Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President
Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate Blog

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2011 

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This past weekend (while at a Halloween Party) I learned something new about real estate -- something that you probably didn't know either.  So, thought I'd share. This guy at the party told me that he recently knocked down his house to make room for the bigger and better house that he now has b...
10/31/2011
Selling a home is easy, right?  Just slap up a "For Sale" sign in your front yard, put an ad in the paper, pick a price and the buyers will come running.  Forget hiring a real estate agent and save that commission.  You love your home and so will everyone else. Maybe you don't really want to move...
10/26/2011
"How Quickly Will My Home Sell?" -- now that's a question that's on the mind of everyone that decides to sell their home.  There's no easy answer as it certainly depends on a number of factors, among which are: Location -- since we're talking real estate, that's obvious.  A home in Arlington with...
10/21/2011
Just last night I put this large home on the market for rent.  Literally put up the sign in the dark of night -- this time of year it sure gets dark earlier, doesn't it?  Nonetheless, some discerning renter is going to really enjoy this 5 bedroom home located just off Franconia Road in Alexandria...
10/19/2011
Forget what you hear or you've been told about the real estate market.  The facts in Northern Virginia are this: 1.  Homes are selling 2.  There's not that many homes available for sale 3.  Buyers want to live in Northern Virginia Combine these 3 factors and you'll see that the time is ripe to se...
10/18/2011
I have some very exciting news to report.  I've been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Association of REALTORS (NVAR)!  The results of the election were announced last Tuesday at the NVAR Convention.  Here's the official announcement: 2012 Board Electi...
10/17/2011
What's Happening today in the Arlington, Virginia Real Estate Market? The chart below details all of the closed home sales activity in Arlington, Virginia for September 2011:   And, here's a snapshot of Arlington Virginia home sales in the last 30 days from the middle of September through now: AR...
10/14/2011
There's a lot of moving parts when it comes to a real estate transaction in Northern Virginia.  There are contracts, addendums, inspections, appraisals, title searches, surveys, and a whole bunch of players.  At any stage, anything and everything can fall apart.  That's why it's crucial to hire a...
10/13/2011
Northern Virginia has a lot to offer.  That's for sure! Great job market Educated population Access to 3 major airports High per capita income Lots of cultural activities Close to Washington D.C.   Yet, there's some things that we don't have in Northern Virginia.  Yes, despite great cultural dive...
10/12/2011
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