This Month in Real Estate: August 2013

August 19, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

According to KW research, more money is always appealing, but remember, the buyer has to be financially able to close. Look for buyers who’ve thoroughly prepared themselves by getting prequalified, or a buyer who’s obtained a conditional letter of approval or proof of funds for cash offers. For more information, contact us.

Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Watch the video below to find out what’s happening in the Northern Virginia real estate market. If you’re thinking of buying or selling, or if you have any questions, just contact us!   Northern Virginia real estate market update

Seller’s Market Heats Up

May 15, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In the last several years, most areas have been in a buyer’s market. However, with inventory at the lowest supply since 2005, chances are most of us are now in a seller’s market. So what does this mean to you? According to KW research, 89 percent of buyers start their home search on the internet. […]

Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

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Watch the video below to find out what’s happening in the Northern Virginia real estate market. If you’re thinking of buying or selling, or if you have any questions, just contact us!   Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

DC Area Real Estate Market Update

March 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The DC area real estate market continues to outperform the rest of the nation. We’re frequently seeing multiple bids and waiving of contingencies, and it’s only February! It feels a little like 2005… The market is HOT! If you are thinking of selling, now is definitely the time. DC made  Zillow’s list of Top 10 […]

DC Metro Closes 2012 with Double-Digit Price Growth

January 31, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

As we look back at 2012, most indicators point to a healthier market than 2011, but several clues reveal a possible softening of demand in the near-term.  Sales numbers and the median price are up from this time last year, but new contracts have declined slightly for the 2ndstraight month. Additionally, unseasonable declines in sales […]

Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

January 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Watch the video below to see the latest Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update. And if you have any questions, just contact us!   Northern Virginia Real Estate Market Update

Rising Prices Predicted for Local Real Estate Market

January 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The year is off to a fast start in the world of real estate! The biggest news was the fiscal cliff deal. In real estate terms, things generally went well. Here is a brief summary of key items from the fiscal cliff deal affecting the real estate market: No change, at least for now, on […]

Should You List Your Home Now, or Wait Until Spring?

January 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Should you list your home now, or wait until Spring? According to a national survey of real estate transactions, more than 90% of buyer start their search on the internet—and then spend almost two months looking before finally settling on the right one for them. That two month lag time means that houses that are […]

The Latest Housing Market Stats for Northern Virginia

December 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

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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 […]

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 […]

What Motivates First-Time Buyers?

November 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

According to a report from KW research, first time home buyers are most motivated by the following factors: the current market, financial readiness, location and price.First-time home buyers recognize the opportunity in today’s market. Record-low interest rates, lower prices and tax breaks all make buying more appealing. They also cited financial readiness as the next […]

The Importance of Price

October 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

What do buyers look for when purchasing a home? Watch the video below to find out, and also get the latest numbers on the real estate market. And as always, if you’d like more information, just contact us!  

The Latest Market Stats for Washington, DC and Northern Virginia

October 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Watch the video below to find out what’s happening in the Northern Virginia real estate market. And watch this video to find out what’s happening in the Washington, DC real estate market. And if you have any questions or are thinking of buying or selling, please contact us!

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, […]

The Latest Northern Virginia Housing Market Stats

August 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Watch the video below to find out what’s happening in the Northern Virginia real estate market! And if you’d like more information, please contact us.