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Prince William Ice Center Then and Now In February of 2010 after several heavy snow falls the Prince William Ice Center collapses. From a statement on InsideNova, "The building at 5180 Dale Blvd. is a total loss, owner Bill Hutzler said. Skaters practicing inside had been evacuated before the col...
Help For Underwater Homeowners The federal government announced on October 24, 2011 that there is help for homeowners who want to refinance their current mortgage and take advantage of the low interest rates using the HARP program. The HARP program is not new, it has been around since 2009. What ...
Do You Really Want to Sell This Home? This is a question I ask my self often when I see MLS sheets with so much incorrect information. Agents rely on this information when they are scheduling appoitments with clients. You would hope it's correct. More often it's not. Here is a great example: Lo...
Real Estate Market Update for September 2011 If you would like to know what home prices are doing in your neighborhood just give me a call 703-330-4423 or email me the address Home4sale@mris.com. Information provided by MRIS and RBI
The Perfect Lot MLS # PW7707658 List price $169,000 With land at a premium you find all type of lots that owners try to sell for top dollar. It's a pleasure to be able to offer a lot for sell that is just perfect. The lot is already cleared with only a few trees left for shade. There is a slight ...
Building That Dream Home Starts With The Lot Building that home dream you have always wanted starts with the lot. Speaking as a home owner and Realtor who has personally build three custom homes and helped many clients build homes. I can tell you there is a lot of thought that needs to go into bu...
5 Ways to Be A Bad NetworkerIf you are selling a product or service you need to understand what networking is and is not. Successful networking is about building relationships with people so that in turn they become a walking billboard for your business. If you do any of the following you will fi...
Positive Change in Funding Fee on VA Loans As of October 1, 2011 the funding fee on VA loans for Veterans will decrease. The current rate for first time users putting down less that 5% is 2.15% of the loan amount. For loans that close on or after October 1, 2011 the fee for first time users putti...
Distressed Homeowners Don"t Get Scammed Beware of organizations offering 'Forensic Loan Audits". They are targeting struggling home owners looking for loan modifications. These companies link them selves to attorneys and auditor organizations charging upfront fee's of $3,000. promising to get a q...
Real Estate Market Update for August 2011 Here are some graphs from Real Estate Market Intelligence showing a 3.36% increase in the average sold price from the same time last years for homes in Prince William County, Manassas & Manassas Park. Inventory is down by 3.67% compared to last year as...