Category Archives: Investors

Where Have All The Homes Gone?

The Spring market in Northern Virginia is hot.  It is not uncommon for new listings to receive multiple offers.   In fact, I had 3 homes sell this month with multiple offers that were above asking.  Why is this happening? Well, interest rates are still very attractive and buyers are out in force but sellers are […]








Tune In Or Turn Off To Turn Key?

Many people want to invest in real estate but find that they can’t do so in their home market.  Either the cash flows are not there or the property is too expensive.  Here in Northern Virginia, the average price point is in the in the mid 500s and selections below $200,000 are very limited.  With […]



Are You A Satisficer or Maximizer?

Yes, satisifcer is a word, at least according to Barry Schwartz, a Swarthmore College professor and author of The Paradox of Choice. If you are not a satisficer, you are probably a maximizer.  Whichever mindset you employ will dictate how you search for a home. More on that shortly. I was introduced to the satisficer/maximizer […]