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Isn't it interesting how some people here in the Rain are identifiable by a single name? Is there any other Nina?  Is there any other Roy? (There probably is somewhere but not like Nina  Hollander and Roy Kelley, whom we all know and keep dear to our hearts!) So - why am I waxing rhapsodic over N...
The Holidays are coming and I am sure that someone out there is trying to figure out what to give as a gift.  Here are two suggestions - although I am not sure that they will fit under the tree!  (Although I am sure that the keys would do very nicely in a pretty box with a big bow!)A $10 Million ...
Westbrook Elementary was recently named one of the best elementary schools in Maryland.  That may make you want to search for a home in the school district.  After all, who doesn't want to live in a great school district?The student population of Westbrook Elementary is 285 and the school serves ...
For many buyers, particularly those with school age children, the quality of the local schools is one of the most important factors in choosing a home.  Of course, school rankings change from year to year. Schools make the top 10 list on year and then slip in ranking the next.  Even when schools ...
Small museums in Montgomery County range from the historical to the interactive to the just plain fun. You can choose from a historic home, a trolley museum, or even a museum dedicated to cows! There are lots of small museums to choose from.The Beall-Dawson HouseThe Beall-Dawson House was built i...
Wine and flowers are always great go-to gifts at Thanksgiving, but even wine and flowers can add more stress to the host.   Flowers need to be put in a vase.  Wine needs to be iced or stored or served (if it matches the dinner.)   Instead here are three suggestions that break the mold. Bring Your...
I love sharing quirky lawsuits on Activerain.  Sometimes they impact on our business, and sometimes, like this case, it is a reminder of how we should not be doing our business.   No one should ever offer decisions prior to consultating with their clients.  For the last five years, a Washington, ...
Every buyer client is special to me - and I am grateful whenever someone asks me to help them find a home - but this client was extra special to me!As a single mom, this client has been living in a rental apartment with her two children who are about to graduate from high school and head off to c...
As we head into Thanksgiving prep, here is something that you might not have on your gratitude list - Canned Pumpkin.  If you are someone who prefers to bake your own pies from scratch rather than just grab a frozen Mrs. Smith's pie from the grocery store, you should be thankful for Libby's.   Ba...
One would think that in this market of steadily increasing prices, a seller would not have to worry about getting their home to appraise after it went under contract.  Think again.I just represented a buyer who negotiated the seller down from the list price - and got a 3% closing cost credit.   T...

Lise Howe

Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC
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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.