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Proof Homes Are Still Affordable

Date: December 10, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
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...

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Water Bill Close Up

A Bathroom Friendlier to the Environment and Wallet

Date: December 9, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
Everything in Northern VA seems so expensive, especially real estate. So it makes sense to save money where ever you can and even more exciting is at the same time have a lower impact to the environment. With the available Green plumbing techno...

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Home on Gold

Why Northern VA Home Prices are Still Increasing

Date: December 7, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
Northern Va home prices continue to increase on average at a steady pace. This has continued since 2009 leaving many homebuyers to ask the question, Why Northern VA Home Prices are Still Increasing? As my standard disclaimer, real estate is...

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Planet B

Trump’s War on the Environment!

Date: December 5, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
I try to avoid political discussions on my business blog and web site, particularly in Northern VA. Unfortunately the MOST IMPORTANT issue of our time is the environment and climate change requiring a more active approach on my...

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Home Mortgage Qualification Getting too Easy?

Date: December 3, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
I received an email today from a mortgage lender offering a mortgage loan qualification requiring only a bank statement as documentation. My first thought was, “oh shit, here we go again”, and a big remaining question, is home mortgage ...

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Dimmer Switches

Do Dimmer Switches Save Energy in Smart Homes?

Date: December 1, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
Homeowners and buyers in Northern VA are often perplexed when I mention smart home technology as Green or resource efficient. Many people do not realize these technology are not just cool new gadgets but many can save money and benefit the ...

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High Impact of Low Interest Rates in Northern VA

Date: November 29, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
    Homeowner in Northern Va will cheer since home prices, on average, have continued to increase in 2017. Future homebuyers can also be excited since historic low interest rates have done the same. We all know that housing ...

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Money House

Cost of NOT Owning Your Northern VA Home

Date: November 27, 2017 Posted by Joey Remondino Category:
Owning a home in Northern VA has great financial benefits, yet so many people continue to rent! Here we will review the financial cost of not owning your Northern Va home. This includes all areas including Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Bu...

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