Happy to Lend a Hand to Preserve Home Ownership!

At the Donna Kerr Group, we know a good cause when we see one. And that’s exactly why we recently joined a terrific group – Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC)– that tackles home repairs for those who need a hand.

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How to Prepare for a Home Sale and Maximize Sales Price

One thing I love about working for the Donna Kerr Group is our unique ability to prepare homes for sale. As many of our clients have learned, investing in the right kind of creative home rehab can be very rewarding.

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Big Changes Ahead with the Purple Line

Are you wondering how things will change when the Purple Line opens in a couple of years? Me, too! I’m optimistic, though. I’m sure it will help with traffic congestion.

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The Truth About Open Houses

Everybody loves an open house, right? It’s a chance to visit a house, try it on for size, and see how it fits. You imagine yourself sitting in the eat-in kitchen with a steaming cup of coffee and taking pride in those state-of-the-art appliances and gleaming hardwood cabinets. Or how about getting dressed in that spacious master bath with the his-a[…]

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Outdoor Space Hacks Perfect for Summer

Let’s cut to the chase, few things in life, especially in the Silver Spring MD area, are better than sitting outside on a warm summer night enjoying a cool drink in the company of the ones you love! Outdoor living is an opportunity to slow down, soak it all in and enjoy the great outdoors! But if your current outdoor space is looking a little less […]

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Millennials Skipping Starter Homes

  When my team and I meet with millennial first-time buyers in lower Montgomery, we understand that a starter home may sometimes be the best practical option. But more and more, we’re seeing that first-time buyers, particularly millennials, are skipping that step and purchasing forever homes – homes that offer exciting possibilities for families pl[…]

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Best Tacos in the Silver Spring area?

Searching for tacos in Silver Spring/Takoma Park You know that feeling when you pass a new Silver Spring area restaurant and whisper to yourself: I gotta try that place? I recently had the urge with Cielo Rojo, a new local taco place.

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Are Experts Expecting a Boom or Bust in the Real Estate Market?

The most frequent question we get as Realtors is, "How's the market?"  Everyone is wondering if we are entering another “bubble,” or if prices will continue to rise. Is now the time to buy your dream home, when interest rates are historically low? Or, should you wait for a decline in prices, possibly risking a rise in rates?  

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Selling Your Home For $165k More.... From Africa!

We love a good success story, and that’s just what the home sellers at 9503 Ocala Street got when they enlisted the Donna Kerr Group to sell their home for more.  In fact they sold for $165k more in sale price after investing only $55k netting them $105k in profit to put toward their new home.  

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Local Dog-Friendly Restaurants Are The Place To Be This Summer

Dog owners rejoice, you no longer have to leave Fido at home during your weekend adventures enjoying Silver Spring this summer. Local establishments are catching on to a growing trend, and quite frankly a necessity- fur-friendly spots to grab a beer, delicious meal or just people watch.

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