Marc Dosik's Blog Posts

Time for Your Dream Home, Gen X!

During the housing market crash, Gen X homeowners lost more wealth than other generations. However, things are changing now! A strong economy, increasing home prices, and the recovery of the housing

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What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.Freddie Mac

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4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer

Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have

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Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:ATTOM Data Solutions conducted an analysis of more than 29 million single family home and condo sales over the past eight years to determine the top days to list your

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A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales)

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Your Fabulous New Dream Home is Now Available

Over the last several years, many “baby boomers” have undergone a metamorphosis. Their children have finally moved out and they can now dream about their own future. For many, a change

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How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how

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Buyer Demand Surging as Spring Market Begins

Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last.

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Selling Your House: Here’s Why You Need A Pro In Your Corner!

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try to sell their homes on their own rather than using the services of a real estate

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Hot New Listing in NE DC - Not Yet on MLS! $277,000.00

Excellent opportunity for first-time home buyers or those looking to upgrade from a condo to a single family home! This is your chance to be one of the first ones in the door to view this home! Get

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Not Yet on MLS! Deanwood Semi-Detached COMING SOON!

Excellent opportunity for first-time home buyers or those looking to upgrade from a condo to a single family home! This is your chance to be one of the first ones in the door to view this home! Get

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Large Fixer Upper in Columbia Heights/Petworth Coming Soon!

Location is KEY! This centrally located Columbia Heights row home is waiting for someone with vision to make it their own. Do you have what it takes? Some sweat equity and TLC could really

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Should I Buy Now? Or Wait Until Next Year?

Some Highlights:The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rateswere to increase over a period of time.Freddie Mac 

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Coming Soon to Market!

Price: $299,0003 bed + 4 bath END UNIT Townhome in booming Fort Dupont Park! Entertain in the spacious open concept kitchen/dining/living area. Patio & deck off the walkout lower level for BBQs

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Affordable Single Family Home in Petworth!

PRICE: $425,000.00Featuring 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths and a living room with a great brick fireplace, this home is just waiting for you to restore it back to it's original charm while

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Marc Dosik named one of Washington's Best!

Marc Dosik of Help-U-Sell Realty named as one of “Washington’s Best Real Estate Agents” by Washingtonian Magazine Three Years in a Row Every July Washingtonian Magazine

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Buy a house in DC with no property tax for 5 years

DC TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAMThe DC Tax Abatement program is designed by the District of Columbia to help lower-income homeowners. Below are some often asked questions about how to qualify.What does the

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How Much Has Your Home Increased in Value over the Last Year?

Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have

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Buy Green for Spring!

Buyer Demand for Green Homes Trends UpBy Suzanne De VitaIf you ask the REALTORS® who work with them, buyer demand for green homes is trending up.Homebuyers are interested in sustainability,

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What's Hot and What's Not in 2018 Kitchen Trends

Homeowners are shelling out for extra storage, new countertops and wireless appliances.Houzz today released the results of its 2018 Kitchen Trends study, which revealed that homeowners are

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5 Steps Smart Sellers Take to Generate Multiple Offers

Home sales (and values) have been on a strong uptick nationwide thanks to low interest rates, freer lending standards and a drop in the foreclosure rate. Sellers everywhere are breathing a giant,

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6 Signs A Home Might Be “The One”

You might have heard that saying about the number of fish there are in the sea – the sea of prospective dates and mates. The same goes for homes on the market. Even when the market heats up as

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In 2017 Resolve to Appreciate DC Better

 Sure, drinking more water and flossing regularly are noble goals, but we’ve got a better idea for a New Year’s resolution: getting out of your D.C. comfort zone. Make 2017 all

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Is Granite on It's Way Out?

Is it true? Could granite’s 30-year reign be coming to an end? We can’t say for sure. In fact, we think granite remains a solid choice. After all, it’s both durable and attractive

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Is Granite Going Out of Style?

Is it true? Could granite’s 30-year reign be coming to an end? We can’t say for sure. In fact, we think granite remains a solid choice. After all, it’s both durable and attractive

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Petworth Washington DC Real Estate Market Report for Aug 2017

Especially as the summer real estate market heats up, it's important to stay on top of what's happening in our local market. Below, we've included an overview of what happened in Petworth, DC in

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