So I’ve been loyal to Benjamin Moore paints for decades, but I must say, this beautiful collection from Joanna Gaines might make me a Kilz convert!
With the 2018 tax prep season underway, you may have noticed significant changes involving standard deductions and home equity loans. As always, consult your accountant for your specific finances.
I'll be the first to say there isn't an exact formula to determine whether to sell a home 'as is.' It's owner-specific and there are pros/cons. I'd be happy to share my expertise with you so that you can make an informed decision!
Take advantage of a plethora of home improvement tips, products, services, and deals from hundreds of experts convening under one roof, with featured guest Clint Harp of HGTV's "Fixer Upper."
So far this year, I’m finding that the four reasons listed in this concise Realtor.com article are consistent with overall 2019 housing activity and projections. So let’s get moving!
When I see general articles like this one from the Washington Post, I always like to remind folks that real estate functions on a hyper-local scale. The market in one NoVA neighborhood can differ from the market in a different NoVA neighborhood.
This week, I was privileged to be published in HOUSE METHOD, a stylish national-scale magazine dedicated to being our best resource for all things home. The article 7 Mistakes Homeowners Make When Listing to Sell features my candid advice for determining your home’s ideal listing price. Take a look!
It’s cold out… don’t risk having your home’s plumbing burst in these frigid temperatures!
While this discussion was recorded with Arlington in mind, I highly recommend you watch it wherever you happen to live in our area-- this roundtable of experts is chalk-full of facts/figures, trends, case studies, and projections applicable to our broader region.
Kitchen islands are a nice amenity, but I’ve learned that if you’re ready for cabinet/counter upgrades yet your kitchen is narrow, you can opt for an equally functional peninsula. You may have to sacrifice some upper cabinetry, but you’ll gain an open-style kitchen (great sight lines!) while still defining the space.
Fannie Mae: If mortgage rates trend sideways next year, as we anticipate, and home price appreciation continues to moderate, improving affordability should breathe some life into the housing market. We also expect residential fixed investment to resume a positive growth trajectory amid continued rising housing starts and stabilizing home sales.
For the second year in a row, the DC metro area ranked first for all moves to (and within) a city. And within our region, it was Alexandria that was the #1 most popular destination area.
HomeAdvisor, TaskRabbit, and Centriq. Have you tried any of these home maintenance apps? What did you think? Send me your recommendations!