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For many buyers, particularly those with school age children, the quality of the local schools is one of the most important factors in choosing a home.  Of course, school rankings change from year to year. Schools make the top 10 list on year and then slip in ranking the next.  Even when schools ...
11/21/2023
Small museums in Montgomery County range from the historical to the interactive to the just plain fun. You can choose from a historic home, a trolley museum, or even a museum dedicated to cows! There are lots of small museums to choose from.The Beall-Dawson HouseThe Beall-Dawson House was built i...
11/20/2023
Wine and flowers are always great go-to gifts at Thanksgiving, but even wine and flowers can add more stress to the host.   Flowers need to be put in a vase.  Wine needs to be iced or stored or served (if it matches the dinner.)   Instead here are three suggestions that break the mold. Bring Your...
11/19/2023
I love sharing quirky lawsuits on Activerain.  Sometimes they impact on our business, and sometimes, like this case, it is a reminder of how we should not be doing our business.   No one should ever offer decisions prior to consultating with their clients.  For the last five years, a Washington, ...
11/18/2023
Every buyer client is special to me - and I am grateful whenever someone asks me to help them find a home - but this client was extra special to me!As a single mom, this client has been living in a rental apartment with her two children who are about to graduate from high school and head off to c...
11/15/2023
As we head into Thanksgiving prep, here is something that you might not have on your gratitude list - Canned Pumpkin.  If you are someone who prefers to bake your own pies from scratch rather than just grab a frozen Mrs. Smith's pie from the grocery store, you should be thankful for Libby's.   Ba...
11/12/2023
One would think that in this market of steadily increasing prices, a seller would not have to worry about getting their home to appraise after it went under contract.  Think again.I just represented a buyer who negotiated the seller down from the list price - and got a 3% closing cost credit.   T...
11/08/2023
No matter what face you carve into your Halloween pumpkin, it will probably be called the same thing: a jack-o’-lantern. But how did spooky illuminated squash get that name? Turns out, the term we use to describe glowing pumpkins comes from Stingy Jack, the main character in a centuries-old Irish...
10/31/2023
I have been talking to a new agent in my office who is not having much luck getting clients.  I asked him to tell me about how he connects with potential clients at open houses and then we talked about doing a needs analysis with those potential buyer clients.  He sent me his list of questions (a...
10/30/2023
You may have heard about a recent lawsuit in Missouri in Federal court by architects who sought to prohibit agents from using their floor plan drawings as part of the marketing of listings.  A series of lawsuits accused real estate agents of violating copyright laws when using floor plan drawings...
10/29/2023
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As an full time and very active Realtor in the DC metro area, I love to write about the DC market, special communities within the market, and new listings, and to connect with other agents in ActiveRain on ways to improve our service to the public and our marketing abilities.