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Smalls Crossing is a Stanley Martin Community located off of Hoadly Road, in Manassas, Virginia. Stanley Martin offers many different floor plans, with standard and optional features such as: granite, stainless steel, birch cabinets, 9' ceilings on main and upper level. Small Crossing is conveniently located close to Prince William County parkway and 234 bypass, which offers many options for commuting...not to mention that there is a bus route on Hoadly Road... Potomac Mills Mall is located just a quick 15 minute drive down the parkway..... and route 95, is right around the corner For more infomation on Smalls Crossing (1 comments)
NEW HOMES FOR SALE in Manassas, Virginia: Coles Run Manor - 02/26/09 06:41 PM
Coles Run Manor, the Stanley Martin community, in a fantastic location, right off the Prince William Parkway. Coles Run Manor is a beautiful community, many of the lots with mature trees.! Stanley Martin is offering homes for sale in this community starting from $369,990 to $477,550. Most of the models have 2 car garage, brick fronts available, as well as granite, 42 inch birch cabinets... For more information on Coles Run Manor or other NEW HOMES FOR SALE IN MANASSAS VIRGINIA, contact Konnie McKee 703 407 7088. For a NO strings attached FREE MLS search go to www.Konniemac.com
Pighini Builders, a custom home builder, is building in Windy Ridge. A collection of 10+ acre estate lots. You can select a model from their collection or they will build from your plans...true custom home building at it's best. Currently they have two active listing, but have many lots to choose from, price range $699,960 to $899,950. For more information on NEW HOMES FOR SALE IN NOKESVILLE, VIRGINIA, contact, Konnie McKee 703 407 7088. For a no strings attached MLS search to to www.KonnieMac.com
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New Homes For Sale In Bristow, Virginia: Linton Crest - 02/26/09 06:26 PM
New Homes for Sale in Bristow, Virginia: Linton Crest is a new home community, in Bristow, Virginia. One of the builders in this community is Richmond American. This builder has been around for many years, they have even received the title of "Most Admired Builders" by Fortune magazine. Currently, they are offering models with square footage ranging from 2300 to 2760, with base prices ranging from $399,990 to $429,990. If you would like more information on NEW HOMES FOR SALE IN BRISTOW, VIRGINIA, call me Konnie McKee, Your Northern Virginia REALtor.
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NEW WEBSITE.... Let's You Call Attention Neglected, Lender Owned Properties - 02/22/09 06:11 PM
We all have been affected by the housing crisis, but if you live in a community where lender owned properties remain neglected...here is your change to strick back. www.LenderOffender.com allows anyone to upload photos, comment and rat out lenders who do not take care of their properties...They even go so far as to rank the most offensive lenders.... ! If you feel that foreclosed properties are affecting your community, now you have a voice!!!
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Homes For Sale in Haymarket, Virginia; Haymarket, VA Real Estate: Market Center - 02/22/09 09:56 AM
Homes For Sale In Haymarket, VA: Market Center Market Report If you are looking for Homes For Sale in Haymarket, Virginia or A Real Estate Agent In Haymarket, Virginia...well......you've come to the right place. My name is Konnie McKee, your Northern Virginia Real Estate Agent, bringing you up to the minute information on communities in Haymarket, Virginia, and homes for sale in Haymarket, Virginia As of Februaray 21, 2009, There are currently 11 active townhome/condos for sale in Market Center in the price range of $209,990 to $289,990. There is still ongoing new construction in Market Center as well...If you would like more information (2 comments)
Homes For Sale In Haymarket, Virginia: Haymarket VA Real Estate: Westmarket - 02/22/09 09:41 AM
Homes For Sale in Haymarket, Virginia: Westmarket Market Report If you are looking for Homes For Sale in Haymarket, Virginia or A Real Estate Agent In Haymarket, Virginia...well......you've come to the right place. My name is Konnie McKee, your Northern Virginia Real Estate Agent, bringing you up to the minute information on communities in Haymarket, Virginia, and homes for sale in Haymarket, Virginia As of Februaray 21, 2009, there are currently 5 active single family homes for sale in Westmarket in the price range of $349,990 to $499,900. There are currently 5 active townhomes for sale in Westmarket in the price (2 comments)
Okay...so as some of you may know I am a part of this Growth Leader Test Program.. ...and smack dab in the middle of it all, I had a terrible tragedy in my family...which took me away from my work for a little while, I have been keeping up a little, things have been quite chaotic....but I'm BACK!!! Okay...so what right? Well, my peeps.. what I am here to say is since President Obama signed that little ole' bill.... the leads have been pouring in....and I live in a little town.... Okay..they are internet leads..as you know...so you gotta put (8 comments)
Homes For Sale In Stafford, Virginia: Hampton Oaks - 02/19/09 08:18 PM
Market Report for homes for sale in Hampton Oaks, in Stafford Virginia There are currently 15 single family homes on the market in Hampton Oaks. The price range for these homes is $139,000.00 to $470,000.00 There are currently 7 homes under contract. The price range of these homes is $139,900 to $300,000.00 There have been no sales in this community in the last 30 days. If you are looking for more information on Homes for Sale in Stafford, Virginia... Call me...Konnie McKee 703 407 7088 or visit my website www.KonnieMac.com for a free, no strings MLS search..
