Scott MacDonald's Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - RE/MAX Gateway
Current Market news in Northern Virginia Real Estate.



The pessimism in the market can be overwhelming at times and for some, it is an easy theory to buy into. As we know, when something is easy it isn’t always the right choice or alternative. We must be selective in many areas of our life as result of all we hear and read. Be selective in what you b...
Check this out – earlier this week a car dealership in Ohio was offering two cars for the price of one. If you bought a car, the second one was $1! Consumer prices dropped 1% in October – a new record! Gas prices are down nearly 50% from their highs this summer. Housing prices have dropped in som...
RE/MAX Gateway Agents are making it happen! Congratulations on your success! We continue to shine in this perceived slow market! Kate recently ran numbers from the RE/MAX website and we came out with excellent marks in my opinion. Through the end of August, the Chantilly office ranked second out ...
There is a saying that states “bad news travels fast”.  As we know in nature, what goes up must come down.  Combining these two scenarios, we can conclude that “good news travels slowly”.  We at RE/MAX Gateway are living in the real world of real estate.  We see the market improving, prices stabi...
Sometimes you get lucky...just after last month's market update, the sales of existing homes went up 5.5% for September, and the highest level in 11 months.  It just goes to show that the media is typically 3 months behind in market stats when dealing with real estate.  What caused this surge? An...

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