Buying

February 3, 2017

It’s the Spring Real Estate Market in Arlington, VA!

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 […]
January 19, 2017

All real estate agents are NOT alike!

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 […]
January 8, 2017

Some real estate eye candy

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 […]
October 7, 2016

Life outside of Arlington

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 […]
October 5, 2016

How much does it really cost to buy a house?

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 […]
July 28, 2016

JUST SOLD!

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 […]
April 29, 2016

Friday Faves: New Arlington VA Listings for the Weekend

Today we have the tale of two markets:  the first-time home buyer market of homes priced $600-800k, and the tale of the move-up buyer, looking at homes priced over $1million.  They are very different situations.  For instance, average Days on […]
March 3, 2016

What’s going on with interest rates?

We all want to know! The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade. The quarter-point increase means the target range for the federal funds rate is now 0.25% to 0.50%. This […]
February 10, 2016

All about Radon

Radon – the naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer – is a risk across our area.  In our real estate contract there is a clause that the buyer may elect to indicate they want a radon test done to determine […]