Category Archives: Real Estate Ramblings









So You Want To Pass On The Home Inspection?

The house had everything we wanted. Beautiful hardwood floors, remodeled bathrooms, cathedral ceilings and lots of outdoor space. We started planning the garden and where we would store they kayak. Even though everything looked perfect as a Realtor® I always recommend buyers have a home inspection. Fortunately I took my own advise. What happened next […]


Forget About Square Feet Think Room Sizes

At least a couple of times a week someone asks why does Zillow or Trulia shows their Northern Virginia home as only 1500 square feet (SF) when it’s really 2500 SF. The answer is fairly straightforward.  These sites ( and many others) pull information for the county tax records.  In most cases our tax records […]