The Wethman Group’s Real Estate News

August 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

July 2017 Greetings! We’ve seen cooler temperatures in our area here recently, and a bit of a cool down in the housing market. The spring market may have just peaked–June saw the most homes sold in a single month in our area since 2005. The median sales price, however, dropped slightly from May’s all-time high. As you […]

The Wethman Group’s Real Estate News

May 23, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

May 2017 Greetings! The Spring market is in full swing, with lots of activity on the buyer side, but the real story is still low inventory. The median sales price in our area reached the highest on record  for the second month in a row, easily beating last April’s record by 4.1%, and up 3.9% from last […]

Preparing to Buy a Home

January 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Buying a home in 2013? If so, here are some tips for preparing to buy a home. Save your cash. You’re going to need it for your down payment and closing costs. Save at least 3% of the purchase price to put toward closing costs, even if you’re asking the sellers to chip in. The […]

MLS Data Most Accurate on Brokers’ Sites, Not Zillow or Trulia

October 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When you search the web looking for properties, you’ll get the most accurate data about what’s available from a broker’s website than if you search using third-party web portals Trulia or Zillow, according to a study performed by the WAV Group and sponsored by Redfin. The study examined 11 major markets, including the Washington, DC […]