This beautiful home in Waverly Hills recently attracted A LOT of attention in the real estate marketplace. And while the house was perfectly charming, renovated, and meticulous, the location was also very important. Being in a “walkable” location seems to be more important than ever. From 1411 N. Vernon the new owners will be able to easily get to all of the goodness that is now what is called Ballston Quarter, with many new restaurants, shops and entertainment options. Waverly Continue Reading
This Tudor Bungalow home has it all: classic floor plan, charming details, valuable upgrades, renovated kitchen and bathrooms, striking curb appeal with thoughtful landscaping. What a treat to come home to this adorable property every day. This is truly a special home, offering gracious and comfortable indoor and outdoor living. In addition to the main house, a detached two-level carriage house is fully outfitted to be used as a separate home office and/or guest suite with upstairs bedroom and full Continue Reading
Check it out, this is a really wonderful home that will make someone a very happy new homeowner. 5 bedrooms,3.5 bathrooms, lots of updates, amazing large backyard, wonderful neighborhood – just everything you could want. Located in the Allencrest neighborhood of North Arlington. I’ll be holding it open from 1-4 both Saturday and Sunday. Please come visit! 2434 N. Potomac St / Arlington 22207 Asking price $1,165,000
Click into the blog page for a short video highlighting the real estate market movement in various micro-markets around the area: Fairfax, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Alexandria, Arlington, and more. Each geographic area is slightly different and comparing the median sales price to the number of sales provides for a succinct indication of where buyers want to buy, and shows so clearly how prices are pushed upwards when supply is low.
Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances. Data is collected across all economic and social groups. The latest survey data covers 2013-2016. The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner is $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of renters decreased by 5% ($5,200 today compared to $5,500 in 2013). These numbers reveal that the net worth of a homeowner is over 44 times Continue Reading
It’s March, and with the rising temperatures and longer days, we’ll soon start to see the first signs of spring, including all the crocuses, tulips and daffodils beginning to sprout. With the threat of most snow storms behind us, and before the arrival of April showers, it’s a good time to get started on some tasks to shed the winter layers and give your home a fresh new start. Here are some tips to get your home in good shape Continue Reading
When looking for a home to buy, the stakes are high and the to-do list is long. Mistakes could cost you thousands of dollars. Is there also a not-to-do list of things to avoid if you want this process to go smoothly? Here are seven tips about what prospective homeowners should NOT do when searching for their next home. Some of my colleagues at Long and Foster weigh in: Don’t wait for the next season or for the market Continue Reading
Not a day goes by that I don’t discuss the impact of Amazon with someone. The good folks are Urban Turf recently reported the statistics that show what is going on, on the ground, in Arlington, VA: “The Amazon real estate effect in Northern Virginia now seems to be affecting home prices. The median home sales price in Arlington shot up 20 percent in January. While it is impossible to specifically draw a connection between this rise in prices and Continue Reading
In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.” Bach went on to explain: “Homeowners are worth 40 times more than renters. Now, that first home doesn’t need to be a dream home, it can be a very small home. You Continue Reading
We had the best time last week decorating Valentine heart cookies. I’m still recovering from the sugar shock! This was our inaugural event… look for it next year. It was such a success it’s definitely worth repeating. Thank you Village Sweet (in the Westover neighborhood of North Arlington) for providing such delicious cookies and beautiful sprinkles!