Who's down for a Night Corn Hole game!? Or how about a water war! Count me in! Here's a list of some old stand by's and great new ideas for summer fun. Post if you have any other worthy fun suggestions!
As Summer Comes to an End... As a real estate professional I am often frustrated by the dichotomy between today's headlines and the economic realities of our local market. Did you know that what is being reported today and pontificated upon is the result of activity and economic decisions that typically occurred 2-4 [...]
Is it worth it to be "Home Base"? This home feature can divide a room. A well built strategically placed pool can be a boon for many homeowners, especially with kids. It adds another compelling element to the entertaining mix and I think the attendant costs are often over estimated. Here's a great article [...]
Don't neglect your garage! If you are a garage snob like me you know how important this often overlooked structure is. I've seen first hand the impression a well maintained and utilized garage can make on prospective purchasers. Storage, work space, show place for that treasured automobile or motorcycle, guest or office space [...]
Mosquitos eating you alive? Fight back! The moral of the story....no standing water anywhere on your property. Don't give those buggers a foot hold. Here's some potential water sources you probably didn't think about. If you are looking for active treatment options reach out to me.
Some really cool summer fun options you might not be aware of! Here's a wide range of some not so stereotypical or well known fun summer events here and regionally. Check out the list here and have a blast!
Keeping your current home as an investment might be a smart play...or not This is a decision that sometimes get's over complicated. It's actually not a decision at all if you need to pull the equity from your current home to secure a new one or to secure much more favorable financing terms. [...]
Should refinishing wood floors be a DIY project? I always said there were some projects I could do but everyone would know I did them. Here's a great article about the pro's, con's and costs of doing your wood floors yourself or hiring out. It's also part of the larger discussion about whether [...]
It's a sellers market but all the buyers have been watching HGTV! The age old question of whether or not to renovate before selling and how far to go in doing so is still incredibly relevant despite the limited inventory and robust market. This article does a good job in laying out the [...]
Mid Year Update It is hard to believe we are already halfway through 2019. The two questions that I have are; where does the time go and where is the housing inventory? The number of houses in Northern Virginia remains extremely low – 20% below last year and nearly 33% from two years [...]