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Licensed Realtor with Long & Foster, serving the Northern Virginia area. Drawing on eighteen years of experience, Pat will deliver the results you have a right to expect from a highly qualified professional REALTOR®.
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Know a mom who loves gardening? Take her to the Reston Town Center's Home and Garden Marketplace tomorrow!
Sunday, May 5 12-5PM Come peruse the Reston Town Center Home & Garden Marketplace. Enjoy presentations, music, and a variety of vendors with décor, plants, and more.12:30 PM Mina Fies, Synergy Design and Construction, Zen Remodeling – “How to Turn …
There’s so much to do this month in the area, here’s just a few highlights: The Who is playing at Jiffy Lube Live, Dog Day Celebration at Breaux Vineyards, the Manassas Viking Festival, the Heritage India Festival, the annual Herndon Festival….and more!
From the performing arts to special festivals, here’s everything that should be on your calendar for May.
Wondering how much that home repair will cost you? Here’s a list of the most common home repairs and their average costs:
Homeowners believe their improvements pay off. Find out which projects are costing them the most to do.
🤣 Happy Star Wars Day everyone!
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Happy Star Wars Day! #maythefourth
Take this fun Houzz quiz with me, "What Kind of Remodeling Client Are You"? See what kind of personality and traits you bring to home projects, I got "Laid-Back Client"!
Answer these questions to discover your personality type and the traits you bring to your home projects
Curb appeal makes a world of difference! Here are 5 ways to prepare your yard for the spring home-buying season:
As the spring selling season kicks into high gear, real estate and staging professionals can help their clients enhance their listings by creating an outdoor...
Don’t you want to feel this happy through the home-selling process?!? 😄🏡💕 If so give me a call!
Happy Earth Day! Here's some tips that homeowners can implement to help save our planet....and maybe save some money too!
So get yourself a Realtor who appreciates how important YOUR everything is!
63% of millennial homebuyers stated that they have regrets — and it's usually because they missed this step of the process...
A lot of them made the same mistake.
Sellers — do you know who the target market for your home is? Because you should be staging it differently depending on who you're trying to attract! Here's some tips…
For so long, we’ve been told to keep everything neutral when selling our home to appeal to the widest base. But what if we don’t need to?...
Millennials are now the largest generation of home-buyers — and it looks like they’ll be dominating the market for some time to come!
Save your time and money this year with these extra-helpful spring cleaning tips and tricks!
It’s getting easier for the growing self-employed population to become approved for a mortgage…slowly but surely! However, if you are self-employed get ready for a lot of additional paperwork! Here’s what to expect:
For homebuyers applying for a mortgage, the work starts well before you actually apply for it, and for self-employed mortgage seekers, the work can be even more daunting.
I’m sure that flipping homes is rewarding, but it’s also a lot of work! Here are some things that you should make sure you take into consideration if you’re thinking about becoming a real estate investor in that way:
Which HGTV stars would you hire to complete renovations on your home? Let me know! I'd choose the Fixer Upper team!
1. Fixer Upper
2. Property Brothers
3. Rehab Addict
4. Good Bones
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What style of house should you really live in? Comment below with what you got — apparently I should be living in a Colonial Revival style home!
Does your heart belong to midcentury, traditional, farmhouse or something else? Take our quiz to find out
Did you know that spring cleaning can even help you save energy? Here’s 6 ways it does…
Spring is near. And after a long winter, it's time to emerge from hibernation, clean your home and start saving energy. This video shows six simple chores that can conserve energy and help lower energy bills. If you miss a spot, you may miss a chance to...
Is Fannie Mae’s HomeReady program going to make a difference for Millennial wannabe homeowners? This program aims to remove as many barriers to homeownership as possible, and provide an affordable mortgage option to those not taking home huge paychecks each month! Read on to learn more, or send me a message!…
Fannie Mae's HomeReady program gives low-to-moderate income individuals the chance to become homeowners. If you're a millennial who wants to buy a home...
A bold front door color can add a lot to your home’s curb appeal! If you had to pick one of these which would you choose for your home’s entryway? I like the light blue!
An emerging trend is live plants in the kitchen — even growing stations built-in to cabinetry or kitchen islands! How do you feel about incorporating more plants into the kitchen space, would you do it?
Live plants are being added into cabinetry and even directly into the kitchen island.
Are you sure that you know all the facts when it comes to different types of mortgages? Here's what you should know about FHA, Conventional & VA loans...
