Be Aggressive! B-E-Aggressive!

Be Aggressive! B-E-Aggressive!

May 10, 2017

A little something I published on the Huffington Post today. This one is a total 180 from the tone of what I have written in the past. Having lived through a runup of prices, a horrible downturn and the subsequent runup we are currently experiencing, I lean to the conservative side of real estate. They were […]

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But I’M (sob) NOT (yawn) TIRED!

April 27, 2017

Here you go. Another expert parenting gem from my small bag of wisdom. I now attack bedtime with complete sarcasm. Every night for the last two weeks it’s “I’M NOT TIRED!” How familiar those words are. I can remember sitting at the top of the stairs in my house screaming the same thing to my […]

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April Showers Bring May Insanity to DC Real Estate

April Showers Bring May Insanity to DC Real Estate

April 24, 2017

Me + Huff Post = a spankin good time. Enjoy. Here we are, party people. Smack in the middle of the DC Real Estate Soiree, known to locals as the infamous “Spring Market.” It is anything but fun for most of the partygoers. Last Fall, there was a noted lull in activity. Properties were sitting on […]

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The One Where the Police are Called

The One Where the Police are Called

April 20, 2017

It’s no secret that over the holidays I read 5 – 7 parenting books. I’ll tell anyone who will listen. I’ve been having a spat with someone in the Amazon comments for one of these books where I gave it a one-star review and they felt the need to school me on how to do […]

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The Week of Chubs

The Week of Chubs

March 31, 2017

Having a two year old is like having your old senile Grandpa around. You never know what’s going to happen or what could be said next. Much like old Grandpa who says what he wants and either thinks “I’m so old I don’t care anymore” or, doesn’t really “think” anymore, Chubs has had a week […]

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Churches & Log Cabins Are Houses Too!

Churches & Log Cabins Are Houses Too!

March 26, 2017

Despite some annoying, face-hurting allergies, I managed to get out to take clients into houses over the weekend. Houses, many many interesting houses. The Sanctuary, a gorgeous church conversion in Northeast, a couple blocks south of the H Street Corridor is first. These are pictures from their Piece de la Resistance, the Penthouse Unit. Gorgeous […]

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Real Estate Dad: 36 Hours Out of Town, Chaos Ensues

March 23, 2017

Real Estate Dad’s trip couldn’t be avoided. Neither could my total loss of control. I know what you’re thinking. “They are 2 and 4, how bad can they be?” But then I’ll laugh. A long, maniacal laugh. The wrath of the terror twins knows no bounds. Hour 6 after Real Estate Dad’s departure, when we […]

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Real Estate’s Spring Thaw

March 19, 2017

My spring update on Huffington Post. ~~~~~ In Washington DC, there really is no such thing as a spring thaw. The entire winter was pretty mild which I am happy about, but then we got a cold blast the last couple weeks. Weather can wreak some havoc on a real estate market, because everyone’s question […]

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Just Got Paid, It’s Friday Night

February 18, 2017

My life has reached a new low.  On Fridays I used to feel like the song by one Johnny Kemp – happy, out hunting for a party.  Now, Fridays are more like Crazy Train. What happened tonight in this house takes a whole new cake, more so than any other cake taken by the Terror […]

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“It’s Good, It’s Good”

February 14, 2017

I spent the weekend house hunting with a couple clients. We saw lots of houses. Some good. Some not good. On Friday, I scheduled the appointments for Sunday. Call me crazy, but when I follow the listing’s instructions requiring an appointment 2 hours in advance, and I show up with my client to find that […]

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