Northern Virginia Real Estate Blog

Are New Appliances Worth the Pre-Sale Investment?

As a prominent Real Estate listing agent in Northern Virginia, I’m often involved with pre-marketing home renovation and staging discussions. One very important area to explore is the kitchen and the question of whether new kitchen appliances ...

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How's the Northern Virginia Real Estate Market?

How's the Northern Virginia Real Estate Market for 2018? While this is one of the most common questions that I get asked, it is one of the most difficult to answer without further information. So that is what I am going to do here: Ask for some ...

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What does $500,000 buy in your neighborhood?

Have you ever wondered what a middle of the market home here would be worth in other areas? I thought it would be fun to take a look.  So let's start in our own back yard. Currently in Bristow, the median price of a home is in the upper 400's. ...

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Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a mortgage. Credit availability is expanding, making it easier to get a mortgage now than it was a year ago....

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Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home prices should decrease. Logically it makes the most sense for the price of the house to drop when ...

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Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter

The season you sell your home can have an impact on how much you get for your home and how quickly it sells. The season that has the most success in selling homes is spring. This is a good time of year for families moving to new school districts ...

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