Real Estate Services in Northern Virginia
A Day When Americans Can Return to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights Taking a moment to reflect upon what we’ve heard from historical leaders can teach us a lot about getting through the many challenges we face today. We're all eager for the day when every American can safely return to work. That day is coming. Timing is everything. Patience i
There are two crises in this country right now: a health crisis that has forced everyone into their homes and a financial crisis caused by our inability to move around as we normally would. Over 20 million people in the U.S. became instantly unemployed when it was determined that the only way to def
"Buyers are still considering moving forward with the home buying process, even if they can't see the home in-person"
Some Highlights: A recent realtor.com survey revealed that buyers are still considering moving forward with the homebuying process, even if they can’t see the home in-person. While they still prefer to physically see a home, virtual home tours and accurate listing information top the list of
This won't stop us.
We will get through this together.
Homeowners - while it is true we are in unprecedented times, this is NOT like the last housing crisis. This article has some interesting (positive) information.
With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the housing market is in trouble. For those who remember 2008, it's logical to ask that question. Many of us experienced financial hardships, lost home
What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?
Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major life change recently, whether with your job or your family situation, you may be in a position where you need to sell your home – and fast. While you probably f...
Why Home Office Space Is More Desirable Than Ever
For years, we’ve all heard about the most desirable home features buyers are looking for, from upgraded kitchens to remodeled bathrooms, master suites, and more. The latest on the hotlist, however, might surprise you: home offices. In a recent article by George Ratiu, Senior Economist with realto
It's true that now is not the time to go stroll through open houses or "browsing" listings in person (unless you are in a situation where you MUST find a new home immediately and if so, don't worry, we've got you covered) , however there are still some things you can do to move toward home ownership - and if you have some extra time these days it might be the perfect time to start the ball rolling. Call me to discuss. 703-939-5105 or [email protected] .
Some Highlights: Don’t put your homeownership plans on hold just because you’re stuck inside. There are several things you can do right now to keep your home search moving forward. Connect with an agent, learn about resource programs for things like down payments, and get pre-approved tod
In this time of unprecedented craziness (is that a word? :) ) it's important to remember that while in the short term things may be a little crazy in the long term we should be fine. Be smart, stay safe and call me if you want to discuss your home buying/selling/leasing future. We can use this time to set strategies. 703-939-5105 or [email protected] .
Interesting and informative data.....
With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consult
Innovative way to help furloughed hospitality workers.
Amazon is hiring an additional 100,000 workers in the United States and temporarily boosting pay by $2 per hour as it sees increased demand for its services given the impacts of the novel coronavirus.
Sometimes those of us "in the industry" throw around terms, lingo and acronyms assuming everyone knows what they mean. Questions? Feel free to give me a call at 703-939-5105.
Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear along the way. The best way to ensure your homebuying process is a posit
Interesting article. Key takeaway: "This is exactly what we’re experiencing right now as mortgage interest rates hover at the lowest levels in the history of the housing market." As a result buyers have increased purchase power. Is it time for your next move?
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen coming. While much of the news has been about the effect on various markets, let’s also acknowledge the true impact it continues to have on lives and families around th...
The Spring market is here! Is it time to sell your current home? Low rates mean buyers have more purchase power. Give me a call if you would like to talk more.
The market is HOT but another "bubble burst" is unlikely - especially here in the greater DC area.
"Whenever price appreciation begins to accelerate, the fear of the last housing boom and bust creeps into the minds of the American population...however, we can see the current situation is nothing like it was in the last decade."
Unlike last year, the residential real estate market kicked off 2020 with a bang! In their latest Monthly Mortgage Monitor, Black Knight proclaimed: “The housing market is heating entering 2020 and recent rate declines could continue that trend, a sharp contrast to the strong cooling that was s
"Homeownership has many financial and non-financial benefits. The accumulation of “housing wealth” through increased equity is a major one. If you’re thinking of buying a home for the first time or moving up to your dream home, the sooner you make the move, the sooner your net worth will begin to grow."
Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price Gains by Years of Tenure. The study estimates median home price appreciation over the last 30 years based on the length of homeownership. Below are three graphs depicting the mo
“Moderately priced homes are in high demand and short supply, pushing up values…Homes that sold for 25% or more below the local median price experienced a 5.9% price gain in 2019, compared with a 3.7% gain for homes that sold for 25% or more above the median.”
If you’d like to own a bigger home, let’s get together to discuss your situation. You may be surprised by the current value of your home and the equity you’ve gained.
One thing helping homeowners right now is price appreciation, especially in the entry-level market. In the latest Home Price Insights report, CoreLogic reveals how home prices increased by 4% year-over-year and projects prices will rise 5.2% by December 2020. Why is this good news for the homeowner
There's lots of new communities for active adults are being built in our area. Thinking about "right-sizing" into your next home? Give me a call and let's talk about some options. 703-939-5105 .
There’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it help...
Ready to make home ownership a reality for you? Call me and let's get started. 703-939-5105.
Some Highlights: There are many benefits to love about homeownership, and they’re not all financial. Being a part of a neighborhood, driving academic achievement, and improving mental health are just a few of these advantages. Let’s get together today to determine if you’re ready to emb
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