Happy 2017! Will The Housing Market Be Happy, Too?

It's been awhile since I posted anything and one of my New Year's resolutions is to get back into the groove of posting more information about the housing market in the Maryland Suburbs of Washington, DC.  I'll also be sharing some of my thoughts and observations. Some might be … [Read more...]

Clutter – Preparing Your Home For Sale

Clutter.  It's a little longer than the normal four letter word but it has about the same impact on the sale of your house. Look around. Stroll through all your rooms. See anything? Most of the stuff you see unless your one of the few "neat freaks" in the world is … [Read more...]

Don’t Be Your Home’s Tour Guide

Being your home's tour guide is almost as bad as over pricing your home. I say almost because no matter what you do, if your home is overpriced to the market it's in, it will never sell. However, being a "tour guide" when potential buyers and their buyer's agents visit your home … [Read more...]

Closing Help? What Does That Mean?

Closing help.  It's one of those shorthand terms we real estate agents use to describe something that a home buyer wants from the home seller. It's not always readily understood. Especially, if the seller hasn't been involved in a home sale for a long time. Even if they do … [Read more...]

Your Realtor And Free Advice

No. This isn't going to be a blog post about decluttering your house. It's not going to tell you to make sure your place has "curb appeal". No admonitions about "competitive pricing". This is about calling up "your friend", the neighborhood Realtor, for some friendly advice … [Read more...]