First Time Home Buyers

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 […]
July 11, 2019

Open House Sunday 2-4 in North Arlington, VA

Hello all! Please visit me on Sunday, at my open house located in the heart of North Arlington. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo WITH GARAGE offers more than enough living space in such a convenient location near multiple popular […]
March 1, 2019

Things to think about when buying a home

When looking for a home to buy, the stakes are high and the to-do list is long. Mistakes could cost you thousands of dollars. Is there also a not-to-do list of things to avoid if you want this process to […]
February 20, 2019

Millionaire Says To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your […]
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 10, 2018

The Value of Open Houses

Buying a Home? Shop Around by Attending Open Houses By Michelle D. Formica, Manager, Marketing Services, The Long & Foster Companies. An open house could be just your ticket to finding your perfect home. Whether you are just beginning to […]
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 […]