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Just Sold in Burke:  Second Time Around is Better Than the FirstOn April 5th (2019) I had the pleasure of introducing 5652 Oak Tanager Court to the Northern Virginia marketplace.  Having an inventory shortage, particularly in homes in a first time buyer's range, it was not a shock to receive thre...
They Advertised a Solar Heated PoolThey Advertised a Solar Heated Pool The past week in real estate, I have learned quite a bit about what I would call about the practice of misleading.  It really makes me sad that agents in our industry will go to any length at all to mislead.  The first instanc...
Turn Key Townhouse in Manassas Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $315,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 1,834 sqftLot: 1,599 sqftYear Built: 1997MLS #: VAPW472264 Location 10505 Montrose WayManassas, VA 20109USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Fost...
Listing Prep Works:  South Riding Townhouse Under Contract in 3 Days When I first meet with the seller of 42917 Golf View Drive in South Riding, he was overwhelmed at the idea of getting his townhouse ready for market.  He and his wife are were overwhelmed with stuff.  Floor to ceiling boxes and ...
Move-In Ready Garage Townhouse in South Riding Overview Maps Photos Description $412,000 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,052 sqftLot: 1,742 sqftYear Built: 1998MLS #: VALO387956 Location 42917 Golf View DriveChantilly, VA 20151USA Chris Ann Cleland L...
If It Is Too Good to Be True...The voice of my father rings in my head whenever I hear the phrase, "If it's too good to be true it probably is."  Yet, like moths to a flame, buyers are drawn to waste time and energy chasing the impossible dream.  This weekend, two separate buyers I am helping, ea...
How Long Does it Take to Find Your Dream Home?The answer to that question is going to depend on a lot of circumstances.  Today, May 24th 2019, I was delighted to help a couple finalize the purchase of their first home.  Mind you, I was first in contact with this couple back in August 2018.  The w...
Just Sold in Haymarket:  Rambler on Acreage in Thunder Oak for $645K On April Fool's Day (2019) I remember introducing 5311 Lightning Drive to the audience of Haymarket buyers, and any other interested folks on the internet.  At the time, the grass had no yet greened up on the near twelve acre lo...
Wooded View & Proximity to Shops in Burke Overview Maps Photos $365,000 Townhouse Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,464 sqftLot: 2,025 sqftYear Built: 1980MLS #: VAFX1050678 Location 5652 Oak Tanager CourtBurke, VA 22015USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster Real Es...
How Often Are You Checking Your Vacant Listings?Being a full-time, professional real estate agent, taking listings that I can actually service is of HUGE importance to me.  If I can't get to my vacant listings at least once a week, or be at any listing in short order if there is a problem, then I...

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