To Pre-pay or Not To Pre-pay The new tax law and the cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT) could necessitate some immediate action by the end of the year or none at all. First determine if you will be itemizing next year or not. If you are not this [...]
Credit Scores: You gotta deal with them. Regrettably credit scores have taken on a dramatically inflated role in our world but until you reach the Holy Grail of paying cash for homes and being self insured rendering your score irrelevant it behooves you to keep it in shape. What increases or decreases your score is often counter [...]
Market Update As we enter the holiday season, we continue to see strong sales numbers in the Northern Virginia housing market, even as inventory levels continue to decline. Right now we have 24% fewer homes for sale than the last week of November in 2016. We are seeing houses that are priced right often [...]
Come have Breakfast with Santa at our annual Toys for Tots celebration this coming Saturday Dec 9th from 9-12 at the Kiddie Academy in South Riding! Watch Santa arrive on a Fire Truck, meet some Marines, bring some great toys for kids who don't have as much and bring your own list to Santa! [...]
A Peek Behind The Curtain! Have you always wondered what went on when the cameras were off on some of these home remodel shows? Check out this article about one couples experience. The good news? They'd "Do it all again in a heartbeat!". Enjoy!
The Northern Virginia real estate market continues to chug along like the "Little Engine That Could." Inventory levels continue to shrink, yet sales remain consistent. Right now, inventory levels are 13.5% below last year and sales are only 85 sales behind the previous 30 days numbers last year. Lack of inventory is holding [...]