Housing Surge After The Inauguration?

Early in December I was at the Legislative Breakfast for the Prince George's County Association of Realtors. It's something we have every year before the Maryland General Assembly has their 90 day session. We like to get to know the players and let our view be known. The … [Read more...]

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...]

Selling Your Home And Living In The Past

If it's been awhile since you've sold a home, I have news for you.  Things are a little different nowadays. For one thing, there is this really cool thing called The Internet. It's amazing. It links people together and it provides massive amounts of information in almost real … [Read more...]

What is a “Carpet Allowance”?

Carpet allowance. Painting allowance. My house needs some upkeep allowance. Whatever you want to call it, the idea is that the home owner doesn't want to spend the money to replace the carpet or paint or do whatever. Instead, they want to provide the potential home buyer with … [Read more...]