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Recent Articles by Karen Briscoe:
Yes, Virginia. There is a real estate market
by Karen Briscoe
December 5, 2018
National #RoofOverYourHeadDay
by Karen Briscoe
December 3, 2018
Holiday Classic Home Swap
by Karen Briscoe
November 28, 2018
Pause to Express Thanks
by Karen Briscoe
November 21, 2018
Wonder Woman & Superman as Change Agents
by Karen Briscoe
October 31, 2018
Where We Live: Mosaic District
by Karen Briscoe
October 25, 2018
Haycock PTA Fundraiser November 13!
by Karen Briscoe
October 19, 2018
Why Sell Now in the Fall?
by Karen Briscoe
October 17, 2018
1st to 3rd Quarter 2018 Market Analysis
by Karen Briscoe
October 3, 2018
Chesterbrook PTA Fundraiser with CCC October 9!
by Karen Briscoe
September 26, 2018
HBC Group Staff
by Karen Briscoe
September 24, 2018
Where We Live: Walter Heights
by Karen Briscoe
September 20, 2018
Where We Live: Westwood Park
by Karen Briscoe
September 12, 2018
50% of Something is Better Than 100% of Nothing
by Karen Briscoe
August 22, 2018
Where We Live: Stratford House
by Karen Briscoe
August 15, 2018
There Are No Perfect Houses!
by Karen Briscoe
August 1, 2018
Why Do Buyers Have Good Manners?
by Karen Briscoe
July 26, 2018
1st Stage Fundraiser June 12 , 2018!
by Karen Briscoe
May 16, 2018
Going Standby - A Home Buying Strategy
by Karen Briscoe
May 16, 2018
Where We Live: Colvin Mill Run
by Karen Briscoe
May 3, 2018
Where We Live: Hamptons of McLean
by Karen Briscoe
April 19, 2018
Where We Live: Grass Ridge
by Karen Briscoe
April 11, 2018
Weight of Waiting
by Karen Briscoe
March 29, 2018
First Day of Spring and "Hope Springs Eternal"
by Karen Briscoe
March 21, 2018
Country Day School Fundraiser April 10, 2018!
by Karen Briscoe
March 16, 2018
Where We Live - Hidden Forest
by Karen Briscoe
March 14, 2018
Forever Home
by Karen Briscoe
March 7, 2018
Where We Live: Bryn Mawr
by Karen Briscoe
February 21, 2018
Timber Lane PTA Fundraiser with CCC March 13!
by Karen Briscoe
February 14, 2018
What's Love Got to do with Real Estate?
by Karen Briscoe
February 14, 2018
Where We Live: Summerwood
by Karen Briscoe
January 24, 2018
Haycock PTA Fundraiser February 13!
by Karen Briscoe
January 18, 2018
Where We Live: Regal Oaks
by Karen Briscoe
January 17, 2018
Where we Live: McLean Crest
by Karen Briscoe
January 10, 2018
40th Anniversary Celebration!
by Karen Briscoe
January 2, 2018
Housing "Black Friday"
by Karen Briscoe
December 27, 2017
"I'll be home for Christmas" is a Holiday Classic!
by Karen Briscoe
December 20, 2017
All in the Family
by Karen Briscoe
December 13, 2017
Kent Gardens PTA Fundraiser January 9!
by Karen Briscoe
December 6, 2017
It's a Wonderful Life and Profession
by Karen Briscoe
December 6, 2017
Yes Virginia, there is a real estate market
by Karen Briscoe
November 29, 2017
Pause to Express Thanks
by Karen Briscoe
November 22, 2017
Should Home Sellers Decorate for the Holidays?
by Karen Briscoe
November 15, 2017
Support McLean Crew Club!
by Karen Briscoe
November 8, 2017
Why Sell Now in the Fall?
by Karen Briscoe
November 1, 2017
Where We Live: Woodside Estates
by Karen Briscoe
October 26, 2017
Where We Live: Bryn Mawr
by Karen Briscoe
October 18, 2017
Chesterbrook PTA Fundraiser October 17, 2017
by Karen Briscoe
October 11, 2017
HBC Group Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary
by Karen Briscoe
October 4, 2017
Where We Live: McLean Mews
by Karen Briscoe
September 27, 2017
Where We Live: Merrywood On The Potomac
by Karen Briscoe
September 20, 2017
1326 Skipwith Rd, McLean, VA
by Karen Briscoe
September 15, 2017
Where We Live: Evans Farm
by Karen Briscoe
September 13, 2017
SHARE of McLean Fundraiser September 12, 2017!
