Melinda McCartin with Pearson Smith Realty provides unmatched service, market expertise, and an honest approach to those looking to buy or sell their home.
Congratulations to Wesley who closed on the purchase of his new home this week! 🎉🏡 I love when clients are this excited to finally get their keys 🔑
YOUR WASHINGTON NATIONALS ARE 2019 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS!
Fall officially starts on Monday! 🎃🍁🍂
simplifyingthemarket.com Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations: 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next. 57% believe the next recession will be as bad or worse than 2008. 5
simplifyingthemarket.com Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since Q4 of 2018, settling at near-historic lows. This is big news for buyers looking to get more for their money in the current housing market. According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, “the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage
Way to go PSR! 🎉🍾
📣 HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT 📣
We are proud to announce that PSR was welcomed to the most exclusive club in business! PSR earned the position of 631 in the 2019 Inc.5000 list. We have been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America based on earned revenue, which puts us in the same league as companies like Intuit, Zappos, Under Armor, Microsoft, Patagonia, and dozens more.
PSR could not of done this with out our amazing clients, hardworking agents, our dedicated employees, brokers, and partners! Thank you to each and everyone of you that have helped us get to where we are today and support the vision of where we are headed.
Celebrate How Far You’ve Come. Discover How Far You’ll Go. #inc5000 #inc5000list
simplifyingthemarket.com Questions continue to come up about where home prices will head throughout the rest of this year, as well as where they may be going over the few years beyond. We’ve gathered current data from the industry’s most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation Survey ...
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simplifyingthemarket.com A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet. The following three areas of the housing market are critical to understand: interest rates, building
Last week my client went under contract on a new construction home in Hopyard Farm! I am so excited for his family to move into their first single family home 🏡 🎉
🥊 A competitive market can be frustrating for first-time home buyers 🏡
Prepare with these 5️⃣ tips to get any advantage possible! 💪
simplifyingthemarket.com In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highl...
Happy Mother’s Day mommas! Just so you know, you are very loved and doing an AMAZING job 🌸💕
While it is true that young adults have achieved milestones like getting married, having kids, and buying homes later in life than their parents and grandparents did, they are not solely to blame for today’s housing market trends.
simplifyingthemarket.com There has been a great amount written on millennials and their impact on the housing market. However, the headlines often contradict each other. Some claim this generation is becoming the largest share of first-time home buyers, while others claim millennials don’t want to own a home, blaming them...
Happy Easter! It’s a beautiful day to celebrate 🐇☀️🌸
Springtime is so beautiful in the DMV 🌸 Don’t you just love living here?
The best way to show what’s really going on in today’s real estate market is to go straight to the data. These three graphs indicate good news for the spring housing market!
simplifyingthemarket.com The Housing Market has been a hot-topic in the news lately. Depending on which media outlet you watch, it can start to be a bit confusing to understand what’s really going on with interest rates and home prices! The best way to show what’s really going on in today’s real estate market is to go...
Are you thinking of listing your home for sale this year? There is still time to get it listed during the spring market 🌸
simplifyingthemarket.com The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, peaking the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a move. New research from realtor.com shows that the first w
simplifyingthemarket.com Some Highlights: Interest Rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have dropped to 4.41% from near 5% in 2018. Take advantage of more inventory coming to market in the spring to find your dream home! Buying now will allow you to start earning equity today!
The housing market around here is already in a spring frenzy... now I'm ready for the weather to start feeling more springlike 🌸☀️🌈🌷
simplifyingthemarket.com Some Highlights: In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST. Whether you plan on buying or selling this spring, these tips could help you ‘spring ahead’ of your competition! Spring bri
Way to go PSR! 🎉 So happy to be here 😊
We are very proud to announce that we were voted Loudoun Times-Mirror 2019 Best of Loudoun for Residential Real Estate Brokerage and Property Management Brokerage! 😊 Thank you to everyone that voted and thank you Loudoun for opening your doors to us!
