Ensure a Good First Impression Homebuyers make up their minds about a property in the first few minutes. Make sure your home makes that vital first impression. New paint does wonders. Make sure the front yard is flawless with manicured lawns and attractive foliage. Add a hanging basket or some flower pots at the door…. Read more






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If you’ve recently put your home up for sale, one of the most exciting parts of the selling process is getting an offer. However, all is not said and done once you’ve received an offer, as you’ll probably want to negotiate a better price. If you’re wondering how you can counter without losing a potential… Read more






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  A poor credit history is a reality for many people, but it can be particularly daunting when it comes to investing in a house. Fortunately, simply because you or yours have experienced bad credit doesn’t mean that you should be penalized in the future. If your spouse has struggled with bad credit in the… Read more






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    There’s a burden that comes along with having to do your taxes every spring, but it can actually be a great benefit if you’re getting a sizeable refund this year. While many people like the idea of going on a trip or spending the extra funds, here’s why you may want to consider… Read more






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  Finding the right home and the right mortgage can take a lot of time and energy, so it’s important to consider whether you’ll be prepared for approval before diving into the process. Whether you’ve had some financial setbacks or you just want to have an idea ahead of time, here are some ways to… Read more






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  There is always uncertainty in the market with a new administration in the White House, but many people are wondering exactly what kind of impact President Donald Trump will have on their mortgage and the real estate options available. Whether you are still paying off your home or have been shopping around for the… Read more






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  It’s often so exciting to think of buying a new home that homeowners forget about the sale, but there are a lot of details involved in putting a home on the market. Whether you’re just considering selling or are readying to put your home up, here are some things you might not know about… Read more






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Now that 2017 is here, it’s time to consider which upgrades you will make to your home. If you don’t have any major renovations planned, you can still tackle smaller projects or theme rooms. In today’s post we’ll explore some of the home decor trends expected to be popular in 2017. Paint Colors: Confident, Composed… Read more






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Nearly 70 percent of Americans say now is a good time to buy a house, according to the results of Fannie Mae’s most recent National Housing Survey. The number of respondents who feel it’s the time to buy increased 5 percent from the month before and was one of many indicators showing positive progress from… Read more






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Virginia Homes that can be Yours for Half a Million Compared to the north and west, the south offers homes which are affordable. The market in and around Virginia can rightly be termed insatiable. If you want an average figure for homes in McLean, it hovers around a million. For half a million, Virginia homes… Read more






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