I was speaking with a real estate agent this week who asked me about ideas for how they could get more business. I said I can come up with some ideas but more importantly do you have a continuous process you utilize to test out new marketing tactics and tweak them? If you don’t have a consistent process then eventually you are just hoping you get business…and hoping typically doesn’t work. Today’s blog will highlight what I believe is a formula to be successful no matter what industry you are in.Read More
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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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.Read More
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?Read More
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!Read More
Title insurance is boring, but Allied Title & Escrow is here to decode the jargon and make it (somewhat) more interesting. This biweekly column will explore the mundane (but very necessary!) world of title insurance while sharing interesting stories of two friends’ entrepreneurial careers.Read More