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The Village at West Falls Church Metro is a condo community of 117 units minutes from the West Falls Church Metro Station on the Orange Line. These condos differ from your typical condo in that they’re primarily two bedroom, two or two and a half bathroom units that more resemble townhomes than a...
07/31/2019
Waverly Hills is an area within Arlington, VA consisting of over 400 single family homes, many of which were built in the 30s and 40s. The key features of this neighborhood are the recently renovated Woodstock Park, the nearby Lee Heights shops, and it’s amazing location. You’re minutes from Ball...
07/24/2019
Lynwood is a subdivision of just over 50 homes in McLean, VA near the intersection of Dolley Madison and Georgetown Pike. These colonials, built in the late 70s and early 80s, are located a bit off 123 in McLean and sit on comfortable, roughly third-acre lots. These homes are in HIGH demand, even...
07/17/2019
The Silver Line of the Washington DC metro is the silver lining of the Tysons area.  It will cover 23 miles and has four Metrorail stations in the Tysons area alone.  The first phase opened in July 2014 and has changed the landscape of the region.  The Tysons Partnership was formed to build commu...
07/10/2019
Real Estate Market UpdateFirst Half 2019 vs.First Half 2018 and 2009 Comparison McLean and Great Falls Flat is the best description of the real estate market performance for the first half of 2019.  Truly I am surprised as there were signs and indicators of more robust activity.  The numbers spea...
07/03/2019
Interior or Exterior Motivations It is helpful to understand the source of the motivation for Buyers and Sellers of real estate.   Essentially the urgency is from inside their personal life or situation or the drive to move has an external catalyst.  In order to best be able to help a client, it ...
06/26/2019
The objective of almost every Seller I have met wants to sell for the highest price possible and doesn’t want to leave any money on the table.  On the other side, the Purchaser wants to pay the lowest price possible for real estate and, for certain never more than the current market will bear.  T...
06/13/2019
The fastest-growing segment of city parks is dog parks, according to the non-profit Trust for Public Land.  A century ago the demand for parks was for playgrounds for children. There has been a demographic shift of more households with dogs (43 million) than with kids (38 million), thus the incre...
06/05/2019
In real estate, a ratified contract is when all of the terms have been agreed to in writing and delivered back to the parties. In the case of a home purchase, if there are any contingencies in the contract in most cases the number of days to satisfy that contingency begins at that point. It is li...
05/15/2019
Millennials are entering their first-time home buying years in droves.  Our daughter Callie who is in her mid-twenties purchased her first home in Austin 3 years ago.  On closing day her Facebook caption was that she hit another “adulting” checkpoint. It seems “adulting” has become a buzzword amo...
05/08/2019
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