Tax Benefits for First Time Home Buyers in Northern Virginia

With the recent tax reforms and the new tax laws, the tax landscape is changing for homeowners, dramatically for some. First time home buyers, in particular, must know what it means for them. Despite the tax changes (some of them not so favorable for some homeowners), the government still allows tax breaks for existing and … Continued

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