Four Hacks to Pay Down Your Mortgage

Appraisals

A mortgage payment can easily be the biggest bill in a monthly budget. A great goal is to pay down your mortgage – to pay off that mortgage – as soon as possible!  Coming up with that extra money can be easy in some months and more difficult in others. Turning those difficult months into … Continued

Rising Home Prices in Metro DC Continue in 2018

Best Time to Sell

Rising home prices in DC means good news for sellers!  Not great news for buyers! Home price increases are continuing their steady path upward.  According to the S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices, home prices experienced a gain of 6.3 percent in February.  Washington, D.C. was one of the ten metro areas measured which experienced rising home prices. … Continued

3 New Bethesda Townhome Communities

Is there anything more fun in buying a new Bethesda townhome and getting exactly what you want? When you can choose your own granite and floor colors, bath tiles and lighting fixtures, you can make you new Bethesda townhome exactly what you want it to be!  Here are three communities of new townhomes being built … Continued

How Do You Know It is the Right Home for You?

Finding the right home for you – and knowing it is – can be a lot like dating: it pays to be cautious but you also want to remain open to possibilities.  You don’t want to let the good one get away!  Here are five hints to decide if the home you just saw is … Continued

DC Rental Market Improvement – 1st Quarter 2018

According to DC Biznow, there is DC Rental Market improvement in the 1st Quarter of 2018.  D.C.’s apartment market has absorbed more Class-A units over the last 12 months than at any time in its history, leading rents to rise again after three consecutive quarters of decline. The decline has been due to a signficant increase … Continued

Moving to a New City Checklist

You are moving to a new city and your belongings are on the truck. How do you get to know your new community? Whether you moved a few houses down the street or across state lines, settling into a new location can be a fun adventure…so long as you’re ready to put in the work … Continued

Three Steps Before Moving!

There are lots of reasons to start thinking about selling your home such as being closer to the grandchildren or escaping the cold! Whatever the reason, the idea of selling may have some appeal—but you might not be quite ready to start packing or see a “For Sale” sign in your yard. Here are three steps … Continued

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

1 History of the Owl Moon Raptor Center2 March is Bald Eagle Month3 Test Flight4 Imping 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 … 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