Home Equity Truth

CNBC recently reported on reasons why such low home inventory in the real estate market, here is the article  Here’s why some homeowners still can’t sell. In the opening bullets of the article, the author claimed, “Negative equity is one of the main reasons why there are so few homes for sale.” The article then goes on […]

Home Buyers Don’t Need 20% Down Payment

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that many are still confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage.   The report, Aspiring Home Buyers Profile, surveyed future first time home buyers and homeowners expecting to purchase a home.  The results of the survey show that non-homeowners cite the main reason for not currently owning a […]

Your Listing Agent Must Do These 5 Things

Are you thinking of selling your home in Northern VA? Dreading having to deal with strangers walking through the house? Are you concerned about getting the paperwork correct? Hiring a professional real estate agent can take away most of the challenges of selling your home in Northern VA.  A great agent is always worth more […]

Listing Agent Interview Red Flags

  You’ve decided to sell your home in Northern Va. You begin to interview potential listing agents to get it sold, and need someone you trust enough to: Set the price on possibly the largest asset your family owns (your home) Set the time schedule for the successful sale Set the fee for the services […]

Northern VA Home Sales Expected to Increase in 2018

  With an increase of available homes for sale, Northern VA home sales expected to increase in 2018.  This will mainly be driven by millennials  who will continue to buy homes and the returning of boomerang buyers.  Builders are expected to increase housing starts as reported by Core Logics, which will increase the available inventory. […]