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2017 

Below are excellent suggestions for any homeowner, but particularly for home sellers are who planning to put their homes on the market - quick fixes can often pay big dividends when it comes to presenting your home as not only cosmetically appealing, but well maintained, too.   We all have those ...
01/30/2017
Sharon is so very right;  the value of staging is priceless and often means not only a higher price, but a quicker sale and possibly multiple offers.  With the vast majority of buyers starting their search online these days, there are two things that are critical to getting your home noticed onli...
01/29/2017
SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED HOME IN POPULAR WAYNEWOOD OPEN SUNDAY, 1/29/17  1-4PMThe popular Alexandria neighborhood of Waynewood is found just off the George Washington Parkway and Fort Hunt Road.  Part of the nationally renowned Fairfax County public school system, its elementary school is located i...
01/27/2017
Should you run across a property that was used as a "grow" property,  below are some very helpful hints on what to pay particular attention to during an inspection.In the Washington, D.C. area, some builders are making it easier for folks to grow plants under conditions that are better for the pr...
01/26/2017
"We want to list in the spring, but there is no hurry."What do you mean, no hurry? It's already the end of January. Before we know it, seriously, the Spring Market will be upon us.In fact, the buyers are already circling, frustrated and anxious because there is a shortage of housing inventory in ...
01/25/2017
Dreaming of a stylish, modern home in the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria?  Although many people may dream of living in an historic neighborhood, few will ever have the opportunity.  Old Town Alexandria offers residents historic as well as more modern homes, some on the banks of the Potomac...
01/20/2017
Gary has hit the nail on the head with this one;  there are plenty of questions we real estate agents CAN help with, but there are plenty we cannot touch, for a variety of reasons. It's not that we don't want to be helpful or that we don't know the answers, it's just that our answer is coming fro...
01/16/2017
I cannot count the number of times I have been asked this question by potential buyers and it always throws me a little, because it's irrelevant when it comes to determining what to offer on an Alexandria VA home for sale.  Now, if someone wants to know the rate of appreciation for a neighborhood...
01/13/2017
This is a common question for almost every home buyer - what are closing costs and how are they calculated.  Below, Gene Mundt, an excellent mortgage professional in the Chicago area, answers these questions and more.  Buying a home is about more than just looking at homes - it is critical to hav...
01/07/2017
What a unique approach - here's a creative way to reassure clients on the often-unspoken fears they have about the home selling or home buying process.  Address the potential negatives upfront in a positive way that lays out for them just how you are going to make this a positive experience for t...
01/05/2017
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