New FHA Condo Approval Rules Take Effect

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Federal Housing Administration recently published revised guidelines to its condominium project approval process. Under the previous guidelines, many condo associations opted out of the FHA approval process, often due to the legal liability they incurred just by filling out the application. The new rules ease some of that liability, as well as increase the […]

Home Systems: Radon Mitigation Systems

September 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Radon gas is colorless, odorless, and seeps into homes from the ground through cracks and joints in the house. It’s also suspected of causing thousands of lung cancer deaths every year. Radon gas can be found anywhere in the country, and it’s not unusual for an inspection to detect levels of radon gas in a […]

Home Systems: Sump Pumps

September 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

If you live in a house with a basement, chances are you have a sump pump system (consisting of a sump pit that houses a pump) in your home. A sump pump system is installed to help manage exterior water runoff that drains toward the foundation of a house. Not all homes with basements have […]

Top Updates a Seller Makes

September 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Watch the video below to find out what updates sellers are making before putting their homes on the market. And if you’re thinking of selling, we’d be happy to provide you with a free market analysis of your home’s value!

Summer Market Continues to Sizzle

September 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Summer is almost over and though there has been a slight slowdown in activity the past few weeks, we expect a busy September and October.  Inventory remains low, and though interest rates are up slightly, they remain very attractive. The combination pushed parts of the DC area to record high home prices, prompting Delta Associates, […]