What Home Inspectors See that You Can’t

By | Buyers

When you make an offer on a home, it’s a smart idea to have a professional home inspector check it out from top to bottom. This inspection will ensure that the property doesn’t have any unexpected “issues”. After all, you don’t want to buy a home only to discover that the roof needs to be… Continued

September 15, 2018

4 Cheap Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

By | Sellers

If you want to improve how your home shows to potential buyers, you don’t necessarily need to invest in a costly remodeling or renovation. In fact, there are some simple – and relatively inexpensive – things you can do to make your property look significantly better. Let’s take a look at some of the options… Continued

August 27, 2018

How Does VA Loan Assumption Work?

By | Sellers

If you have a VA loan, you might heard your loan officer mention that the loan is assumable.  This means that when you sell your property, a qualified Buyer can take over your loan at your current interest rate. This is a good thing if the current is interest rate is higher than the interest… Continued

March 8, 2017

How to Respond to a Soft Counter?

By | Buyers

Here is the scenario. You submitted an offer to the Seller and they have no other (and stronger) offer. You waited a day and the listing agent contacted you back saying they just received another offer (Realtor Code of Ethics dictate that the listing agent is telling you the truth here), and that they want… Continued

February 14, 2017

Why You Should Use an Agent to Sell Your House

By | Sellers

A real estate agent is more than just a sales person. Your agent acts on your behalf, providing you with advice and guidance when selling your home, and looks after your best interest. Due to the constant changing of the market, the information available online is not always 100% accurate. There are times when you… Continued

January 23, 2017

How to Become Real Estate Agent

By | Agents

Just about 3 years ago, I left my executive position at a small internet company. After giving it some thoughts, I decided on a new career path as a real estate agent. I was gravitated toward this field because I started to dabble in real estate investing a few years prior. In this article, I… Continued

January 22, 2017

Real Estate Agents Wanted. Join Our Team Today.

By | Agents

Are you a full-time real estate agent licensed in Virginia, Maryland or DC? Did you sell less than $5 million last year? If you would like to DOUBLE your volume (and earnings) in 2017, don’t look further…join our team today. A six-figure income and an opportunity-filled life can be your reward for hard work and… Continued

January 16, 2017

Should You Make Extra Mortgage Payment?

By | Buyers

When you get a loan, you may have the option of Pre-Payment, i.e., you can send in extra payment to pay down the loan faster. This extra payment doesn’t have to be a full month amount — it can be any amount, e.g., $100, $200, $5000, etc. When you do this, make sure you make… Continued

January 15, 2017

How Long Does it Take to Buy a Home?

By | Buyers

Home buying process can be broken down into two phases (1) the finding phase, and (2) the closing phase. The timeline for finding a home varies from person to person. In generally, I recommend 4-6 weeks depending on how specific you’re about the house you’re looking for, the amount of home for sale (inventory), and level… Continued

January 2, 2017