Real Estate and Other Stuff in Northern Virginia

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A thoughtful look at the Northern Virginia Real Estate industry and the communities that make it so special. Find information about Reston, Herndon, Great Falls, Vienna, Oakton, McLean, Sterling, Potomac Falls, Ashburn, Leesburg and other areas in the D.C. Metropolitan suburbs of Northern Virginia.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
  This week I got an email from a customer who said that over the weekend they had purchased a new construction home. We had plans to meet and review my services, but before we got a chance, they bought a new home and gave up their right to Buyer Representation.   This brought up a point that I t...
01/23/2015
  An open letter to the National Association of Realtors   Dear NAR,   I am writing you today as a longtime member to ask you to take some direct action to help all of the Realtors who are out in the field working hard everyday.   Today I received a note from a prospective client. This client was...
01/20/2015
  On January 26, Fannie Mae will roll out a new program designed to facilitate appraisals. The problem is that it will do anything but make this process easier or more effective!   The theory is that rather than having the appraisers 'waste' their time finding the comparable sales, there will be ...
01/12/2015
  You have made the decision to buy a new house, but how do you get started?   Here are 5 things you can easily do to get you going on the path to home ownership:   Identify some areas that you like and that are in your price range. This is a step towards getting started, but it is also one that ...
01/06/2015
Happy New Year to all of you! I know many people like to keep their Christmas decorations up a little longer, but I like to get my house back to 'normal,' right after New Year's Day. Every year, as I am putting away the decorations, I sort though my Christmas Cards. I like to keep the photo cards...
01/02/2015
  Dear Potential Buyer,   I am sorry that you are reluctant to sign anything, and I acknowledge that the Exclusive Right to Represent the Purchaser is a contract.  Because of the Agency laws in Virginia, in order for me to show you the house you would like to see, a signed agreement is mandatory ...
12/18/2014
We live in an information age; it is easy to spend all your free time looking at listings. If the popular tv shows are to be believed, you need only look at 3, pick the best one and VOILA, you are a homeowner! Of course, we all know that it is much more complicated than this. I have written 4 blo...
12/12/2014
    'Tis the season for shopping and many of us don't have the time to do that shopping in person. I am a 'seasoned' on-line shopper; my skills were honed in the early days when my kids were only out of the house for a short period of time each day.   There is a trick to successful on-line shoppi...
12/11/2014
You have a house to sell, he has a real estate license. What could be simpler? And best of all, Uncle Jim will cut the commission. It seems like a perfect fit...not so fast! I read an article this morning that got me thinking about this scenario. Why You Shouldn't Mix Real Estate with Relatives. ...
12/03/2014
The annual Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-a-long will take place this Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 4 p.m. in Vienna, Virginia. The Sing-a-long features local choirs and vocal groups and the United States Marine Band. The music will be a mix of holiday favorites and includes both Christmas and Hanukkah f...
12/02/2014
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