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January 2021 Market Update

Low interest rates, low inventory, covid migration, and vaccines in a non-election year will fuel 2021.  For every 1% interest rates fall, a buyer can afford 13% more home. This means a Jan 2020 buyer looking at $750,000 homes can now...

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The First Ten Days

The First 10 Days: Sellers Get Maximum Value for their Homes Statistics from SmartCharts, a real estate statistics engine, show that buyers in Northern Virginia pay the maximum Price Per Sq Ft (PPSF) for homes in the first 10 days. Northern V...

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Home Buyer Trends & Tips 2021

Home Buyer Trends and Tips for 2021 With “home” taking on a whole new meaning this year, we are looking to the next year with the newest in home buyer trends. In 2020 homes went from the place people returned to after work , schooling, w...

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Moves of the Year: A 2020 Recap

Here are some of our team's most notable Moves of the Year: Casey updated our Pricing model to include the defining characteristics that rates, and prices, homes as dated, customary, upgraded and renovated. Colby & Morgan ...

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What is Your Home Worth?

What is your Home Worth? Do not ask the internet!  The accuracy of the online pricing is less than 9%.  Today people flock to the web to price everything from TVs to cars, but that does not work in real estate.  We price hundreds of hom...

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Open House & Featured Listings

January Market Update: With home buyers paying a 3%-5% Covid Premium, NOW is a great time to sell! Interest rates have fallen under 3% with 15-year mortgages at 2.5%. This has caused a surge in buyer's demand and ...

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Two Traps Sellers Face When Pricing A Home

A Good Market Does Not Mean You Can Over Price Your Home Our team tracks homes for a living, including 39 homes that were listed with Realtors who over priced the home. What we found: 20% Success Rate  8 homes sold or ar...

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Why Staging Your Home Pays

Why Staging Your Home Pays. Most homes have a traditional style. Today’s buyers are looking for transitional homes. Over 83% of buyers find it easier to "visualize the property as their future home" when it's staged in transitional sty...

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A Local Chef’s Dream Kitchen

We asked a Vienna local and owner/chef at Bazin's on Church, Patrick Bazin, what he would have in his "Dream Kitchen" "Being a Chef and owning a restaurant and catering business for 15 years I have worked in many home kitchens in the Vienna ...

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Four Pillars of Real Estate Success

Selling a Home in 2020 Although inventory was low, and sellers are in control in 2020, 45% of the homes on the market withdraw or expired unsold. It is more important than ever to focus on the 4 Pillars of a Successful Lis...

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