Monthly Archives: March 2016

5 Home Selling Tips for Homeowners Who are Not Selling (Yet)

Selling your home may be an idea you are seriously considering, but that does not mean you are ready to put your home on the market just yet. You may be waiting to pay off your mortgage, you may be waiting for the kids to move out, or you may not be ready yet to […]

March 29

1449 Highwood Drive, McLean 22101: Best Home on Tour

We loved this new listing today at 1449 Highwood Drive in McLean.  A new construction build by Harvey Construction LLC and listed by Yeonas and Shafran, this arts and crafts style home was our hands-down favorite listing of this week’s Tuesday tour. Located in the popular Chain Bridge Woods neighborhood in McLean, this 6000 SF […]

March 28

How to Buy a Home: 7 Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Insiders

No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can take to make a smarter purchase. Since buying a home is likely the biggest single investment you will ever make, being prepared will help you make a better purchase. Here are our best tips to buying a […]

March 24

New Life for an Old Barn!

Great Falls is home to some great barns.  One of our favorite things is a renovated barn, like the one in this HOUZZ story that was moved from New York to Connecticut and given new life as a guest house. If you are looking for a home with a barn, give us a call.  We can […]

March 21

Social Media Now Plays a Key Part in Selling Your Home

If you thought that Instagram was only for teenagers, Facebook was only for cute animal videos, and Twitter was only for Donald Trump, you would be wrong. Now Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and even Pinterest are places where your Realtor should be marketing your home, both through paid media and on their own business pages […]

March 18

OPEN SUNDAY MARCH 20: 2039 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church, VA 22043

We love historic houses.  We especially love houses from the 1920s and 1930s.  And we really really love historic houses with thoughtful and fabulous renovations.  That’s why we are so excited about this new McEnearney listing at 2039 Westmoreland Street in Falls Church. You Had Us at Hello We walked in the front door and pretty […]

March 18

7704 Burford Drive, McLean, VA 22102 Best Price Adjustment in McLean!

7704 Burford Drive, a 6 bedroom/7.5 bath 6290 SF home was just listed yesterday in the Olde Swinks Mill Estates neighborhood in McLean for $1.625 million. We love this house and price reduction. This McEnearney listing delivers with a Cameo kitchen, pool, great curb appeal with mature trees, a circular driveway, on a cul-de-sac, and located […]

Getting the Price Right the First Time

It is critically important to price a home correctly when it first comes on the market. The reason is simple: The greatest numbers of buyers are going to see the house during the first two or three weeks. Sellers who price their home correctly are likely to be rewarded. Those who overreach, who think they […]

March 10

Millenials Are Moving to the Suburbs! (Does that make it hip?)

While DC is bursting with renting 20 and 30 somethings, a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors shows that when Millenials (ages 18-35) are ready to buy, they are buying in the suburbs.  We can confirm that we are seeing millenials out at McLean and Great Falls open houses, which, we have to admit, […]

March 09

OPEN SUNDAY March 13: 1220 Daviswood Drive, McLean,VA 22102

For many buyers, the neighborhood of Summerwood in McLean hits the sweet spot with a great combination of community, elegant homes and convenience for under $2 million. Summerwood is a neighborhood in McLean (22102) bordered by Spring Hill Road to the East, Lewisville Road to the North, and the more expensive neighborhood of Woodlea Mill to the […]