What Home Inspectors See that You Can’t

By | Buyers

When you make an offer on a home, it’s a smart idea to have a professional home inspector check it out from top to bottom. This inspection will ensure that the property doesn’t have any unexpected “issues”. After all, you don’t want to buy a home only to discover that the roof needs to be… Continued

September 15, 2018

4 Cheap Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

By | Sellers

If you want to improve how your home shows to potential buyers, you don’t necessarily need to invest in a costly remodeling or renovation. In fact, there are some simple – and relatively inexpensive – things you can do to make your property look significantly better. Let’s take a look at some of the options… Continued

August 27, 2018

6623 Hiddenite Ct, Alexandria, VA 22310

By | Homes for Sale

COMING SOON! 3 beds 3.5 baths 1,408 sqft $435,000 Beautiful end-unit TH. Spacious eat-in kitchen w/granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floor main level w/ large living room/dining area and walkout to patio. Large master bedroom w/ extra room and updated master bath. 2 add’l BRs w/ updated bathroom upstairs. Finished lower lvl w/… Continued

April 9, 2018

How Does VA Loan Assumption Work?

By | Sellers

If you have a VA loan, you might heard your loan officer mention that the loan is assumable.  This means that when you sell your property, a qualified Buyer can take over your loan at your current interest rate. This is a good thing if the current is interest rate is higher than the interest… Continued

March 8, 2017

How to Respond to a Soft Counter?

By | Buyers

Here is the scenario. You submitted an offer to the Seller and they have no other (and stronger) offer. You waited a day and the listing agent contacted you back saying they just received another offer (Realtor Code of Ethics dictate that the listing agent is telling you the truth here), and that they want… Continued

February 14, 2017

Why Pre-Approval Should Be Your First Step

By | Buyers

Currently, we are in a market where demand is greater than supply. There are more buyers competing for a limited number of homes for sale, and this is the number one reason why you should get pre-approval before you start looking at properties. Even if this is not the case there are many good reasons… Continued

February 4, 2017

4 Reasons to Hire a Realtor

By | Buyers, Sellers

Buying and selling a home is unlike other purchase. Although you could attempt to do this on your own, consider why it is better to work with a Realtor. 1. An industry professional will be covering your back. Having representation (either as a buyer or a seller) means that a skilled professional is ethically and… Continued

February 2, 2017

Why You Should Use an Agent to Sell Your House

By | Sellers

A real estate agent is more than just a sales person. Your agent acts on your behalf, providing you with advice and guidance when selling your home, and looks after your best interest. Due to the constant changing of the market, the information available online is not always 100% accurate. There are times when you… Continued

January 23, 2017

How to Become Real Estate Agent

By | Agents

Just about 3 years ago, I left my executive position at a small internet company. After giving it some thoughts, I decided on a new career path as a real estate agent. I was gravitated toward this field because I started to dabble in real estate investing a few years prior. In this article, I… Continued

January 22, 2017