How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place

We are becoming more virtually-oriented and very proficient in helping clients with tools and technology that ease the challenges of buying or selling a home in this environment.  So rest assured that staying at home doesn't mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill.  Take a look at the infographic … Continue reading How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place

Unparalleled Strength and Care in Service to Clients

I want to provide an update on the real estate market as it relates to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how I am in a unique position to help you. Unequaled Strength of Long & Foster Although DC, MD, and VA have stay in place orders, our numbers have been steady. Month-to-date, Long & Foster’s real estate … Continue reading Unparalleled Strength and Care in Service to Clients

CMAs, BPOs, AVMs and Appraisals Explained

This article explains the four most common valuation methods used for real property transactions and how and when they are used. It’s important to note that the methods below are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Lenders, servicers, investors, and other professionals use one or more of these valuation methods, depending on circumstances and the type of … Continue reading CMAs, BPOs, AVMs and Appraisals Explained

Long & Foster, Wes Foster, and Warren Buffett

W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors® succeeded as a division of its Washington, DC parent company.  The Miller company was founded on integrity, professionalism, hard work and trust; values that never waver.  We proudly carry on the heritage of W.C. & A.N. Miller Realtors (founded 1912) and Christie's International Real Estate (founded 1766), businesses long recognized … Continue reading Long & Foster, Wes Foster, and Warren Buffett

Benefits Of Listing Your Home In Winter and The Holiday Season

The common assumption is that the warmer months are the best times to sell a Washington, DC area home. It’s true that many buyers do plan their new home purchases in the spring and summer seasons but that doesn’t mean all serious buyers vanish during holidays or the winter months. Thanks to reduced competition, motivated … Continue reading Benefits Of Listing Your Home In Winter and The Holiday Season

High Market Expectations Based on “Foot Traffic” and Affordable Down Payments

Among all the market indicators we analyze, occasionally we take a look at foot traffic -‐ how many people actually are out there looking for houses. The Market is still strong, though not as strong as it was last July and August.  We don’t have as many distressed properties for people to look at, but … Continue reading High Market Expectations Based on “Foot Traffic” and Affordable Down Payments