A Saturday in Old Town Alexandria

Buying a Historic Home – Could It Be Right for You?

Buying an historic home is about as romantic as it gets. My house was built in 1820 and I frequently envision the many people who have lived in the house over the years discussing the…

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2020 VA loan changes

2020 VA Loan Changes: What You Need To Know

In June 2019, a new law was signed that allows the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to back loans that exceed the current VA loan limit. Homebuyers using a VA loan will now be able…

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Millennial Home Buying Myths

Millennial Home Buying Myths – Busted!

Time and again, we hear from our friends and peers that there’s “no way” they can buy a home -- for a variety of reasons. We’re happy to say, it absolutely is possible to purchase…

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buying a foreclosure

Buying a Foreclosure

With shows like Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper more popular than ever, the idea of buying a foreclosure and turning it into your dream home seems very appealing. These shows make buying a foreclosure…

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What Carrie Bradshaw Taught Me About Money

What Sex & The City Taught Me About Money

Earlier this week, I read a great article in Newsweek by Sallie Krawcheck, whom I’ve had the pleasure of hearing speak. In her article, she talks about the inextricable link between money and power.

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Buying Your First Home

Buying Your First Home: It’s Easier Than You Think!

According to a recent Fannie Mae survey, most people think it is much harder to buy a home than it actually is. Of the 3,000 people surveyed:

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moving tips

My Best Moving Tips

I’ve worked in real estate for more than a decade now and like to think I know a thing or two about moving. But, having been through my own move recently, I was reminded of…

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weekend househunting trip

Your Weekend Househunting Trip: How to Prepare — and Succeed!

Buying a home on a weekend househunting trip may seem like an impossible task. However, with some advanced planning and research, it can happen!

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