How To Calculate The True Value of Your House In Northern Virginia

If you intend to sell your house, you certainly need to know it’s value. The problem is that “value” has different meanings in different contexts and for different people. For example, the valuation can vary according to whether it is done for tax or lending purposes. But for selling purposes, your house is worth what someone is … 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

Avoid These Common Pitfalls When Selling Your Home In Northern Virginia

Things can feel chaotic when selling your home, no matter what else is going on in your life. You’ve got to balance work, family time, and hobbies with keeping your home presentable and ready for potential buyers. While things can feel overwhelming, here are some common pitfalls to avoid when selling your home in Northern … 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