While Spring is traditionally the best time of year to buy a home, I think we can all agree that "tradition" is not our new normal. The last two years have been devastating times for many. The future holds few certainties. The talk now is about the great resignation as record numbers of Americas ... » Learn More about 5 Facts to Know if You Need to Buy a Home This Fall
Market Update - October 2021 Home sales in Northern Virginia continue to fall month over month. While inventory levels remain low and favor sellers, this overall slow down is causing some homeowners concern. The numbers do show that the housing market is giving way to a more balanced market. But ... » Learn More about Where is the Real Estate Market Heading?
Summer has officially ended. The kids are back in school and more employers are allowing staff back into the office. The new COVID-19 pandemic variants are still a reason for major concern across the country. Still, the housing market has not halted, especially in Northern Virginia. Though the real ... » Learn More about Market Update – September 2021
Sadly, it seems low mortgage rates are slowly starting to go away. According to Chief Economist for Freddie Mac Sam Khater, "As the economy progresses and inflation remains elevated, we expect that rates will continue to gradually rise in the second half of the year." So what does this latest trend ... » Learn More about Take Advantage of the Low Mortgage Interest Rates
Agents are saying that they are seeing a change in the market. They are receiving less offers on the homes for sale; there are less appointments; and there are more contingencies in the sales contracts. Is the real estate market cooling off in Northern Virginia? This video looks at what the ... » Learn More about Is the Real Estate Market Cooling Off
Since last month, a lot has been going on. People started hoarding gas after a ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. The price of lumber also rose higher than ever. What hasn't changed are great mortgage interest rates and people wanting to buy now. Here is the real estate market update for ... » Learn More about Real Estate Market Update for May 2021
The latest news on mortgage rates is that they are now 0.05% higher than they were last week. It's a steady increase that is expected to level off soon. What does this mean for those looking to buy a home? It affects your buying power. For sellers, it means buyers may not be able to go to a bidding ... » Learn More about Latest News on Mortgage Rates