Rates have not been this low since February 2018!
simplifyingthemarket.com According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at their lowest for 2019. Rates like these haven’t been seen since February 2018! Last week’s survey results reported an interest rate of 4.35%. This is a welcome change f
simplifyingthemarket.com The housing market has been hot for a while now. Homes have been flying off the shelves as fast as they have been listed. Buyers have been competing in bidding wars just to find a home to buy, let alone find their dream home. This ‘seller’s market’ has driven home prices to new heights. Home
simplifyingthemarket.com Many homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have scared away buyers and therefore have not listed their houses for sale. However, the truth is that buyers who were unable to find a home last year are out in force, and there are even more coming! NerdWallet’s 2018 Home B
simplifyingthemarket.com It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that is a good strategy this year. The other listings that come out in the spring will r
simplifyingthemarket.com 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 T
Buyers are out there now and in many areas inventory is low! If you are thinking about selling, now is the time!
simplifyingthemarket.com The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. The supply of homes for sale dramatically increases every spring, acco...
The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Take a look at what the cost could be waiting until next year to purchase.
simplifyingthemarket.com Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreci
simplifyingthemarket.com In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified
We saw interest rates rise in 2018 through mid-November, and then we saw them start to decline... will this trend continue in 2019?
simplifyingthemarket.com Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently throughout 2018 until the middle of November. After that point, rates returned to levels that we saw in August to close out the year at 4.55%, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. After the first week of 2
I really am blessed to work with amazing clients! Thank you for the kind words, Jessica!
simplifyingthemarket.com Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterin
Does your New Year's resolution include entering the housing market? Here are some things you need to know!
simplifyingthemarket.com As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally ditching your landlord and buying your first home or selling your starter house to move into your forever home, there are two pieces of the real estate puzzle you
simplifyingthemarket.com We hope 2019 is a great year for you, both personally and professionally!
If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving you money over the life of your loan.
simplifyingthemarket.com One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving you money over the life of your loan. Any addi
Wishing a magical Christmas to all! 🎅🏻❤️
Happy closing day! Congratulations to John on the purchase of his first home in Arlington! 🏠🍾 #arlingtonrealestate #justclosed
With the holiday season upon us, the last thing on your mind may be listing your house for sale. But now may be the perfect time! Take a look at these reasons why...
simplifyingthemarket.com Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are seven great reasons not to wait: Relocation b
simplifyingthemarket.com One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we marked the end of the “war to end all wars.” That day, which was to be observed annually on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, became known as Armistice Day and then, later on, became Veterans Day. But
It is official! Great news for property values in the area 😃
washingtonpost.com The company’s expansion will be a boon, and perhaps a strain, for two metropolitan areas.
As you are putting away your Halloween decorations, instead of tossing those jack-o-lanterns, consider composting 🎃
Halloween night is scary, but even more frightening is the fact that millions of pumpkins end up in the trash every November. Instead of throwing your pumpkins in the trash, take them to the City's Composting Center! #CompostFairfaxCity #WasteFreeHalloween
Doesn’t this home have great decor?! Over the weekend I toured a new construction community in Lorton with a client. The options for new construction in Fairfax County are very limited, even this development only has a handful of single family homesites remaining. Send me a message if you are looking for the inside scoop on new construction options in NoVa 🔨🏠🚧 #novarealestate #lortonrealestate
Happy Halloween 🎃
Winter is coming to the DMV! ❄️🌬 Are you ready? ☃️
Companies and consulting meteorologists are calling for a snowy winter in DC (see: https://wapo.st/2Q7DJ2j). So too, now, are television forecasters at FOX5, ABC7, and WUSA9 - who have released outlooks in recent days...
Even if you are not planning on selling your home at this time, you can find a few home maintenance ideas to implement this fall 🍁🏠🍂
simplifyingthemarket.com Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for
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