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What's It Worth...To You

What's It Worth...To You

Melissa Terzis  04.10.2016
It seems like most real estate markets in the country are on fire right now, with homes flying off the market in days, sometimes hours....

Finding Good Investments

Melissa Terzis  04. 1.2016
The real estate market in DC is fascinating on many levels. The market has yet to slow down, continuing to go up up and up long past the...

Buyer Beware

Melissa Terzis  02.24.2016
The Spring Market starts at several different times. For some sellers chomping at the bit to list their home, that day is January 2. Holidays...

Fed Meeting This Week

Melissa Terzis  12.13.2015
It's been the busiest December I've experienced. Typically, after Thanksgiving, the entire real estate industry packs it in for the season....
How This Landlord Fell for an Awful Tenant Scam, and How to Avoid It

How This Landlord Fell for an Awful Tenant Scam, and How to Avoid It

Gino Zahnd  07.14.2015
Recently, I met with a successful investor, landlord, real estate agent, and licensed property manager who oversees properties across Washington...
First Time Buyer Advice

First Time Buyer Advice

Melissa Terzis  04.21.2015
Be realistic about what your budget constraints are. In this crazy market, you would be wasting time if you are searching for a house way...
Spring 2015 Real Estate Market Update

Spring 2015 Real Estate Market Update

Melissa Terzis  01.27.2015
I'm an agent who is all about getting clients a good deal; I love when people pay below list price. I even tell them this in our first...
Summer! We're So Glad You're Here, Except What Happened to Real Estate?

Summer! We're So Glad You're Here, Except What Happened to Real Estate?

Melissa Terzis  06.16.2014
It was the real estate market, coming to a screeching halt. Sigh. A few weeks ago something changed. I knew it was coming several months...
D.C. Dude Will Marry You For Your Nice Apartment (Unless You're A Republican)

D.C. Dude Will Marry You For Your Nice Apartment (Unless You're A Republican)

Arin Greenwood  05.20.2014
So, you're in your 30s. And, yay, you've got a great job, right here in the nation's capital! But rent is really, really expensive, and...
A 'Free' Puppy Can Be Yours If You Lived In This D.C. Luxury Apartment Building

A 'Free' Puppy Can Be Yours If You Lived In This D.C. Luxury Apartment Building

Arin Greenwood  04. 1.2014
This is Emmy. She's an English bulldog puppy -- and an amenity at a luxury apartment building in Washington, D.C. Pools, fancy gyms,...
The Best Downtowns In America Are Filled With Incredible Homes

The Best Downtowns In America Are Filled With Incredible Homes

  03.19.2014
What's the best downtown in the country? It depends on who you ask. Liveability.com recently put out its list of the top 10 downtowns...
The Median Home Price Is $188,900. Here's What That Actually Buys You.

The Median Home Price Is $188,900. Here's What That Actually Buys You.

Arin Greenwood  03.13.2014
$188,900. That's the median price of an existing home sold in the U.S. in January. (February data will be released by the National Association...
Investors and the DC Real Estate Market

Investors and the DC Real Estate Market

Melissa Terzis  03.13.2014
Everyone and their mother are chasing investment properties in D.C. because they finally got the memo from 2010 that D.C. rentals are a...
10 Incredible Gardens That'll Remind You What Spring Looks Like

10 Incredible Gardens That'll Remind You What Spring Looks Like

  03. 2.2014
In many parts of the country, there's a rumor floating around that something called "spring" will come, bringing relief from weekly snowstorms...