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First Steps To Prep Your Home For SaleSelling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time. RepairJust because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls an...
As we quickly approach 2018 many home buyers are wondering what the real estate market will look like in the new year.  While none of us have a crystal ball for the Northern Virginia area, many experts have given their opinions on what to expect in the coming year.  Arming yourself with this know...
What comes to mind when you see communities with an age restriction?  Well unless you’ve been to some of the newest 55 and better communities, thoughts of walkable developments, urban living, modern homes, amenities, lock and go living, and private retreats with like-minded individuals might not ...
Where in Northern Virginia would you live if you could choose anywhere? I choose Reston! Reston was designed so you can get anywhere easily. You can walk to anything you could possibly need; the grocery store, entertainment, recreation, and even ironically transportation. There are miles of paved...
The inventory shortage continues to loom, while the average sales price has ticked up slightly from October. Local Market Insight - Reston  Market Statistics - Reston If you have any questions or comments please email me at
The housing market continues to thrive across much of the country as we head into the colder months. Additionally, many of the markets that burst with the bubble of 2008 are mostly recovered. This has created things we have not seen in previous years such as bidding wars for some homes, creating ...
Hiring a licensed home inspector to evaluate the home during construction milestones such as foundation, pre-drywall, and pre-settlement. Many people feel that new homes are free from defects, but being exposed to the elements, human error, and faulty parts can cause deficiencies not otherwise e...
If you’ve been house hunting in 2017 then you are well aware of the housing inventory shortage Northern Virginia is facing.  The low supply has continued to push prices up and create scenarios of multiple offers throughout NOVA.  So why is inventory so low?    1     Low Inventory – Wait, what?  S...
Zillow’s property-value estimates, called Zestimates, are a popular consumer tool for seeing how much homes are worth.Whether you’re curious about how much your home’s value has changed, wondering if your home’s appraised value is high enough to let you refinance or curious about how much your co...

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