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Real Estate Agent - eXp Realty - VA0225060364, MD638478
Keeping Real Estate REAL for Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, and Washington DC.
Today I am featuring Guest Writer Hunter Scott, REALTOR at RE/MAX Allegiance. It interesting to see how some media outlets reported on the latest Fannie Mae National Housing Survey. It is true that the number of people who believe that now is a good time to buy a home dipped 2% since the June rep...
Recognizing today as probably one of the last "best weather" days of the fall, my spouse and I decided to venture out West, as we usually do when its time to "go outside and play". Destination: The Corn Maze in The Plains Virginia. Located just off of  I-66 and Route 601, this working farm promis...
Autumn. The very word conjures up images of changing foliage, hayrides, pumpkin carving and shorter days and cooler nights. I was born in late summer, and my birthday's impending arrival also signaled the start of school new clothes and shoes, and sweaters. Not that I wanted the summer to end, bu...
Did you know that the First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit is STILL AVAILABLE for some buyers? When Congress signed into law the "Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009" back in November of 2009, they expanded the homebuyer tax credit benefits to members of the military who served o...
Saturday's Washington Post published an interesting article about Fannie and Freddie's Home Valuation Code of Conduct. Apparently the House Financial Services committee approved an amendment on October 22 that would eliminate the code with the creation of a new Consumer Financial Protection Agenc...
One of the great things about being a REALTOR is the continuing education. Today we had our annual convention. There were great courses on SEO, social networking, business planning, and marketing. The firm also raised over $16,000 for the Children's Miracle Network. I'm looking forward to working...
So, you've looked around at a few new developments and you really want to buy, but you've fallen in love with the model. What, with all the decorator touches, the furniture, and all the upgrades, how can you lose? Well, here are some possible pitfalls to consider when buying the builder's model: ...
Wow! Its been really crazy out here lately! I've been running around all over the place- seems like I'm filling the gas tank every other day these days. I've been getting tons of BPO orders- both residential and commercial. And lots of them in DC. My newest short sale listing went under contract ...
3-4BR/2.5 BA TOWNHOME - THE GLEN - WOODBRIDGELocation: The GlenTHIS IS A MUST SEE! Gorgeous Townhome, HUGE Eat-in Kitchen, French Doors open up to gorgeous deck, Separate Dining Room with electric Fireplace for romantic dinners. Fully finished basement with built in nook for media. Gas Fireplace ...
Getting Ready. Brian Block, Nancy Alert, Linda Tyres, Cathy Baumbusch. 3AM 8/28/09   Nancy and Linda chuck some debris   Cathy and Brian haul some trash   Icky dirty trash! (I'm wearing a SKORT!)   Nancy and Brian serving breakfast to the laborers   Ryan Sanford, Nancy Alert, Cathy Baumbusch, Br...

Cathy Valdiviez Baumbusch

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