The Most Overlooked, But Accurate Depiction of Mortgage Interest Paid
Total Interest Percentage (TIP) is the most overlooked yet accurate depiction of the mortgage interest paid over the life of a mortgage. This is the number that is buried on page 5 of the closing disclosure! Traditional mortgages have a high TIP ...
Posted by Carolyn Capalbo on October 31, 2022 in Mortgage Minute
Are you paying yourself first? Take control of your money
When I was growing up, my mom told me to Pay Yourself First! Interesting and simple advice. My mom was clear that I was to set aside money for myself before I paid anyone or anything else. Back in the ’80s, that was a few hundred dollars a ...
Posted by Carolyn Capalbo on September 7, 2022 in Mortgage Minute
Home for Sale in Haymarket, VA: 1505 Duffey Dr.
Open House: Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 12-3 pm
Welcome to this fantastic home on Bull Run Mountain, made up of 5 lots totaling over 4.25 acres of privacy with incredible views!! This home features just under 2,700 sqft on two levels with ...
Posted by Leah Knight on September 7, 2022 in Haymarket Real Estate
Open House in Aldie, VA: 24982 Great Berkhamsted Dr.
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 12pm to 3pm
As you enter the CD Smith community, you will find lush landscaping throughout the community, as well as an impressive clubhouse with in ground swimming pool, tennis courts, a playground as ...
Posted by Leah Knight on August 23, 2022 in Real Estate For Sale
Stop Making Traditional Mortgage Payments
The financial planning industry services market was valued at $79.4 billion in 2020 and is projected to continue growing at close to 6% until 2030. That is a tremendous amount of investment dollars under financial management. Financial advisors do ...
Posted by Carolyn Capalbo on August 22, 2022 in Mortgage Minute
Newly Priced: Incredible Cape Cod home for sale in Annandale, VA
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, August 21 from 12pm to 2pm.
Incredibly charming Cape Cod perched on a hill surrounded by mature trees just minutes from I-495. This lot features a private fenced in backyard with a newer shed, large deck, and tons of driveway ...
Posted by Leah Knight on August 17, 2022 in Annandale Real Estate
New Listing for Sale in Springfield, Va
Come see this great listing at our Open House Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 12 pm to 2 pm!
Immaculate single family home for sale in Springfield sited on a culdesac lot within the desirable Newington Forest community! Wonderful amenities include ...
Posted by Leah Knight on August 11, 2022 in Springfield, VA Real Estate
Is your money trapped? Financial gurus call equity dead money
I originally wrote this blog as a real estate professional. Little did I know that I would shift back over to the financial side of real estate and work for CMG. CMG has a miraculous program, The All In One Loan, that can be the ...
Posted by Carolyn Capalbo on August 5, 2022 in Home Equity
NEW LISTING: Fantastic opportunity in Manassas
Fantastic opportunity! 4BR/3FB SFH in a convenient location close to shopping, dining, groceries, and more! New Roof, New HVAC, and New Hot Water Heater! Original hardwood floors throughout the upper level. Generous bedroom sizes and closet space. ...
Posted by Leah Knight on July 15, 2022 in Manassas Real Estate
NEW LISTING: Front Royal, VA | Perfect Starter Home
A perfect starter home! This home was completely updated in 2012 with a large kitchen, upgraded cabinets, stainless steel appliances, ample countertop space as well as a cozy living room with a bay window. Two bedrooms and one full bathroom with ...
Posted by Leah Knight on July 8, 2022 in Buying Real Estate
Back on the Market: 15930 Spyglass Hill Loop in Gainesville, VA
GORGEOUS! Botticelli Model with Three Car Garage and Located on a Golf Course Lot in the Desirable, Gated Community of Lake Manassas. This home has a lovely brick front porch leading you to the spacious and light-filled foyer complete with ...
Posted by Leah Knight on June 28, 2022 in Gainesville, VA
Pricing a home correctly is crucial! Multiple offers escalate contract price
This one went quick! Our Seller received six offers escalating the contract price significantly over asking...Pricing a home correctly is crucial!
Welcome home! This lovingly maintained and upgraded home has never been on the market before! Tucked ...
Posted by Leah Knight on June 9, 2022 in Manassas Real Estate
WOW!! Fairlington Villages Condo for Sale is a Stunner!
Over 1700 sqft 2BR/2BA "Monticello" model condo in the highly sought-after Fairlington Villages community within Arlington VA!! This is one of the largest models in Fairlington Villages and lives like a townhome! Bright and spacious living and ...
Posted by Leah Knight on May 16, 2022 in Arlington, VA Real Estate
OPEN HOUSE in Arlington, VA
Over 1700 sqft 2BR/2BA "Monticello" model condo in the highly sought after Fairlington Villages community within Arlington VA!! This is one of the largest models in Fairlington Villages and lives like a townhome! Bright and spacious living and ...
Posted by Leah Knight on April 29, 2022 in Arlington, VA Real Estate
OPEN HOUSE: New Condo Listing in Mclean, VA
Open House April 9th, 2022 from 1pm to 3pm
Top floor! Beautifully remodeled 2 BR, 2 full bath condominium in fabulous Regency at McLean. Quiet condo with natural light all day long! Balcony with lovely views can be accessed through new sliding ...
Posted by Leah Knight on April 6, 2022 in Mclean, VA Real Estate
NEW LISTING: 1003 Stanton Park Ct., Herndon, VA
Welcome to this phenomenal Single Family home sited on a quiet cul-de-sac lot backing to mature trees within the Historic Town of Herndon! Convenient location with quick access to Rt28, Dulles Toll Rd, Dulles Airport, Reston Town Center, upcoming ...
Posted by Leah Knight on March 31, 2022 in Herndon, VA Real Estate
UNDER CONTRACT: 103 Morton Ct., Manassas Park
Real Estate on The Move!
Stately single family home sited on a huge fenced in lot on a quiet cul-de-sac within NO HOA! 5BRs/3BAs with over 2300 sqft on two levels and a 2car garage! Expansive living Room with bay window, fireplace, moldings ...
Posted by Leah Knight on March 30, 2022 in Manassas Real Estate
Stunning new listing in Bristow for sale
Welcome to this stunning Craftsman style SFH boasting 4BRs/4.BA on just under 1 ACRE within NO HOA! Stunning wide plank, hardwood floors carry through out the entire main level. A formal Living and Dining Room flank the foyer w/elegant moldings, ...
Posted by Leah Knight on March 16, 2022 in Bristow, VA Real Estate
Featured Listing for sale in Warrenton, VA
Peaceful and private one-level, four-sided brick rambler on over 2.6 acres! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with updates and natural light throughout!
Hardwood flooring carries you through the entire home. The large family room features a warm wood-burning ...
Posted by Leah Knight on February 22, 2022 in Warrenton, VA Real Estate
New home for sale in Mclean, VA | Stoneleigh Community
Welcome to this charming brick front Gem sited in the enclave of the Stoneleigh community. Privately tucked away, this neighborhood is within walking distance to McLean highschool, Lewinsville Park and features lush green space as well as sidewalks ...
Posted by Leah Knight on February 22, 2022 in Mclean, VA Real Estate