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!

May 28, 2020

First Time Home Buyer Down Payment Secret!

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about First-Time Home Buyer IRA Withdrawals. He explains what it is and how it can help you pay for your down payment. Click the links below to listen to Podcast audio, watch the YouTube video, access the full blog post, or check out the latest new listings!

Podcast Audio

YouTube Video

Full Blog Post

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
May 22, 2020

The Power of the Personal Letter

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about how to win a house without being the highest offer via a personal letter. It can often be the difference between winning and losing. Click the links below to watch the YouTube video, read the full blog post, or check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

Full Blog Post

YouTube Video

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
May 20, 2020

Arlington VA Housing Market Update - May 2020

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster gives a market update of the Arlington Real Estate market as of May 2020. He talks about how Coronavirus, low inventory, and low interest rates are affecting the market. He shares what this means for buyers and sellers. Use the links below to access the latest market minute reports, to listen to the Podcast audio, watch the video on YouTube, or to check out the Latest New Listings!

Podcast

Latest Market Minute Reports

YouTube Video

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 Market Updates
May 13, 2020

6 Things To Know When House Hunting

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about the 6 things to know when house hunting.  He explains what you should expect and what you should look out when searching for homes. Click the links below to listen to the Podcast audio, watch the YouTube video, or check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

YouTube Video

Latest New Listings

 

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone: 703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

Posted in Real Estate Tips
May 6, 2020

The 7 Things You Should Know About Getting Pre-Approved

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster gives this great real estate tip on the pre-approval process. Learn about the key components of the process and why it should be the first thing you do when starting your search! Click the links below to listen to the podcast, learn more about this topic on our website, watch the video or to check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

Full Blog Post

YouTube Video

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
April 15, 2020

The 5 Most Common Mistakes That First Time Home Buyers Make

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about the five most common mistakes that first time home buyers make when buying a home. Learn about what you should and should not do to get the best deal! Click the links below to listen to the podcast, learn more about this topic on our website, watch the video or to check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

Full Blog Post

YouTube Video

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
April 8, 2020

The Difference Between Interest Rates and APR

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about the difference between interest rates and APR. Learn about the difference and what you need to know when getting a mortgage! Use the links below to listen to the podcast, watch the video, access our Mortgage 101 guide, or to check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

YouTube Video

Mortgage 101 Guide

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
April 1, 2020

Arlington VA Housing Market Update - March 2020

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster gives a market update of the Arlington Real Estate market as of March 2020. He talks about how Coronavirus is affecting the market, how low interest rates are motivating people to still want to buy, and how inventory is still at historical lows.  He shares what this all means for buyers and sellers. Use the links below to listen to the podcast, access the latest market minute reports, to watch the video on YouTube, or to check out the Latest New Listings!

Podcast

Latest Market Minute Reports

YouTube Video

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 Market Updates
March 25, 2020

Everything You Should Know about Home Appraisals

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about home appraisal process. Since the market is becoming so competitive, the appraisal contingency is now often being waived so it is important to understand it.  Learn about what they are, why they are typically required, and what you need to know about them! Use the links below to listen to the podcast, access the full blog post to learn more, watch the video or to check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

Full Blog Post

YouTube Video

Latest New Listings

 

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone: 703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

Posted in Real Estate Tips
March 18, 2020

Follow This Proven Strategy To Save A Lot of Time and Money When Buying A Home

On this episode, Blake Davenport of The Davenport Group and Long and Foster talks about how to save a lot of time and money when buying a home. Learn about the strategy we use to look at less houses and get more properties off market!  Use the links below to listen to the podcast, watch the video, access other home buying tips on our website, or to check out the latest new listings!

Podcast

YouTube Video

Home Buying Tips

Latest New Listings

 

For real estate inquires, contact Blake Davenport below:

Phone: 703-350-8800

Email: blake.davenport@lnf.com

Posted in Real Estate Tips