Our Top Articles of 2017

Our Top Articles of 2017

December 19, 2017 | The Goodhart Group On The Move | By: The Goodhart Group

Our Top Articles of 2017

As we wrap up 2017, we wanted to look back and see what our readers are reading! Our ten most popular posts in 2017 were a mix of real estate guides, area roundups, and information on buying new construction.

So without further ado, here are our top articles of 2017. happy reading!

THE NEW CONSTRUCTION CRAZE

Craving New Construction? Here are the latest projects in Old Town.

robinson landingOur #1 most read blog of the year is all about Old Town New Construction. There are several new construction developments going on in Old Town, including the latest and hottest, Robinson Landing. This article gives you the latest scoop! We keep a very close eye on these projects and continue to update this post to make sure it is always up to date so come back and check it out frequently.

New Construction Opportunities in Alexandria

Looking for Alexandria new construction outside of Old Town? This article highlights the new construction condo and townhome developments and single-family homes within the City of Alexandria. There’s a lot to share and always more coming. Again, check this New Construction Opportunities in Alexandria post often as we keep it up-to-date with every new project that gets on our radar.

What to Know Before Buying New Construction

If you’re in the market for a new construction home, be sure to read our article, What to Know Before Buying New Construction, first. Buying a new construction property may seem like a no-brainer, but it can be quite the opposite. From higher deposits to construction delays, there are many factors to consider. We break it down for you here (and why you need a good agent on your side!).

THE BEST OF DC & ALEXANDRIA

The Best Breakfast Spots in Alexandria (See also Bottomless Brunches in DC)

Whether you’re in Old Town, Del Ray, or the West End, there is a fabulous breakfast spot for you in Alexandria. From fresh-baked donuts to breakfast bottomless brunch in DCchilaquiles, we’ve got you covered, no matter your palette. Best Breakfast Spots in Alexandria has turned out to be a reader favorite!

{Related Post: Sunday Funday? Yes, please! Mimosas, bloody marys, bellinis, and more….If you’re looking for the best “bottomless brunch” in DC, this is the list for you!}

Complete Lists of Alexandria Playgrounds & Parks, Alexandria Pools & Alexandria Preschools

Got kids in Alexandria? Plenty of readers are looking to our comprehensive guides for where to keep your kids active (at parks and pools) and educated around town (at preschools  — also check out our Alexandria elementary school and daycare roundups).

The New Alexandria City Public School District Map

Last spring, Alexandria City Public Schools announced some long-awaited redistricting decisions. We outline the changes and everything you need to know in this New Alexandria City Public School District Map.

THE SKINNY ON BUYING, SELLING & RENTING

To Buy or Not to Buy? Renting vs. Owning

The age-old question….buy or rent? There is no “one size fits all” answer to this one. We break it down for you here in To Buy or Not to Buy? Renting vs. Owning, with the pros and cons of each option and when buying makes the most sense.

How Much Money Will You Get When Selling Your Home?

HOW MUCH MONEY WILL YOU GET WHEN YOU SELL YOUR HOME? This is a question we hear over and over from clients. Here we walk through how to calculate your net proceeds when selling a home.

10 Tips for Buying a Condo

Condo living can be fabulous – but be sure to educate yourself first! From how you’ll walk your dog to the fine print of the condo docs, there are a lot of factors to consider when going the condo route. We walk you through it all here with our 10 Tips for Buying a Condo.

Decoding the Real Estate Contract

real estate contractA very technical piece, Decoding the Real Estate Contract, this article explains the nuances of the terms of our local real estate contract here in the DC Metro area. While not as exciting as some of our other pieces, it has proven to be one of the most helpful, especially for first-time buyers or those new to the area.

What Next??

What would you like to read about in 2018? Our website and blog are all about YOU! If you have a burning real estate question, want regular market updates, more local insight and roundups, or something different all together, please let us know. We want to write what you want to read.

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