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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Are You One of the 46 Million Millennials Who Are Mortgage Ready?

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream.

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The KonMari Method: Create Joy When Selling Your Home

  One of the biggest challenges sellers face when listing their house is decluttering. Cleaning out some of the more personal decorating choices allows buyers to imagine themselves living in the house. Those planning to sell soon are in luck! Marie Kondo, the inventor of the KonMari Method of Tidying Up, has gained popularity with her new Netflix s[…]

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5 Tips on Making a “Wants vs Needs” List When Buying a Home

When you finally make the decision to purchase a new home, it’s easy to get carried away. 

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One of the Best Places to Live in Maryland:  Silver Spring

You know what I love about downtown Silver Spring? Every time I go, it’s cooler than the last time! What I’m noticing lately is the energy that’s coming from every direction.

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How to Select Your Next Home in Maryland

Upgrading from your first home to your next is a pretty exciting thing to think about. After buying a starter home and experiencing the realities of home ownership, you probably have a clearer picture of what you really want in your next home.

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