First Time Home Buyer Most Frequently Asked Questions | Q&A with Lender

December 30, 2020

Most people quality for zero down payment purchase financing in Washington DC.  And it’s easy!  New income cap for 2020: $151,200(based on applicant qualifying income, not household income).  Maximum loan amount for 2021 is $822,375 for conventional loans, $548,250 for FHA.  With conventional financing, 100% financing is available to purchase prices up to $565k, or […]

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No Answers, Just Questions

October 11, 2020

“Hey Melissa, you’re going to think this is crazy, but I had an idea…” Ooh ooh! Let me guess! You want to buy a house out in the middle of nowhere… because now that you’re working from home, and you can homeschool your kids, you can pretty much go anywhere, right? The change has been […]

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What Is the Cost of Living in the DC Metro Area?

June 10, 2020

Are you considering moving to Washington DC? When you are thinking of moving anywhere, it is important to take into consideration the cost. When thinking of moving to Washington DC, there are plenty of factors to consider, and I’ve outlined a few of them to give you a realistic idea of what the cost of […]

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What a Pandemic Does to the DC Real Estate Market

April 20, 2020

A lot of people have been asking me how business is with the virus-that-shall-not-be-named looming over the world. There’s an interesting answer to this question, and one I wouldn’t have expected. First, some history. I started working for a Land Developer in Maryland in 2001. He was a crazy man but it was an awesome […]

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