retiring not moving

Retiring and Not Moving: The Many Benefits You May Not Have Considered

Retiring and Not Moving: The Many Benefits You May Not Have Considered According to Kiplinger.com, since the burst of the housing bubble and the subsequent decline in home values, fewer people, including retirees, are relocating.…

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Helping Your Adult Child Buy a House

The National Association of Realtors reports that 26% of first-time home buyers received a gift of money toward their purchase. Another 6% received a loan from a family member to buy a home (2014 data).…

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Why Picking the Wrong Agent Can Cost You Money…or your Dream Home

In the last few weeks, the spring market has really started to heat up. Many newly minted “agents” are throwing their hat into the ring to make, what they think, is a quick buck. As…

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why moving is so stressful

Why Moving Is So Stressful

Moving is consistently rated as one of life’s most stressful events, ranking up there with the death of a loved one, illness, divorce, job loss, etc. Even if your move is a happy one, say…

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First Quarter 2017 Market Report

We feel it! There is activity in the marketplace!

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staging your home

Staging Your Home: What to Expect & Why It’s So Important

Staging Your Home: What to Expect & Why It’s So Important Staging. Never has a real estate concept meant so many different things to so many different people. To some, staging your home means rearranging…

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How to Buy a House with Student Loan Debt

The Skinny on How to Buy a House with Student Loan Debt: You can do it, but here’s what you need to know! Have student loan debt? Still want to buy a house with student loan…

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Cash Offers: How To Compete & Win!

Cash Offers: How To Compete & Win! Cash offers….while not the norm, they are certainly part of today’s real estate market. In some parts of the Washington, DC area, real estate competition is fierce. Often,…

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