New to the area? Are you trying to decide whether to rent or buy your home right now. This is a frequently asked question, and your answer depends on more than just the market: your life, your vision and your commitment to the area.
Did you know that the first full sized LL Bean store outside of Freeport, Maine opened at Tyson’s Corner in 2000? At 76,000 square feet, the mall management designated L.L. Bean as an “anchor store,” like Bloomingdale’s. Unlike other “anchor stores,” this one actually can sell anchors, and Canoes, kayaks and other “outdoor gear” too! [...] Continue Reading »
There might be a little bit of good news on the horizon according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The MBA quarterly National Delinquency Survey revealed that the percentage of homeowners with mortgages who were in foreclosure or seriously delinquent fell during the first three months of the year, and improvement in the performance of loans taken out from 2005-07 suggests a sustainable trend.
Watch out Buyers!! You can annoy the Bethesda home seller without meaning to and suddenly, you are not getting that dream home at the best price and terms, or you have turned a smooth transaction into a nightmare! You might have to start over again in Chevy Chase!
Avoid unnecessarily irritating the seller and the listing agent and strive instead to create a environment of cooperation. Then you might just get a better price, extra items you want thrown into the deal, or even more flexibility around settlement and move in – all benefits that can make your life easier and your budget go further in Kenwood, Kenwood Forest, or Forest Hills.
Developed in several phases from the late 1970s to the early 1980s, Kenwood Forest I and II became nearly 400 town houses. Kenwood Forest town homes for sale are always in demand with buyers looking for this soft urban lifestyle!
Most credit scores do not change more than 30 points in a calendar quarter, so it’s a good idea for you to check your credit scores 6-12 months prior to applying for home loans. That way, if adjustments are needed that can affect credit score, you will have the time to do so.
esley Heights is a small neighborhood of Washington, DC situated south of Tenleytown. It is bordered by New Mexico Avenue (on the East), Nebraska Avenue (on the North), Battery-Kemble Park (on the West) and Glover Parkway (on the South). Foxhall Road is the main roadway passing through Wesley Heights. Wesley Heights is in Northwest, in Ward 3 and Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3D. Although technically not part of Wesley Heights, the neighborhood of Berkley, which lies south of Glover Parkway, is similar in style to Wesley Heights and is often considered informally to be part of Wesley Heights.
Kalorama Triangle and Kalorama-Sheridan are noted for their park-like settings, large single-family homes, spacious and elegant pre-war condominiums and coops, and prestige as luxurury homes and desirable addresses within the Washington, D.C metro area.
In listing a home for sale, it is crucial to be realistic. The most important decision a seller has to make in listing a property is the asking price. The market doesn’t care what the seller needs and will only pay what the home is worth. If you want to sell your home, you need to be realistic. Price your home in harmony with the rest of the market. No one is going to give you more than what your home is worth. The buyer can’t care what you need.
If you are planning to sell your home in 2011, here are some suggestions to get yourself ready.