Housing Inventory Snapshot – April 2016

We hope you will find the following snapshot of April’s inventory statistics for the various regions and property types/values in our Northern Virginia Real Estate market informative. This snapshot features new data points that we introduced last year. They show the trend of changes across several categories from 30 days prior. This can be a good … Continue reading Housing Inventory Snapshot – April 2016

HOUSING INVENTORY SNAPSHOT – AUGUST 2015

We hope you will find the following snapshot of August’s inventory statistics for the various regions and property types/values in our Northern Virginia Real Estate market informative. This snapshot features new data points that we introduced a few of months ago. They show the trend of changes across several categories from 30 days prior. This can be a … Continue reading HOUSING INVENTORY SNAPSHOT – AUGUST 2015

Home Improvement Projects with the Best Return on Investment

The characteristics that define a good Return on Investment (ROI) for your home meet these four criteria; Low-Maintenance, Good (not necessarily the highest) Quality, Energy-Efficient, and Relatively low cost. The top ROI projects in order, one being the best, are as follows: 1. Replacing Your Front Door 2. New Siding 3. Minor Kitchen Remodel 4. … Continue reading Home Improvement Projects with the Best Return on Investment

Our Native Camel Cricket is Under Siege from it’s Asian Cousin

According to Wikipedia, "Diestrammena is a cricket genus in the family Rhaphidophoridae. It is native to Asia, including Japan. The United States is currently undergoing a camel cricket census conducted by researchers and citizen scientists at North Carolina State University. Citizen scientists were asked to survey their homes for presence or absence of camel crickets … Continue reading Our Native Camel Cricket is Under Siege from it’s Asian Cousin