Home purchase

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.

Prince Harry and Meghan Buying a Home? What We Can Learn About Real Estate Trends From Royals

Prince Harry and Meghan Buying a Home? What We Can Learn About Real Estate Trends From Royals

Rumor has it that Prince Harry and Meghan Merkle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be buying a home in either in London or Los Angeles. What can those of us in Washington DC and Northern Virginia real estate learn from the royals house hunting rumors?

Everything You Need to Know About an Escrow Account When Buying or Selling a Home in Northern Virginia

Everything You Need to Know About an Escrow Account When Buying or Selling a Home in Northern Virginia

Escrow accounts are a critical part of protecting both a buyer and a seller in a real estate transaction. However, most people don't think twice about how or why an escrow account is so important. Click here to learn more!

Top Home Improvement Projects That Pay Back for Sellers in Northern Virginia

Top Home Improvement Projects That Pay Back for Sellers in Northern Virginia

Whether you are becoming a new home buyer or have owned for many years in Northern Virginia, you probably know that you can make improvements to your property to increase the value. Click here to see the two best, and worst, projects to consider when selling a home in Northern Virginia.

Most Common Liens on Northern Virginia Properties

Most Common Liens on Northern Virginia Properties

Ever wondered what the most common judgements and liens were in Northern Virginia? Click here to find out!

3 Tips for Home Buyers and Sellers in a Fast-Paced Real Estate Market

3 Tips for Home Buyers and Sellers in a Fast-Paced Real Estate Market

Given how hot the market is right now, we thought it would be a great opportunity to give some tips for a fast-paced real estate market.

6 Surprising Reasons a Title Company & Title Insurance is Important When Buying a Home in Northern Virginia

6 Surprising Reasons a Title Company & Title Insurance is Important When Buying a Home in Northern Virginia

Title insurance protects your most expensive purchase of a lifetime, click here to see HOW.

How Would Amazon's HQ2 Moving to the DMV Affect the Real Estate Industry?

How Would Amazon's HQ2 Moving to the DMV Affect the Real Estate Industry?

Click here if you live in the DMV and want to learn how this could affect you!

Frequently Asked Questions for First Time Home Buyers in Northern Virginia

Frequently Asked Questions for First Time Home Buyers in Northern Virginia

Want to know how to go about purchasing a house? Read our most frequently asked questions!

Will Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies COMPLETELY change the real estate industry?

Will Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies COMPLETELY change the real estate industry?

See how this new wave of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could potentially change the real estate industry in the near future!

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying a Home | Title & Escrow Northern Virginia

5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying a Home | Title & Escrow Northern Virginia

 The Top 5 pitfalls that are encountered in the title & escrow Northern Virginia closing process. You won't believe #2!