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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection Before Buying?

Today, Kevin Richardson of Capital Infrared joins us to discuss the importance of home inspections. For most people, buying a home is the single largest investment they’ll ever make, so it’s critical to protect that investment by hiring...

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The Cost of Renting vs Buying in DC

A lot of people think that owning a home is more expensive than renting, but this isn’t the exact truth. There are a lot of benefits to buying a home, and sometimes it can be less expensive than renting. In the spreadsheet, I have chos...

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Beware of Zillow’s DC Home Estimates

We recently did a case study about Zillow, and we found that Zillow underpriced homes that we had sold by an average $9,000. That's a ton of money to leave on the table! It's been estimated that Zillow's home estimates are only right 7% ...

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The Risks of Overpricing Your Home in Washington DC

When selling your home, the most crucial thing you can do is price it properly. Overpricing your home will scare buyers away and could potentially sabotage the entire selling process. Putting the proper price on your home, along with a few ...

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Buying and Selling in a Flat Market

Recently, a few clients expressed interest in scaling up, despite a slow economy and buyer favoritism in the D.C. market. They ask, "Does it still make sense to sell a home even when there's not much activity in the market?" It might sound ...

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What’s Happening in the DC Real Estate Market?

The real estate market in Washington DC is in a transitional period due to the holidays. The Fed interest rate increase is also playing a factor right now. So, what can we expect moving forward to 2016? I don't think that the Fed interes...

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