The Real Estate Whisperer on AR

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Real Estate Sales Representative - Fieldstone Real Estate
Statistics for Northern Virginia & Loudoun County; Critical Information about market conditions; Information on Buying REOs, Short Sales, Etc.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

Yesterday I received an email that read, in part, "I find it curious that realtors say "prices are going up" while the value of existing homes are going down.  Which is it??"  Well, here's the thing.  When we talk about "the market" we are looking at the big picture. "Prices are going up" is a g...
Posted over 3 years ago
Today is a holiday designated to remember Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and his many contributions to our society....not the least of which are laws (Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Fair Housing Law) ensuring that persons of all races have equal access to housing. It's hard to tell when the Federal...
Posted over 3 years ago
In honor of MLK day today, I am choosing to tell you a personal story, a very real, personal story. If you grew up in a different environment, forgive the naivety from which this post comes. You see, I never witnessed much that I recognized as discrimination, but then again, our area was not ver...
Posted over 3 years ago
Thinking of selling your condo in Stratford Club in Leesburg, VA?  Here's a little info you may find helpful. First, a little background.  Stratford Club was a rental apartment community.  Toll Brothers purchased the community at the height of the market to do condo conversions.  They struggled ...
Posted over 3 years ago
Mortgage rates are inching up but remain historically low. This trend continues to support home buying as it translates to significant savings for buyers. As overall economic recovery remains on track, rates are expected to rise to keep inflation in check. 30 year fixed 4.77% 15 year fixed 4.13%...
Posted over 3 years ago
The housing market is recovering. As more home buyers are taking advantage of the improved affordability conditions. With mortgage rates hovering around recent record lows and home prices having generally stabilized, economists are expecting an upward trend to a healthy and sustainable level in ...
Posted over 3 years ago
Here in Leesburg we are already taking pre-orders for Girl Scout Cookies.... and this year, they will be harder to find.   You might be thinking..."I will just pick some up in February when they come in, rather than placing my order in advance".  After all, they are typically available right out...
Posted over 3 years ago
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A simple little blog to share what I learn with fellow Active Rainers and real estate consumers.