Ask Alice


My dream house got away. What to do?

Dear Agent Alice,
I found the perfect house — my one, true soul house. But it went under contract before I could act, and now it’s gone.
My miserable life on Planet Earth is over. How can I get out of bed tomorrow?
–Devastated read more…

How do I choose a Buyer’s Agent?

Dear Agent Alice,
How do I choose a Buyer’s Agent?
–Buyer read more…

How much can I afford to pay?

Dear Agent Alice,
How much can I really afford to pay? Should I have a number or a range?
–Careful read more…

I’m relocating to the area. How can you help me?

Dear Agent Alice,
I’m relocating to the Washington, DC area but have never lived there. How can you help me?
–Newcomer read more…

Which condos accept pets?

Dear Agent Alice,
I have a pet. How hard will it be for me to buy a condo?
–Animal Lover read more…

What are these house types: bungalow, foursquare and farmhouse?

Dear Agent Alice,
I’m beginning the search for my first house. What are these house types: bungalow, foursquare and farmhouse? What about all those colonials and capes?
–New Buyer read more…

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