Home Energy Saving Tips for the Summer

Is your home ready for the broiling heat of summer? Spend a few hours following this list of simple, yet effective, ways to make your home more energy-efficient. Not only will they keep your home cooler, but they’ll save your appliances from working overtime, lowering your electricity bill as a whole. Learn how to save […]

Red Day May 9, 2019

WHAT IS RED DAY? RED Day (Renew, Energize and Donate) is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty’s year-round commitment to improving our local communities. Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thoursands of associates from across the United States and Canada participate in a wide range of projects, devoting their […]

The Keller Williams Mobile App

A recent article that appeared on www.chron.com written by Carole Simm, states: “Wireless technology has revolutionized the real estate industry. Using mobile devices, house buyers can search for property listings anywhere in the world at any time of day or night. Mobile technology offers the advantage of more flexible working practices for real estate agents. […]

Spring Cleaning Tips

Our May newsletter is chock full of detailed tips so we thought it would also be a helpful blog post too.  Spring has sprung!  And it is a great time to get your home ready for summer.  Take advantage of cooler weather now to get a jump on home maintenance work so you can go […]

The Mosaic District Farmer’s Market Is Back!

The Mosaic District Farmer’s Market opened for the season Sunday, April 7. The market will operate every Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature over 50 regional farmers and vendors selling fresh produce, bread, meat and other farmers market staples. The market is scheduled to run through December. As highlighted on our […]

What renovations are likely to bring the most value when selling your home?

So, you’re contemplating selling your home.  You have an older home that could use a little updating before putting it on the market.  There’s a lot to consider and one of the top items on your list may be which renovations to my house will bring the most value at time of sale? Renovating certain […]

Taxes February 2019

Having met with our new tax accountant, here are a few noteworthy items we discovered and thought we would share:   There are seven Important Deductions Going Away • Dependent & personal exemptions • Interest on Home Equity Loans not used to build, buy or improve your home • Mortgage Insurance Premiums  (Ugh!) • Exclusion for forgiven debt • Miscellaneous […]

Somewhat off topic, but hopefully still helpful

January 2019 Backstory:  Of my mother’s nine siblings, five contracted appendicitis.  One sibling died after it was misdiagnosed as stomach flu.  Since I heard that story, I’ve carried a loathing of appendicitis.  Would I recognize it? Would my doctors? Would I overreact? Would it strike slowly? Quickly? Am I paranoid to worry about it? In […]

October 2018 Market Update & Giving Back

With many August home sales data points tracking horizontally or up, leaders at the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors conclude that the anticipated expected tax deductions have not adversely affected Northern Virginia home sales.  For the short term, the limits to the state and local tax deductions (SALT) appear to be only a slight headwind […]

Why do your own job all day, then ours too??

When it comes to buying or selling your home, doing it by yourself can lead to frustration and aggravation…  Not to mention costly mistakes due to inexperience with local laws and regulations regarding the transfer of real estate. We are ready to help you in any real estate transaction by being an objective guide, helping […]