Your Listing Options in Light of the Coronavirus

Bright MLS Real Estate

As a seller, you may be wondering what your options are in light of Coronavirus. Talk to your agent about these and other options you have. I Still Want to Sell The listing status in the MLS will be Active. Days on Market will continue to accumulate. The listing will continue to appear on websites like realtor.com, Zillow and BrightMLShomes.com. …

Contingency Plan: Glickman Strategic Remodeling Solution Converts 1940s Bungalow into Home for Life

John Byrd Home & Design

There is nothing self-evident about an Aging-in-Place (AIP) solution. Transforming an existing house into a dwelling that will serve its owners for life is both art and science—a process which often demands not only top design and building expertise but technical skills best acquired through professional certification. How the retrofit plan is phased-into the owner’s lifestyle is, likewise, a function …

March-April 2020 Local Real Estate Experts

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

Kevin Kleifges Someone Who Knows This Area Inside and Out! As an agent who’s an expert in this local area, Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate. Kevin is someone you can trust for up-to-date information who is eager to serve you. If you need to find your next home, Kevin will find …

This Spring… Plant and Nurture Native Plants

Ryanne Wright Home & Design

Exotic plants may be beautiful, but in a delicate ecosystem with ongoing construction projects, Northern Virginia’s native wildlife is in serious danger. To have a healthy ecosystem, an abundance of plant and grass varieties must first be available before any insect or animal species will inhabit an area for a healthy ecosystem. Exotic plant species are oftentimes invasive and bring …

March-April 2020 Premier Real Estate

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

See what’s new in the real estate market. 10922 Shallow Creek Drive Great Falls, VA | $1,895,000 Rarely available, Longwood Estates has the picture perfect, move-in ready dream home! Magnificently renovated and meticulously maintained 6000+ square feet sited on .92 acres. Enjoy beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the main AND upper level, with an open floor plan for entertaining, family interaction, …

February 2020 Housing Market Update

Bright MLS Real Estate

FEBRUARY 2020Data as of March 5, 2020 DC Metro: February Home Sales and Median Prices SUMMARY Please note: Data in this report covers February 1st – 29th, prior to the March 2020 interest rate changes. The metro area hit a ten year February high on median home sales price as townhomes ($455.0K) hit their second-highest monthly median price ever in …

Do You Really Want that Freestanding Bathtub?

Barbara Ballinger Home & Design

Bathroom trends may come and go as much as other home design changes do. Many of the Jacuzzi™ and whirlpool tubs that captivated homeowners back in the 1980s and ‘90s faded in popularity as the piping became troublesome to clean. “A lot used them for extra storage,” says real estate salesperson Stephanie Mallios of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Short …

January-February 2020 Local Real Estate Experts

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

Laurie Mensing Christie’s International Real Estate Ranked in the top 1% of agents nationwide, Laurie Mensing eclipsed the $800 million mark in real estate sales by the end of 2018. Her strategy, treating every transaction as if it’s her own, has proved to be the key to her overwhelming success. In 2018 Laurie was ranked the #1 Agent Long & …

January-February 2020 Premier Real Estate

TysonsToday Staff Real Estate

See what’s new in the real estate market. Classic and Timeless Alexandria, VA | $1,200,000 What an elegant City of Alexandria delight! Large freshly painted inside and out Tudor with terrific layout including open kitchen/breakfast room/family room. Tranquil sunroom overlooking private landscaped rear yard. Grand entry staircase to wonderful master suite with reading room, walk-in closets and large bath. Finished …

December 2019 Housing Market Update

Bright MLS Real Estate

 Washington D.C. Metro wraps up 2019 with a new December record high median sales price of $459,950; sales surge; inventory levels at decade low.  The following analysis of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area housing market has been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. of MarketStats by ShowingTime and is based on December 2019 Bright MLS housing data.  OVERVIEW  The Washington D.C. …