Selling Secrets

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 […]
February 3, 2017

It’s the Spring Real Estate Market in Arlington, VA!

It may not look like it outside, but it IS the Spring real estate market.  Bidding wars, competition, tactics to achieve a successful home purchase, tactics to get the highest price on the sale of a house — all of […]
December 3, 2015

Team Talk – Real Estate teams that is

Like many things real estate agents do to promote themselves, having a “team” or “group” in the title is quite simply a red herring.  I prefer real transparency, sadly lacking among real estate agents. Is it truly impressive if a real […]
November 9, 2015

Let there be light!

At the top of the list for practically all of my clients buying a house:  light.  I’ve not yet had one person say they don’t mind a dark house. So of course don’t cover up those windows that let natural […]
January 13, 2015

Now is the time to prepare your house for sale

Interesting video with some quick and easy tips on small jobs around the house that you can tackle now as you prepare to sell once the snows melts and the azaleas bloom.
November 25, 2014

Selling your Arlington home? What’s your message?

Every house has a story, and yours is no exception.  In order to sell your house for the most money the market will allow, you need to know what your pitch is.  Everyone has a short attention span these days, […]
September 2, 2014


Without fail, when I bring my stager in to consult on a property, the home sellers invariably express interest in hiring her to help with the interior design of their next home.  And while I know, understand, and can communicate the […]
August 31, 2014

Property Pricing Strategies

Excellent article recently in the Wall Street Journal about using strategy to set your asking price.  In summary, you can price low to try to incite a bidding war (be careful!), overpricing is counterproductive, and setting just the right price […]