Curious Buyers

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part One

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part One

On more than one occasion, I’ve met with new buyers to be greeted with warm smiles, a firm handshake…and a list of interview questions that they printed off the internet. Given the amount of research we do to book a restaurant or hotel reservation, I […]

Multiple Offers and the 5-Minute Boyfriend

Multiple Offers and the 5-Minute Boyfriend

As I sit here counseling my buyer clients through this home inspection, it occurs to me that there’s an opportunity to explain how we got to this point. Because this is common. And it will become more prevalent in the Spring Markets when listings move […]

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part Four

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part Four

In the fourth part of the series, I’ll share with you the good, bad and ugly of the Internet and how it continues to change the way we sell real estate. When I first started in this business in 2002, the Internet was not in […]

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part Three

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part Three

In the third part of the series, the conversation goes beyond what you can expect from me and touches on the level of service clients receive from the referral partners I recommend. In the course of a purchase transaction, buyers can select their own lender, […]

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part Two

Questions to Ask Your Buyer Agent: Part Two

In the second part of the series, I’ll address (haha, pun intended) the way I help buyers feel comfortable when considering options spanning the Northern Virginia area. With such a vast inventory of options and the need to prioritize between schools, commute, amenities and active social […]