Market Updates

The Typical Cost of Living in Alexandria VA

May 25, 2022
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Believe it or not, Alexandria Virginia recently ranked as one of the top places to live in the United States.  Alexandra is known for its thriving arts scene, outdoor activities, and safe neighborhoods. As more individuals develop the flexibility to move offices or work remotely, Alexandria is becoming an increasingly popular destination for urbanites. Still, you […]

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The Pros and Cons of Living in a Single Family Home

May 2, 2022
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In 2020, homeownership rates reached an all-time high of 65.5%. While many people own single-family homes, others choose multi-family houses, such as townhomes. But, around 34.5% of people still rent.  If you need a new place to live and are thinking about buying a house, you might have questions about your options. For example, you […]

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Macro, Micro and the Real Estate Market

December 2, 2020

A web of interdependent macro and micro economic factors influence the real estate industry and are key considerations in evaluating the nation’s financial health. Microeconomics examines small scale consumer behaviors (e.g., supply and demand) collectively influencing more complex macroeconomic issues like Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and interest rates. Ideally, macro and micro strike a balance. […]

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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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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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4 Real Estate Related Results of the New Tax Bill

March 3, 2018

While the latest tax laws, effective Jan 1, 2018, will not affect your 2017 filing, it’s important to prepare now to avoid surprises in 2019. Here are a few important real estate-related results of the new tax bill to keep in mind: Mortgage interest deductions are now limited to a combined $750,000 of debt for […]

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