by Karen Briscoe
September 8, 2017
Where We Live: Timberlake Estates - Great Falls
by Karen Briscoe
August 23, 2017
7023 Enterprise Ave, McLean
by Karen Briscoe
August 16, 2017
Where We Live: Broyhill Estates
by Karen Briscoe
August 16, 2017
Where We Live: Kings Manor
by Karen Briscoe
August 2, 2017
Who wants to be a Millionaire?
by Karen Briscoe
July 21, 2017
Decisions, Decisions
by Karen Briscoe
July 12, 2017
Real Estate Market Strong First Half 2017
by Karen Briscoe
July 3, 2017
Generation Gap
by Karen Briscoe
June 21, 2017
Who is your Super Hero?
by Karen Briscoe
June 14, 2017
1115 Randolph Road, McLean VA
by Karen Briscoe
June 8, 2017
Why Hire a Friend?
by Karen Briscoe
June 1, 2017
Life by the Water
by Karen Briscoe
May 25, 2017
Advanced Adulting!
by Karen Briscoe
May 18, 2017
Fundraiser to Support McLean Little League
by Karen Briscoe
May 17, 2017
542 Elizabeth Street, Great Falls
by Karen Briscoe
May 12, 2017
Where We Live: Elizabeth Street Story
by Karen Briscoe
May 12, 2017
Support Haycock PTA May 9!
by Karen Briscoe
May 3, 2017
An Empty Room is an Opportunity
by Karen Briscoe
April 21, 2017
Go Up Swinging
by Karen Briscoe
April 12, 2017
6627 Weatheford Ct, McLean
by Karen Briscoe
April 5, 2017
Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy
by Karen Briscoe
March 27, 2017
Karen's Welcome Video
by Karen Briscoe
March 21, 2017
Hope Springs on this First Day of Spring!
by Karen Briscoe
March 20, 2017
Where We Live: Langley Oaks
by Karen Briscoe
March 6, 2017
7204 Farm Meadow Ct, McLean
by Karen Briscoe
March 2, 2017
12203 Windsor Hall Way, Herndon
by Karen Briscoe
March 1, 2017
There Are No Perfect Houses
by Karen Briscoe
February 18, 2017
Agent as Matchmaker
by Karen Briscoe
February 8, 2017
Kent Gardens PTA Fundraiser with HBC Group
by Karen Briscoe
February 3, 2017
Drawn by the Future
by Karen Briscoe
January 25, 2017
McLean Youth Lacrosse Fundraiser January 10!
by Karen Briscoe
January 10, 2017
Housing Black Friday
by Karen Briscoe
December 28, 2016
"I'll be HOME for Christmas" is a Holiday classic
by Karen Briscoe
December 21, 2016
Support McLean Youth Lacrosse January 10th!
by Karen Briscoe
December 21, 2016
Yes, Virginia, there is a real estate market.
by Karen Briscoe
December 14, 2016
It's a Wonderful Life and Profession
by Karen Briscoe
December 8, 2016
The Classic Holiday Home Swap
by Karen Briscoe
November 30, 2016
Pausing to Express Thanks!
by Karen Briscoe
November 23, 2016
The Blind Side of Selling Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
November 19, 2016
All in the Family
by Karen Briscoe
November 2, 2016
Change Agents
by Karen Briscoe
October 28, 2016
Support Chesterbrook PTA October 18th!
by Karen Briscoe
October 24, 2016
White Water Rafting Lessons
by Karen Briscoe
October 21, 2016
Support Chesterbrook PTA October 18th!
