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Virginia, DC & MD state laws surprisingly let Realtors act as “dual agents” when disclosed to all parties (also known as “dual representation”). We feel that dual agency isn’t a good idea. In fact, we’d go so far as to say that it’s a disservice to our clients, so we don’t do it. Here’s why: The ...
A buyer of ours asked: Can I have two kitchens in my home in Fairfax County? Is it a zoning violation? The short answer: maybe. The long answer: You can have two kitchens as long as there is only one burner in the home. Burners can be defined as stoves or cook tops. So if you have an in-law-suite...
Absolutely. We are investors too, and we believe in the integrity & strength of the D.C. Metro real estate environment. We’ll be happy to help you through this process. Here are a few tools, tips & tricks we think you’ll like: Watch our video tutorials on: How to buy foreclosure homes (and we als...
Many of you already know about Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology. Daniel R. Odio of DROdio Real Estate, Inc. is a TJHSS&T alumnus and would be happy to share his experience at the school. Many people consider TJHSS&T to be the best high school in the US. Its average SAT score...
Yes, absolutely. Here are the really easy steps to getting our GPS loaner: Talk to your DROdio agent and have them check the schedule to see if the unit is available on the days you want it (we loan the unit out for 3 days at a time). If you don’t yet have a DROdio agent, just contact us at right...
We love using technology to make the buying process easier on you. One of the ways we do this is by enabling you to have us stamp your signatures on contracts. The Electronic Signature Authorization Form allows us to stamp your signatures on contracts, and then send them to you to approve via ema...
A listing presentation is an opportunity for us to better understand your home and your goals in selling, and for you to get to know us and our expertise, and how we can help you. As a firm, we are very selective in which homes we list. There are many properties on the market that will not sell b...
As you may (or may not) know, owner’s title insurance is optional. (The lender’s part of the title insurance is required if you are financing the purchase of your home). As a Realtor, my attitude is that title insurance is like any type of insurance - if you can afford the loss, then you don’t n...
Use this checklist to understand the steps in the home buying process. 1. Get approved! You will need an approval letter to be able to make an offer on a property. You can get help figuring out what you can afford at We also have several suggested loan officers for you to talk ...
There are four main loan types. Learning the differences in these loan options is very important to your home purchasing process. The 15 year conventional loan: You pay the entire loan off in fifteen years. The rate stays fixed for the entire period. The 30 year conventional loan: You pay the entir...

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