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Well now that the dust has settled; I think I can safely finish the series and conclude my posts about selling my own home... and moving into a new place!   So the home gets on the market and I am adjusting to getting up an hour eariler so the "routine" can be done to leave the home in SHOW condi...
11/17/2010
Current Number of Homes Active and Under Contract in the Washington DC area: Here is the breakdown as of November 1st, 2010   While this fall season seems to be a bit slow; inventory is remaining fairly stable.  Historically; the number of homes for sale in the fall peaks around the 15-20th of O...
11/17/2010
So as I watch the early morning traffic reports; I think of many conversations I have with buyers who are moving into the Washington DC area for the first time. We have many buyers who are relocating to Washington DC for the 1st time.  Often these folks do not understand the TRAFFIC here in the D...
11/15/2010
A new measure has been approved by the DC city council. Now weather this will work, delay the inevitable or just screw things up; time will tell. I think more often than not; the government "helping" doesn't usually work as well in the real world as it does on paper. But we will see. This new mea...
11/15/2010
I recently had a client who had a long list of "MUST HAVES".  Now as it goes; the more "must haves" in a home; the fewer choices there are out in the marketplace. This client stuck by their guns and while price and neighborhood were on the "must have" list; they became a bit flexible. However man...
11/14/2010
The Federal Government is looking to cut/reduce anywhere they can; and while there are many proposals that will not make it anyplace - one proposal is to reduce the money the Fed gives to operate the Smithsonian Museums and start charging (about $7 or $8). One recent on-line poll; says 67% of "Lo...
11/12/2010
Check out this great listing in the Petworth neighborhood.  It is fully remodeled; everything from the plumbing and electrical to a new roof. Of course updated kitchen and baths and off-street parking.   SEE THE TOUR HERE
11/12/2010
There's a catchy title huh?   I don't mix politics and business.  Nor I mix religion or any other controversial subject.  As a Realtor; I don't discriminate against anyone; nor do I discuss these things. That being said; I was annoyed recently when a client (whom I really like) starting spouting ...
11/11/2010
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Great Location 811 4th Street NW, Unit 422, Washington, DC 20001 View Map Location Location Location This property is located in the heart of the Mt Vernon Square/Chinatown neighborhoods. A short walk to Metro, restaurants, shopping and nightlife. This cute condo is in the popular Madrigal Loft ...
10/25/2010
Current Number of Homes Active and Under Contract in the Washington DC area: Here is the breakdown as of October 13th, 2010   While this fall season seems to be a bit slow; inventory is remaining fairly stable.  Historically; the number of homes for sale in the fall peaks around the 15-20th of O...
10/13/2010
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