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Yesterday I didn't have an Open House and decided to use what might have been a "day off" to do some previewing for some clients looking for their first home in Montgomery County. I mean, there is actually inventory in that part of the world, and last week a bunch of new listings came on. With m...
Most of our trees are still mostly green here in Washington, DC. But this afternoon, on my way home from a long day in suburban Montgomery County, I saw this around the corner from my house. And of course, I had to pull over, roll down the car window and grab my trusty little Samsung point and s...
I was just about to print this when Firefox decided to just quit on me! Aaargh! Which brings me to this week's list beginning, appropriately enough with:How To Add A Youtube Video To Your ActiveRain Blog ActiveRain University: Thank you, Bob Stewart, for making this soooo easy!RRRRR; Beware of...
Recently, I wrote two posts about a low appraisal that came in on one of my listings - only $2,000 below the sales price! When I looked it over, I found a $20,000 clerical mistake with one of the comps, and the appraiser agreed to correct the faulty adjustment. And while this one change should ...
As October winds down toward Halloween, we are seeing the pumpkin stands crop up around the DC Metro area. Here were some that included a few "designer" pumpkins that were not the typical orange color. And as I look at them I have to wonder - what will the pies taste like?
There is a fun challenge this month, An October Contest: Your First Time – The Real Estate Edition! And as I read all of the wonderful entries, most of them dealing with being new and green in real estate, I am reminded of what it took to get off to a great start back when I was new.Sure, it was ...
She was standing in the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris and a lovely spring day, and I remember taking this photo and thinking to myself how it would come in so handy when, a couple of years down the line, I would be able to use it for a Wordless Wednesday post! And here it is!
16th Street Heights is an affordable neighborhood (at least by DC standards) just east of 16th Street. It has a mixture of Wardman style yellow brick row houses dating to the early 1900's and detached homes that include many "farm house" style homes and brick colonials. And you never know what ...
It's time to take another look at Georgetown, one of my all time favorite Washington neighborhoods. While there are some newer homes (most of them what they call "historic reproductions"), the majority of homes in this iconic neighborhoods have very long histories - two of the homes currently for...
f you've been coveting a home in Cleveland Park with an unobstructed view of the National Cathedral, this is your big chance! There are currently three homes on the market, all on the 3500 block of Woodley Road that offer breathtaking views of this national landmark from their front porches. Th...