Real Estate News

  • functional laundry and a carbinet
    March 07, 2017

    Builder Tips on Designing a More Functional Laundry Space

    Experts say if a homeowner is looking to renovate a kitchen and bathroom on the main floor, the creation of a more functional laundry room might also be on that to-do list. But sometimes, ironing out a new laundry floor plan is its own job.
  • Tax docs, calculator and cash
    March 07, 2017

    Are You Getting the Home Tax Deductions You’re Entitled To?

    One of the neatest deductions itemizing homeowners can take advantage of is the mortgage interest deduction, which you claim on Schedule A. To get the mortgage interest deduction, your mortgage must be secured by your home — and your home can be a house, trailer, or boat, as long as you can sleep in it, cook in it, and it has a toilet.
  • a man and woman, calculating retirement assets
    March 07, 2017

    Maximizing Your Assets in Retirement

    No matter how diligent you may have been about saving for retirement, unexpected life changes and economic realities can negatively impact your retirement budget.
  • Reston Transportation Map
    March 07, 2017

    Homeowners Oppose Proposed Transit Area Tax

    Homeowners voiced concern about paying a proposed service district tax that is being proposed in Reston and outside the Town of Herndon.
  • Home renovation and construction using woods
    March 07, 2017

    Home Renovations: Best Design Decisions and Common Mistakes to Avoid

    When you’re starting the initial discussions with prospective contractors and design teams, it’s important to be thorough. You want to feel comfortable with them, with the scope of the work and that they’re going to see the project through.
  • A home scenery in fairfax
    March 07, 2017

    Fairfax Real Estate Market Sees Slight Uptick in Sales Volume

    “Flat” – or maybe “stable” – is the word to describe the Fairfax County real estate market in October.
  • Masonic Temple image scene with evening skyline
    March 07, 2017

    NoVA Insider’s Guide to the Counties

    Each county in Northern Virginia offers its residents something different, with communities, food and beer scenes, arts and culture offerings. If you’re new to town, don’t worry: We break down each county by its population, must-see destinations and more.
  • A man staring at something
    March 07, 2017

    What Do Real Estate Pros Look for When It’s Their Turn to Buy?

    Since you can’t exactly take a home on a test drive, how do you decide? That got us to thinking about real estate pros. When they’ve seen practically everything on the market, how do they choose?
  • A house for auctioning
    March 07, 2017

    Buying a House at Foreclosure Auction is Risky Business

    If you want to get a good deal at a foreclosure auction, know what you’re buying and how you’ll be expected to pay for it.