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McLean, VA – Principal of HBC Group, Keller Williams Realty and author, Karen Briscoe, provides information on how the election results may affect the Northern Virginia and Washington DC region real estate market moving forward. With the outcome of the 2016 election fresh on our minds here in the...
11/09/2016
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“All in the Family” is a sitcom circa 1970’s. As the purchase and sale of a home has such significant ramifications, I’ve found that in almost all cases there are peripheral people involved.  Usually it is family members but also there can be financial advisors, close friends, neighbors and busin...
11/02/2016
Halloween is celebrated this coming October 31st. One of the best parts is the parade of kids trick or treating in costume at our door. I love when children take on the character of super heroes. Think of Superman and Wonder Woman! The male cartoon character Superman changes from Clark Kent, a mi...
10/28/2016
White water rafting on the Upper Gauley River in West Virginia is an extreme adventure challenge with intense nonstop action, ranked high in the world and tops in the United States. It is recommended for only serious whitewater enthusiasts as it requires precise maneuvering, skills and attention ...
10/21/2016
The McLean and Great Falls real estate market has experienced a robust number of sales in the 1st three quarters of 2016. The number of transactions is up 9% over 2015 same time frame. In addition, compared to the 2006 market, it is up almost 16%.  This is excellent news for the market area as we...
10/05/2016
McLean, VA. – A reception was held for the recent launch of Karen Briscoe’s book “Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes A Day.” The event celebrated this important milestone in Karen’s career and thanked those who have supported her throughout her journey.The reception was held on Thursday September 2...
10/02/2016
Fall has officially arrived! In the fall of the year, professional real estate agents are frequently asked the question: “Should I wait until the spring?”The primary reason why people should buy and sell real estate is because it is the right time for their particular situation. In any given mark...
09/23/2016
 The Oreo is the top-selling cookie in the 20th century and a classic sweet treat in American homes. As many students return to school in the fall, I think of all the cookies packed in lunch boxes. There too is a real estate message in this popular sandwich cookie. First, let’s recall the constru...
09/16/2016
School is back in session for most students in the fall.  One of the key factors that contribute to the market value for residential real estate is the quality of the public schools.  The local public school can be an even larger factor than style, age and size of the home.  Public school distric...
09/09/2016
On the golf course recently it was apparent how important it is to maintain the pace of play. The principle is that every player is responsible to assure that they do not hold up the other players by their actions. This includes staying up with the group in front as well as not holding up the gro...
08/25/2016
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