by Karen Briscoe
October 14, 2016
Children's Science Center Fundraiser September 13
by Karen Briscoe
September 13, 2016
Oreo Cookie of Negotiations
by Karen Briscoe
September 2, 2016
Support The Children's Science Center
by Karen Briscoe
September 1, 2016
Maintain the Pace of Play
by Karen Briscoe
August 26, 2016
An Olympian Level Realtor® Perseveres
by Karen Briscoe
August 4, 2016
Connectors of People and Houses
by Karen Briscoe
July 28, 2016
Roller Coaster of Markets
by Karen Briscoe
July 21, 2016
Catch a Wave
by Karen Briscoe
July 14, 2016
4th of July in America: Freedom Isn't Free
by Karen Briscoe
June 30, 2016
Who is your Super Hero?
by Karen Briscoe
June 23, 2016
Going Standby
by Karen Briscoe
May 26, 2016
One-Hit-Wonder or Professional
by Karen Briscoe
May 19, 2016
Agent as Forward Horse
by Karen Briscoe
May 12, 2016
Support Haycock PTA May 10th with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
May 4, 2016
Classic Chicken and Egg Dilemma
by Karen Briscoe
April 21, 2016
Mortgage Interest Deduction Circa 1913
by Karen Briscoe
April 14, 2016
McLean Youth Orchestra Fundraiser April 12th!
by Karen Briscoe
April 12, 2016
Life Cycle of Shelter
by Karen Briscoe
March 31, 2016
Car Model: Bentley vs. Mini
by Karen Briscoe
March 24, 2016
Weight of Waiting
by Karen Briscoe
March 10, 2016
Safe Community Coalition Fundraiser
by Karen Briscoe
March 4, 2016
Great Arbitrage in Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
February 25, 2016
There Are No Perfect Houses
by Karen Briscoe
February 18, 2016
The Realtor® as Matchmaker
by Karen Briscoe
February 11, 2016
Chesterbrook PTA Fundraiser February 2nd!
by Karen Briscoe
February 2, 2016
Property Tax Assessments and Fair Market Value
by Karen Briscoe
January 21, 2016
Kent Gardens PTA fundraiser January 12th!
by Karen Briscoe
January 12, 2016
Housing "BLACK FRIDAY"
by Karen Briscoe
January 1, 2016
Yes, Virginia, There is a Real Estate Market
by Karen Briscoe
December 23, 2015
I'll Be Home For Christmas
by Karen Briscoe
December 16, 2015
The Holiday Christmas Classic Home Swap
by Karen Briscoe
December 9, 2015
Its a Wonderful Life and Home Ownership
by Karen Briscoe
December 2, 2015
Pausing to Express Thanks
by Karen Briscoe
November 25, 2015
McLean Youth Lacrosse Fundraiser November 10th!
by Karen Briscoe
November 10, 2015
Support Timber Lane PTA October 13th!
by Karen Briscoe
October 7, 2015
Fundraiser Supporting The Children
by Karen Briscoe
September 10, 2015
Key Objectives of a Home Inspection
by Karen Briscoe
July 30, 2015
4th of July in America: Freedom Isn
by Karen Briscoe
July 1, 2015
All Real Estate is Local
by Karen Briscoe
June 24, 2015
Considering the Kids When Moving
by Karen Briscoe
June 18, 2015
Come Support McLean Little League June 9th!
by Karen Briscoe
June 5, 2015
Go Up Swinging
by Karen Briscoe
May 22, 2015
A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words
by Karen Briscoe
April 30, 2015
The House is Gone!
by Karen Briscoe
April 24, 2015
The Transformation of Tysons Corner, VA
by Karen Briscoe
April 16, 2015
Hope Springs Eternal and Welcoming Spring!
by Karen Briscoe
March 27, 2015
The Great Arbitrage in Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
March 12, 2015
What's Love Got to Do With Real Estate?
by Karen Briscoe
January 22, 2015
The Holiday Christmas Classic Home Swap
by Karen Briscoe
December 23, 2014
"Ill be Home for Christmas" is a Holiday Classic
by Karen Briscoe
December 18, 2014
It's a Wonderful Life
by Karen Briscoe
December 10, 2014
Pausing to Express Thanks
by Karen Briscoe
November 26, 2014
Double and Triple Dips in Real Estate Markets
by Karen Briscoe
November 17, 2014
Dorothy Said: There's No Place Like Home
by Karen Briscoe
October 29, 2014
What is an Objective Sales Price for a Home?
