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Have you ever had the experience of a client asking if they can cancel the contract because they have had a change of heart? I think sometimes people assume that the "cooling off rule" applies to real estate too just because they have the right to cancel a purchase of encyclopedias or a vacuum cl...
I am fascinated by the idea of tiny homes.  Owning a tiny home can leave you debt-free, but it can still have some big costs.Buying a tiny home can be a way to get out from under the burden of a home loan—or at least lead to a smaller mortgage—but there are other costs buyers should know about be...
There are two big myths that keep some people fro trying to buy a home.  One myth is that you have to put down a minimum of 20 percent down to buy a home.  While a big down payment can be a great way to lower your mortgage payment and convince sellers that you’re serious about buying, coming up w...
If you're looking for things to do with dogs in Bethesda, MD, you and your fur baby will delighted with what is available. Here are some ideas:Visit Local Parks: Bethesda has several dog-friendly parks where you can take your furry friend for a walk or playtime. Be sure to check out Cabin John Re...
It has been a long time since Baltimore had anything to cheer for with the Orioles but they have now won 101 games and clinched the American League East Championship on Thursday evening.  It's hard to believe that two years ago the team LOST 100 games.  What a turn around.My son and I have been g...
Tudor Place is a historic house and garden located in Georgetown, known for its historical significance, architectural beauty, and lush gardens.  It is well worth a trip to visit when you are in Georgetown, particularly in the spring when the gardens are in full flower.   The property was home to...
Apple Picking around DC is easier than you think. There are a number of farms and orchards that allow you to pick your own Golden Delicious, Idareds, Wolf Rivers and more. Some even offer wine and live music on the weekends while other sell other vegetables and beef. Clearly you have lots of choi...
Now that the market is slowing down a bit with higher average days on market, many buyers are able to take a breath before whipping out their check books on a house that just hit the market.  They are receving the luxury of thinking about a possible purchase for more than a nano-second (for most ...
From its very first moments in print on March 20, 1852, Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin was a smashing success.  While the book is wonderful, it is even more interesting to know that the book is based on at least one real person, Josiah Henson. Born into slavery near Port Tobacco, Maryl...
I recently read an article about DarkSky International, an organization that strives to protect our night skies by fighting light pollution wherever possible, Light pollution should be minimized because it can destroy natural habitats and endangered species who rely on darkness. But, more selfish...

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.