Real Estate

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? 

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.

Top 5 Spring Cleaning to Prepare for the Summer Real Estate Market in Northern Virginia and DC

Top 5 Spring Cleaning to Prepare for the Summer Real Estate Market in Northern Virginia and DC

If you are ready to sell your home and you need to do some spring cleaning, below are our top tips! You can clean your house, as well as get it ready for the hot summer market in Northern Virginia and Washington DC. 

What Airbnb Can Tell You About Listing Your Home

What Airbnb Can Tell You About Listing Your Home

Click here to read about how Air BnB can help you with listing your home for sale!

Boring Title: Horror Stories from the Obstacle Racing and Title Industry

Boring Title: Horror Stories from the Obstacle Racing and Title Industry

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. 

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!

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!