Downtown Silver Spring Gets Makeover

Exciting Changes Coming For Downtown Silver Spring It looks like more cool surprises, and more things to do, are in the works for downton Silver Spring.

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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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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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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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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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Commuting Options in Maryland Suburbs

The traffic around D.C. stinks. No doubt about it.  True, it’s not the world’s worst. INRIX, a big data company that studies traffic congestion, ranks Moscow lower. Istanbul, Turkey, is second. Bogota, Columbia, is third.  But in the U.S., only Boston gets a lower score than D.C

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New beginnings with DKG Living

I love new beginnings. Little things, like a new pair of shoes. Or big things, like a new job, a new car, or buying a new home. It’s awesome when something shiny comes your way. It feels hopeful. Full of possibilities...

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