Buying Secrets

August 2, 2019

First-Time Homebuyer? Don’t Make These Mistakes

Do’s and don’ts for your homebuying journey – from the Long and Foster blog So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and buy a home? If you’re a first-time homebuyer, the process can feel daunting. There are many mistakes that […]
April 11, 2018

How to win a bidding war for a home in North Arlington

Congrats to my buyer clients who now have a North Arlington home under contract.  It took 3 previous offers to get them their dream home.  They consider this the best of all the homes they’d seen in their budget range, […]
March 5, 2018

Home buyers out there, be aware of today’s crazy real estate market

RISMEDIA, Monday, March 05, 2018 — With housing inventory far lower than demand and mortgage rates poised to rise, it’s going to be a competitive market for homebuyers this spring. If you’re looking to buy a home this season, here’s […]
October 5, 2017

Debunking real estate myths about down payments for a home purchase

A lot goes into financing a home. Do I need savings? How much do I need to put down? How will the down payment factor into the overall cost? Cut through the misinformation with this infographic by the National Association […]
September 13, 2017

Looking for Your Dream Home? Know What You Want vs. What You Need

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own […]
August 29, 2017

Think again

The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market. One such study by the Wharton School of […]
July 21, 2017

The Skinny on the “skinny” real estate market

In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared for success when buying a home. The […]
March 15, 2017

Just Sold! Lovely end-unit in Shirlington!

This sought-after Devon model boosts 3 levels of living with hardwood floors on the main floor.  The kitchen and the baths have all been updated!  A separate family room off the kitchen leads to a fantastic patio in the back.  This […]
March 13, 2017

Just Sold! Beautiful Home in N. Arlington!

Picturesque custom-built home in the Lacey Forest neighborhood of N. Arlington! This home features spacious rooms and an open floor plan, offering everything expected of new construction and more, with 5 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms, 9-foot ceilings on each […]