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3-person, full-time, family team of Samson Properties agents. 550+ transactions last 12 years. Heavy training in negotiation and mediation. Masters degrees in finance/marketing/business, psychology & computers.

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2011 

GOLD Team Selected to Help Woodbridge Family Sell and Buy! Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team        A Woodbridge family with a house in the R-section of Dale City is excited about buying a new home in the new Hopes Hill Crossing subdivision.  They have chosen the GOLD Team to sell th...
06/21/2011
Detached Garages Plus and Minus Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team DISADVANTAGES 1. You have to go out in the rain/snow to get from your house to your car or vice versa. 2. You have to go outdoors at night if you arrive home late and alone.   ADVANTAGES 1. Garages are much more likely...
06/21/2011
Varieties of Home Inspection Contract Clauses in N. Virginia Copyright(c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team Different choices may be made depending on the offer environment (multiple offers, single offer), and other aspects of the offer.   1. No Home Inspection: This is often used with an all cash...
06/21/2011
Puzzling TH Collapsing Slab Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team   Over a year ago one of our investor evaluated an interior townhome priced substantially below the prevailing market.  They decided NOT to make even a low offer on the property because it had a very significant and very p...
06/20/2011
GOLD Team Sells Assigned REO Property for Over Asking Price Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team      We are pleased to announce that Wells Fargo's Premiere Asset Services REO townhome at 9444 Black Hawk Ct has received three offers!  After seeking highest best and final revisions an of...
06/20/2011
Kitchens by Ana(sm)'s Latest Under Contract at Full Price Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team      Heart of the Homes: Kitchens by Ana(sm) specializes in delivering superbly renovated, remodeled homes in Northern Virginia's most affordable neighborhoods.  This company improves the qual...
06/20/2011
Cash-For-Keys Inspection Copyright 2011 (c) Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team (The politically correct, new term is "Financial Relocation Assistance" ; everyone we know still calls it "Cash For Keys.") The former tenant or homeowner informs us they have vacated the now-bank-owned property.  We schedule ...
06/19/2011
Trash Out Requirements Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team      REO Agents are frequently required to contract for removal of trash and debris from inside and outside vacant bank-owned properties they have been assigned.      Trash out contractors need to be specifically required not j...
06/19/2011
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Foundation Primer Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team      Ignoring tents, RVs, and houseboats, houses typically have 4 broad classes of foundation: slab, basement, perimeter-piers-and-crawl-space, and tall piers. SLAB The foundation for the house consists of a concrete slab on the sur...
06/19/2011
Downspout Common Sense Copyright (c) 2011, Deanna and Jim's GOLD Team        Downspouts are the unglamourous metal tubes, often white or brown that run vertically from one end of a roof gutter to near the ground.      Sometimes on neglected or abandoned homes you may find the downspouts detached ...
06/19/2011
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