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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Greetings! The Spring marketing is kicking in, with very slight increases in inventory, and multiple offers.  The March median sales price in our area reached the highest on record (since 1997) up 5.3% from March last year. Sales and pending sales were at the highest level in a decade and the in...
04/25/2017
Greetings! Whether it is the weather, or stabilized interest rates, the 2017 DC Metro housing market is off to a roaring start! January closed sales in our area were up 11.5% over last year, to the highest volume in a decade and median sales prices was up 3.9% over last year.  Inventory remains ...
03/07/2017
Here are just a few of the national real estate numbers we are tracking for you now. For more info contact us.  
03/01/2017
Greetings! The New Year is off to a quick start in the real estate world.  Is buying or selling a home one of your New Year's resolutions?  It's time to get started!  December median home prices in our area were the highest on record, up 4% from last year, but relatively stable since November, u...
01/30/2017
Greetings! Despite increasing interest rates, November closed home sales reached the highest November level since 2009, up 16.5% over last year and reached the highest median price since 2005. Inventories saw a double-digit decline for the fifth month in a row, to just slightly below the 5 year ...
12/22/2016
Greetings! The election over and everyone around the world is asking "Now what happens?"  That's too big a question for purposes of this little real estate newsletter but here's what we know so far as it relates to real estate. The markets are still digesting their 'best guesses', but so far the...
11/28/2016
With the interest rate in the news, I wanted to provide some perspective on what that might mean if you are considering buying a home. The Fed declined to raise the rate, but is projected to make a slight bump in December. While rates probably wont skyrocket soon, any increase does affect your bu...
10/18/2016
September  2016 Greetings!   August was another record-breaking month for the DC metro area housing market. Sales volumes were up 16%from the same time last year and the median sales price was the highest it's been since August 2007. Inventory declined for the fourth month in a row, down 16.4% fr...
09/27/2016
The City of Falls Church offers closing cost and down payment assistance of up to 20% of the purchase price of a house (less than $450,000) for first time homebuyers. The assistance is a second interest-free loan, with repayment due at the sale or refinance of the home, or if the buyer rents the ...
08/29/2016
Do you have the income and credit to buy a home, but haven’t saved the cash for a down payment yet? DC Open Doors may be the answer. The program provides fully-forgivable loans for minimum (3-5%) down payments and access to below-market interest rate loans. This equates to essentially 100% financ...
07/25/2016
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