Tag Archives: great falls real estate

May 11

Landscaping and Home Values in Great Falls and McLean

Landscaping, or the lack of it, can make or break a home’s curb appeal.  An established, beautiful garden is visually appealing and a sign to buyers that a home has been cared for and maintained.  A coherent landscaping plan with a variety of shrubs and perennials also adds real value to a home.  Good landscaping’s return on […]

How To Amp Up The Resale Value of Your Home

Whether you’re putting your home on the market this year or in the next five years, it is a smart decision to start building your home’s resale value now. Here are some ways to create a comfortable home while making it easier to put more money into your bank account on closing day. Small Maintenance […]

April 16

9563 Edmonston Drive, Great Falls, VA 22066: OPEN SUNDAY APRIL 17 FROM 1-4

Tucked away in the Carrwood Estates in Great Falls, this home and its setting are quintessential Great Falls.  Located between Beach Mill Road and the Potomac, the Carrwood Estates neighborhood is one of Great Falls’ most desirable locations, with an exclusive enclave of twenty homes, ranging from brick Georgians, contemporaries and Tudors, to a modern farmhouse […]

April 11

9113 Weant Drive, Great Falls, VA 22066:Adorable cottage, unbeatable price

Once upon a time in the lovely woodlands of Great Falls, there was an enchanting brown cottage with a bright red door.  This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath cottage charmed all who walked through its bright scarlet door and fell instantly in love, especially when they found that it was priced at just $699,000!!! This is not […]

Great Falls & McLean Homebuyers: Choose your lender carefully!

It sounds antithetical, but do not choose your lender based on rate alone.  Beware the siren song of the “cheap” lender.  Choosing the wrong lender could cost you. Make Sure Your Lender Has a Good Track Record Select your lender based on their record of getting loans processed, underwritten and to the settlement table on […]

April 07

Tips for Finding that Dream House

More than 90% of people start the process of looking for their next home by going online, and if one searches the term “Washington DC homes,” there are more than 134,000,000 results. How can you be sure not to miss the perfect house buried in all that info? If you are like most Americans, you’ll […]

Lessons from a Lender: Credit Score Advice

Written by Don Frutchey of Atlantic Coast Mortgage LLC One of the most important aspects in the “underwriting triangle” is the credit score. Not only is credit elemental to the loan approval but also has an impact on the monthly payment. Of the three critical underwriting elements and aside from the down payment, credit (typically […]

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 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 […]