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2023 

I always use the same stager because her furniture is attractive, functional and well sized for the properties she stages. I have used her services for several years now and have always been satisfied. I hired her to stage a condo which the owners had vacated, taking their very artistic and color...
03/30/2023
The mortgage process can be complicated if you jump in without any prior knowledge on home-buying and lending. One of the best tools you can arm yourself with (besides a trustworthy lender and Realtor) is an understanding of how your mortgage interest rate is calculated.Credit Can Make or Break Y...
03/30/2023
                       In Chevy Chase (20815), the median sold price for a detached home was $1,493,750, representing an increase of 4.8% compared to the previous month and an increase of 9.1% from February 2022.  The average days on market in February was 30 days, 34% below the 5 year average of...
03/30/2023
How many times have you heard the story about people who move into their dream home only to find out that there’s a huge plumbing issue or noisy neighbors next door? Remember the old movie The Money Pit with a young Tom Hanks?  Learn from their mistakes, and reconsider certain factors before sign...
03/28/2023
My daughter is under contract for a new condo in the Boston area.  She is learning a lot about getting a mortgage now and I am going through that process with her!  It is very personal now.  I am learning all over again that shopping for a mortgage can be overwhelming. Even if you’ve owned a few ...
03/27/2023
This is a heart warming review from my clients who bought a home last week with me before they headed back overseas to finish their tour for the State Department.   This couple found me through a referral from another client who also lived overseas when they bought their townhome.  (The earlier ...
03/23/2023
I have been a Realtor longer than my daughter has been alive so I sort of assumed she had absorbed a certain level of knowledge in utero.  Boy... I was wrong. She is in the process of trying to buy a condo in Boston.  In her search to find that dream condo, she is working with a duo of young wome...
03/22/2023
Taxes are an unfortunate fact of life. However, the tax code includes several provisions that can help homeowners save money when it’s time to file their returns. Making improvements to your home could potentially save you a significant amount of money, both now and when you eventually sell your ...
03/21/2023
I love everything that Barbara Todaro writes and we all miss her daily dose of wisdom.  This is a sweet piece that reminds all of us of why we (if we have been in real estate for a few years) do what we do - it is really about the relationships that can turn into lifelong friendships.   Have a gr...
03/20/2023
Congratulations! You've decided you want to buy a home. What should you do first? What next?  Since I am a Realtor, I think that you should interview real estate agents as your first step to find that person who is going to guide you through the process.  Next is finding a lender to get you prequ...
03/20/2023
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Lise Howe

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As an full time and very active Realtor in the DC metro area, I love to write about the DC market, special communities within the market, and new listings, and to connect with other agents in ActiveRain on ways to improve our service to the public and our marketing abilities.