The topics here can encompass just about anything but will normally revolve around the Real Estate market in general. There will be posts specific to the Vienna and Northern Virginia real estate market, and any questions are welcome. Please be warned there will be times I get on my “soap box” and there will be shrapnel because I do not discriminate.
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880 Autumn Ridge RdCulpeper VA. $339,900WOW, you will do your client or yourself a disservice if you miss this deal. This home is two years new, placed on a premium lot and has the upgrades to live in style. This home has a breath taking two story stone fireplace, beautiful wood floors, crown m...
I am admitting it publicly; yes I use to sell Amway years ago and try to recruit other people to do the same. I put many of my friends through the ringer whenever I spoke to them about a "business opportunity" that would make them rich. The funny thing is I am in no way embarrassed ab...
With the reality of Global Warming and the need for people to spend less time on the road and more time with family, popularity of communities with walkability are on the rise. Old Town Manassas is one of these communities that have restaurants, shopping, community events, museums, and many othe...
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is almost complete which makes it very easy to forget the true spirit of giving. In my humble opinion a "Gift" is something that you give, whether its money, food, toys, time, a helping hand, advice, a little patience or just a kind word, wit...
I have to get much better at posting more often but I am sure all of you understand that this time of year is busy. I promise to post more consistently in the future, I hope to get to at least once a day soon but you ,my readers, must promise to keep coming back. Now that's out of the way l...
I would spend a lot of time with a dictionary if I did not have spell check on my computer. I always have been a bad speller and I am amazed how many words I miss spell when I am typing a blog. Case in point the word "blog" still shows up on my spell check as incorrect and caused me t...
The hustle and bustle of crowds in the mall, the parade, more shopping, holiday parties, in-laws in town, and the list goes on and on of things to do this time of year. These are the things that happen around the holidays that keep buyers from shopping for their next house. This is also the reaso...
The simple answer is it stands for Real Estate Owned and the one thing banks do not want is real estate, especially the residential kind. Once a homeowner can or will no longer make payments on their home loan the lender can seize and sell the property as stated in their mortgage contract. Once t...
I have been taking time today for myself to seek a stillness of my mind that rarely occurs in my high paced life. I mentioned above in my description of this blog that from time to time I will get on my soap box, well I am stepping up on it now.I traveled to Italy back in 2004 with my wife for a ...
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, when it comes to selling your home it could cost you tens of thousands of dollars. The National Association of Realtors reports in the "2007 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers" that 80% of home buyers are searching online for homes. This mea...