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About Chris Dominick

With 27 years in the real estate industry and a referral based business model, Chris provides unparalleled ability and experience and a laser like focus on providing the most exceptional real estate experience you can imagine. All facets of the transaction, including a roster of elite level service providers, are employed as we see around corners and deliver a smooth and profitable transaction.

March Newsletter

By |2019-03-10T09:15:22-05:00March 10th, 2019|

The Spring Market has Arrived! The Spring Market has sprung into action! Although inventory levels are down, activity on listings is up, open house visitors are abundant and multiple contracts on listings are happening more frequently throughout Northern Virginia. In Arlington and close in locations, and in certain entry level price points (under [...]

Reasons Not to Buy Your House With Cash

By |2019-02-26T15:24:46-05:00February 26th, 2019|

Cash is King......but perhaps sometimes it shouldn't be. Deciding whether to pay cash for a property is a fairly nuanced process that requires thoughtful analysis.  When it comes to your principle residence in particular there are some non financial factors that you need to attempt to quantify.  This article does a great job [...]

Are Uber and Lyft helping or hurting public transit?

By |2019-02-21T11:11:38-05:00February 21st, 2019|

Is Uber a component of your commute plan? Lot's of my clients and I have been talking about how ride sharing services could fill in some gaps in commute options which is having something of an impact on buying decisions.  I always thought that these services would actually increase total driving miles in [...]

Real Estate Regret: 10 Simple Ways to Avoid It

By |2019-02-18T16:38:42-05:00February 18th, 2019|

 There is a reason "The Fundamentals" are called "The Fundamentals. Every one of the principles and actions in this article are things I discuss with and advocate for with my clients.  If it's time to buy lets sit down and get the foundation of a successful transaction set!

Why Homeownership Matters Now More Than Ever

By |2019-02-14T17:05:54-05:00February 14th, 2019|

Home ownership leads to significantly increased wealth! I've learned after 30 years in the business to not take for granted that certain things are known thus the reason for posting this article.  There is a huge gap in wealth accumulation between homeowners and lifelong renters that has always been the case, to say nothing about the non financial advantages of [...]

February Newsletter

By |2019-02-07T10:53:04-05:00February 7th, 2019|

Will the Spring Market Arrive Sooner than Later? What an interesting January we have experienced both weather-wise and in the real estate business. We have golfed and we have shoveled snow/ice this month. We have had multiple contracts on some houses, and we have had houses sitting on the market (with no showings) [...]

7 Things to Know Before Putting Wood Flooring in the Kitchen

By |2019-01-29T15:05:36-05:00January 29th, 2019|

Wood is Wonderful! I'm seeing lots and lots of open floor plans with wood floors spilling into the kitchen.  I've had it in mine for years and I love it.  It's comfortable and contiguous floors create a sense of spaciousness.  Here's a great article on factors to consider not just for putting wood floors [...]