Victoria Ray Henderson is an exclusive buyer broker with The Buyer Brokerage in McLean Virginia. Licensed in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia, Victoria works for homebuyers in every real estate transaction. Member of the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (naeba.org) licensed Realtor in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC Specializing in Home Buyer representation focusing on property evaluation, negotiation, and attentive service to Buyer clients.
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Walking along the Tidal Basin when the cherry trees are in bloom is a magical experience. Photo by Mark Tegethoff on UnsplashOne year I remember seeing tourists with tiny pink blossoms in their hair and on their clothes. There was a slight breeze and pink swirly blossoms were flying everywhere. L...
The real estate agent at an open house works for the seller. In many states, there is a sign, usually next to the sign in sheet, saying the agent at the open house works for the listing brokerage and the seller. If you are new to the real estate game, be polite to the open house agent but don't d...
Starting in April & May 2019 the seasonal Farmers Markets will open for the Spring, Summer & Fall Season Photo by Anne Preble on UnsplashThe Greater Washington DC Farmers Markets Begin in April!Check below for a location near you! What is a microgreen? A microgreen is a young vegetable green abou...
A home buying podcast is in the works! Photo by Jason Rosewell on UnsplashI spent about half an hour on the phone with a buyer client yesterday explaining the first steps to take as you prepare to buy a home. We talked about the importance of meeting with a lender to be pre-approved for a loan....
When you are making one of the biggest purchases of your life, you need to know how to properly evaluate the home. When buying a home, it's important to know the steps in determining the value of a property. There are several "big ticket" items that should be evaluated to help you decide your o...
Spring is in the air in the Greater Washington DC area! Do you know how I can tell? Photo by William Stitt on Unsplash We are competing with many contracts for almost every house and condo for sale within walking distance to a Metro station. If you are a first time home buyer, follow these step...
The sewer inspection monitor screen If you are buying a home that is over ten years old, you might want to consider a sewer inspection. While this is not typically done in most home inspections, if you plan to remodel and add a bathroom or additional kitchen or bar, a sewer inspection would be th...
What You Can't See Can Be Very Expensive So what is Orangeburg Pipe? Orangeburg pipe is fiber pipe made from wood pulp and pitch pressed together. The pipes and conduit were made from the 1860s to the 1970s by the Fiber Conduit Company. The name of the pipe comes from the city where the pipes we...
How To Sell Your Home QuicklyAdvice from an Exclusive Buyers Agent 1. Paint the interior walls a neutral color - If you want to make your house as appealing as possible to potential buyers, paint walls beige or off an off white color. And take the time to do it right! Take the switch plates and...