new construction negotiation: FAQ: What 4 Things Should I Do Before Offering on New Construction - 06/24/17 08:22 PM
 Do not walk into that new home site without some advanced preparation.  Remember that this is like going into battle! You are about to commit to spending thousands of dollars over years of your life.  Make sure that you get the best deal possible by following these steps!.
Get a pre-approved loan from a lender who is not in house with the builder - ahead of time.  This seems so obvious, but it is important to say right up front. So many people go out house-hunting and fall in love with a new model house without knowing what kind of a … (1 comments)

new construction negotiation: FAQs - FIVE GREAT REASONS TO USE A BUYER AGENT FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION - 06/16/17 05:07 AM
Does this story sound familiar?
You started thinking about buying  a home. You didn't think you were serious enough just yet to bother with a real estate agent. You thought that a real estate agent would not work with you since you were only casually interested in buying a new home... maybe next year. So you started looking in the real estate section of the weekend newspaper and you saw all these great new properties with their teaser ads.
     "No Money Down!”
“Starting in the low $300,000s”
“$10,000 in Closing Costs”
So you walked into the builder’s model … (30 comments)

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Lise Howe

Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

Washington, DC

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Address: 7161 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD, 20815

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As an full time and very active Realtor in the DC metro area, I love to write about the DC market, special communities within the market, and new listings, and to connect with other agents in ActiveRain on ways to improve our service to the public and our marketing abilities.




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