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Find the Best School in Your New Neighborhood

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // January 25, 2016

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Whether you currently have a family or thinking about having one in the future, education is a very important part in deciding where you will be buying a home.  Today, there are many options out there to educate your child.  Consider these options when thinking about the schooling option for your family in your new […]


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Don’t Be a Home Closing Casualty

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // January 18, 2016

So you found a buyer and received your offer contract, isn’t time to break out the champagne and celebrate? Not so fast. Many factors are still at play that can cause your close to fall through. Make sure you are prepared before you sell your home so you don’t become a closing casualty. Financing Falls […]


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Custom Rehab Pros and Cons

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // January 11, 2016

Rehabbing a property has its many advantages and risks involved. You should know what you are getting into before you begin the process. Work with potential buyers or renters to figure out what might work best for them and for you as far as customizing the home will go and how it might be financed. […]


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How to Manage Difficult Agents

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // January 4, 2016

The housing market is starting to get back on its feet and many homebuyers and investors have run into agents that are far from easy to get along with. There are many great brokers out there, but what do you do when you run across a difficult agent? There could be any number of reasons […]


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How to Win Your Bidding War

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // December 28, 2015

The housing market can be extremely competitive.  Bidding wars and people offering cash for homes can make it difficult to be successful. If you are thinking about entering, or already in the middle of, the home buying process, keep these tips in mind to be successful in winning the bidding war. Show You can Afford […]


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How to Make an Offer as a First-Time Homebuyer

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // December 21, 2015

You have been searching for that perfect home for months or even years and the time has finally come: you are ready to make an offer.  This can be a very stressful time especially if you are a first-time homebuyer.  To help you in the process, consider these four first-time homebuyer steps when making your […]


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Tips for Getting a Low Mortgage Rate

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // December 14, 2015

When it comes to your mortgage rate, a 0.5% difference may not seem like a lot right now but over 30 years that amount can translate into thousands of dollars spent or saved.  For this reason, the mortgage rate that you are able to secure is a very important factor when you are buying a […]


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D.C. Home Seller Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // December 7, 2015

When selling your home it is important to make sure you don’t allow your emotions to take over.  Emotional decisions can cause you to make mistakes that you will regret.  To avoid putting yourself in in this position, read our top four home seller mistakes so you know what to prepare for. Snowball Effect Everyone […]


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Are You Turning Off D.C. Homebuyers?

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // November 30, 2015

While walking through your home, you may find that you love how every room looks, that the overall design is exactly what you like. However, if you are putting your home on the market, you may want to consider changing things up a little, as not every D.C. homebuyer will agree with your style. To […]


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How to Keep Your Closing Process Moving Full Steam Ahead

Posted by Folahanmi Adunola // November 23, 2015

Sticking to your closing date can sometimes be a difficult mission – but it is one you should work to adhere to. Not only are both parties anxious to keep the closing process moving, but there are also some situations where financial penalties can be doled out when the closing process goes longer than planned. […]


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