Rockville Maryland: Pros and Cons & Neighborhood Tour

June 01, 2022

Rockville Maryland Rockville has been named, by various websites and publications, a “best” city for families, for women entrepreneurs, for young professionals as well as one of the best suburbs of Washington DC. Rockville is also a very diverse community as noted in the Housing Market Analysis Report commissioned by the City. Locally when people […]

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Kensington, MD – Town of Kensington Pros & Cons

Kensington, MD – Town of Kensington Pros & Cons

May 25, 2022

Kensington, MD – Town of Kensington Pros & Cons People love Kensington for its small town feel but easy access to both city life and Rock Creek Park. West coasters like a couple areas in the DMV – Kensington being one, Takoma Park being the other. People who live in Kensington have described it on […]

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The Best Time to Buy a House

May 18, 2022

When Is The Best Time to Buy a House? I’m going to tell you a big secret about buying a house and it’s not about how, it’s about WHEN! Back at Thanksgiving, we were going to Rehoboth for the weekend. The kids were standing at the door yelling at me while I was on my […]

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Cost of Living in Alexandria VA 2022

Cost of Living in Alexandria VA 2022

May 05, 2022

So, What is the Average Cost of Living in Alexandria VA? Alexandria, Virginia is west of Washington DC – just across the Potomac River. Fun Fact: Alexandria used to be part of the original capital city until they decided to retrocede to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Included in the same metropolitan area as DC, Alexandria’s […]

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Mid Spring 2022 Real Estate Market Update

April 20, 2022

2022 Real Estate Market Update It’s the middle of spring 2022, and 3 months since my original housing market update. Let’s do a DC Housing Market Update. There’s no inventory! House prices keep going up! Even if rates go up prices won’t go down! And even if they go down, you’ll still be paying more […]

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DC Sucks! | 6 Reasons NOT to Move to DC

DC Sucks! | 6 Reasons NOT to Move to DC

April 13, 2022

Reasons NOT to move to DC I know I’m supposed to be pro-DC since I make my living here and raise my family here. But every city has things that aren’t great and DC is no exception 1. Traffic I don’t want to look back wistfully on the early days of Covid but from a […]

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Escalation Clause | Best and Final Offer In Real Estate

April 07, 2022

Escalation Clause Escalation Clauses – Watch Out for the Trap! When there are multiple offers, buyers will be advised by their agent most likely that they need to put in their escalation. So, what is an escalation? Escalation is the statement written into a purchase offer that automatically increases your purchase price by a certain […]

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Top 10 Best Arlington VA Neighborhoods

Top 10 Best Arlington VA Neighborhoods

March 09, 2022

Top 10 Best Arlington VA Neighborhoods With over 50 different Arlington neighborhoods, it’s an impossible task to pick the best 10. Making a “best of” list depends on what someone is looking for. Are you price sensitive? Need great schools? Want walkability? The answer would change based on what you need. There are a lot […]

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Condo Documents: DC, Maryland, Virginia – What Should You Know?

February 17, 2022

Condo Documents Condos are awesome. They can be an affordable way to become a homeowner without all of the nuisances that come with a house like maintaining a yard and shoveling snow from a driveway. Condos are subject to a condo association which governs the community. If you are purchasing a condominium, you will be […]

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