First Time Home Buyer Class - Excerpts
A 'sneak peek' at slides from Katie's first time homebuyer seminars
A guide to military relocations (PCS) to the Greater Capital Area
Sample Newsletter Jan 2009
Real estate news and market stats for Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and Montgomery County (Sign up under "Market Stats" in the left hand nav bar)
Learn About Working With Katie as your Buyer's Agent - I discuss here how I typically work with clients, from the initial meeting to visiting properties and all the way through closing.
NEW! Extension of $8000 First Time Buyer Credit and NEW $6500 Home Buyer Credit (contract by 4/30/10)
$8000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit for 2009 details- note you must settle by 11/30/09
$7500 Home Buyer Tax Credit for 2008 - Learn more about the tax "credit" (really an interest free loan) that expires in mid 2009.
Eight steps to buying your home
Best Rent vs Buy Calculator - A discussion of the assumptions and link to the best rent vs. buy calculator we've come across.
Learn More About Buying Foreclosures - A brief discussion of the differences between short sales and foreclosure properties. To learn even more about buying foreclosures, this post is the start of a multi-part series on the risks of buying a foreclosure (aka bank-owned or REO property). Finally, be sure to read this post on whether or not short sales are worth a buyer's time.
Learn About the Differences Between Condos and Co-ops - An overview of the differences, including management and ownership structure, financial implications, and advantages and disadvantages to each.
Learn About Buying New Construction - The risks are different when buying new construction. Learn more about the process here.
Eight important questions to ask your agent
Arlington Condos - Our Squidoo lens with information on Arlington condos, including links to searches, information on condo fees, and links to communities.