RECENT BLOG POSTS
There are those in this world who do not enjoy the comforts of home. Those who lack the fundamentals of food, shelter, and safety. During the holiday season it can be easy to overlook the less fortunate, even when they’re right here in our own communities. Like many in real estate, I support caus...
12/15/2015
With the winter months upon us, it's especially important to be on the lookout for gas leaks. Heaters which may not have been used recently, lines which may have been damaged in storms... they can all be the source of gas leaks. I wanted to offer you these tips, shared by Washington Gas Company i...
12/09/2015
If you had to characterize the way future homeowners approach how they find their next home for sale, you’d likely say that they fall into a couple of major categories. Both approaches work: which is better is really about the way you tend to tackle any problem. But if I had to choose, there is o...
12/07/2015
If you intend on listing your home sometime soon, this is the time of year when you may well be uncertain about whether you should go ahead right now, or hold and wait. The question is whether winter is a reasonable time to list your home when, after all, it’s common knowledge that spring and sum...
12/02/2015
There are many generalizations that can be truly helpful for homeowners in Upper Marlboro. The undeniable importance of “location, location, location!” is a good one; de-clutter! As a main order of business is another…as is the wisdom of researching neighborhood comparables.Anybody with homes for...
11/30/2015
When the cold winter weather arrives, heat can seep from your home through a variety of obvious and unexpected ways, resulting in high heating bills. Wouldn’t you rather put that money into holiday shopping or upgrades for your house? The most obvious culprits are in plain sight: Doors and window...
11/23/2015
When inventory is tight and a market heats up, sellers often dream of finding themselves in a multiple offer situation. In a multiple offer situation, more than one potential buyer submits a written offer on the home. With multiple offers on a property, the listing agent can then try and “shop th...
11/12/2015
Given the way most communities work, the location of a home dictates the local school district. The quality of the school district can have a direct impact on the value of your home. Even if you don’t have kids or don’t have to plan kids, the quality of the local schools can positively or negativ...
11/10/2015
Given the way most communities work, the location of a home dictates the local school district. The quality of the school district can have a direct impact on the value of your home. Even if you don’t have kids or don’t have to plan kids, the quality of the local schools can positively or negativ...
11/09/2015
 Ever toured a model home in Upper Marlboro?  In any new home subdivision,  there is one or more homes that have been professionally decorated with some of the most stylish furniture pieces and home decors. Have you ever wondered what happens to the furniture after the model is sold? The builder ...
11/04/2015
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