AveryHess, Realtors® & Agents Continue to Earn Awards of Distinction

For over 25 years, AveryHess, Realtors® has specialized in serving the unique residential real estate needs of the Washington, DC metropolitan area.  With a team of nearly 200 agents across eight offices, AveryHess is a relatively small brokerage, but it continually splashes the market with large achievement.  AveryHess consistently receives high marks in agent training and superior customer service, which  …  Read More

AveryHess, Realtors® Relocation Division Receives Lexicon’s 2018 Platinum Award

WASHINGTON, DC – Nov. 5, 2018 – AveryHess, Realtors Relocation Services was honored with a 2018 Platinum Award for Supplier Excellence by Lexicon Relocation.  Founded in 1993, Lexicon Relocation creates customized mobility solutions for organizations around the world, facilitating the relocation of thousands of employees and their families every year.  The Platinum Award is the highest level of distinction for  …  Read More

Best Real Estate Agents in Northern Virginia; What Are the 7 Habits of an Exceptional Real Estate Agent?

Not All Realtors® Are Created Equal
There are over 16,000 member Realtors® in Northern Virginia between the three associations; the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR), the Realtor Association of Prince William (PWAR), and the Dulles Area Association of Realtors (DAAR).  The largest association being NVAR with over 12,500 members and each is part of the overarching National Association of Realtors®.   …  Read More

General Cap Rates by Multi-Family Building Class in Northern Virginia – First Half 2018; Just One of Several Methods Used to Estimate Building Value

Sophisticated investors use multiple financial techniques to estimate value when considering the purchase of a multi-family apartment building.  Cap Rate is a commercial real estate metric that measures a property’s unlevered return (without debt) based on the net operating income (NOI) the property generates.  Cap Rate is a standard metric used in the industry, but it’s usually just the starting  …  Read More

Northern Virginia Housing Affordability Index

Attention Buyers:  Most Buyer-Friendly Level in Years
The DC-MD-VA Affordability Index is at its most buyer-friendly level in years.  The index is presently 147 (meaning the typical buyer generally earns 47% more income than required to qualify for a mortgage to purchase a typical home in the DC metro area).  The current score is 14% more affordable than the historical  …  Read More