Lise's View of Real Estate in DC

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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Capital Properties

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

I just read a posting concerning the dealings that an Active Rainer's family members were having with a realtor in another state, who had listed a property but was not marketing it. Several people suggested that the ActiveRainer should get involved, find a new realtor for the family member and co...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Trulia! Zillow! Craigslist! Realtor.com!  You could spend your entire waking hours postings and blogging and monitoring and never get any work done! All I really want to do is sell houses and maximize my internet exposure.  I pay some relatively small annual fee to Trulia to be a Trulia Pro. I co...
Posted almost 5 years ago
I have ranted and gripped about short sales before, and I have sworn that the one I am doing now will be the last one I ever will let a buyer get into. It now looks like the one I am involved with now will be over sooner than I thought though. My buyer put an offer in on a short sale over a month...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Yesterday we took a ride out along a "country road" to go to the C&O Canal for a walk with our dog. Now, actually very little in Bethesda/Potomac is really a country road, and this scenic path, MacArthur Blvd., has houses along most of its length, and a bike path, which starts at the county line ...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Sometimes opportunity knocks and you are there to listen! Unit 647 at Cityline is just reduced to $479,900 which makes this sunny one bedroom and den the best deal in NW DC! Built on top of the old Sears building, this sexy condo complex offers stylish interiors, lots of light, tall ceilings, an...
Posted almost 5 years ago
  Woodmont East is starting to take shape! The Montgomery County Planning Board gave preliminary approvals last Thursday to the JBG Companies, which are now actively moving ahead in plans to develop Woodmont East. The last vacant parcel next to Bethesda Row is going to be host to a large-scale, ...
Posted almost 5 years ago
My goal this month is carefully to read Shift by Gary Keller and really try to apply it. As part of my discipline to accomplish this goal, I am going to share my thoughts about the chapter that I read each day. Hopefully it will encourage you to read Shift also. Chapter one begins with a review o...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Even though it rained cats and dogs on Sunday, I had more than 50 people lined up to visit my listing at 12307 Old Canal Road. At one point I felt like I was in a wedding reception receiving line as I stood at the door greeting people and shaking hands, and ushering in people lined up outside. I...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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As an full time and very active Realtor in the DC metro area, I love to write about the DC market, special communities within the market, and new listings, and to connect with other agents in ActiveRain on ways to improve our service to the public and our marketing abilities.