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First Comes Love… Then Comes Mortgage?

The National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, reports married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2016 at 58% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs makes buying a home more attainable.  This […]

The Answer to Northern VA Housing Shortage: New Construction

Northern Virginia’s biggest challenge in the housing market is the shortage of housing inventory for sale. Nationally this is much of the same. A normal market would see a six-month supply of homes for sale. Currently, that number is below three months in Northern VA and 4 moths nationally. Home prices have continued to appreciate […]

The Cost of NOT Owning a Home?

Home ownership has great financial benefits, yet many continue renting and should understand the cost of not owning a home! Owning a home has been the fabric of the American Dream for as long as America has existed.  This is partially motivated by the emotional aspect of land ownership, but is also driven by the […]