bruce Lee

hardhathomes.com 24/08/2016

The Best States To Retire | Hard Hat Homes

The Best States To Retire
Thinking about retiring and moving to a new locale?
In last week's blog post, we talked about Forbes’ list of the top places to retire. I agreed and mentioned my desire to retire one of the top picks, Cape Coral, Florida. In June, Bankrate published a list of the best states for retirees. Surprisingly,...

hardhathomes.com Thinking about retiring and moving to a new locale? In last week's blog post, we talked about Forbes’ list of the top places to retire. I agreed and mentio

realtor.com 22/08/2016

The Worst Home Renovation Advice You Might Actually Try

Before you pick up a hammer, make sure to check this list of the worst home renovation advice

realtor.com Thinking of knocking down that wall or upgrading the kitchen? Check this list of the worst home renovation advice you might hear so you know what...

19/08/2016

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” - Albert Einstein

realtormag.realtor.org 18/08/2016

6 Home Improvement Flubs That Cause Inspection Headaches

We've seen it many times - overconfident home owners jumping into a DIY project, seeking shortcuts and savings. Don't overlook the importance of safety. Do get permits!

realtormag.realtor.org Poorly executed updates can trip up a home sale and pose safety concerns. Know what to look for at your next listing appointment.

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