Proof Homes Are Still Affordable

Home prices in Northern VA continue to climb making many concerned if there is a bubble in the Northern VA real estate market. A primary indicator of a bubble is weather the average household income can afford the average home in NOVA.  With this said, here is proof homes are still affordable. There is a […]

Northern VA Market Makes Prospective Homebuyers Feel Stuck

With continued low inventory, I am finding a common trend with first time home buyers and trade up buyers alike, the Northern Va Market makes prospective homebuyers feel stuck!  Even with historic low mortgage rates, many Northern VA homeowners are staying in their home. According to data from the National Association of Realtors’ Profile of Home […]

Mortgage Interest Rates are Rising!

Mortgage interest rates are rising and have been over the last several weeks, as reported by Freddie Mac.  Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Realtors all call for mortgage rates to continue to rise over the next four quarters into 2018.  This will cause real estate in Northern VA to be less affordable as I mentioned in this article, Cost Interest […]

Murder, Ghosts, Demons and Death…Which Disclosures are Required in Northern Va.?

Halloween is here and my home has two goblins terrorizing Nala, the family dog.  I can’t blame the previous owners for this problem, because these two goblins I brought with me when I bought my home in Vienna, years ago………..they are my daughters.  As a real estate broker in Northern VA, this brings up some question. […]