The inventory of existing homes for sale in today’s market was recently reported to be at a 3.6-month supply according to the National Association of Realtors latest Existing Home Sales Report. Inventory is now 7.1% lower than this time last year, marking the 20th consecutive month of year-over-year drops. Historically, inventory must reach a 6-month supply for a normal market where home prices appreciate with inflation. Anything less than a 6-month supply is a sellers’ market, where the demand for Continue Reading
This sought-after Devon model boosts 3 levels of living with hardwood floors on the main floor. The kitchen and the baths have all been updated! A separate family room off the kitchen leads to a fantastic patio in the back. This townhouse also includes a fireplace. Conveniently located walking distance from everything Shirlington has to offer including restaurants, shopping and dog park! Close access to metro service and I-395. Shirlington has a great balance of suburban lifestyle, with greenery and access Continue Reading
Picturesque custom-built home in the Lacey Forest neighborhood of N. Arlington! This home features spacious rooms and an open floor plan, offering everything expected of new construction and more, with 5 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms, 9-foot ceilings on each level, meticulous design detail, eco-friendly touches, and quality custom upgrades. Every thoughtful feature one would expect from a custom house (and many features you never thought of until you experience them). One block to Lacey Forest Park, with expansive playground, Continue Reading
While homeowners insurance can seem like a straightforward subject, there are many common misconceptions that could result in expensive surprises. Take a look at these five homeowners insurance myths, and make sure you know how to separate fact from fiction. Myth 1: Insure your home for the market value of your property. Truth: It’s best to insure your home for the amount that it would cost to rebuild it if it was declared a total loss. The market value of Continue Reading
It may not look like it outside, but it IS the Spring real estate market. Bidding wars, competition, tactics to achieve a successful home purchase, tactics to get the highest price on the sale of a house — all of those things dominate today. From my perspective working with buyers and sellers, I can offer an understanding of what goes on, on each side of the table. It’s a winnable game, but requires a lot of skill, finesse, and talent. Continue Reading
A world of difference lies between a good selling agent and a bad selling agent. Unfortunately, determining the difference can be difficult. You might have to interview several real estate agents before you find someone who works for you, so be sure you’re asking the right questions before you start. No References You should always check references before signing on with a selling agent. Talk to people whose homes the agent recently sold, not the best sales of their careers Continue Reading
As an associate with Long and Foster, I have the great good fortune to be affiliated with Christie’s International. If you have an property valued over $1million or are looking to purchase a luxury property, certainly contact me. The Christie’s affiliation opens the door to many networking opportunities that would benefit you. By all measures, Long and Foster enjoys the largest market share of luxury homes sales and purchases in the DC area. Our strength in the luxury market Continue Reading
I know you think I only work in Arlington, but that is not the case! I recently helped some clients move into this beautiful home in Alexandria. They LOVE the house and they got a great deal. That’s the sort of work I do, everyday, to serve my clients wherever and whenever they need it. I can help you, too! Just call me at 703-362-7764. Let’s get started.
There are many potential homebuyers, and even sellers, who believe that you need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home, or move on to their next home. Time after time, we have dispelled this myth by showing that there are many loan programs that allow you to put down as little as 3% (or 0% with a VA loan). If you have saved up your down payment and are ready to start your home search, Continue Reading
At the Ritz Residences…. 1 bedroom/2 bath unit with all the luxurious Ritz amenities you would expect, including valet parking and gracious concierge. Perfectly located in the West End, Washington, DC. 1155 23rd St N, Washington, DC 20037. Sold price $695,000.