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October 15, 2018
Q. We put written offers on two homes after starting our search this summer. Each offer contained an escalation clause, and in both cases we discovered that the homes we bid on sold beneath the top...
September 10, 2018
Whether you are moving for a job, more space, a nicer place, across town or cross-country, it’s stressful. I’m not saying it “can be” stressful, I’ve been through it...
August 7, 2018
War is a really strong word. The term “bidding war” suggests an open auction: thrilling and tension-building with occasional scuffles over artwork or farm implements, I’m sure. But...
July 15, 2018
This is forecasted to be the rainiest month of the year. (Edit: July summary registered almost 10" of rain in the DC area.) I get lots of calls from clients and friends asking for waterproofing...
May 1, 2018
Did you see the new Acura? With the clean lines, sophisticated engineering, leather seats, and real wood trim? What I just heard was “clean” and “sophisticated,” not because I...
April 27, 2018
January: 206 Eleventh Street, NE receives Best New Listing by DC UrbanTurf January: ​1419 E Street, NE receives Best Open House from Washingtonian March: 516 A Street, NE #201 featured listing in...
April 17, 2018
Planning to buy a home? Here are 6 questions to ask a potential agent... What will it cost me to work with you? How much face-time will I have with you or your team? Are you active and...
April 1, 2018
Think you know the best time to list your house for sale? Spring time on Capitol Hill; first crocus, then daffodils, then just a couple of weeks after tulips start losing their petals, the half-...
March 15, 2018
Thinking about going it alone on your next real estate search? You might think that would save you money, but it could in fact prove to be a costly mistake. It’s no secret that real estate...
February 20, 2018
Every year, first-time home buyers venture into the market and make the same mistakes that their parents, siblings and friends made when they bought their first houses. But today’s novice...

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