What is For Sale in Crystal City?

condos for sale in Crystal City

Amazon has announced the location of its new headquarters! Therefore, you may be wondering what is for sale in Crystal City.  Are there any homes for sale in Crystal City? Are there only condos or are there any townhomes or single family homes for sale in Crystal City. No doubt Amazon chose Crystal City as … Continued

Top Profitable Home Features to Add

What are the top profitable home features to add before you sell your home?  These upgrades can help you recoup the cost and more in a higher selling price for your home. Without some updates, home sellers may realize their home is not worth as much as they thought. Here are some of the top … Continued

Black Hill in Germantown Starting Construction

Black Hill in Germantown is a new community being developed by Lerner Enterprises, of Rockville, MD. The community will be located 1.5 miles north of Germantown Town Center, on the west side of Interstate 270.  Black Hill in Germantown will have easy access to I-270 and the Black Hill Regional Park with walking and cycling … Continued

Nine Common Myths About Selling a Home

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Nine Common Myths About Selling a Home Many sellers think they can sell their home themselves. They are suffering from nine common myths about selling a home. Unfortunately, the promise of an easy sale that these nine myths make are as real as unicorns. These nine common myths about selling a home need to be … Continued

Bank Appraisals in 2018 Challenged by the Market!

Appraisals in 2018

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could apprereciate by another 5% (or more) over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market are bank appraisals in 2018. When prices are surging, it is difficult … Continued

Paint Colors To Sell Your Home in 2018

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You may love that black accent wall in your master bedroom, but chances are that not every buyer will have your vision.  Neutral paint is the way to go before your home goes on the market. Buyers won’t fall in love with homes that have bold or dark paint color, neon paint colors, or other … Continued

Seven Tips to Save Energy and Save Money

Congratulations!  You have just bought a house! Now you need to start saving for that planned renovation!  Where to find the extra money?  Utility bills seem to go up every year—and every year we hear the call to save our nation’s natural resources. Financial management site Quicken.com suggests seven tips to save energy and save … Continued

66 Things to Toss As You Hit Route 66 West!

Whether you are moving up the street or across the country on Route 66, it is always exciting to contemplate a big change in your life – but then reality sets in.  You have to get from point A to point B! You have to pack up and move your personal belongings or toss things … Continued

The Broadmoor Coop – Best Secret in Washington

The Broadmoor is a beautiful coop building at 3601 Connecticut Avenue, which has kept its grace and charm through its nearly 90 years of history.  It was built in 1929 as Washington DC was expanding north along Connecticut Avenue.  Communities like Woodley Park were being built and families were moving in!  For those Washington cave … Continued

Insurance Coverage for Rentals – Pay Attention!

insurance coverage for rentals

Renting out your home can be a great idea to make some extra money when you’re out of town and your home is sitting empty. Great idea – but don’t forget to consider the insurance coverage for rentals! All kinds of potential problems, however, may come to mind when considering renting your home — either … Continued