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August Market Update

By | 2017-08-17T13:43:02+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

What a year we are having in Northern Virginia real estate! Inventory remains low – 13% below last year’s inventory levels, yet sales year over year are up 7.7%. We still have low interest rates and new loan programs – including grant programs – that are becoming available to help more people buy [...]

How Smart Is Your Bathroom?

By | 2017-07-13T15:57:12+00:00 July 13th, 2017|

New Bumper Sticker:  "My Bathroom made the Honor Roll in Fairfax Heights" When I travel to Liberia I'm often taking bucket showers so Smart Bathrooms like these blow my mind.  Pretty soon we'll need an AI just to go to use the facilities.

July Market Update

By | 2017-07-03T11:03:45+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|

Wow, it’s the Fourth of July already! Will we see our sellers celebrate? Will we see our buyers celebrate? The answer – it depends. I'm not equivocating, it's just that this market, as I've been preaching for months, is not uniform so a lot depends upon the location and price point of the [...]

June Platinum Club

By | 2017-06-15T14:18:35+00:00 June 15th, 2017|

May you live in interesting times Sometimes the market is moving uniformly and powerfully in one direction or another throughout the range of prices and locations.  This is not one of those times.  We continue to be in a strong yet stratified market. Let's start with the numbers and they usually tell the [...]

June Market Update

By | 2017-06-09T09:38:21+00:00 June 9th, 2017|

Summer is here! Wow, that was one of the fastest months ever, in my opinion. Memorial Day week-end came and went in a blink of an eye, so it must be the height of the dynamic spring market! Median days on the market in Northern Virginia is just 8; the average days on [...]