Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can feel a bit overwhelming if you don’t have the right information. Check out these helpful resources about the home buying process. When you’re ready, give The Lise Howe Group a call at 240-401-5577 to tour available homes in the Montgomery County and Bethesda areas.

What Happens Between Ratification and Closing?

What to do between ratification and closing

After looking at properties for days, weeks or months and finally choosing (or winning) the right one, you want to move in as soon as possible. Closing typically occurs thirty to forty five days after contract ratification. You may wonder what happens between contract ratification and closing. Here is a short summary of those important … Continued

Inventory May Be Improving

Decorating Trends

Inventory has been tight for the last few years. Homeowners are reluctant to sell because they know that they have only a few choices. What if they sell and then can’t find a home to buy? This may be about to change! After a bout of hesitation at the start of the year, more homeowners … Continued

Fannie Mae Predicts Rebound in Housing Market

Decorating Trends

Fannie Mae’s May Economic & Housing Outlook predicts strong demand along with improved affordability points to a rebound in the housing market in 2019. Fannie Mae said, “Pending sales and purchase mortgage applications are trending upward, while the lower mortgage rate environment and builders’ renewed focus on modestly sized homes are likely to support affordability.” … Continued

Montgomery Co. Overcrowded Schools Cause Building Freeze

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Planning Board Puts 1 Year Freeze in Place on New Home Construction The planning board voted on June 20, 2019, to freeze new home construction in about 12% of Montgomery County for one year beginning July 1 because neighborhood schools are too crowded. The areas around four clusters of elementary, middle and high schools and … Continued

The Elizabeth Condos in Friendship Heights

Here’s The Elizabeth Condos at 4601 Park Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815  Find condos and coops for sale or rent like those at the ELIZABETH condos at 4601 Park Avenue, Friendship Heights, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. Are you looking for a high rise elegant building in the heart of Friendship Heights in Chevy Chase, Maryland? Do you expect a full … Continued

Six Things Not To Do While You Are Under Contract!

Do you know these six things not to do while you are under contract? Once you find your dream home and you get approved for a loan, you may think that you are ready to coast into closing. While the first part of the home buying process is taken up with things that you have … Continued

Fairmont Plaza Condos in Downtown Bethesda

Find the condos for sale at the Fairmont Plaza Condos.  If you are looking for a home near Walter Reed or the new Marriott Headquarters, you should look at the Fairmont Plaza.  Do you want to live near the Bethesda Metro, then you should check out the Fairmont Plaza Condos.  Don’t have a lot to … Continued

The Darcy at 7171 Woodmont Avenue Bethesda – Luxury Condos

Find similar condos for sale to the the Darcy at 7171 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda MD. Get the value of your home or condo in today’s market. The market is changing.  Find out what is happening to the value of your home. THE HISTORY OF THE DARCY AT 7171 WOODMONT AVE The Darcy is named for the … Continued

Homes for Sale in the Burning Tree ES District

homes for sale in the Burning Tree ES district

Are you looking for homes for sale in the Burning Tree ES district ? Just click here to see all the homes for sale in the Burning Tree ES district. History of Burning Tree Elementary Burning Tree Elementary School opened in 1958 with eight classrooms, but it didn’t stay that size for long! In the fall … Continued

What is For Sale in Crystal City?

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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