Entries by Tyler Ohta


Westfields Golf Club

13940 Balmoral Greens Ave | Clifton, VA 20124 Westfields Golf Club offers a World-class layout situated amongst some of the most picturesque landscape offered in our area. Such experiences, which are typically exclusive to Private Golf Club members, is available to you at Westfields Golf Club year round. Our Fred Couples-designed golf course in Northern […]


The Combustible Adjustable Mortgage

You’ll pay a little more for a fixed rate mortgage for the peace of mind that your principle and interest payment will never increase but that’s not always the most appealing choice for some homebuyers. The longer you intend to stay in your home,–generally five years or more–the safer you are with a fixed rate. […]


Hidden Creek Country Club

Hidden Creek Country Club MEMBERSHIP AT HIDDEN CREEK COUNTRY CLUB Nestled in the heart of Reston only blocks from Reston Town Center, Hidden Creek Country Club is an inclusive, family-friendly private country club where Members enjoy championship golf, tennis, swimming, fitness and a social calendar filled with activities and events for the entire family. Hidden […]


Driving the Neighborhood

Whether you’re shopping for a home in a familiar location or a new neighborhood, remember that you’re buying more than a home. You’re also buying the neighborhood, so it helps to become familiar with your favorites, whether you drive them or walk them. Why is that important? It’s the neighborhood that helps establish home values, […]


Robert Trent Jones Golf Club

Robert Trent Jones Golf Club provides a total Member experience that is second to none. The course architect and patriarch, Robert Trent Jones, Sr., set the bar high by creating his masterpiece from a special parcel on Lake Manassas that he considered to be the best golf course land he’d ever seen. The vision for […]

Before You Paint Your Brick Exterior

The Brick Industry Association touts brick for its strength, energy efficiency and low maintenance, but sometimes brick can just be dated or downright ugly. A fresh new color on your home’s exterior brick can go a long way toward updating your home. Whether you choose to do the work yourself or hire a professional, the […]

Mount Vernon Country Club

Mount Vernon Country Club is situated on one of George Washington’s original seven farms. Golf Course Architect Robin Roberts designed the nine-hole golf course which opened on June 3, 1961. On June 10, 1961, an exhibition match was played by Head Pro Dick Mason, Sam Snead, and two local professionals Bobby Bowers and Al Jamison, […]

Belle Haven Country Club

The Belle Haven Country Club experience is a community filled with members having lifelong friendships, shared values and great memories. 18-hole golf course renovated by renowned architect Arthur Hills, Tennis complex with eight outdoor clay courts, five DecoTurf indoor courts, and two outdoor platform tennis courts 2,500 square foot Fitness Center including separate aerobics and […]

Help For Homebuying

Hot housing markets are seeing entry-level homes sell over list price and with multiple offers. So what you can you do to compete? Meet minimum loan standards: FHA loans are guaranteed by the Federal Housing Agency. You can get a loan with a 3.5 percent down-payment if you have a credit score of 580 or […]

The Wrong Reasons to Price Your Home

Some sellers believe it’s smart to price their homes high, but flipping the logic on them could help you see the fallacy of pricing a home for any reason other than what a qualified buyer in the current market will buy, based on current market comparable homes. Buyers want to negotiate: Some sellers believe buyers […]