Posts under Tag: Potomac homes for sale
Rent or Buy? How to Pick the Right Neighborhood?

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.

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How to Sell Your House Quickly

Are you like many sellers who want to know how to sell their homes in Bethesda, North west Washington, or McLean quickly and for top dollar? Unfortunately, there is no magic potion that guarantees 100 percent success, but there are certain factors that affect how quickly and for how much your home sells. If you need help implementing any of these, just give the Lise Howe Team a call.

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It is not enough to get the Bethesda home for sale under contract with that pre-approval letter from your lender. You have to keep your credit intact between your initial loan application and settlement to close on the DC condo. Buyers, and not just first time home buyers, commonly do things that jeopardize the safe and timely close of their mortgage loans because no one ever told them about the bomb craters out there waiting to derail their settlement. The “don’t do” list includes several things that adversely impact credit scores, and your lender may run your credit more than once, so keep it pristine – at least until after settlement!

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Buyer Tips for DC, MD, VA Foreclosures and Homes for Sale

Buyer interest in DC, MD and VA foreclosures has definitely risen over the last few months. Trulia found that 49% of Americans were at least somewhat likely to consider buying a foreclosure, up from 45% in May 2010. If you are looking at Bethesda or DC or McLean homes for sale, you should consider foreclosures. Even luxury homes for sale in Bethesda, DC, and VA are sometimes foreclosures. But there are also concerns about the hidden costs and risks involved in the process. Buying a foreclosure is not for the faint of heart or those in a hurry.

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Luxury Avenel Potomac and Bethesda Homes for Sale

Do you want to know the most expensive Bethesda Homes for Sale? This palace on Natelli Woods Lane is the largest home in Bethesda for sale, and the most luxurious! If you are looking for a luxury home for sale in Bethesda, this is definitely the one for you!

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The 18th is a Vote for the Kentlands and the Lakelands!

No longer do we want to live on Easy Street. Instead, this listing on Thrift Street is just the answer for today’s anxious home buyer! This charmer is a rarely available Walsman model with an ample back yard, picturesque porch just made for a swing, and a white picket fence. Just listed by Keller Williams for $699k.

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HomeGain’s Survey of Top 12 Home Improvements
Mount Vernon

Home staging has become so important that real estate agents say it offers more bang for the buck than any other activity except cleaning and decluttering, according to HomeGain’s survey of 1,000 real estate agents released last fall. In the 2007 survey, it was their No. 3 tip.

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Selling a Home This Winter – No Problem!

As we hunker down and prepare ourselves for the wintry chill ahead, many home sellers consider taking their home off the market. However, there can be some real benefit for those home sellers who brave the cold and keep their homes on the market during the winter months.

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Edgemoor – At the Edge of Downtown Bethesda

Every neighborhood needs a focal point, and Edgemoor’s focus is the Edgemoor Club, a private recreational club, a truly family-friendly club that offers a swimming pool and tennis courts for members, with lessons and teams available for both sports. Tucked in between Arlington Road, Wilson Lane and Bradley Boulevard, Edgemoor is an easy walk to the new Bethesda!

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Once I’ve spoke with a lender what will they require?

Applying for a mortgage is more daunting to many than finding the dream house. Working with a solid lender like Chris Lunn of Capitol One makes the loan process go much more smoothly and assures a happy ending!

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