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Mortgage Rates Hit A 2-Year Low

2019-06-14T21:21:28+00:00June 14th, 2019|Insights|

Low Interest Rates and the NoVA Housing Market According to Freddie Mac, a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is averaging 3.82% at the moment—a two-year low. Traditionally, when interest rates drop home sales increase, and vice-versa. So are we likely to see an increase in home sales here in Northern Virginia? Probably [...]

Amazon HQ2 Wants to Hire Locally

2019-03-19T14:46:46+00:00February 28th, 2019|Insights|

So the big news from last Thursday's 'A Regional Conversation With Amazon' panel discussion is that the company wants to hire most of their 25,000 new employees at HQ2 locally. Not exactly an earth-shattering announcement, given what we've heard from them so far. And in my opinion, in terms of how Amazon moving in will impact Crystal City, ahem, National Landing (still getting used to that one), it's not the most important question.So what is then, Lou?

Get Your Home Ready for the Spring Market

2019-01-10T20:12:54+00:00January 10th, 2019|Insights|

Do you want to sell your home this Spring? If so, now's the time to start preparing. Here's what you can do in the next few months to put your home in the best selling position possible: Pack, Organize, Declutter! I don't know how many times I've moved in my life, but [...]

Home Security Checkup – Is Your Home Secure?

2018-12-11T19:38:25+00:00December 10th, 2018|Insights|

Home security equals peace of mind. But let's be honest: Have you inspected your home's security measures recently? If you're like most of us, the answer is probably no. We usually don't really think much about home security beyond locking our doors and windows until we—or someone we know—are victimized. If you haven't given [...]

Fairfax County Market Report – Summer & Fall 2018

2018-12-04T16:46:14+00:00December 4th, 2018|Insights|

As a Realtor® and builder, I mainly focus on the areas of Northern Virginia that lie inside the beltway. Because of that focus, it's been a while since I looked at how the Market in Fairfax County is performing as a whole. As we approach the new year, I was curious about the larger [...]

Vienna Market Report – Summer & Fall 2018

2018-11-26T22:24:21+00:00November 26th, 2018|Insights|

I'm getting ready to start construction on three new homes in Vienna, so I decided to take an in-depth look at how the market has performed over the last six months. I pulled data for Vienna single family home sales this Summer and Fall, and compared the numbers to the same period of 2017. [...]

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