Certified International Property Specialist

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Thrilled to share that two of our agents – Jennifer Toole and Rebecca Wu – have just completed training for the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation with the National Association of Realtors.  Just another way that we are working to better serve our clients worldwide.  To learn why the CIPS designation can be instrumental to your real estate transaction, …

Headlines on the Effects of President Trump on our local Real Estate Market

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“Never make predictions, especially about the Future.” But it is always enlightening and fun to collect statements from others, many of them Professionals, about how they forecast the real estate market under the next administration. Here are some “predictions” online right now. Some contradict each other for good measure. Keeping them in mind may help you navigate your way through …

Privacy Policy

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Sotheby’s International Realty© PRIVACY STATEMENT Last modified April 1, 2015 We respect the privacy of each user of the Site (referred to as “you” or “a user”), whether you are just beginning your real estate search or have previously visited our Site. This Privacy Statement gives you specific information about how we protect your privacy, how we treat your Personal …

Military Basic Allowance for Housing – 2016

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The US government provides a generous amount of Basic Allowance for Quarters, commonly known as “Housing Allowance,” for our service members in the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area. I cannot recommend a single E-5 or below to purchase a house in our region. It would be in your interest to rent with a room mate and save as much money …

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Rent or Buy? No Right or Wrong Answer.

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Is it better to rent or buy? Of course as a Realtor, it is in my personal interest to convince you to BUY versus rent. That will bring me money in my pocket. However, I want lifetime clients, not a one time customer. To do that, I must genuinely out of the best interest of my client, and sometimes I …

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The Truth about Zillow

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The following is a transcript of this great article from Huffington Post, written by a fellow Realtor, Kristina Modares of Austin, TX. In a society obsessed with technology and social media, we are bombarded by loads of content. Today, anybody can post information online and just because something’s popular doesn’t mean it’s accurate. Now more than ever, we need to …

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School Choices

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The National Capital Region boasts some of the best High Schools in the nation. They include both private and public schools. Some of the best private schools include Sidwell Friends Academy in NW DC, where the President’s daughters attend. Others include such institutions as National Cathedral School, St. Albans School, Georgetown Day School, Holton Arms School, and the Potomac School. …

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Staff Officer House Hunting

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Life is all about choices and priorities. As a staff officer serving in a vital capacity in our National Capital Region, you will be pulling long hours behind your work station. One thing you cannot afford is long morning and evening commutes. you can easily spend 1-2 hours daily behind the wheel. This quickly adds up to 5-10 hours behind …