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  • Housing Prices Are Expected to Drop in These Cities — Is Yours One of Them?
    Housing prices could drop by as much as 10% in many U.S. cities, per Fortune, referencing a new report from Moody’s Analytics. However, the dip won’t represent a national home price correction, according to Moody’s chief economist Mark Zandi. Rather, per Zandi, within the next 12 months, home price growth will reach zero year-over-year. Some of the most overpriced […]
  • Up, Up, and Away: Home Prices Reach a New Record High. How Long Can This Go On?
    By Margaret Heidenry at Realtor.comMar 3, 2022 The shortest month of the year managed to pack quite the punch for the housing market. February saw the national median home list price climb to a new record high of $392,000, according to a Realtor.com® report. That hefty price tag is up an overall 12.9% compared with the previous […]
  • Saving Your Home From Foreclosure
    There are some tactics you can employ to avoid disaster Finally, attaining the home of your dreams—or any home—doesn’t mean it will be safe from foreclosure. A crisis could come that puts you at risk for foreclosure, mainly if your dream house entails significant mortgage payments. If your home is at risk of foreclosure, the […]
  • Leading Economic and Housing Experts Predict Multiple Fed Interest Rate Hikes, Slowing Inflation and Home Price Growth in 2022
    NAR unveils top 10 housing market “hidden gems” for 2022 during association’s Real Estate Forecast Summit Key Highlights More than 20 top economic and housing experts predict two quarter-point interest rate hikes by the Fed in 2022. Next year, housing prices are expected to climb 5.7% and inflation will rise 4% – both increases less […]
  • Why DC-area housing market’s lack of inventory is feeding on itself
    Home sales typically slow this time of year, and they have in the D.C. metro, but by a better comparison, pending sales in the D.C. metro area in October were little changed from the same time last year. Online home searches by potential buyers have slowed, and showings by real estate agents are down 6.5% […]
  • DC Condo Conversions 101
    Washington, DC is a hotbed for real estate investing and has been for some time. But perhaps the biggest limiting factor of investing in the District is the lack of available land. There’s only so much space that you can develop, so what do you do when you run out of space to build out? […]
  • Is Buying Rental Property in a College Town a Good Idea?
    Whether you currently invest in real estate or are new to the idea, buying rental property in a college town might have crossed your mind. Much of the standard real estate investing advice applies to properties in college cities. But there are some key differences to consider before you start buying rental properties near a college. As […]
  • Economic and Housing Forecasts: An Outlook for Real Estate in a Post-Pandemic Economy
    Tracking economic and housing market trends can help tell us where we’ve been. But it is just as important—and perhaps even more important—to look ahead and forecast where the economy and the housing market may be heading over the next few months and into next year. Where Have We Been? A Look Back on 2020 […]
  • Investors: A Real Estate Agent’s Most Powerful Partnership
    As any real estate agent knows, leads are the lifeblood to success. This is why it is no secret that a high percentage of most agents’ time is dedicated to uncovering possible leads via as many conduits as possible.  That being said, all leads are not created equal. Some leads roll in thanks to expensive […]
  • How Pre-Qualification Can Help You Get Your Dream Home
    Buying a home is an important – and exciting – decision. After all, having a place to call your own, to raise your family in, to do as you wish with no landlord to answer to are all motivating factors in starting the process. But, in addition to these emotional reasons, buying a home can […]
  • Seeking High-Quality Contractors to Join Our Team
    An important piece of the real estate puzzle hinges on building a strong team. This is why in addition to our network of agents, lenders, attorneys, and brokers, we are always on the lookout for great contractors to partner with. Below is some more insight on what we are looking for along with a number […]
  • Are you Looking to Grow Your Real Estate Investment Opportunities?
    If you are a real estate investor looking to purchase wholesale properties or partner on joint venture projects, look no further. Our team has the experience, know-how, and infrastructure to offer you opportunities in your real estate investment endeavors. No matter if you are looking for a rehab project to work on or you are […]
  • Situations We Can Help Home Sellers With
    Homeowners find themselves in the position of having to sell their home fast for any number of reasons. For example, there are times when family obligations require you to move out of state with little warning. Maybe a job relocation takes you to a new area. Or a personal situation has arisen, putting homeowners on […]