by Karen Briscoe
October 9, 2014
Chesterbrook PTA Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
October 3, 2014
Dog Park Demand is Up!
by Karen Briscoe
September 25, 2014
Realtors® are like Journalists
by Karen Briscoe
September 17, 2014
Letting go of the Mental $ on Your Home
by Karen Briscoe
September 12, 2014
Fundraiser Supporting The Children
by Karen Briscoe
September 9, 2014
Right Size Your Home
by Karen Briscoe
August 20, 2014
The Silver Lining of the Silver Line
by Karen Briscoe
August 15, 2014
Should You Try to "Steal A Home"?
by Karen Briscoe
August 11, 2014
Luxury Home Characteristics
by Karen Briscoe
August 7, 2014
Is an Appraisal Fair Market Value?
by Karen Briscoe
July 31, 2014
The Buyer is Just Not into Your Home
by Karen Briscoe
July 9, 2014
GPS and Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
June 24, 2014
World Class Cities: Paris vs. Washington, DC
by Karen Briscoe
June 16, 2014
Lift Me Up! Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
June 10, 2014
Empty Nesters - Right Size
by Karen Briscoe
May 15, 2014
SHARE Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
May 13, 2014
Keep Calm and Carry On
by Karen Briscoe
May 6, 2014
Property Tax Assessments and Fair Market Value
by Karen Briscoe
April 30, 2014
SHARE Inc. Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
April 22, 2014
CORNWELL FARM BRINGS LIFT ME UP! GOOD LUCK!
by Karen Briscoe
April 7, 2014
An Olympian Level Realtor® Practices
by Karen Briscoe
February 26, 2014
An Olympian Level Realtor® Perseveres
by Karen Briscoe
February 18, 2014
McLean HS Athletic Boosters Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
February 11, 2014
The Motto of an Olympic-level Realtor®
by Karen Briscoe
February 7, 2014
Historic Cornwell Farm Open to the Public
by Karen Briscoe
February 6, 2014
Come Support McLean HS Athletic Booster with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
January 29, 2014
Kent Gardens Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
January 14, 2014
Kent Gardens PTA Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
January 8, 2014
Being a Real Estate Agent: It's a Wonderful Life
by Karen Briscoe
December 27, 2013
Ill Be Home for Christmas is a Holiday Classic
by Karen Briscoe
December 19, 2013
Should Home Sellers Decorate for the Holidays?
by Karen Briscoe
December 13, 2013
Yes, Virginia! There is a Real Estate Market
by Karen Briscoe
December 4, 2013
Pausing to Express Thanks!
by Karen Briscoe
November 26, 2013
Why do Decorators Prefer a Neutral Palette?
by Karen Briscoe
November 18, 2013
Should Home Sellers Decorate for the Holidays?
by Karen Briscoe
November 13, 2013
Invest in Real Estate for Wealth Building
by Karen Briscoe
November 12, 2013
Why Sell in the Fall?
by Karen Briscoe
November 4, 2013
Yes Virginia! There is a Real Estate Market
by Karen Briscoe
November 4, 2013
McLean Youth Lacrosse Fundraiser with HBC
by Karen Briscoe
October 30, 2013
How Homes are Like Black Shoes
by Karen Briscoe
October 25, 2013
Experience Matters in Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
October 23, 2013
Pigs Get Fat, Hogs Get Slaughtered.
by Karen Briscoe
October 16, 2013
Maintenance Free Does Not Exist!
by Karen Briscoe
October 3, 2013
Fundraiser to Support Chesterbrook PTA October 8th!
by Karen Briscoe
September 24, 2013
Lift Me Up! Gala October 26th, 2013
by Karen Briscoe
September 18, 2013
Fundraiser to Support SHARE, Inc.!
by Karen Briscoe
September 10, 2013
Life Cycle of Shelter
by Karen Briscoe
September 9, 2013
The Changing Face of Salona Village
by Karen Briscoe
August 28, 2013
Fundraiser to Support SHARE, Inc.
by Karen Briscoe
August 16, 2013
Mortgage Interest Deduction Circa 1913
by Karen Briscoe
August 6, 2013
New Home Trends - Ensuite Bathrooms
by Karen Briscoe
August 2, 2013
Why do Buyers have Good Manners?
