Chicken or the Egg?? Shop for a Home or Qualify for a loan??
Homeowners often struggle with the decision to look for a house (the fun part) or get pre-qualified for a mortgage loan (the less-fun portion) first.
While "which to do first"…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Five-small-red-wooden-houses-in-a-row-on-a-wood-table.jpg9011200Maggie Hatfieldhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngMaggie Hatfield2021-03-16 22:29:042021-03-29 20:39:56Shop for a Home or Qualify for a Loan? Pre-Qualified vs Pre-Approval
I have the honor of currently representing several buyers. A few are first-time buyers and a few are experienced buyers. Even the experienced buyers are a bit nervous about finding their dream home in today’s current market. Low mortgage…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Brick-house-with-a-well-manicured-lawn.jpg8001200Kristin Rosmorduchttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngKristin Rosmorduc2021-03-08 22:11:062021-03-08 22:11:09Winning Buyer’s Tips in a Competitive Seller’s Market
Just Listed: Single family home in South Riding, VA with over 3,000 square feet of space over 3 levels.
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/42630-Harris-Street.jpg12141894Karen Broussardhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngKaren Broussard2021-02-25 17:40:052021-03-29 20:39:20Coming Soon: “Village” Style Single Family Home in South Riding
Snow continues to fall in Loudoun County, but it’s never too early to start planning for the spring to come. As many of us have spent more time in our homes these past 12 months than ever before, it’s never the wrong time to do some spring…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Install-Magnetic-Carriage-Garage-Doors.jpg8001200Owen Gotimerhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngOwen Gotimer2021-02-10 19:54:042021-02-15 18:31:447 Easy DIY Home Improvements to Freshen Up Your Space Before Spring
Right now, in this strong Seller's Market, you won't see too many Sellers offering a Home Warranty to potential Buyers. But in times when there is more inventory of homes and things are more competitive for Sellers, it can help set their home…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Featured-photo.jpg324542Karen Broussardhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngKaren Broussard2021-02-07 23:20:332021-02-15 18:31:08Should You Buy — or Ask For — A Home Warranty When Purchasing a Home?
Buying a home is a major life decision. Not only is your home the place where you’ll spend a large amount of your time—and maybe even more time as the work-from-home trend continues—buying a home is a large financial investment.
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Two-people-signing-doocuments.jpg8001200Owen Gotimerhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngOwen Gotimer2021-01-25 22:12:052021-01-25 22:12:08Self-Employed, COVID, and Applying for Mortgages
Many of you may remember my post from a little over a year ago in which I introduced you to Birchwood at Brambleton, an "active adult" community for the 55+ set, nestled into the southeast corner of the award-winning master planned community…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Screen-Shot-2021-01-18-at-5.02.42-PM.jpg8781920Karen Broussardhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngKaren Broussard2021-01-18 21:59:202021-02-15 18:30:28Update on Birchwood at Brambleton Active Adult Community: It’s Selling Fast!
2020. A year for the ages.
Loudoun County, Virginia has always been an opportunistic location to plant family roots, but in 2020, the global COVID-19 pandemic, the lowest mortgage rates in decades, and low housing inventory made Loudoun…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/5ee2b4ac1173e-scaled.jpg17072560Owen Gotimerhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngOwen Gotimer2020-12-30 17:32:302020-12-30 17:32:32Loudoun’s 2021 Real Estate Forecast
It's always best to use a Realtor, not a "Zestimate," to determine the market value of your home.
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Staging a home helps present it in the best possible light for a quick and successful sale. Virtual staging is a great tool for showcasing vacant homes.
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Screen-Shot-2020-11-24-at-10.45.39-AM.jpg12371920Karen Broussardhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngKaren Broussard2020-11-24 16:33:552020-12-06 16:25:00What Exactly Is Home “Staging?”
With the crisp, cool, fall air settling into Northern Virginia, now, is a better time than any, to enjoy the gorgeous autumn views (and brews) throughout our community.
If you’re looking for an exciting hike this weekend, capped off with…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Old-Rag-Mountain.jpg6671000Owen Gotimerhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngOwen Gotimer2020-11-16 17:54:592020-11-16 17:56:12Best Fall Hiking Views (and Brews) in Northern Virginia
If Q3 2020 was any indication, the real estate market in Northern Virginia is still on the rise. Homes are flying off the market at a record pace for more money than they have since our housing boom in the early 2000s. Location independence,…
https://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Positive-trend-line-on-chalk-board.jpg8001200Owen Gotimerhttps://15westhomes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/18_15west-Logo-Final-23-300x88.pngOwen Gotimer2020-11-08 15:41:152020-11-08 15:41:183 Loudoun County Real Estate Trends Emerging from COVID-19
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