There are many different mortgage products out there to help you buy your dream home. We'll help cut through the clutter and explain the difference between V...
This week mortgage rates fell to their lowest level in over a year! While unfortunately brought on by last week's disappointing employment report this is great news for spring homebuyers — make your moves quickly before rates rise again!
You know, you might be a Realtor if... 🤣
How will the housing market fare this spring? Multiple sources show definitively improving conditions, read the article below to find out what data the experts look at in order to make that distinction…
There are the 10 most common defects found in home inspections, and an example of why it's so important not to shirk the inspection process!
More than 1 million house repairs have required more than $11,000 in costs, according to a recent review.
Which would you rather? Live on a golf course and get to enjoy those views every day, or live near the Potomac and get to watch sunsets on the water?
4 big things that you definitely should NOT do when you list your home on the market:
So you've put your home on the market. Congratulations! As you start checking things off your to-do list, it's also important to pay mind of what NOT to do.
Here's some things that homeowners need to remember this year as we start heading into tax season, some rules have changed!…
If you own a home, a lot of things are different this year due to new tax rules.
Get ready to spring forward tonight! Daylight Saving Time ends at 2am so you may as well fix your clocks before bed!
10 FIRST TIME HOME BUYER TIPS:
1. Get a copy of your credit report.
2. Improve your score for best rates.
3. Get pre-approved before house hunting.
4. See what type of loans you qualify for.
5. Hire a real estate agent.
6. Know your down payment options.
7. Budget for closing costs and other expenses.
8. Make a list of must-haves for your home.
9. Let your agent schedule house tours.
10. Search for a house that fits your lifestyle. I.e. work life, school life, kids, pets, etc.
Thinking about buying this year, or know someone who is?! Send them my way and we’ll find the perfect home together! 🏡
The 2019 “New American Home” has been unveiled at the International Builder Show. This year it’s a modern desert home out in Nevada that’s showcasing the latest in building and home design trends. Take a look at all these special features! Which would you add to your home? I love the “statement ceiling” in the great room!
The official show home at the International Builder Show offered up the latest in building innovations and home design trends.
Here’s a list of all the fees you can expect to run into during the home buying process — know about them before you dive in so you’re not surprised later on!
Don’t forget about all the other costs associated with buying a house. They can pile up and overwhelm you if you aren’t aware of them. Here are some things to know about fees you might face as you buy a house.
Young adults are now taking on more mortgages than any other generation. Millennials represent 42 percent of all new-home loans, higher than both the baby boomers and Generation X! Young buyers can sometimes need a bit of extra help making their way through the mortgage and home shopping process — luckily I’m a good guide! If you know of any first-time homebuyers who need a good Realtor, send them my way!
Young adults are now taking on more mortgages than any other generation and are upping their purchase power in some surprising locations.
Home envy is real! Where do you go for your home remodeling or decorating inspiration? For me it's either Pinterest or Joanna and Chip Gaines' instagram account!
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These are the remodeling "upgrades" that don't always pay off when it comes time for resale — which would you spring for anyway?
4 Proven Useful & Practical Tips For Financing Your First Home
Are you thinking about buying a home this year? Are you slightly overwhelmed by the whole process? Are you not sure where to start and who to speak to? No worries, you are not alone!
TEN big things that you need to be sure you know about a property before you put your offer in!
Homebuyers' basics: here are 10 things you need to know a property before you buy a house. Expert advice, from a top realtor and a landscape designer.
Wallpaper has made a comeback! Which of these wallpaper trends could you consider embracing in your home: floral or agate?
What size home can you afford? A look at how much house you can buy for $200,000 in each state...
In parts of the country with higher costs of living, $200,000 is only enough to buy a home the size of a studio apartment – or less.
Everything you've ever wanted to know about homeowners associations: the good, the bad, and the ugly...
What I see when one of my clients says they’ve found “the one”! Happy Valentine’s Day! 🏡❤️
Looking for a last-minute Valentines Day date idea? Check out these romantic destinations in NoVA with no reservations required:
These 21 romantic places in Virginia and Washington DC never require a reservation, and they offer unique ways to spend time with your love all year long.
In order to get a great offer on your home, you will need to help potential home buyers fall in love with your property.
Here are 7 tips to help you prepare your home for sale - get the most out of your home's showings, impress home buyers, get under contract, and close the sale as quickly as possible, and for the highest price.
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