Selling

January 22, 2020

4 Critical Staging Areas when Selling a House

Sellers have 4 main areas to focus on when prepping their homes for the market: curb appeal entry kitchens bathrooms CURB APPEAL: this is fairly obvious, you want people to get out of their cars and into your home.  Please […]
November 2, 2019

How to achieve Best Results when selling Your Property in Arlington, VA

Here’s a terrific case study of how to achieve the best sales price possible.  First we priced at $965,000 based on recent sales comps, so that we could be sure the property would appraise and knowing that we could generate […]
November 1, 2019

Third Quarter 2019 real estate market update for Arlington VA and surrounding DC area

While real estate is hyper-local and each area experiences its own ebbs and flows, a number of trends still affect the market as a whole. Throughout the third quarter of 2019, inventory challenges and declining mortgage rates certainly remained a […]
September 6, 2019

How to succeed in today’s Arlington VA real estate market

No matter where you look, inventory shortages are driving the real estate market. With fewer properties for sale, home prices have grown higher while sales periods have tightened. These conditions present tremendous opportunities for sellers, but it can be worrying […]
March 4, 2019

Sellers get ready for the Spring market

It’s March, and with the rising temperatures and longer days, we’ll soon start to see the first signs of spring, including all the crocuses, tulips and daffodils beginning to sprout. With the threat of most snow storms behind us, and […]
February 12, 2019

Some Ideas on How to Prep Your House for Sale

Whether you’re planning to move to a larger home for your growing family, downsize or relocate for work, the process of preparing a home to sell can be a lot of work. Making a plan for all the decluttering, repairs […]
January 31, 2019

Do you know how much your home has increased in value?

Last year we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and many wondered if Americans still felt confident about the value of their homes. Recently, the 2018 Houzz & Home Study revealed: “Homeowners with mortgages have seen their home […]
January 11, 2019

Let’s talk interest rates…again

“Keep your eye on the ball.”  I can’t seem to get away from the sports metaphors.  The “ball” is interest rates.  Keep your eye on “interest rates”. Why?  Because despite the Federal Reserve raising the federal fund rate by another […]
January 9, 2019

Home Staging 101

What is the most often used word in staging?  Transitional.  Not too traditional, not too contemporary, and just right. The folks at House Beautiful call the transitional style the “Happy Medium,” which is exactly why every Arlington VA stager I […]