Military Families-Did You Rent Your Northern Virginia Home When You Left Town?

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Real Estate Agent with Integrity Real Estate Group

My phone continues to ring and questions hit my email from military families about eligibility for the Department of Defense Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP).

One of the pressing questions recently has been about whether if a home was rented would it still qualify as a principal residence.  The answer is YES.  I have two new listings coming on the market next week from families who rented their homes before the DoD HAP benefits were fully approved.  

I put together this quick video for other Northern Virginia (or former Northern Virginia) military families who might have the same question about DoD HAP benefits.




 

In addition to this video here are a few other posts I've written about the Department of Defense Homeowners Assistance Program( HAP) and homes I sold in Northern Virginia in 2010.   If you are a military family who has left the area and need assistance in working with your tenants and getting your home sold in 2011 please give me a call at 703-346-2213 to talk about your options.

DoD HAP and Short Sales
A Sold Sign in the Yard is Reason to Celebrate
Military Families-Options if You Are Upside Down on Your Mortgage

Homeowners Assistance Program is Working For Military Families

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If you are interested in learning more about the Northern Virginia Real Estate market including Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William Counties give Cindy Jones and Integrity Real Estate Group a call at 703-346-2213.

Military Relocation Specialist serving military families relocating to and from the Pentagon, Fort Belvoir, Quantico MCB and all of the Military District of Washington installations. 

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Check out www.varealestatetalk.com and www.cjrealtygroup.com for more information.

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Gita Bantwal
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Cindy, Thank you for the information. I will check out the links.

Jan 21, 2011 07:50 AM #1
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Jackie Connelly-Fornuff
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Hi Cindy, I never thought of this that families have to rent their homes, etc. Not all tenants make it easy when it comes time to sell that home.

Jan 21, 2011 08:10 AM #2
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Ritu Desai
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Very nice video. Your message is clear and easy to understand. Thanks for sharing and helping the miltary families we owe them.

Jan 21, 2011 09:44 AM #3
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Hi Cindy:

 It is clear you are the expert at helping military families sale their home with the DOD Homeownership Assistance Program.

Keep up the good work! I am sure they appreciate you.

Jan 21, 2011 10:32 AM #4
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Great information!  We have a large military community here in the Norfolk area and it is quite applicable to them as well.  Permission to reblog???

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Gita-you probably don't have a lot of sellers in your area who would be eligible for the HAP program.  Thanks for stopping by and checking out the video.

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Jackie-I've only had one tenant where it was a bit of a chore but otherwise luck has been on my side.  Two coming on the property next week with great tenants.

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Ritu-thanks for stopping by. 

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Markita-thanks for your comment.  Hope you are off and running for 2011.

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Kathryn-go for it.  I get a number of calls from folks in your neck of the woods.  I'll keep your information handy.

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Cindy -- Nice use of video!  I need to get started using it! I know people really do watch them.

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Alexsandra-I get nice comments from my clients and prospects on them.  I'm trying to do more of them.

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