Real Estate News

May 17, 2019

Money Pit Or Potential Palace?

 

HOUSE THAT'S FALLING DOWN

 

 

Whether you’re looking to buy a house to flip for profit or want to save a little money on a personal home project, there are many things to consider when buying a “fixer-upper”.  

 

Experts recommend trying to avoid homes that need major renovations or structural ...

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April 24, 2019

Over the river and through the woods...or just the backyard…to grandmother’s house we go!

Over the river and through the woods...or just the backyard…to grandmother’s house we go!

Granny pods are the trend of the year.

 

Are your parents getting close to the age where you’d feel more comfortable with them out of their BIG overwhelming home but they are still too ...

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March 29, 2019

National Real Estate Update

Spring is finally here! I don’t know about you, but I love the change of the season. The season’s not the only thing changing according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. Here are three things to take away from last month’s report. 

1. Home sales were down for ...

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Nov. 29, 2018

10 Reasons To List Your Home During The Holidays

 

Are you ready to list your Northern Virginia home but feeling a bit leery of listing right now? Everyone is busy and the house is decorated for the holidays and you just don’t think people will buy. That thinking is actually incorrect. Believe it or not, during the holidays ...

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Aug. 30, 2018

Trendy Home Materials for 2018

 

We are well into 2018 and seeing the trends in decorating our homes for the year. With fall just around the corner, are you considering making some changes around your Northern Virginia home? Perhaps you’re planning to purchase a new couch, add some accessories, or even remodel a room ...

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June 30, 2018

What's Up With Interest Rates?

What's Up With Interest Rates?

As we approach the halfway mark for the year, everyone wants to know how the real estate market is doing here in Northern Virginia. 

Find out in my latest video below. 

june 2018 interest rates from Robin Butler on Vimeo.

 

As ...

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April 27, 2018

Working From Home in Fairfax County

 


 

Working from home is becoming more popular every day. Not including those that are self-employed, the telecommuting workforce has grown 115% since 2005 when it came on the radar. When you add in the self-employed and those with side gigs, that’s a lot of people working from home ...

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April 19, 2018

First Quarter 2018 Market Update

What's going on right now in the market? 

Price increases, low inventory. . . find out more in my latest vlog. 

 

First Quarter 2018 Market Update from Robin Butler on Vimeo.

 

If you need more information on renovating for resale or are looking to buy or ...

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Feb. 26, 2018

Hiring a Contractor in Northern VA?

If you're going to be doing some work on your home this year, you might want to have a professional on the job. There are some important things to remember in hiring someone to come into your home. Here are my best tips. 

 

Insurance tip If Using ...

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Feb. 22, 2018

Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Home Prices Up in Smoke?

Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year.

What impact will rising rates have on house values?

Many quickly jump to the conclusion that an increase in ...

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