Monthly Archives: February 2018

February Platinum Club

By |2018-02-28T09:11:23+00:00February 28th, 2018|

Buyers are out there, sales are up, you know what's next! It's not the mid 2000's by a long shot but the critical shortage of inventory, historic highs in consumer confidence and interest rates trickling upwards are creating price pressures in many areas and price points.  If you are a buyer and are [...]

9 Kitchen Items Designers Really Wish You Wouldn’t Buy

By |2018-02-23T15:04:23+00:00February 23rd, 2018|

The Winds of Change are Blowing! I'm often surprised by some of the design features which become prevalent as I see them as likely to be short lived (think bleached wood cabinets, bamboo floors and now subway tiles) and sure enough some of the more recent "hot" features are trending towards tepid.  Check out this article about what's hot and [...]

The Worst Money Mistakes Homeowners Ever Make

By |2018-02-20T12:09:46+00:00February 20th, 2018|

This countdown could be my own personal real estate pet peeve list Usually these lists have two or three items that I really espouse for my clients but in this article I heartily support almost all of them (notable exception, I still love my incandescent bulbs for lighting in certain rooms).  So START or [...]

15 Nifty Ways To Transform An Unused Closet

By |2018-02-15T14:53:30+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Who else can't stand those bi-fold closet doors? I've been seeing lots of homes where the traditional ugly folding closet doors have been replaced with more attractive alternatives or just abandoned altogether while incorporating the space into the rooms.  Here's an article with some great ideas."

HOA Makes Homeowners Leave Garage Doors Open for a Truly Silly Reason

By |2018-02-08T11:57:26+00:00February 8th, 2018|

Clear evidence some HOA's have lost their marbles.  This is one of those stories that you'd swear they had to be drunk when they came up with it (or they're in California).  You'll get a good laugh from this article plus also some good information on your rights if your HOA or Condo Association has gone off the rails. [...]

February Market Update

By |2018-02-02T16:14:38+00:00February 2nd, 2018|

Winter is Almost Over! At least as far as the temperature of the Real Estate Market in Northern Virginia!  The market continues to gain momentum despite the daunting low inventory levels. There are many buyers in the market ready to buy the right home and in many cases it is difficult to do so leaving [...]