Monthly Archives: January 2018

4 Rock-Solid Reasons to Remodel Your Home in 2018

By |2018-01-23T16:20:23+00:00January 23rd, 2018|

Get that remodeling project done now!! Hey folks.  Have you been putting off that update or remodeling project for years and now it just bugs you every time you go into that room or look at that tired exterior?  Smartly done remodeling projects can add near equivalent value to your home plus you get all the enjoyment out of them [...]

January Platinum Club

By |2018-01-19T13:06:33+00:00January 19th, 2018|

This is shaping up to be one of the most interesting start of the New Year markets I've experienced in my almost 30 years in the business. First the meat.  Inventory in the NOVA area is down to a meager 3,366 homes.   That is down 18% from 2017, which was down 24% from 2016!   [...]

3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo

By |2018-01-11T16:45:09+00:00January 11th, 2018|

How Smart do you want your house? Smart homes are the future and a growing part of the present. I'm sure many of you invited Alexa into your lives this Christmas where she is doing everything but the laundry. This article has some practical security and privacy suggestions worth considering (though the first [...]

January Market Update

By |2018-01-04T14:58:18+00:00January 4th, 2018|

I laugh with unbridled contempt at this silly "cold" spell. Remember, there is no such thing as bad weather. Just bad gear! Happy New Year! The temperatures in Northern Virginia are frigid, but the real estate market is anything but that. We are seeing activity throughout our area which is great for sellers. We [...]

30 Little Resolutions That Will Save You Big

By |2018-01-02T14:42:12+00:00January 2nd, 2018|

Safety, Style and Moolah! There's plenty of time between bowl games to tackle lots of these great small projects that cumulatively can make a big impact on your budget, safety and sanity!  Great article.  If you need contractor recommendations let me know.