dc real estate market

What to Expect in the DC Area Real Estate Market

We work with many buyers moving to the DC area from other parts of the country. While just about everyone is prepared for the sky-high housing prices in our region, most are not aware of…


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A Dog Friendly Neighborhood – The Five Key Signs

Are you looking for a dog friendly neighborhood? You’re not alone! If you’re in the 44% of American households with a dog and looking for a new neighborhood for you and your pooch to call…


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Buying a House with a Pool: The Four Key Things You Need to Know

Pools. With our 25 years in real estate, we can definitively say that no other home feature generates such strong reactions-- positive and negative -- as a swimming pool.


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The Five Stages of House Hunting

Check out the self help section of any bookstore and you’re likely to find several books that start with “The Five Stages of (FILL IN THE BLANK)”. Yes, just about every major life event has…


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Moving An Aging Parent: What You Need To Know

The reasons are endless for moving an agent parent. While no move is easy, this one can be especially challenging. We thought we’d share our best tips for moving an aging parent that we’ve learned…


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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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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,…