The Latest Housing Market Stats for Northern Virginia

December 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Watch the video below to get the latest housing market stats for Northern Virginia. And if you have any questions, please contact us!   The latest housing market stats for Northern Virginia

Low Inventory and Low Rates Continue

December 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As 2012 winds down, it’s more of the same in our local market: low inventory and low interest rates. FHA and Fannie/Freddie loan limits will remained unchanged in 2013, though FHA is considering a new requirement that retains PMI for the life of the loan, making it a far less attractive option. On the plus […]

What Motivates Sellers to Move

December 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

You’ve probably wondered, “What motivates sellers to move?” According to KW research, most sellers put their house on the market because of one or more of the following factors: A desire to upgrade or “move up” to a bigger house or a house in a better neighborhood A need to relocate because of work A […]

Beware of Deed Scams

December 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Homeowners beware: Some unscrupulous companies are trying to get owners to pony up for a copy of their deed, but it’s a scam. You can get this document yourself—for free—from the recorder’s office in the jurisdiction where your property is located. This deed scam is common across the country and also right here at home. […]

Inventory and Interest Rates Are Still Low

December 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Winter is here, and the market is finally slowing down. Though rates are still excellent (less than 4% in many cases) and buyers are out, the inventory has shrunk to near nothing, and the properties left are mostly the picked-over properties from earlier in the year. Some of these properties could make excellent investments if […]