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    Most Expensive Homes Sold in Loudoun, 2022 Edition

    By Heather Elias | January 13, 2023

    It’s that time of year again, where we do our annual look back on how the Loudoun luxury real estate market performed, and bring you the top five most expensive homes sold in the county. We’ve been following the luxury market in Loudoun on our blog since 2010, and honestly a lot has changed since... Read More

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in Loudoun, 2021 Edition

    By Heather Elias | January 17, 2022

    We’ve been following the luxury market in Loudoun on our blog since 2010, writing yearly wrap-ups of the most expensive homes sold. (I even wrote about it for the Washington Post’s real estate column.) Despite our title as the ‘richest county in the country‘ by household income, Loudoun County doesn’t have a ton of ultra-high... Read More

    How to Sell Your Home and Buy Another Without Losing Your Mind

    By Heather Elias | July 15, 2019

    Worried about how to sell and buy at the same time? It’s okay: I get this question from just about every client who is thinking about selling. Keep in mind that we operate in Loudoun County, so this information is specific to our area. If you live in another state, you’ll want to check in... Read More

    Most Expensive Homes Sold In LoCo, 2018 edition

    By Heather Elias | January 11, 2019

    In 2011 we started writing a January recap of the most expensive homes sold in Loudoun County during the previous year. While we missed a year in 2017 (too much eggnog, I guess?) we are back on track this year. As in prior years, it takes a sale price nearing a couple of million bucks to... Read More

    Where did the summer go? For us, the hospital.

    By Heather Elias | September 26, 2018

    You might have noticed that it’s been a little while since we’ve published a post here. We thought it was time to catch you up on what’s been happening with us, and why you may not have heard from us in a few months. We’ve always been pretty open here at LoCoMusings about our life... Read More

    We Play (Golf) For 24 With Redwood Gives Back

    By Heather Elias | May 11, 2018

    Sunday afternoon, we had the pleasure of helping host a golf tournament at Top Golf in Ashburn as part of Century 21 Redwood’s charitable initiative, Redwood Gives Back. Redwood Gives Back has raised thousands of dollars for numerous charities, including building homes for hurricane displaced families in Haiti, but this is the first time we’ve... Read More

    How Does Staging Help a Home Sale?

    By Michael Elias | October 11, 2017

    One of the most important lessons I’ve learned in life is timing is everything. If I hadn’t decided a month before graduating from high school to ask the smartest, best looking girl I knew if she would meet me after English class would we have still found each other and made this wonderful life together? You might be... Read More

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in LoCo, 2016

    By Michael Elias | January 23, 2017

    For the first time in our 8 year history of writing this post it took at least a $3,000,000 price tag to make the most expensive homes sold in LoCo for 2015. A lot has changed in 12 months as no home this year would have made the cut in 2015. Let’s take a look... Read More

    Home Much Home for $400K in LoCo, April 2016

    By Michael Elias | April 19, 2016

    Last month we wrote about what you could buy in the $400,000 price point and there was little surprise about what we found. In our sales meeting this morning we talked about how quickly homes were selling and thought it was worth a closer look. We were shocked to see there are only 6 more homes available... Read More

    What to Expect When You Are Selling

    By Michael Elias | March 4, 2016

    We’ve already written about What to Expect When You Are Buying and felt it was time to give sellers an idea about how the process works from their side of the table. There are a lot of factors which go into making the decision on whether it’s the right time for you and that’s definitely another... Read More

    Most Expensive Homes Sold in LoCo, 2015

    By Michael Elias | January 12, 2016

    In last year’s most expensive homes post we felt 2015 was going to be a bounce back year for the real estate market… and man were we right. Heather and I have been writing about these dream homes since 2010 and for the first time no home under $3,000,000 made the cut. Let’s take a look at the... Read More

    LoCo Real Estate Year in Review for 2014

    By Michael Elias | January 15, 2015

    After a strong 2013 which saw sales rise 21% most of us in the real estate industry were expecting a banner year for 2014. It didn’t quite turn out that way, however a strong fourth quarter has us optimistic for a better 2015. Let’s take a look… Our first chart shows a month by month breakdown of the actual... Read More

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