How To Find The Perfect Northern Virginia Home In 2019

Not so long ago searching for the perfect home was both much easier and much more difficult. It was fast because your only resources were realtors’ brochures and the classifieds and, of course, driving around neighborhoods looking for for-sale signs. Not much to it really, but you were pretty limited and had no way of … Continued

The Biggest Misconceptions About Buying A Home in Northern Virginia

Buying a home, especially for first-time buyers, can be a complicated, confusing undertaking. And to further complicate matters, the housing market is different from what it was just a decade or so ago. Some of the rules that once applied no longer matter now. It doesn’t help matters any that there is so much bad information and … Continued

How To Buy A Northern Virginia House Without Over Paying

You’re on the hunt for the home of your dreams, but you worry about paying too much. What can be negotiated down in price and what can’t? How do you ask for a lower price without insulting the sellers and they stop negotiating with you? How do you buy a house without overpaying? Whether you’re … Continued

What A Home Inspection Won’t Tell You About A Northern Virginia Property

In general, home inspectors do a very thorough job, examining things during a home inspection that most of us would never dream of looking at. After all, they have 1,600+ items on their inspection checklists. Still, despite that thoroughness, inspectors don’t and can’t look at everything. Here, then, is what a home inspection won’t tell … Continued

Getting Pre-Approved: How To Get A Loan In Northern Virginia

The decision to buy a new home has been made, and now you’re eager to get house-hunting. But before you start scouring the local listings and scheduling showings, you need to work out how to get a loan in Northern Virginia. From pre-approval to closing, here’s what you need to know to get a loan … Continued

What You Can Expect After A Northern Virginia Home Inspection

You’ve found a house within your price range with the features you want, you have made an offer that was accepted, and the inspection has taken place. Now what? Well, that depends on whether the inspection turned up any problems or deficiencies, especially any major or structural ones. If that was the case, then you … Continued