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Wood-destroying insects are not usually a big deal in the DC Metro area. It's rare to find a home that has thousands of dollars of damage from them. However, there is one thing that is plentiful in the DC Metro area that is a lot more damaging than any bug could ever be. That would be WATER.Most ...
02/03/2021
Have you ever seen a hardwood floor that looks like the photo in this post? I have. Way too many times. Homeowners have no idea of the damage that can be done to their expensive hardwoods if they're not cared for properly. As a real estate broker, I’ve seen many damaged floors that could have be...
02/03/2021
Lenders dictate the rules most often in a real estate transaction and we all know why that is- THEY'RE THE MONEY PEOPLE! So, buyers, sellers, agents, title companies, etc. are following their lead throughout the transaction to keep it all running smooth and get to the settlement table.The problem...
02/03/2021
What is PFA? Pulled from the air.   By now, all or most of us understand that the value of a home is what a buyer is willing to offer and a seller is willing to accept- right? I thought it might be a good idea to revisit pricing a home and how a seller can (and should) arrive at a price range to...
02/03/2021
I was showing a home the other day and was overwhelmed with some exotic scent the moment I set foot in the home. It was truly nauseating and was having the opposite effect on visitors (at least my group) than what the sellers intended. The sellers had a large dog and they may have been trying to ...
02/03/2021
Used to be years ago that listings were hard copies in the broker's office that were shared with his/her agents.  That went the way of the dinosaur as soon as real estate moved to the Internet, Now, the listing is exposed to the max and here's the real catch- a Boutique Broker (small real estate ...
02/03/2021
So, I went to a settlement in NW D.C. My wonderful client purchased a condo and she and her parents presented me with a box of gourmet cookies from Japan and a bag of gourmet cookies from Cookie Pie. Yum. Well, not exactly. Here's what the box and bag looked like within a few hours! There's only ...
02/03/2021
MD enacted a new law in Jan. 2018 to try to get Marylandites on track with preventing loss of life due to fire. Hard to believe, but there are still plenty of owners who don't have a clue about this law. MD now requires smoke detectors that are less than 10 years old and they have to be sealed (w...
02/03/2021
If your agent isn't taking the time to explain the process- step-by-step, whether you're buying or selling a home, you need to find another agent. You should NEVER be in the dark when it comes to the transaction. Same thing applies to lenders. If you don't completely understand the financing afte...
02/03/2021
Gaithersburg Home Sales for October 2016In 20878, the median sold price for Gaithersburg home sales for October 2016 was $590,000, representing a decrease of 3.3% compared to last month and an increase of 3.1% from Oct 2015. The average days on market for Gaithersburg homes sold in October was 64...
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