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Real Estate Broker - Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - VA License # 0225089470

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2012 

Single Family Home in Herndon, VA-- Sold for $335,000 After months of looking for the perfect home, my Buyers found a great deal in this single family home in Herndon.  They saw it the day it hit the market, priced at $335,000.  And while a lot of cash buyers would think, "Let's offer less than l...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Social Media Has Made the World VERY Small I remember thinking when I first signed up for Facebook that I would never use it.  It took personal relationships and made them, somehow, impersonal.  I still believe that, but I do use Facebook.  Not to keep in touch with my BFFs, but to keep tabs on f...
Posted almost 2 years ago
There Are No Amazing Deals in Today's Real Estate Market When I got my real estate license in February 2005, I could never have imagined the things I would see.  One thing is for sure, when you are a full-time agent with a thriving business, you are going to encounter ugly situations.  Some poten...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Just Listed in Braemar:  One Car Garage Townhouse for $269,000 Finding a townhouse below the $300,000 in Bristow and Gainesville has become quite a competitive arena.  Whenever something move-in ready pops on the market, priced right, it is gobbled up by buyers.  I'm sure this one will be no exce...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Holiday Weekends and Real Estate While I did enjoy a full day of, and half of another this Memorial Day weekend, I was shocked by the attitude by many listing agents and sellers had this weekend.  One incident in particular really set me off. Let me begin by saying, I believe 100% that we do not ...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Thank You For NOT Letting Us in to See Your Home Dear Seller, Thank you for not allowing my buyer and I in to see you your home.  My buyer had been convinced that new construction was not for him, and that a resale was the easier and cheaper route for him to go.  But your refusal to allow our sh...
Posted almost 2 years ago
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All in a Day's Work If you judged me only by today's performance, I'd be that strange lady running around town collecting keys from men she's just met and the lady that broke into a home to eat a tuna sandwich.  Yep.  That's me.   My day out started at a home inspection.  The home inspector was r...
Posted almost 2 years ago
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Must Haves Being a fan of and having worked in the radio industry, I will sometimes find myself thinking as I thumb through my vast music collection what are the top albums that I could not live without.  There used to be radio programs were celebrity musicians would get on the air and play their...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Chris Ann Cleland | Long & Foster REALTORS® | (703) 402-0037 24999 Riding Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 3BR/3+1BA Townhouse offered at $284,000 Year Built 2006 Sq Footage 1,650 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 full, 1 partial Floors 3 Parking 1 Car garage Lot Size 1,306 sqft HOA/Maint $78 per month DESCRIPTION...
Posted almost 2 years ago
Selling a Tenant Occupied Home Landlords who sell their rental properties and deal with the ideal tenants that clean, stage and otherwise cooperate with the home owner in the process are rare.  The majority of tenants consider the task of living in a home that is being marketed for sale as a a ma...
Posted almost 2 years ago
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