The Selling Edge

The Selling Edge provides sellers and buyers with the latest market info, technology and statistical data to sell or buy their home with confidence.

Catherine Jouet and Jim Lyons, Northern Virginia real estate experts, specializing in the sale and resale of residential properties have developed a specific marketing plan designed to deliver the best financial results for sellers in the Alexandria, Arlington and DC markets. The marketing plan, "The Selling Edge" provides expert resources in real estate, financing, legal issues and market trends with statistical data and superior customer service as the cornerstone of their business. Given the nuances of the Northern Virginia real estate market, The Selling Edge is a one-stop solution created to give local area home owners and buyers the insights and knowledge to sell their homes with confidence.

4 ways to cut spending and save for a home down payment REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Cut down on going out to the movies and dinner -- get Netflix and try new recipes.

Are You Thinking About Buying a Home? The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don't need to go through it alone. You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home...or if interest rates are projected to rise or fall.The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don't need to go thro

Just Listed: 9014 Buckner Road in Virginia - Catherine Jouet, Realtor® This adorable and well maintained all brick ranch style home with spacious yard is located at the end of the street overlooking the Mt Vernon County Club...

1064 Dalebrook Drive - Just Listed - Catherine Jouet, Realtor® Don’t miss this rare opportunity to purchase a home in the desirable and sought after WAYNEWOOD neighborhood and school boundary.

5 Stats That Prove the Real Estate Market Is Getting Stronger

market news! Whenever there is talk about an improving housing market, some begin to show concern that we may be headed toward another housing bubble that will be followed by a crash similar to the one we saw last decade. Here are five data points that show the housing market will continue to recover, and tha

Real Life vs. Reality TV: 5 Myths Explained Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV ‘show hole’*? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Fixer Upper,” “House Hunters,” “Flip or Flop,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more, just in one sitting.

Real Estate Values Today Compared to Pre-2008 Peak This housing market has many people talking about home values; where they are and where they are headed. It’s also interesting to look back and see how home prices compare to values prior to the housing crisis. Every quarter, Freddie Mac releases their House Price Index. The index usually pro

Waynewood Neighborhood of Alexandria - TWO GREAT LISTINGS!

Renting vs. Buying: What Does it Really Cost? [INFOGRAPHIC] Renting vs. Buying: What Does it Really Cost? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Median price of homes sold in D.C. area hits 10-year high for month of April The median price of a home sold in the D.C. region climbed to $419,250 last month.

Housing Inventory Disappearing The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, and the market demand. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report which gives insight into today’s market conditions.

Preparing to Sell - Catherine Jouet, Realtor® Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get...

Advice for potential home buyers who lack a traditional credit history Across a range of socioeconomic circumstances, counselors can help.

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What to expect in the 2016 housing market Inventory will be higher, but so will interest rates and prices.

Friendly Reminder that Virginia Personal Property Taxes are Due October 5, 2015!

Contact us for a consultation to talk about your real estate dreams and we can help you make them a reality!

What If I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? First-time homebuyers are flocking to the housing market in greater numbers than any time in the last few years. Renters who are ready and willing to buy are now realizing that they are also able to as well. Many first-time buyers are Millennials (born between 1981 – 1997). If you are one of

Consumers Increasingly Optimistic about Economy, Housing Consumers Increasingly Optimistic about Economy, Housing

Spring home tours a beautiful tradition in the District area

Upcoming Home and Garden Tours. Three months are full of events to be offered at homes, embassies and historic spots.

Alexandria rated sixth-best downtown in America deemed Old Town "as hip as it is historic."

How to Protect Your Home During Extreme Cold Weather | Today's Homeowner Extreme cold weather can be hard on both you and your home. Here are some tips to put into practice when freezing weather, snow, and ice hit your area. How to Deal with Frozen Pipes Disconnect and drain garden hoses. Cover outside faucets with insulating foam covers. Turn off water to outside faucet…

Real Estate Matters | Home buyer resolutions for 2015 The first thing to do is to make sure your credit report is clean.

Our team has great incentives for military buyers and sellers - active and veterans. Please contact us for details!

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What I told you that you could clean out your basement/garage and help feed the hungry??? It is TRUE! Every year, my company Keller Williams Realty hosts a Thanksgiving Fundraiser to provide complete meals to families in need in Alexandria. This includes a turkey, pumpkin pie, rolls, canned green beans, corn, yams, stuffing, mashed potatoes and more. Last year, we provided meals to over 325 local families. In order to do so again this year, we are having a yard sale in our office parking lot in Old Town on Saturday, October 11 from 9-12. All proceeds will go towards purchasing food for our Thanksgiving Fundraiser, which will be on November 25.

If you have anything that you’d like to donate, you can drop it off at my office at 607 S. Washington St or I would be happy to arrange a way to get the items from you. Please message me or email catheri[email protected]

Our top producing real estate team is hiring a part time marketing assistant. 15-20 hours per week - immediate start. Please contact us for details.

Dave Ramsey - Take Control Of Your Life And Money

7 baby steps to personal wealth. New York Times best-selling author and radio host Dave Ramsey is America's trusted voice on money. Learn how to budget, beat debt, and build a legacy with Dave's proven plan.

Paulson: Buying a house still best investment Billionaire money manager John Paulson still thinks buying a home to live in is the best investment possible.

4 Things to Know When Buying Homeowners Insurance

Great article about Homeowner's insurance! These tips can help first-time buyers make good decisions.

Why overpricing a home is not a good idea

Great advice! Thinking like a buyer can help sellers yield the highest return on their homes.

Washington D.C. region housing market data broken down by Zip code

How did your zip code do last year? A look at the number of homes sold, median sale price and price per square foot across the region

New Year's resolutions for home buyers

New Year's Resolutions for Buyers (a Seller's list coming out next week) By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin

Holiday Gift Ideas That Will Add To Your Home's Value

GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR HOMEOWNERS. As a professional realtor, I get a lot of questions about which improvements will ultimately add to resale. Why not get creative with holiday gifts t

4 ways to pay off your mortgage early

Start your financial planning for 2014 now! If you're able to swing it, paying down your home loan ahead of schedule can save you big money. What's the best way to go about it?

Trust in your real estate broker is the foundation of home buying, selling

"Your agent would rather that you buy the home, be happy in the purchase and make future referrals to him or her than have you feel bad about the purchase." In the equation of buying a home, trust in a real estate broker is of utmost importance.

Greater DC Real Estate News

Sometimes it's hard to let go...Tips for Sellers! News, Tidbits and Rantings

Selling Your Home in the Fall. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SELLING YOUR HOME THIS FALL When people think of buying or selling a home, they often associate springtime with sales. It's true that spring is the busiest time of the ye...

School quality is tied home prices in new study. But other factors may affect values.

Realtors can not steer you towards or away from a certain school district, but can help buyers develop searches based on a certain school's boundary upon request. Large national study does not consider other factors that may affect the value of real estate.

Shutdown will stall home loans for thousands

Something to keep in mind. Delays in obtaining and verifying buyer information could undercut the nation’s resurgent housing market.

Outlook for housing sales-this is on a national level but you get the picture. Our area here in the greater DC area will be even stronger.

Does Your Credit Score Effect Your Homeowners Insurance Cost? The #1 Real Estate Content Site on the Web


Thanks for reading today's blog - curb appeal is important for EVERY homeowner! Replacing Gutters is a dreaded home improvement. It is expensive, but not sexy. It does even make good cocktail party conversation. “So what do you

July home prices rise at fastest rate in seven years, but monthly gains slow Increases reported in all 20 cities of the Case-Shiller index, but monthly gains slow.

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