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Flippers

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // September 27, 2017

Flippers

Obsidian Home Solutions believes the strong returns for home flippers or rehabbers demonstrates that there is still a need in this recovering RE market


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Buying Down the Rate

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // September 20, 2017

Buying Down the Rate

if it means pulling money out of their pocket at the time of financing.” They are looking at buying down the rate or buying mortgage points or paid points.


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Refinancing

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // September 13, 2017

Refinancing

You own a house here in Fairfax County with a 7% 30-year mortgage, and you want to know should I refinance my mortgage. You must be an unusual person to have been paying on the $150,000 mortgage for 20 years without refinancing.  Rates are currently below 4%. Your friends are aghast that you haven’t refinanced. […]


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The Northern Virginia Real Estate Market

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // September 6, 2017

The Northern Virginia Real Estate Market

The Northern Virginia real estate market doesn’t get much better than exists right now. From a low of 3.41% last July, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate


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How to Work with General Contractors

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // August 30, 2017

to market to meet the needs of new homebuyers.  I’ve learned how to work with general contractors and why they like working with me.


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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // August 24, 2017

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]


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Avoid Losing Homes to Foreclosure

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // August 23, 2017

Avoid Losing Homes to Foreclosure

There are 147 houses in foreclosure or pre-foreclosure in the Springfield, VA area. What could those folks have done to avoid losing homes to foreclosure?


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // August 17, 2017

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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Downsizing in Springfield

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // August 16, 2017

Downsizing in Springfield

the Four Ds dominate in Springfield. The four Ds are Death in a family, too much Debt, Downsizing in Springfield after the kids leave home, and Divorce.


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by Donald Deadwyler // August 10, 2017

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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