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10 Building Code Violations Your Home May Be Guilty Of

By | 2018-05-08T11:17:36+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

Are you breaking the law? After having been in somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 homes in my career I can tell you that I've seen it all when it comes to code violations.  Call it Harry Homeowner run amok.  Many of these are related to safety issue so they should all be taken [...]

April Platinum Club

By | 2018-04-27T19:36:38+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

Let's start off with a prediction. Don't be surprised if Amazon announces that it's second location will be out by Dulles Airport.  There are a host of reasons that are obvious, starting with the 30-40 acres for sale out there to expand by Dulles, commute hub, highly trained work force and tons of [...]

April Newsletter

By | 2018-04-10T20:06:20+00:00 April 10th, 2018|

Welcome to the Spring Market! As we enter what is considered to be the "Spring Market" in real estate, we are lacking one thing that makes sales "spring"… houses to sell and houses to buy! We have plenty of buyers looking and many more expressing an interest in becoming home owners, but very [...]

March Platinum Club

By | 2018-04-02T10:09:45+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|

Hopping into the Spring Market! The housing market in Northern Virginia continues to be on fire...in certain price points. Virtually anything under $450,000 that is in good shape, priced right and is not a condo is selling within days, above asking price with multiple contracts. Places in the $500,000-$650,000 price point that have [...]

21 Clever Tricks to Make Your Home Look Bigger and Brighter

By | 2018-03-23T13:14:02+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

Your home is so Spacious! Being in this business I've seen sooo many instances of where smaller homes looked infinitely larger, brighter and more functional than significantly larger homes. Here is a great article about how to brighten your home and enhance the feeling of spaciousness. Some of these suggestions are well known [...]

9 Inspiring Ideas for Basement Flooring

By | 2018-03-19T12:56:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Don't settle for a cold and uninviting basement! No longer are you limited to exposed concrete, carpet or tile. There are tons of new flooring products, many unique and with a lot of character. Most are relatively inexpensive as well (save the engineered wood floors). Here's a nice article about some of those [...]

11 Reasons to Get to Know Your Neighbors

By | 2018-03-15T12:28:30+00:00 March 15th, 2018|

Great Neighbors are PRICELESS! This is one of my favorite articles I have read in some time.  Community enriches my life like few other things and I'm betting the same is true for you.   I've seen the value of most of the points in this article manifested in my own community so enjoy this [...]