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If you're looking for something that looks like the Property Brothers just did a number on it, this isn't your house.  But if you would apprecciate a restored home that has remained in style for over a hundred years,  please drop by 1937 Biltmore Street NW on Sunday, December 10th from 1 to 4 pm....
12/08/2017
At this week's office meeting, a colleague reported on what happened at the recent NAR meeting with respect to tax reform.  And if I had expected a lower tax bill, it doesn't look too promising for me or most other hone owners.Originally I thougth, great, they are keeping the mortgage tax deducti...
11/09/2017
Well, last week the big news was that Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway acquired local real estate giant, Long and Foster.  And yesterday, the big news was that Long and Foster has acquired Evers & Company.  Donna Evers has been my broker for the past ten years, and while I hoped this would last...
09/14/2017
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My phone rang, and when I answered, the caller introduced himself as an agent from Keller Williams.  He told me that he has a young couple looking for a home to purchase in my neighborhood and he was wondering if I knew anyone who might be selling soon.OK, in this era of super tight inventory, th...
08/09/2017
This is a story of some favorite buyers who finally went under contract last weekend.  We met at an Open House last August when they were just beginning their search.  And they were looking for the first time buyer cliche - under $400,000, detached house, room for a garden and studio, and within ...
06/06/2017
There is a way of marketing homes in this area that becomes more popular as the inventory of homes for sale dwindles.  We all know it.  We all do it!First, you convince the buyers to hire the best stager you know so the place looks, smells and feels wonderful.Second, you convince them that when i...
06/01/2017
OK, this is a day late and a few posts short.  But last week was really, really busy. My house has been full of family members who came to sit Shiva for the country, and I just took my last airport run.  Oh, and my fridge is totally overstuffed with food if anyone is in the DC Metro area and hung...
01/23/2017
 OK, I'm not blogging as much, but I'm still here, and I'm still looking for some great posts to include in my Sunday Favorites.  And here is this week's list:Second Chance Saturday: Week 2 Carol Williams: Carol is now bringing us some oldies but goodies looking for a second life!Weltanschauung E...
01/15/2017
 Barak Obama's first Inaugural attracted a crowd of between 1 and 1.8 million people, depending on which estimates you believe.  And it was one of the coldest days in Washington's history.  As a volunteer along the parade route, they issued my battery operated glove and boot inserts to deter fros...
01/12/2017
ActiveRain is a great place to promote our businesses, whether it's a new listing, a new loan product, home staging services, or whatever you might do to help people who buy, sell or own homes.  But....Before you start a huge marketing effort here for whatever your shiny new thing might be, there...
01/11/2017
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