by Karen Briscoe
June 20, 2013
Life Cycle of Shelter
by Karen Briscoe
June 17, 2013
Fundraiser to Support McLean Little League
by Karen Briscoe
June 11, 2013
What Makes a Home a Luxury Property?
by Karen Briscoe
June 6, 2013
A Contract on a Home is Like Being Engaged
by Karen Briscoe
May 28, 2013
Fundraiser to Support McLean Little League
by Karen Briscoe
May 17, 2013
Fundraiser to Support Lift Me Up!
by Karen Briscoe
May 14, 2013
Fundraiser to Support Lift Me Up!
by Karen Briscoe
April 19, 2013
Fundraiser to Support Kent Gardens PTA
by Karen Briscoe
April 9, 2013
2013 is A Very Good Year for Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
April 8, 2013
Great Falls, VA is a Great Place to Live!
by Karen Briscoe
March 28, 2013
Going Standby
by Karen Briscoe
March 19, 2013
Fundraiser to Support Kent Gardens PTA
by Karen Briscoe
March 14, 2013
Fundraiser to Support the Brooksfield School
by Karen Briscoe
March 5, 2013
NOVA Real Estate is Up 4.4% in 2012
by Karen Briscoe
January 28, 2013
HBC CCC Clemyjontri Park November Fundraiser
by Karen Briscoe
November 5, 2012
The Magic of Lift Me Up! Gala November 17, 2012
by Karen Briscoe
October 31, 2012
HBC CCC Children
by Karen Briscoe
October 15, 2012
September 2012 Event
by Karen Briscoe
September 17, 2012
It is Time to Buy A Home
by Karen Briscoe
September 17, 2012
July 2012 Event
by Karen Briscoe
September 16, 2012
HBC-CCC-McLean Youth Football
by Karen Briscoe
September 13, 2012
Mortgage Interest Deduction Circa 1913
by Karen Briscoe
September 9, 2012
There are No Perfect Houses
by Karen Briscoe
August 22, 2012
10900 Watermill Ct, Oakton VA
by Karen Briscoe
May 14, 2012
Support of SHARE Inc May 2012 Event
by Karen Briscoe
May 14, 2012
7346 Lewinsville Square Pl, McLean VA
by Karen Briscoe
May 12, 2012
807 Lincoln St N, Arlington, VA
by Karen Briscoe
February 29, 2012
8008 Reserve Way, Vienna VA
by Karen Briscoe
February 27, 2012
2056 Hillside Dr, Falls Church VA
by Karen Briscoe
December 29, 2011
Humpty Dumpty and Real Estate Recovery
by Karen Briscoe
September 5, 2011
Earthquakes and Northern Virginia Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
August 29, 2011
Great Falls, VA is a Great Place to Live
by Karen Briscoe
August 22, 2011
Warren Buffet says BUY and So Do I
by Karen Briscoe
August 11, 2011
Groudhog Day and the Real Estate Market
by Karen Briscoe
August 9, 2011
Home Prices Up Again in Washington DC May 2011
by Karen Briscoe
August 8, 2011
Paris vs. Washington, DC
by Karen Briscoe
July 11, 2011
A Forever Home
by Karen Briscoe
July 11, 2011
Housing Market for McLean and Great Falls
by Karen Briscoe
July 7, 2011
The Commonwealth of Virginia
by Karen Briscoe
June 23, 2011
How Do You Sell a Home That
by Karen Briscoe
June 16, 2011
Home Prices Rise in Washington DC 4.3%
by Karen Briscoe
June 2, 2011
Mortgage Interest Deduction Circa 1913
by Karen Briscoe
April 19, 2011
Insiders View of the Today Show Wedding
by Karen Briscoe
October 5, 2010
I Beg to Differ Mr. Buffett
by Karen Briscoe
June 8, 2010
6517 Brawner St, McLean VA
by Karen Briscoe
April 30, 2010
The Buyer is Just not That into Your Home
by Karen Briscoe
March 20, 2009
Huckaby Briscoe Group Moves to Keller Williams
by Karen Briscoe
January 27, 2009
Ten Years in Northern Virginia Real Estate
by Karen Briscoe
January 23, 2009
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