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2013 

In the first part of this post, we began the discussion of the Home Inspection and Radon Testing Addendum, which spells out the details of the home inspection, how many days we will have in order to get an inspection completed and what your options are regarding that inspection. For the purposes ...
01/24/2013
In parts 1-3, we talked about paperwork, deadlines and timelines. Now we’ll get to the heart of the most common contingencies, starting with the Home Inspection Contingency.    This will be a 2 part post because there is a lot to cover and it's a critical part of the process.  In our area, an off...
01/24/2013
In part one of  "From Contract to Closing Your Alexandria VA Home," we talked about Paperwork once you are officially under contract.  And, in part two, we touched on Deadlines. Now we are going to talk about your Timeline. Deadlines are spelled out in your contract and are based on the date of c...
01/24/2013
Housing Inventory  in Alexandria 22304 January 2013 Real estate market data provided by Susan Haughton of Long & Foster REALTORS Old Town Alexandria.   ALEXANDRIA 22304 HOUSING INVENTORY The Alexandria zip code of 22304 includes a number of sought after neighborhoods, including Cameron Station, T...
01/19/2013
It's 7 a.m., hot coffee in hand, and I'm trying to stay out of the way as a couple of able-bodied men bring in heavy panels of sheetrock.   Although I'll pretend this state of disarray and incessant noise do not bother me, in all honesty, it is a royal pain to live through home improvements, no m...
01/17/2013
Housing Inventory  in Alexandria 22308 January 2013 Real estate market data provided by Susan Haughton of Long & Foster REALTORS Old Town Alexandria.   ALEXANDRIA 22308 HOUSING INVENTORY The Alexandria zip code of 22308 includes a number of sought after neighborhoods, including Hollin Hall Villag...
01/13/2013
No, this isn't a visual of us falling off the "fiscal cliff," although it certainly looks like it - nope, this is what it looks like in terms of active listings in Alexandria City, VA...not great news for Buyers right now, but pretty good news for home Sellers who like the lack of competition.   ...
01/08/2013
Home Prices in Alexandria 22308 November 2012 Real estate market data provided by Susan Haughton of Long & Foster REALTORS Old Town Alexandria.   ALEXANDRIA 22308 HOME PRICES The Alexandria zip code of 22308 includes a number of sought after neighborhoods, including Hollin Hall Village, Waynewood...
01/05/2013
This is a conumdrum faced by many Buyers in many markets.  Inventory is low and a lot of Buyers are simply waiting for the right house to come on the market.  What happens, though, if the right house does not ever come available?  What is a Buyer to do?   Options include taking a fresh look at pr...
01/04/2013
Toni is so right about this;  Sellers may not know what the term "lockbox" means or how it works exactly.  I take one to the listing appointment because it is a good visual to explain how it works and why it is important to have an electronic box. Fortunately, combination lockboxes are not the no...
01/04/2013
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