For Buyers

June 5, 2013

How to Win in a DC Real Estate Bidding War

How to Win in a DC Real Estate Bidding WarHow to Win in a DC bidding war

 Times certainly have changed in the Washington DC Metro real estate market.  Just a few short months ago, buyers had the upper hand.  There were plenty of properties for sale and homes took from several weeks to over ...

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May 24, 2013

What are DC Rowhouses?

What are Washington DC Rowhouses?

Row houses, similar to townhomes, are homes that are very similar if not identical in structure and appearance, one with the other, and are located in one area. They are very common in old, historical cities such as Washington D.C. Washington DC Row HousesThey are also usually ...

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May 2, 2013

Should I Live in Arlington or Washington DC?

Should I Live in Arlington or Washington DC? (Benefits and Drawbacks to both)

For the most part, the decision to live in Washington DC versus Arlington, Virginia really comes down to the age old city versus suburbs argument. It's a matter of opinion, season of life, and personal fit ...

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April 24, 2013

Southeast Washington DC Neighborhoods

Southeast Washington DC Neighborhoods

A few of the many neighborhoods in Southeast Washington DC are Navy Yard and Capitol Hill (these two lie on the North and West of the 11th Street Bridge) and Anacostia and Buena Vista (these two lie on the South and East of the bridge). This ...

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April 18, 2013

Homes Near US Naval Observatory

United States Naval Observatory

What time is it? Time to learn about the United States Naval Observatory! The USNO, by the way, happens to be the residence of Father Time...sort of. They're the official source of time for the U.S. Department of Defense as well as the ...

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March 25, 2013

I’m Planning to Buy a House in the DC Area. How Much Do Realtors Charge?

I’m Planning to Buy a House in the DC area.  How Much Do Realtors Charge?

Are you interested in buying a home?  Are you ready to take your search off-line, and want to work with a realtor but don’t know how much they charge.  I am asked ...

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March 24, 2013

Single Story Homes (Ramblers) in DC

One Story Homes in Washington DC

A rambler, bungalow, rancher, or in other words, a one-story- house are homes in which, obviously, have one story. Now, in all honesty, there may or may not be one to three steps to climb to enter one of these houses and there may ...

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March 21, 2013

I’m Planning to Buy a House in the DC area. Do I Really Need a Realtor?

I’m Planning to Buy a House in the DC area.  Do I Really Need a Realtor?

Let me guess: you’ve been searching for homes online and attending open houses.  You may even be pre-qualified for a mortgage.  You are ready to take your home search off-line. Do you really ...

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March 13, 2013

Best Neighborhoods for Commuting to Downtown DC

 Commuting to Downtown DC

City living allows improved access to mass transit, reducing automotive related costs, cutting down on pollution and commute times besides giving you a sense of community as you travel to work with those you live with. According to locals, getting around in DC is so much ...

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Feb. 4, 2013

Best DC Neighborhoods for Families

Best DC Neighborhoods for Families

It's no secret that Washington D.C is a great place to live. Art, Culture, amazing food, education and government are just a few of the many wonderful aspects of this great city that make living here a well rounded experience leading to a ...

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