Loudoun County – Live Where You Play

Loudoun County – Live Where You Play

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​If you live in DC or Northern Virginia, chances are you've visited one of the more than 250 vineyards in Virginia. If not, there are many beautiful - and good! - options in Loudoun County, known as "DC's wine country" (http://www.virginia.org/winetrails/). But did...

The Zestimate – Friend or Foe?

The Zestimate – Friend or Foe?

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​Zillow is undeniably a great resource for soon-to-be-buyers, armchair home shoppers/HGTV enthusiasts (who isn't?), and neighbors who "always wondered how that master bathroom turned out" after they listened to weeks of incessant pounding and tile saws next door....

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale”...

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and...

5 Tips for Buying a Home

5 Tips for Buying a Home

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you...