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I have many clients who ask me what are my thoughts about short-sales. My answer is SIMPLE…”STAY AWAY FROM SHORT-SALES!” The experience of a short-sale can be a sobering and depressing one, especially for a first-time homebuyer. In my attempt to explain to homebuyers why a short-sale is not the b...
06/04/2011
If anything good came out of this housing bust, it is that housing is more affordable. Many couples and single people are now able to go house hunting. Due to the large amounts of foreclosures around the country, people are able to afford their first homes now instead of waiting for an extended p...
06/01/2011
Thinking about purchasing a home...Don't be NERVOUS! If you have been watching the news or reading newspapers, you are constantly bombarded by a variety of perspectives on the status of the Washington DC real estate market. Keep in mind, that the real estate market fluctuates on a monthly basis d...
05/26/2011
This is my first YouTube video and I've decided to start with a tour of my Logan Circle neighborhood. This is the debut of my directorial career...James Cameron here I come! Please join me and subscribe to my new YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/jtrotmangroup Hopefully you found this ...
05/24/2011
It's graduation season across the country and undoubtedly you've racked up quite a sizable amount of debt. The premise behind amassing student debt is to improve your quality of life. As you're considering your options and prepare for the inevitability of moving to another city, you've probably w...
05/22/2011
LOCATION The Whitman, developed by Faison and Associates LLC and designed by Esocoff & Assoc in 2006, is a 12 story building located at 910 M Street NW in Washington DC 20001. The condominium is located across from the new Convention Center and the Mount Vernon Metro Station in the Logan Circle ...
05/22/2011
Many colleges and universities are facing room shortages.  Rising admissions means few on-campus rooms available for incoming freshmen.  Shrinking operating budgets does not permit upgrades or construction of other housing units.  Many parents are making the decision to invest in real estate for ...
05/22/2011
Personal finance is an important factor in homeownership. Your credit rating and history impacts your interest rate, monthly mortgage payments, and insurance rates. The most common reasons for a financial downfall are medical fees and change and/or loss of employment. Everyone experiences difficu...
05/17/2011
Paint can definitely transform a living space. Maybe you're planning on selling your home or want an easy do-it-yourself project over the summer. Either way, painting is a great idea. A fresh paint coat can do a lot to enhance the appearance of a drab room. It's the most affordable way to express...
05/16/2011
A few days ago, I ran across an interesting article in the Washington Post about Good Faith Estimates. The article stated "After receiving the disclosure, 56 percent of buyers say they did no comparison shopping among lenders." I decided to answer this common question from first-time homebuyers, ...
05/16/2011
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