[Video] 6 Tips on Preparing Your Home for an Open House

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Here are 6 tips of things you should to do to help prepare your home for an open house. Not quite there yet? Get in contact with me so we can make getting the highest price for your home a reality!

I can be reached at 703-738-9505 or lbudik@mcenearney.com.

Many thanks to J Media Group for the video recording, editing and production.

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What’s ahead for 2016 in real estate? And celebrate Washington’s birthday all month long

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WHAT’S AHEAD FOR 2016? 2015 was better than 2014 across the entire metro DC area for the two most important metrics – total settlements and new contract activity – but most other indicators were a little worse. With the exception of Washington, D.C. itself, homes took a little longer to sell, price appreciation was moderate at best and overall supply rose as more new listings came on the market.

What’s ahead for 2016? We think the market is headed toward something we haven’t seen in almost 15 years: normalcy. During the past decade and a half we’ve seen some wild swings in real estate, from the pause after the horrors of Sept. 11, to the rapid run up in home prices 10 years ago with teaser rate mortgages and people buying homes who could not possible afford them, to the crash that followed.

Click here to read the entire bi-monthly MarketWatch report by McEnearney CIO David Howell.

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WWI Memorial snags a talented duo and memorable concept; Rescue Reston to present ‘Paint & Sip’ event

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Pershing Park in Washington, D.C. Photo credit National Park Service

UPDATE: Thanks to reader Charles Birnbaum for providing this related information.

Pershing Park in Washington, D.C., will soon have a landmark sure to bring in crowds of those mourning, observing or acknowledging our fallen heroes.

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Maximize the space in your small closet

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Image courtesy Trunk Club

By Jill Lynn, Senior Sales Director at Trunk Club

Cleaning out and organizing your closet can feel daunting, I know. However, when dealing with a small closet space, you must narrow it down to the essentials and the clothing that you are actually wearing. Old rugby shirts are just nostalgia, not wearable, and taking up valuable real estate!

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[Video] 5 Tips for Selecting a Real Estate Agent

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Here are 5 tips to help you know what to look for when selecting a real estate agent.

I would be delighted to be the agent to help you sell, buy or rent your next home. Do not hesitate to get in touch with me; I can be reached at 703-738-9505 or lbudik@mcenearney.com.

Enjoy!

Many thanks to J Media Group for the video recording, editing and production.

Another assisted living facility slated for Reston, Arab festival tomorrow

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Another assisted living center — known as Waltonwood Reston — with 135 beds is slated to come to Reston on Leesburg Pike, according to RestonNow. This is in addition to the assisted living facility covered earlier by Reston Real Estate Hub.

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Wiehle Station Ventures submits plans for Lincoln at Commerce Park development

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Lincoln at Commerce Park

Wiehle Station Ventures LLC, has filed rezoning and development plans for Lincoln Commerce Park at Commerce Park Drive, Association Drive and Sunrise Valley Drive, according to Reston Connection.

The application outlines the company’s plans to change a surface parking lot into 260 residential units.

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