Local Real Estate

6 Advantages of Living in a Townhouse

January 15, 2021

Home is where the heart is, but what type of home is right for you? Maybe you know a single-family home is simply too much and an apartment is just too small, but you are unsure of the meaning of it all. You’ve heard of condominiums and townhouses, but it’s a lot to take in. […]

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Home Maintenance Tips to Improve Home Value

December 2, 2020

Perhaps the best investment a homeowner can make is to learn the ins-and-out of home maintenance. Proactive measures will likely pay back in buckets and includes the regular inspection and updating of a home’s major systems and structure. Below are a few of the most important items, including the most damaging and costly to a […]

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Ten Tips for Buying a Home to Flip

December 2, 2020

Though not foolproof, these tips will help you evaluate the potential of a home you plan to ‘flip’:   1. Look at the locks.  Schlage and Baldwin are the gold standard.  A Home Depot or Quickset lock may indicate a renovator who wasn’t willing to spend the extra money. 2. The quality of appliances vary […]

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The Home Inspection: A Test Drive with Higher Stakes

December 2, 2020

A standard checklist item of today’s home purchase, the home inspection is an opportunity to explore the ins-and-outs of a listing for sale. A certified home inspector, hired by the potential buyer, will closely assess the condition of a home for sale and provide a detailed report of their findings. Ideally, no major issues exist […]

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5 Advantages of Living in a Single-Family Home in Alexandria, VA

November 30, 2020

When embarking on the search for your next home in the Alexandria area, one of the first considerations is if you want a condo, townhouse, or single-family home. The term single-family home refers to a stand-alone residential dwelling set on its own piece of property. No land, utilities, or structural components are shared with any […]

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9 Real Life Benefits of Living in Northern Virginia

September 10, 2020

Did you know that 901,000 new homes were sold in the U.S. in July 2020? This shows an increase of 13.9% from the number of homes sold in the previous month. As of the end of July, there were 299,000 new homes for sale. The median price for houses sold in July 2020 was $330,600. […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Old Town Alexandria

September 10, 2020

Are you into history, art, and a little bit of whimsy? If so, you should see what Old Town Alexandria has to offer. This peaceful, old town might be best known for its sense of calm, but when you’re looking for things to do in Old Town Alexandria, you won’t have to look long. You can […]

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Experienced Realtors are an Invaluable Asset to Real Estate Success

August 13, 2020

In Real Estate, Odds Are Best When There’s An Expert in Your Corner Expert Realtors are an invaluable asset to real estate success. Real estate transactions can be hefty emotional and financial decisions. Novice and veteran buyers and sellers alike will immeasurably benefit from the advice and resources of an experienced Realtor. Partner up with […]

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7 Factors to Consider When Buying Homes in Alexandria

July 31, 2020

When it comes time to move into a new house, it’s difficult not to get overwhelmed with excitement. You’re moving to a new home with new opportunities. However, there are a lot of factors that go into finding the right home. If you’re house shopping, you need to think about what’s best for your family, […]

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To Buy or Not to Buy?

July 31, 2020

Is homeownership right for you right now? Signing the dotted line of your first home loan is a big deal – likely one of the most intense financial decisions you make in life. While mild apprehension about the mortgage process is common and expected, an overly cautious attitude can prevent qualified home buyers from capitalizing […]

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