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Top 200 Washington DC Real Estate Homes Here is Dan Bouchard's Top 200 List of Washington DC Real Estate listings (Courtesy of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems- The local REALTOR® Multiple listing Service For your consumer MLS Access
Top 200 Inner Beltway Virginia Real Estate listings Here are Dan Bouchard's top 200 list of Northern Virginia Inner Beltway condo, townhouse and detached homes(Courtesy of Metropolitan Regional Information Systems- The local REALTOR® Multiple listing Service For your consumer MLS Access
Cautions about Financing Contingencies in Virginia, DC, MD In my continuing effort to educate folks about relevant recent experiences that might be useful reminders to buyers and sellers alike, I offer my latest topic of discussion regarding the Expiration of Finance Contingency. Most local regio...
Today's TOP 300 homes $400-650k 2 bedrooms+ in Washington DC (Source: MRIS ) Dan Bouchard offers today's list of the top 300 homes in Washington DC. Traditional re-sale, new construction, foreclosure and short sale properties. Many of these homes are pristine and fantastic properties. Ca...
Top 100 $375-600k 2 bedrooms+ in Arlington Alexandria (Source: MRIS ) Dan Bouchard offers today's list of the top 100 condos in Arlington Alexandria. Traditional re-sale, new construction, foreclosure and short sale properties. Many of these homes are pristine and fantastic properties. Call...
Coinciding (or back to back) Settlements Coinciding or "same day settlements" frequently don't work as planned. Usually they are complicated by extenuating circumstances and cause enormous stress at a time that is already inherently stressful for buyers and sellers to begin with. Re...
Lead in Real Estate Part 1: Lead Issues when Selling or Buying a home in DC, VA, or MD The Summary of the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976- The TSCA addresses the production, importation, use, and disposal of lead-based paint. This act was the first substantive federal implementation of regul...
Lead in Real Estate INTRODUCTION: Selling or Buying a home in DC, VA, or MD Most everyone has at least a vague idea that lead paint, lead pipes, and anything containing lead have very serious health consequences for humans as well as pets. Many bodily organs and body systems can be affected by le...
Northern Virginia: Examining Seller's Disclosure Obligations Part 4- Dams, Storm-water Detention, Waste-water, Building Codes) This discussion is focused on Northern Virginia and is experiential in nature, given my 16 years in this business. This discussion is NOT intended to provide legal ad...