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David Abramson Has Been Named a Top Agent by Top Agent Magazine

David Abramson Top Real Estate Article David has been recognized as one of the top agents with Long and Foster Real Estate and has earned Top Producer and Gold Team awards, the highest honors for a Realtor. David was recently … Continue reading

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Cashing in on rental property

(MONEY Magazine) — Most of the news lately about real estate has been dismal: Home prices are swooning, foreclosures ballooning. There is, however, one bright spot: the rental market, where demand is up and rents are rising. That’s partly because … Continue reading

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How Can You Beat a Cash Bidder in Real Estate Market

Cash buyers are flooding the real estate market in record numbers to take advantage of bargain housing prices. But these buyers may put consumers who need financing at a disadvantage. Sellers often prefer cash deals because it can mean faster … Continue reading

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Shutdown could roil housing market

Concerns about a government shutdown are also causing worry about a how a prolonged budget impasse could affect the nation’s fragile and still-recovering housing market. In the event of a shutdown, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Federal … Continue reading

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How real estate agents sell their homes for more

I came across this article and wanted to share this with my clients, peers and future clients. I speak to many people who try to sell their homes on their own (FSBO). I applaud those people who try to sell … Continue reading

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Celebs Who Are Selling: John Mayer; Kevin Jonas; Kyle Richards

Home are certainly selling — maybe not for the price anyone wants, but homes are selling. Case in point is this collection of celebrities who are unloading their homes: John Mayer Sells Pacific Palisades Home He may have lost money … Continue reading

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10 Common Errors Home-Owners Make When Filing Taxes

We are in the full-swing of tax season and the countdown is on to file your tax returns. Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary—know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. As you calculate … Continue reading

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Regulators scrutinizing bank loan practices

Report: SEC looking at banks that restructure loans to make them look healthier The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is scrutinizing U.S. banks that have restructured troubled loans in order to make them appear healthier than they really are, according … Continue reading

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Home prices at lowest levels since housing crash

Most U.S. city home prices fell in December, S&P/Case-Shiller index shows BUT THE DC AREA WAS THE ONLY PLACE THAT INCREASED! WASHINGTON — Home prices in a majority of major U.S. cities tracked by a private trade group have fallen … Continue reading

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Housing start hit a four-month high in January

WASHINGTON — Housing starts surged in January to their highest rate in four months as builders began work on new apartment buildings and other multifamily units for a nation still reeling from a bust in home prices. Builders began work … Continue reading

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