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A stimulus package. A Presidential Election. A $7,500 first-time home buyer credit. Historically low interest rates. Increased Loan Limits. How did these policies and changes in 2008 affect our local real estate market? Let's take a look:   The Verdict? Volume went down, prices went down, and tim...
Better late than never! Here's the real estate market update for Northern Virginia last month. Total Homes Sales: 1,510, that's 26% more than 2007 Absorption Rate (months to sell through the current inventory): about 5 months, about 2 months less than this time last year Average Sales Price: Down...
I was driving through our nations Capital this morning when it occurred to me that it took me an HOUR to get from the bridge from Virginia to Constitution Ave to Columbia Heights. An hour! That is twice as long as it should!! I realized the inauguration craze has already begun. With the expected ...
On Friday, I had the exciting opportunity to go to a foreclosure auction on a property in Arlington, VA that my client was bidding on! We had written an offer on the property when it was on the market, but the bank foreclosed when he didn't accept it. I had no idea what to expect, so let me retel...
Out with the OLD...In with the NEW!!! We finally get to say good-bye to 2008 and go into tomorrow with a clean slate. New promises to ourselves, to each other, and to our future. To all of my fellow Realtors, wishing you and yours a very happy, healthy, prosperous, and successful 2009.
Making new years resolutions for 2009? I bet one of this includes joining a gym!! Here's a list of some of the gyms around Arlington: Gold's Gym: Locations in Ballson, Clarendon, Rosslyn,S. Arlington (Glebe Rd) Bally's: Pentagon City Sport & Health: Courthouse, Crystal City Fitness First: Courtho...
A friend brought a recent Fortune article to my attention, titled "Top 10 Worst Real Estate Markets for 2009." To my utter surprise, #10 was Washington, D.C. He followed this link with "Do you agree?" My answer is short, but sweet - No. As a matter of fact, (excuse my language) Hell No. Although ...
Shirlington is known as the "Arts, Culture, and Entertainment District." Located right off of I-395 in the 22206 zip code, Shirlington is close to Washington, D.C., Regan Airport, The Pentagon, Pentagon and Crystal City. Shirlington has condos, townhomes, and apartments that are close to the nume...
I opened the Washington Post this morning to an article about how magnet manufacturers are losing profits because Realtors can't afford to pay for magnets to send to their clients. The article goes on to discuss how many Realtor are leaving the National Association of Realtors this year. I would ...
Now taking a look at the Greater Northern Virginia Real Estate market, let's take a macro view of the market. The follows statistics are for Arlington County, Fairfax County, the cities of Alexandria, Fallls Church, and Fairfax, and the towns of Vienna, Herndon, and Clifton. Category 2008 2007 Av...

Laura Rubinchuk Schwartz

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