Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Tuesday - 4/2/2019 9:51 am By Gayle King

Here are 4 tips that every first-time homebuyer should consider when purchasing their first home. 1. Get Pre-Approved – Sellers won’t accept your offer unless it’s all cash or you have a lender’s letter saying you can get the financing you need to close the deal. Getting pre-approved is possibly the most important part of ... Read

What Updates Should I Do Before I Sell?

Wednesday - 3/13/2019 3:21 pm By Gayle King

When you put your home on the market, the location and the house itself are not the only factors that contribute to whether you go to the closing table. Major home improvement projects can vastly increase the value of your home, but these projects, such as a full kitchen or bathroom remodel, are often costly, ... Read

Buying a home and finding the best schools

Wednesday - 2/20/2019 11:53 am By Gayle King

If you are looking to buy a home in a place where you can feel unequivocally confident about raising your family, Loudoun County should be at the top of your list. Loudoun County is one of the leading counties in the country that scores in the top 100 for Elementary, Middle and High schools. Three of ... Read

What’s Up Loudoun?

Monday - 2/11/2019 3:53 pm By Gayle King

Winter Activities in Loudoun County As much as I love my warm cozy sweaters, Anthropologie candles burning throughout the house, fuzzy socks on my feet at all times, and a roaring fire in my fire place, if you are like me, this cold weather has you a bit stir-crazy locked indoors. During the fall, spring, and summer, ... Read

Tip for staging your home for sale

Tuesday - 1/22/2019 5:10 pm By Gayle King

  You have spent countless hours preparing your home for sale. Removing all of the items from your countertops and bathroom vanities. Depersonalizing every wall in your house. Removing every shampoo bottle and soap dispenser. Freshening up the bathrooms with new towels. However there is one thing in all of your home staging and preparation ... Read

3 Key Strategies for Staging Your Home

Thursday - 1/17/2019 3:27 pm By Gayle King

Grab them at the curb. You’ve seen them. Buyers hunkered low in their cars in front of your home, doing drive-bys before deciding whether to request a showing or attend an open house. Make these potential buyers fall in love with your home from the street by adding potted plants and flowers, power-washing patios and ... Read

Is Northern VA the next BOOM town?

Friday - 12/28/2018 8:14 pm By Gayle King

We all know that Loudoun County is thriving. We were named one of the 10 Happiest Counties in America in 2017, and we can easily see that our real estate market is flourishing all around us with all the new construction of both commercial and residential projects. But did you know that the Washingtonian just ... Read

Why Fall Can Be a Good Time to Sell Your Home.

Monday - 11/19/2018 1:59 pm By Gayle King

It is November – or as I like to call it “mashed potato month”, directly followed by “eggnog month” and right after “pumpkin spice everything month”. November is the month to give thanks, to spend time with family, to go apple picking – but historically speaking it was not the ideal month to sell your ... Read

The HGTV Effect

Tuesday - 10/9/2018 11:24 am By Gayle King

Did you know that the price of a kitchen in Waco Texas is not the same price as a new kitchen in the DMV?  That the average homebuyer looks at 10 houses as opposed to 3 before they make an offer on a home? These are some truly bad lessons that the average home buyer ... Read

3D Tour of 17331 Westham Estates Ct. Hamilton VA.

Tuesday - 9/25/2018 2:12 pm By Gayle King

Luxury estate situated on 1.9 acres in the sought after village of Hamilton.  This home has 5 Bedrooms and 5.5 Bathrooms. 3 Finished levels. 3 car side load garage. This home is offered at $899,000.  Contact the listing agent for pre-market showings. Gayle King 703-980-5334 Click on the link below to view a 3D Tour ... Read