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Real Estate Agent - Compass Real Estate - SP98362422
Your resource for Chevy Chase, MD and Gibson Island, MD Real Estate.
Ok, friends... We've all been there... You pull into the grocery store parking lot, find a spot, lock the car, get inside, start shopping away, arrive in line to pay and.... Not again! The reuseable shopping bags are still in the trunk!!! Well, in DC, grocery stores are beginning to charge 5 cent...
A resident of Chevy Chase for over 15 years, I help buyers and sellers in this area and follow the market closely. The trend in this area is that homes are being priced much closer to where they actually close. This more realistic pricing is helpful for having the homes sell more quickly, yet thi...
See this article in the Georgetown Dish about our awesome office.
   This has been rolling around in email form and I've received it many times-- Enjoy! Men Are Just Simpler and Happier People:  NICKNAMES If Laura, Kate and Sarah go out for lunch, they will call each other Laura, Kate and Sarah.If Mike, Dave and John go out, they will affectionately refer to ea...
Here is some advice straight from Troy Hine, Senior Loan Officer at Preferred Mortgage. I am working with him on a few deals and thought that his open letter below, was worth sharing. If you have questions for him, I will pass them along and post his replies! "Those Who Wait Will Pay Thousands Mo...
Last night, we had a great bash at our office to celebrate its total renovation. It was a great night with my fellow Realtors, loan and title associates. We celebrated and had dinner and drinks in our new digs (photos of the renovations available on my previous blog posts). At one point, our brok...
I had the best day of my real estate career on Sat: A wonderful open house where the neighbors attended in droves (as is typical) but the neighbors who seemed to have a genuine interest in the property I listed and in being helpful in promoting the property to friends/associates. I did feature a ...
I have used this and find it to be extremely helpful - best of all, it is FREE! Instead of calling the standard "information" phone # in your area, next time you know the name of a business but need their phone # fast, just dial: 1-800-goog411. Google, yes, that GOOGLE, provides this service at n...
Here are a few tips and tricks to prepare a home for its debut on the market: 1. Clean, clean, clean! 2. Clear, clear, clear! Clear out clutter.... The less stuff on tables, in drawers and in closets, the better. 3. Don't be a drip - fix leaks in faucets... 4. Open up - let in the natural light f...
The fight to end homelessness is a cause I know many Realtors have embraced and with good reason. My former brokerage was involved in Habitat for Humanity (a fantastic organization building homes for the needy while partnering with those who benefit to ensure the beneficiary's involvement and inv...

Ellie Shorb

Realtor DC, MD & VA Luxury Home Expert
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