Take A Broader Look at the Housing Market

I am sure you’ve seen or heard the headlines: "Interest rates are rising."   Homeownership is no longer affordable."  "The real estate market is headed for a bubble."  While what is being said in the news media attracts attention, it’s critical to take a broader look at the housing market and historical trends to understand … Continue reading Take A Broader Look at the Housing Market

Metro DC Inventory Remains Historically Low

February 2019 Update:  Low levels pushing prices for D.C. Metro areas to record February highs. Sales continue to slow. The February 2019 Washington D.C. Metro area median home price of $427,000 was up 4.1% or $17,000 from last year and marked the 29th consecutive month of year-over-year price increases. Sales volume across the DC Metro … Continue reading Metro DC Inventory Remains Historically Low

Prepare for Cooler Weather — Fall is here!

The leaves are starting to fall from the trees, it’s getting darker earlier and many people—myself included—have broken out their winter coats. While it may not officially be here, winter is certainly coming. To help you prepare for cooler weather, I’ve put together this list of five helpful home maintenance tips. Completing these simple tasks … Continue reading Prepare for Cooler Weather — Fall is here!

What are Riparian Rights in Maryland and Virginia Waterfront Property?

Riparian water rights are the rights that landowners have to make "exclusive use" or “reasonable use” of the water that abuts, or flows through or over their properties. Examples of riparian rights include the right to build structures like docks or piers, access to the water for the purposes of swimming or fishing, and the … Continue reading What are Riparian Rights in Maryland and Virginia Waterfront Property?

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