For most people, their home is their largest asset, so they want to maximize that asset by getting top dollar when they sell. Here are a few reasons you might not get top dollar when you sell – and how to avoid them!
Selling At The Wrong Time
From early spring to late summer is home-buying season for most people, especially those with children. Putting your house on the market during this period is when you are likely to get top dollar... Continue Reading Article »
If you’re willing to put in some time, energy and money, buying a home that’s considered a “fixer-upper” can be a rewarding experience. But there are important differences between a fixer-upper home and a real money pit. Here are some of those differences.
While things like location, neighborhood and local amenities are important in any home purchase, you should answer these questions when looking at a home that needs improvement:
1) What are the huge hidden expenses? Broken water heater?... Continue Reading Article »
The DC area is home to some hot, humid summers.
Air conditioning can be a fantastic relief. Here are some tips to ensure the longevity of your air conditioning system and to save money on air conditioning in DC’s heat.
Keep doors and windows closed
This is the easiest mistake to avoid, but it’s also the easiest one to overlook. With kids coming in and out of the house from playing or adults stepping in and out from doing yard work or working... Continue Reading Article »
Washington DC is a spectacular place to celebrate July 4th! The National Mall, with Washington DC’s monuments and the U. S. Capitol in the background, forms a beautiful and patriotic backdrop to America's Independence Day celebrations. This is an all-day event in the nation's capital, beginning with a parade along Constitution Avenue and ending with a spectacular display of fireworks over the Washington Monument. All these wonderful activities is another great reason to live in the DC Metro area.
Washington,... Continue Reading Article »