Save 35%, 40%, Even 50% or More – Where to Buy Instead of Rent!

Save 35%, 40%, Even 50% or More - Where to Buy Instead of Rent! Updated reports indicate while rents continue to increase at a significant rate, the cost of homeownership is remarkably more affordable.  The infographic below shows where buyers can realize significant savings over time.  Nationally it is 44% cheaper to buy versus rent.  In fact, homeownership is … Continue reading Save 35%, 40%, Even 50% or More – Where to Buy Instead of Rent!

What’s Ahead for 2012? Five Trends …

WHAT'S AHEAD FOR 2012? Five Trends... 1. Buyers Will Return In 2011, a lack of consumer confidence in the overall economy dramatically impacted the housing market. Buyers were afraid to make a purchasing decision on any big ticket item. By the end of 2011, consumer confidence began to return and sales increased. Economic conditions will … Continue reading What’s Ahead for 2012? Five Trends …

House Prices: Where They Will Be in the Spring

(Reprinted from The KCM Blog, October 2011.  Disclaimer: This blog covers the national housing market as a whole. Please check with a local real estate professional to discover how the following information will impact your region. – The KCM Crew.) Hill's Comment:  While the recent S&P/Case-Shiller Index data reflect an overall slight increase in Washington … Continue reading House Prices: Where They Will Be in the Spring

Sparkling Potomac Home Offers Village Convenience and More!

Potomac Village Convenience! -- SOLD!! 10209 Gary Road, Potomac, Maryland  20854 Offered for:  $849,000  MRIS #MC7428778 This very well-cared for home is conveniently located in a close-in an established Potomac Village neighborhood which also includes several large upper-bracket properties.  It is a beautifully refinished four-bedroom, two full bath and one-half bath split-level home on five … Continue reading Sparkling Potomac Home Offers Village Convenience and More!

THE Single Most Important Piece of Information to both Sellers and Buyers

Price - For a Listing and for a Contract of Sale.  Sellers and buyers both rely on their agent's expertise and research to help them understand today's market and what are reasonable price expectations.  A wrong price can kill a listing or a deal. This single factor is so important. An agent who tries to … Continue reading THE Single Most Important Piece of Information to both Sellers and Buyers

Magnificent Mt. Vernon Estate on the Potomac River FOR SALE

4003 Belle Rive Terrace, Alexandria, VA 22309   ▪   FOR SALE:  $2,799,000 NOW $2,487,000 Although this riverfront estate on almost an acre on the high Virginia banks of the Potomac River south of Washington is now in service as an elegant private residence, its uncommon security attributes and reinforced construction make it suitable for a variety of … Continue reading Magnificent Mt. Vernon Estate on the Potomac River FOR SALE

Major FHA Changes Expected to Take Place in Early 2010

Mortgage Insurance Premium, Credit Scores, and Seller Contribution Affected On January 20, 2010, FHA announced major changes to ensure its long-term financial soundness. FHA is trying to balance three fundamental objectives: Financial soundness of the FHA insurance fund – ensuring that its capital ratio returns above 2 percent, Fulfilling its mission of serving borrowers not … Continue reading Major FHA Changes Expected to Take Place in Early 2010

Open House, Sunday 10/4, 1-4 PM: Grand Darnestown, MD Estate

I will hold an Open House this Sunday for this beautiful Darnestown estate NEW PRICE:  Offered for $1,249,000 $1,099,000!-- 13520 Deakins Lane, Darnestown, MD 20874 (outside Potomac off Seneca Road between River Road and Esworthy Road). Just imagine!  8.25 bucolic acres just outside Potomac is the site of this 1964 Colonial with an elegant marble foyer, … Continue reading Open House, Sunday 10/4, 1-4 PM: Grand Darnestown, MD Estate

The Testimonials Speak for Themselves…..

It's All About My Clients ...            When clients engage me, either with the renowned Washington brokerage of W.C. & A.N. Miller REALTORS®, exclusive affiliate of Christie's Great Estates, or with Sloans & Kenyon in its marketing association for their luxury real estate needs, they find my service levels cannot be matched.            My clients understand … Continue reading The Testimonials Speak for Themselves…..