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Know Your Neighborhood with Parkbench

  Welcome and take a seat! Parkbench is the newest community website that strives to compile all necessary information about a given zip code for its users. Their mission is to “make neighborhoods stronger socially, economically, and environmentally. We are truly hyper local, built specifically for communities.” From deals and local news to browsing the latest […]

SOLD! 368 Aquia Creek, Stafford, VA

Thank you to our wonderful clients for allowing Teresa Davis to assist you in the sale of your family home. Welcome home, new owners! We hope 368 Aquia Creek is filled with endless happiness and memories for your family.  

Dear Younger You: What We Wish We Knew When Entering Real Estate

Dear younger self, If you are reading this, then you have just begun your Real Estate career. You are bursting with excitement and suppressing nervousness, trying to blend in with the established agents facing great success. Embrace that nervousness and remember you just started. Don’t beat yourself up when you have a question or forget […]

Renting vs. Buying: What’s the Difference?

Renting vs. buying a home… it’s basically all the same, right? Well, not quite. While renting a home may seem more appealing, for it means less commitment and the ability to move residences quickly, renters also have to put up with one major factor homeowners do not: the landlord. Say goodbye to following your landlord’s […]

Where Water Surrounds and Creativity Abounds: Second Friday Art Walk at 100 Taylor Street

June 9th to 11th will be a busy weekend at JarrettThor Fine Arts in Colonial Beach. On Friday night, the Colonial Beach Second Friday Art Walk will present a full slate of art. On Saturday, part of the JarrettThor crew will move to Ingleside Wineries for “Arts on the Vine,” the intersection of the Chesapeake […]

Introducing Teresa’s Tips & Trends

Welcome to Hagerman Group’s newest video series, Teresa’s Tips & Trends. In this series, Teresa Davis breaks down all things real estate; from pricing your home correctly to what to expect when selling you house, she offers expert advice and shares her knowledge to guide you through the journey that is home buying. View the […]

Am I Ready To Downsize?

With children living on their own, many start to consider downsizing their home as a viable financial option and a way to reduce home repair and maintenance costs. Downsizing often has a less than exciting connotation, for most homeowners work to purchase larger and larger properties, not smaller ones. Yet, this may be an option […]

National Volunteer Week

Gather up your canned foods and tie your shoe laces tight… it’s National Volunteer Week. Whether you are an active community volunteer (and thank you so much by the way!) or you are looking to get involved, this week stands as a wonderful opportunity to learn more about your local organizations and how the dedication […]

Real Estate Abbreviations to Know: Listing

From MLS to CAC, residential listing are full of short-hand expressions. Here is an extensive guide to breaking down the abbreviations.  1C, 2C – 1 or 2 car Garage 2/1 – 2 bedrooms / 1 bathrooms 4/3 – 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms 3/4 Bath – toilet + sink + shower or tub 4/3/2 – 4 bedroom / 3 bath […]

Real Estate Abbreviations to Know: Investing

Interested in investing in Real Estate? Here are some important aberrations to know.  ARV– After-Repaired Value CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member COO – Certificate of Occupancy CMA – Comparative Market Analysis COF -Cost of Funds CRE – Commercial Real Estate DTI – Debt to Income Ratio FHA – Federal Housing Administration FMV – Fair Market Value […]