Real Estate Tips + Community Happenings

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Nov. 5, 2021

Arlington Housing Market Update October 2021

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about the status of the Arlington Housing Market as of October 2021 and five things you should know!

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For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Market Updates
Aug. 20, 2021

When Is Your First Mortgage Payment Due?

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about mortgage payment. When do you need to start paying your mortgage?  Do you pay right away?  Do you pay 1 Month out from closing?  2 months? Do you prepay or back pay?   Find out all the answers to these questions and more but watching this short video. Use the links below to check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV! 

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Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
Aug. 13, 2021

What are Conveyances?

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about conveyances. What’s included in a house when you buy a home? Appliances, fixtures, gas fireplaces, sheds?  Watch this short video to find out more on what conveys and what doesn’t when you buy a home. Use the links below to check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV! 

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Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
Aug. 6, 2021

Reality Check Analysis

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about Reality Check Analysis. Can you guess what most homebuyers don’t do when looking at homes? Watch this short video to find out! Use the links below to check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

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Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
July 30, 2021

How Do You Determine a Home’s Value?

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about CMA. A Comparative Home Analysis (or CMA) is a report that a real estate agent does to determine a home’s value.  The results depend on many different variables like neighborhood, number of bedrooms, nearby schools, other homes that recently sold in the neighborhood, and more.  Watch this short video to find out everything you need to know about CMAs and how they can help you in your real estate search!  Use the links below to find out the value of your home, check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

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Find Out The Value Of Your Home

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Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
July 23, 2021

Should You Waive a Home Inspection?

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about home inspection. Should you waive a home inspection to make your offer more competitive?  Well, that depends on a lot of different factors. Watch this short video to find out what you should do and why. Use the links below to check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

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Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
July 16, 2021

Should You Trust Zillow’s Zestimate?

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about Zestimate. Should you trust Zillow’s Zestimate?  Hmmmm…nope.  We know it’s not that simple, so watch the Youtube video to find out why. Use the links below to listen to the podcast audio,  check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

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Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
July 9, 2021

Taxable vs. Actual Square Footage

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about square footage. Does the square footage of a home really matter?  You may see two different numbers when looking at the details of a listing, and they may be hindering your search.  Watch the Youtube video to find out how square footage can be one of the most misleading criteria when looking at homes. Use the links below to listen to the podcast audio,  check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

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Podcast Audio

Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
July 2, 2021

3 Most Common Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Their Home

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about the most common mistakes sellers make when selling their home. The selling process can often be a stressful time and a big financial decision. We are here to help you find out how to avoid the top three mistakes that can happen if you don’t have the right agent helping you. Reach out to The Davenport Group when you’re ready to sell your home! Use the links below to watch the Youtube video, listen to the podcast audio, check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

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Podcast Audio

Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips
June 25, 2021

What Makes Up Your Monthly Payment?

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group talks about monthly payments. What makes up your monthly payment when you own a home?  It will consist of at least 4 things if not more depending on the type of home you have.  Watch the Youtube video to find out everything you need to know about PITI, HOA Fees, and more. Use the links below to listen to the podcast audio, check out other real estate tips, and the latest new listings in the DMV!

YouTube Video

Podcast Audio

Real Estate Tips Playlist

Latest New Listings

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone:703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

https://www.thedavenportgroupre.com/

Posted in Real Estate Tips