Getting Your Ducks in a Row

July 24, 2023

Many of the buyers who have been checking out homes over the last few months are at a point where they have target neighborhoods and a good idea of what they want. But when they find it, a lot of them won’t be ready! It’s those pesky “ducks” that you ...

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Looking for a Condo? There Are So Many Types to Choose Among.

True, the DC Metro area is a little short on inventory, even when it comes to condos. And if you are thinking of moving to condo living, there is a wide range of possibilities. Here are some examples: Townhouse condos: these can be former single family homes, usually urban and ...

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Ahh! Real Estate and Taxes!

Tomorrow is Tax Day 2023. If you own the house or apartment you live in, you will benefit from being able to deduct part of your property taxes and mortgage interest on your tax return. But while this popular deduction will save you money while you own your home, if ...

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Left! Right! Left Right Left!

Usually this is all about real estate, but not today. Everyone who watched the Coronation King Charles and Queen Camilla this weekend has a favorite moment.  Mine? That amazing parade where the new king and queen were carried in a gold coach back to the palace. And the stars of ...

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City Living? Maybe Not for Everyone!

City Living? Maybe Not for Everyone! Many of my clients who are downsizing are making huge changes to the type of home where they will reside. And some are deciding to move from suburban locations to the District, where they can be closer to theaters, restaurants, museums and other fun things ...

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The Dreaded “Kick-Out”  

During the past week, I’ve had some rather disturbing conversations with colleagues around town about the latest kink in our very strange local real estate market. While we’re still seeing a strong sellers’ market, there has been a noticeable uptick in contracts falling apart between the time they are accepted, usually in ...

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