Are You Ready To Buy Your First Home?

As of 2017, the average age of first-time buyers was 32 years old. While there is no right or wrong age to buy, the reasons to buy have shifted drastically for the younger generations. Here are what those in their 20s and 30s must consider before buying. Are You...

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Should You Sell Your Home Yourself?

We are in a DIY day and age where we can head online and learn just about anything our heart desires. As a homeowner or real estate investor you might be tempted to sell your home, investment property or commercial space yourself. Here’s what you need to know first....

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Why Baby Boomers Are Selling Their Homes Now

Having a home that is paid in full is something we all dream of which is why it might be a surprise that many Baby Boomers with fully or almost paid-in-full homes are selling their family homes, not just to downsize to a smaller place—but to become renters. Here are...

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The Advantages Of Buying A Condo

For many, condos aren’t just starter homes but long-term real estate investments. No, you won’t have a yard the kids can play in—but that also means no landscaping. Here are just a few of the advantages of buying a condo. Amenities And Common Area Maintenance The...

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The Hidden Costs Of Buying A Home

You’ve been saving up for your down payment for years. Now that you have found the perfect home you are likely to end up spending a bit more than you had initially planned. This goes beyond the lumped fees for closing costs, homeowner’s insurance and appraisal and...

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Is Your Home Ready For Summer?

Seasonal maintenance checklists help you to maintain your investment in your home and minimize your ongoing repair expenses. Your checklist should include season-specific maintenance, scheduled maintenance, and your ongoing home improvements. Here are the things you...

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5 Reasons To Consider Investing In Land

If you are thinking of purchasing real estate as an additional revenue stream or as a long-term investment—consider investing in land instead of just property with an existing home or building. The reasons to invest are many. They Aren’t Making More Of It Land is not...

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How Functional Is Your Outdoor Living Space?

If you own a home in northern Virginia, odds are that your outdoor living space is substantially larger than your indoor square footage. Even if your patio or deck is small your yard is a wide-open space. One of the fastest growing trends in home upgrades is to turn...

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Spring Cleaning And Home Maintenance Checklist

There is just something about spring that inspires deep cleaning. As a home owner this must go beyond cleaning and organizing your home, to inspecting your home for maintenance and repairs. We suggest creating a seasonal checklist to help you stay organized. Here’s...

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