What’s Trending in Home Design for 2018

January 06, 2018

Also published on the Huffington Post. ~~~~~ See ya later white kitchens, don’t let the door hit ya on the way out! Various sources are calling the 2018 trends in home design and the white kitchen is allegedly falling out of favor. What are all the contractors in DC going to do? Dollars to donuts, […]

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Five Secrets to Identifying Sloppy House Flips

December 18, 2017

Also published on the Huffington Post ~~~~~ We’ve all been there – walking around that gorgeous house that’s finally for sale. Months of construction, preceded by years of abandonment, preceded by decades of neglectful owners and it’s been spruced up and is ready for a new owner. As you exchange the winks and nods with […]

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Four Things to Do Now if You Plan to Buy a House This Spring

November 20, 2017

Also published on the Huffington Post. ~~~~~ You are so close to that roasted turkey you can practically smell it. Cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, gravy, you are looking so forward to this. Planning to enter the turkey-induced coma for the next several weeks, stopping at some holiday shindigs along the way, and landing at New […]

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Five Ways to Prepare Your House For Sale

November 05, 2017

Also published on the Huffington Post. ~~~~~ There are two seasons in DC Real Estate – Spring and the Holidays. Once “Spring” gets into swing, the Washington DC Real Estate Market continues unabated until the holidays. Since my house is awash in candy wrappers, and my mini-me’s have been on a week-long sugar high, I […]

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Classic Real Estate Mama

September 06, 2017

Over the weekend, I was showing houses one morning to clients and I thought we were seeing one but we went to see five. I promised the littles I would be home quickly and we could head off to do some things I promised we would do. After all the houses and no breakfast, I […]

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Multiple Offers 2.0 – Part Deux

August 17, 2017

Also published on the Huffington Post ~~~~~ Let’s dive in because I know you’re chomping at the bit to figure out how to handle this property frenzy. You feel totally out of control playing a game where rules change all the time. A new property hits the market with no offer deadline. You quickly submit […]

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