Selling Your Home

Sept. 14, 2019

Why Buyers May Not Like Your House.

Not many houses languish on the Northern Virginia home market, but there are a few reasons why it may be taking longer to sell than you expected.  Most of these problems are easy to fix if you’re willing to invest the time and money. Unfortunately, the longer it sits ...

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April 18, 2019

Real Estate Guides


Are you looking to buy a home this season? Or maybe it's time to move grandma out to assisted living? Here are some links to my latest real estate guides to help in making your upcoming home decisions. 


A Millennial's Guide to Home Ownership


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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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Nov. 2, 2018

What do you do about pet odor?

getting rid of pet odors

We all know you love your pets. I love my Daisy and Baxter with all my heart. But, your buyer doesn't have a clue how wonderful your pet is. A problem that always arises in selling a home is the potential for what your pet is leaving behind.  ...

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July 26, 2018

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

I often get asked by my Northern Virginia homeowners how long people typically live in their homes. For the majority of the last 25 years, most families stayed in their home an average of 6 years before moving.


There are several things that can cause a homeowner to move ...

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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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March 29, 2018

Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

Boost Your Home’s Resale Value with These Renovations

By guest blogger Seth Murphy,



Image via Pexels


When it comes to being a homeowner, you do everything you can to save money. You shop around for the best price on insurance. You preserve energy by turning ...

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March 22, 2018

Got Junk?


As time goes on, most of us tend to find ourselves with plenty of extra “stuff” and not enough room to have everything stored away and not feel chaotic. If you feel like you are about to be featured on “Hoarders,” it’s time to look around and see ...

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Jan. 18, 2018

The Impact Staging Your Northern Virginia Home Has on Sales Price

I could wax poetic all day long on reasons for staging your Northern Virgina home for sale but I think this infographic sums it up nicely.




The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights:

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Jan. 4, 2018

Seven Reasons to Sell Your Northern Virginia Home During Winter


Believe it or not, winter might be a good time to list your Northern Virginia home on the market. Everyone knows that spring and summer are the most popular times to sell a home, so listing in the winter might sound counterintuitive. Here’s a list of seven reasons to ...

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