August 2015

Found 4 blog entries for August 2015.

The equity markets are currently plagued with losses and instability following China’s recent strong push to devalue its currency as China’s economic growth significantly wanes.  Experts are saying that China’s economic growth is significantly slower that being reported and the Chinese Stock Market, Shanghai Composite is crashing causing instability and sharp market corrections across the globe.  US stocks fell 888 points last week and the futures are pointing towards a down day yet again today.  Money is pouring out of stocks and remaining in cash reserves with little or no return.  Large institutional investors control the stock markets and volatility can wreak havoc on small individual investors.  Real Estate investing may be an answer to those worried

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The Palmerton, a model from the new Toll Brother’s Villas collection at Dominion Valley offers an airy floorplan, a first floor master and an incredible kitchen.  Entering the main level you are greeted by a two story foyer with adjacent Living Room or optional Study. Moving down the foyer there is a large Dining Room that has an optional tray ceiling. Moving to the rear of the home, the two story Family Room with optional expansion opens to the gourmet Kitchen with spacious center island and Breakfast Area. Additionally the Kitchen can be customized to open to a Greenhouse with optional Solarium Addition.  The Main Level Master Bedroom has a coffered ceiling, and a luxury master bath that walks through to the walk-in closet.  The

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The Tradition is part of t..he new Villas collection by Toll Brothers at Dominion Valley. This great model offers a first floor Master Suite, soaring ceilings and fantastic open concept. Entering the home, you are greeted by a Foyer flanked by a Dining Room and Living Room/Optional Study with tray ceiling. Moving to the rear of the home, the gourmet Kitchen offers a large center island, spacious breakfast area and opens to the lovely two story Family Room with gas fireplace. This space can be extended to include an expanded Kitchen, a covered Patio and expanded Family Room.

The Main Floor is also not short on Living Space as it includes the Master Suite as well as Bedroom 2. The Master Suite boasts tray ceiling, walk-in closet,

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Prior to becoming a top Real Estate professional in Northern Virginia, I was a very successful Financial Specialist in the Banking world.  I often helped families review their personal finances, budget, and plan for the future.  It has always amazed me that most families do not plan for life events or upgrades in their lifestyles until the emotional requirements or the physical necessity occurs.  Many people may take advantage of retirement planning; however, why don’t we stop and think about life planning? 

What do I mean about life planning, especially in regards to Real Estate?  Employers provide incentives for their employees to save for retirement.  Financial Planners work and help people save for their golden years; however, often times forget

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