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Here is an interesting fact that you may not have heard about. On a seasonally-adjusted basis, the Pending Home Sales Index rose 2 percent last month to reach its highest level since March. A "pending home sale" is a home under contract to sell, but not yet closed. The forward-looking Pending Home Sales Index is up 11 percent from its low of the year. Of course,these stats are not necessarily useful for Chantilly area home buyers. To get more locally helpful (0 comments)
Keeping Your Front-Loading Washing Machine Fresh - 07/30/11 05:10 PM
Chantilly home owners with front-loading washing machines probably realize that they have several advantages in making this choice: They wash more clothes per cycle, helping lower energy costs. They use less water per cycle. They are easier on clothes, preserving color and fabric. But they do require a bit more cleaning care. They can pool water in their drums, which creates complications like bacteria and mildew build-up, along with the odor that this creates. Here are a few tips to help you enjoy the benefits and avoid the liabilities of front-loading machines. First, use High efficiency detergent. The lower volume (6 comments)
If you are considering putting your Chantilly home on the market, it is important to be aware that you are in competition with other home sellers. Nationally, there are more than 3.7 million homes for sale this month. You can see how important it is to have your Northern Virginia home be presented in its best light. This 4-minute video from NBC's The Today Show, titled "5 Mistakes Sellers Can't Afford To Make" has lots of practical advice to help your home show well. In the current market, it really is critical to have an effective strategy to sell (0 comments)
Painting Your Home Before Selling: Easy Stain Removal - 07/15/11 03:27 PM
If you are getting your Chantilly home ready to sell, you may be considering doing some of your own painting. If you have paint, tape, tarp and some brushes, you can do a lot. Remember that some rooms call for a complete sand-down, and when that is the case, Rule #1 is that your walls must be stain-free before adding the next coat of paint. You may have "industrial strength" stains, but most spots can be treated with a damp rag or a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. For the big stuff, you'll need something more. For example, "grime" is the most (6 comments)
Where Are The 25 Least Expensive US Cities? - 07/14/11 02:39 PM
If you are a Chantilly or Northern Virginia area home buyer, you know that our area in not the least expensive place to live. But have you wondered where the least expensive cities are located? Turns out they are identified in a BusinessWeek article titled "The Cheapest 25 Cities In The U.S". The study analyzed costs across 340 urban areas as compiled by the Council of Community & Economic Research, and discovered that cities in Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee and Oklahoma ranked consistently high. Hawaii, as you might guess, was not at the low cost end. Keep in mind that a low (0 comments)
Super Sharp Home for Sale in Herndon VA: 3300 Flintwood Court in Franklin Farm - 07/10/11 08:05 PM
Searching for homes in the Herndon, Chantilly, or near-by areas? If so, this exceptionally sharp Dartmouth model located at 3300 Flintwood Court in Herndon, Virginia (MLS #FX 7622389) is definitely worth a good look. This is a home that gives you the immediate feeling of being in an exceptionally clean and well cared for property. It is spotless all the way around. There is a long list of nice features, and you can get a quick view by taking a Visual Tour, and then let us know if you would like more information.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.