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    Ask the Expert Series: The Home Warranty

    We continue our Ask the Expert series of blog posts with an interview with Teresa Novak, District Manager with HMS Home Warranty.  Here are the answers, direct from an expert, to the questions you most frequently ask us. 1. What is a home warranty and what does it cover? A HMS home warranty provides repair or replacement coverage for mechanical… Read the full article…

    Tour of Solar & Green Homes

    The 22nd annual Metro Washington, D.C. Tour of Solar & Green Homes is being held October 6th & 7th. Admission is free! Over 70 homes energy-efficient homes and buildings will highlight a variety of solar design, technology and sustainable living concepts, including solar hot water systems, radiant heat, energy-efficient appliances, and energy- saving building construction… Read the full article…

    First Time Home Buying Workshop: October 20th

    Do you feel the home buying process is complex? Are you searching for clear and consistent information and high quality guidance? The objective of this course is to help answer the many questions you have regarding the home buying process. We are thrilled to be participating in the workshop, First Time Home Buying, sponsored by the Housing and Community Develoopment… Read the full article…

    Buying Your First Home: Workshop Sept. 29th

    We are proud to continue to participate in home buying workshops to educate the community on the different aspects of the home buying process. Our goal is to help you achieve your dream by providing you access to information and experienced professionals. The goal is to empower you! We will next be participating in the workshop,… Read the full article…

    CityLIFT – New $20,000 Down Payment Assistance Program

    For a limited time, the CityLIFT program provides $20,000 in down payment assistance funds to eligible homebuyers who are purchasing a home within Washington, DC and Prince George’s County, MD. No repayment of these funds is required and it is forgiven over a five year period. More great news, these funds can also be combined… Read the full article…

    Ask the Expert Series: The Home Inspector

    In a new series of blog posts, we aim to bring you expert information directly from the professionals typically involved in a real estate transaction. Don’t just take our word for it! We begin the series with an interview from one of our client favorite home inspectors, Jiri Danihel with House Inspection Associates. 1. How long does… Read the full article…

    Home Buying Workshop: Empower Yourself!

    Buying a home is probably the largest purchase you will ever make. We are dedicated to providing buyers with information that is easy to understand, without all of the industry jargon, so you can be informed and empowered consumers and make wise investments for your future. To support this effort, we are proud to regularly… Read the full article…

    DC Farmers Markets: Great Food, Community & Fun

    Washington DC’s farmers markets offers residents the opportunity to shop local and support local growers and businesses. It’s not only a chance for you to get to know your local producers but your neighbors as well. Enjoy food sampling, cooking demonstrations, flower arranging, and activites for the kids. Farmers markets serve as a way to connect… Read the full article…

    Five Things Sellers Can Do To Maximize Their Home’s Value

    1. Get rid of the clutter and the cobwebs – We understand that selling your home is not easy.  If you’re still living there while it’s on the market, it’s inconvenient and exhausting to be ready for showings at a moment’s notice. And the condition that you need to show your house in is not… Read the full article…

    Workforce Housing Certified

    We’re happy to announce that Alex and Laura are Workforce Housing Certified! Workforce Housing Certification is offered by the Maryland Association of Realtors to prepare real estate agents to work with clients interested in accessing affordable housing finance programs in their area. This certification falls directly in line with our goals of helping clients find affordable and… Read the full article…