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Helping you find the perfect buyer for your home - or helping you find the perfect home - from Northern Virginia to the Northern Neck.

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2014 

Jeff hits this out of the park.  Rarely is it to a buyer's advantage to use the listing agent as outlined in the post below. Years ago, I met a couple at an open house who were determined they could buy a house without an agent; they coincidentally ended up living in my neighborhood, where I had ...
04/28/2014
As usual, Anita has her finger on the Facebook pulse and has the latest news on what works - and what doesn't - on Facebook.  And, if you have a Facebook page and would like more engagement, then you should be following her, paying special attention on Fridays, when she highlights some pages that...
04/17/2014
Going online and self-qualifying oneself for a mortgage seems less intimidating for some people, I'm sure, than picking up the phone and calling a mortgage professional  However, as Gene explains very well below, it really is not the way to go and you will always be better served by someone who c...
04/11/2014
I have always said a successful transaction is one where both sides feel as if they got what they wanted and were treated fairly.  I don't consider the sale of real estate to be a competition or a win/lose transaction.  And the transactions which have gone the most smoothly in my experience have ...
04/10/2014
This is a good reminder for home sellers - don't forget to stop any automatic bank drafts associated with the home you are selling!  Of course, if do you forget, the money should rightfullyt be refunded to you, but you will more than likely have to pursue it to get it back.  It's easier to just a...
04/10/2014
I am reblogging this VERY important post just in case you have not heard about it - or have clients who may not have heard about it. This is not something you want to hear about from someone calling to let you know one of your accounts has been compromised. There are a lot of very smart and savvy...
04/10/2014
There are, as of today, 4/3/14, 3 active listings in Townes at Cameron Parke, Alexandria's super convenient townhouse community ideally located between 2 Metros, Old Town and just minutes to I-495 and I-95. The newest and most expensive listing is a 4 level end unit with a 2 car garage priced at ...
04/03/2014
A very clear and well thought out explanation of what we can -- and cannot or should not -- say when it comes to properties, people and places.  Sometimes it may seem we are trying to dodge questions, but it's all about upholding the law and doing what's right.  It is also all about protecting yo...
04/01/2014
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