Let Your Imagination Run Wild at 17183 Club Hill Drive

By Heather Hunter / December 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

Oooh, this one is different. Today’s Saturday Eight Hundred is far more ornate than my usual picks, and it just barely makes it into the $800,000 block. But I dig it in its crazy ornate madness. There’s so much for my imagination to run wild with! With Swarovski crystal chandeliers aplenty and gleaming marble floors, […]

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EZ Stow Signs Local Business Looks to Go National with Realtor Sign Invention

By Leah Shafer / July 6, 2016 / 2 Comments

Conventional real estate signs are a necessary and familiar accessory for real estate agents. But they’re also kind of a pain. They’re big and bulky and don’t easily fit in most car trunks. The stakes can damage a car’s interior upholstery and seating. They’re dirty and muddy, and many agents have to pay someone to install and remove them. Longtime […]

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First-time Homebuyers Less Likely to Be Married Than in Decades Past

By Leah Shafer / August 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

Who needs a spouse to buy a first house? Not too many folks anymore. According to new research from Zillow, only 40 percent of first-time homebuyers are married today, down from 52 percent in the late ’80s. Why is this? First, fewer people are getting married in general. Barely half of adults (51 percent) were married in 2011, according […]

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Featured Realtor: Ken Lampton Knows The M Streets Better Than You

By Joanna England / April 20, 2015 / 6 Comments

He’s lived in the M Streets for 30 years, so of course Ken Lampton has a home on the Internet at He also shares his unvarnished opinions on his blog, where you can find out more about Lampton’s adventures in this sought-after neighborhood, as well as the challenges it faces when it comes to […]

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NRT Positions Itself to “Out Flank” Zillow/Trulia, Serving as Both Brokerage and Portal

By Joanna England / August 11, 2014 / 1 Comment

It’s a much different model than Zillow/Trulia, but NRT/Realogy will be on pace to not only capture more leads than Zillow, but it has boots-on-the-ground Realtors who can complete sales. This one-two punch is part of NRT’s strategy to “out flank” Zillow, positioning the brokerage as an online and in-person real estate powerhouse, according to Inman […]

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The Ben Jones Group at Allie Beth is Growing: Laurie Mah is Newest Team Member

By Candy Evans / June 19, 2013 / 0 Comments

I have known Laurie Mah forever, and now I will get to see way more of her! Laurie has left the Greenville Ave. office of ReMax and joined the Ben Jones Group at Allie Beth Allman & Associates. I can hardly wait to give her a glass of wine and get her going on homes […]

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