Home ownership

BORING TITLE: Tips for Minimizing Hurricane Damage & a Hurricane Party

BORING TITLE: Tips for Minimizing Hurricane Damage & a Hurricane Party

Today we will provide tips on minimizing potential damage from hurricanes…Florence is looking to slow down a bit but the season is long and you should be prepared on how to best protect your home. 

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Myth Busting: You Need 20% Down to Own a Home in Northern Virginia

Myth Busting: You Need 20% Down to Own a Home in Northern Virginia

Especially in Washington DC and Northern Virginia real estate, many home buyers wait to have a 20 percent down payment saved while the home prices continue to increase. Did you know that you don't need to have a 20 percent down payment to buy a home? 

Why Buying a Home Makes Sense Compared to Renting

Why Buying a Home Makes Sense Compared to Renting

There's a reason why owning a home is part of the big American dream. Ultimately, we all want a place that we can call our own. While it's easy enough to say that your rented apartment is "yours," the truth is that renting leaves you with very little control over the property you live in. On the other hand, when you buy a home, you can really put down roots for yourself, and your family.

As complicated as choosing the right home, applying for a mortgage, and even unpacking a flood of boxes can be, there are plenty of reasons why it makes more sense to buy than rent.