As Summer Winds Down... Wow, did the summer fly by or what? It seems like it just started and it is already nearing the end. Mine was helped along thanks to my annual trip to Liberia from which I just returned. Have you all had any adventures this summer? I hope so. In what is good news [...]
Party Time! Now Everyone Into The Kitchen Ever notice how at every party we all end up gathering in the kitchen? Here's a great article about how to make your kitchen island a place worth gathering around.
Entry level buyers are the mouse moving through the snake Being an entry level purchaser in the Northern Virginia region can be a tad daunting, especially from Fairfax county and in. But such purchasers are critically important to the strength and vibrancy of a healthy real estate market. There's no move up market if no [...]
Having trouble getting a mortgage? Don't give up without talking to me! If this is you perhaps you can attest to the veracity of this article. The good news is that many of the road blocks to getting a mortgage can be overcome with some directed action and planning. Today might not work but [...]
In an effort to differentiate the service I provide for my clients I've developed, with some of my video partners, a new advertising medium for those unique properties that need something extra to have their story told. Taking "Home Tours" to a different level. Check out this short "Spielberg" video and let me know what [...]
Check out the interactive 3D High Def tours I'm utilizing that I playfully call the "NASA Tour". This stuff is accurate to the inch. Click here to take a stroll through this new listing of mine and check out this awesome technology. Let me know what you think!!
I take the term "Full Service Broker" seriously! Helping folks buy or sell a place is only part of what I do. Help with re-financing, renovations and landscaping, service provider referrals and such are all part of what I do. And hey, you have to fill the place up! Here's a good article on the [...]
The Summer Market is Different From the Spring Spring was absolutely crazy as the confluence of interest rates actually rising, tortuously low inventory levels and a blazing hot economy created a tough patch for home purchasers and a boon for home sellers (and mild schizophrenia for those doing both!). Summer has brought a slightly [...]
Creativity, not cash often wins bidding wars There are some crazy, creative and effective examples of non monetary twists in this article that won buyers homes. When my folks win in these bidding situations I would say more often than not they are not the highest bidder. Why? I have a stable of [...]
Peace of mind is Valuable! This is a great article about the prudence and necessity of a repair fund for your home and your options if you lack one. But to me the best thing about having such a fund is the peace it provides. Home damage or failed AC's can just be [...]