The Stonehall Luxury Condo in Bethesda Md

Are you looking for a Bethesda luxury condo to treat yourself right?  There are lots to choose from now, including the Adagio, Lionsgate, the Darcy, the Lauren, Hampden Row, the Cheval (under construction) and now the Stonehall Bethesda.  Have you seen the Stonehall at 8302 Woodmont Avenue, in Bethesda MD? .  The development was built by Duball LLC in 2017 with a … Continued

Owl Moon Raptor Center in Boyds Saves Birds

History of the Owl Moon Raptor Center Founded in 2002, the Owl Moon Raptor Center is a state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitation center specializing in birds of prey. It has been a licensed non-profit organization since 2014. Owl Moon is located in Boyds, Maryland at the home of its primary operator, Suzanne Shoemaker, and serves … Continued

3 Things About Condos in the DC Luxury Real Estate

New York and Miami set a high bar for luxury real estate, but there is a robust DC luxury real estate market.  In fact, there are more than 200 properties listed at $1,000,000 or more in DC.  Here are 3 things to know about condos in the DC luxury real estate Market! 1. DC Luxury … Continued

North Bethesda-Best Place to Live in Maryland 2018

North Bethesda Condos

You might have suspected that North Bethesda is the best place to live in Maryland. But now it is official according to a new set of rankings released by the neighborhood data site, Niche.com. Niche.com creates a list of best places to live around the country each year.  It examines several factors before determining its rankings, … Continued

How to Work With International Buyers

Foreign Buyers Start Online Too

Will working with international buyers affect your real estate transaction? Every buyer and seller – and every transaction – is different. That is what keeps us as Realtors on our toes since it is so important to manage expectations on both sides of the deal.   When you add to the mix an international buyer, it … Continued

Some Facts about a Reverse Mortgage

Staying in your home in the DC metro area is expensive as you start to age.  When you retire, your income typically falls off but the expenses of owning a home do not.  You might be considering a reverse mortgage as a way to make that equity in your home work for you instead of … Continued

Do Rising Rates Impact Home Values?

Face it. Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many who follow the Fed are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year.  Do rising rates impact home values? How do rising rates impact values? Many quickly jump to the conclusion … Continued

Which Remodeling Projects Give the Best Return on Investment?

A strong housing market isn’t necessarily all good news for sellers. As evidenced by Remodeling magazine’s newly-released Cost vs. Value Report for 2018, average return on investment (ROI) for remodeling projects dipped across the board, with “upscale” projects taking the biggest hit. The report, which measures the average cost of 21 popular remodeling projects and their average resale … Continued

Bankruptcies and Foreclosures Remain on Your Credit Report – But Not Forever

Bankruptcies and Foreclosures Remain on Your Credit Score

Bankruptcies and Foreclosures Remain on Your Credit Score typically for seven to 10 years.  After bankruptcy or foreclosure, your credit score may drop more than 200 points. However, a borrower who works hard to reestablish good credit may be viewed more kindly the lender. In addition, the circumstances surrounding the bankruptcy may also influence a lender’s … Continued

How to Present the Best Offer on Your Dream Home!

How to Present the Best Offer on Your Dream Home Here is how to present the best offer on your dream home! You decide to make an offer on the home you love and you want it accepted, or at least you want to reach agreement with the seller after some negotiations.  You go into … Continued