Tag Archives: real estate trends

Do “Subway Tiles” and “Barn Doors” Sell Your House Faster?

Does your kitchen have a farmhouse sink or subway tile backsplash?  Is there a room in your home with sliding “barn doors”?  According to a the number crunchers at Zillow, these items can help your home sell for up to 13 percent more and 60 days faster!  Really? A Zillow Digs analysis of for-sale listings touting craftsman or […]

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 […]

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 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, […]