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The REO Plus Column - 02/18/09 09:50 PM
Gabriella brings up an important point here, REOs are relatively easy to purchase..unless you get into a multiple offer situation as many REOs are now..then it gets a little complicated....and sometimes you can wait up to a week to get an answer from the bank....they sure do beat purchasing a short sale... Via Island Advantage Realty: Written by Gabriella for Island Advantage Realty LLC I like to make lists with pluses and minuses. There's something deeply satisfying about the clarity that it brings. Whenever I begin to work with a new client I like to make them aware of the many pluses to (1 comments)
The FHA 203K Streamline loan is brilliant...I don't know about you, but most of the REO's in my area are being bought up by investors. The owner occupant buyers are having a hard time. The REOs that are left on the market, are typically the ones that need some help. The 203K streamline line apparently alows the borrowers to put up to $35,000 into a loan for repairs that a home may need... I was told by a loan officer, who sent this information to me, Robert Lane, that appliances, paint carpet etc. can be rolled in... I don't know about you...but I am going to start tooting that horn...some (0 comments)
Homes For Sale In Gainesville, Virginia: Greenhill Crossing - 02/17/09 01:04 PM
This is a market report for homes available in Greenhill Crossing, located in Gainesvlle, Virginia. Community amenities at Greenhill Crossing, include a club house, tot lots, and community swimming pool. Located approx 2 miles from route 66, near the Town of Haymarket, Virginia. There are currently 6 detached homes on the market for sale in Greenhill Crossing, price ranges are $285,000.00 to $444,000. There are currently 4 Townhomes on the market for sale in Greenhill Crossing, price ranges are $205,000.00 to $259,000.00 For more information on Gainesville, Virginia Real Estate call me...Konnie McKee 703 407 7088.
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Kittens. Inspired by "Kittens". - 02/17/09 12:23 PM
This video was on "The Soup" The guy Joel McHale, I think that's his name. Was hysterical about this video.... It is amazing how one little video can make you famous...or infamous....just by posting it to YouTube... : Via Alan May Coldwell Banker, Evanston, Realtor® (Evanston, IL): With all the bad news in the world.... terrorists, war, bad economy, rising prices, rising unemployment... we are in dire need of something cute and cuddly. Aren't you tired of it all too?
Alan to the rescue. Here is a book, a really, really good book, narrated by a little girl who has a vivid (0 comments)
Have you reached a plateau - 02/17/09 11:55 AM
Can we talke Plateau Here!! A professional Plateau is the most difficult...with a weight Plateau..at least there is something to do about it....when business has stopped coming in the door...it's a little difficult, when you are doing everything you can...it is definately a higher hill to climb.....so I say put your head down....keep working..and something is bound to shake loose..... Via Antoinette Galindo CRS,GRI,SRES,e-PRO (Alain Pinel Realtors ): Every professional hits a plateau at some point in his or her career. Plateaus come in many forms, some are financial, others are motivational. Maybe an agents productivity is down due to the bottoming out (0 comments)
HSBC REO transactions - 02/15/09 10:00 PM
REOtrans. The bigggest waste of Money... I have been with REO trans for over a year...and NOTHING, NADDA, ZILCH.... I pay for premium upgrade, service areas etc...and still nothing..don't waste your money on them..... Via Diana Lyons (Coldwell Banker Townside): I have been with HSBC & REO Trans for a few years and get several BPO's and a few listings a year. However, this year they haven't sent me any listings at all & I keep seeing several people in our area with new listings from the same companies I worked with. I wondered what I'm doing wrong? I've never had any complaints from anyone. (1 comments)
REO Agents: PLEASE give us buyers' agents some respect! (Rant) - 02/15/09 09:54 PM
I list REO properties..and I will tell you I got into it, primarily because of this attitude of the REO agents I encounter... only a small percentage of the agents are getting these listings, they can't handle them, and are giving the rest of us a bad name... You right to be upset by this behavior..and I think banks should start instituting some checks and balances to ensure this does not happen...or ...and heres a good plan......level the playing field, spread the listings around a little.. :) Via Pacita C Dimacali, Alameda & Contra Costa CA real estate (Gallagher & Lindsey, Inc. (1 comments)
Is this Market Hot or What! - 02/15/09 09:24 PM
We are actually seeing the same thing in our area, actually days on market have decreased dramatically as well, it is a clear sign tha things are starting to make a shift in our markets..and hopefully the housing market will be able to slowly, lick its wounds, and start to recover......as a snails pace this time. Via Lori Mode The Mode & DurhaM Team (Keller Williams Realty): I start off each Monday by running statistics on our local market area - Elk Grove, CA and I am amazed so far this year at what is happening!
In the Elk Grove area - (0 comments)
Want to List REO's? (Doesn't Everyone!?!) Here are Some Tips... - 02/15/09 09:20 PM
Jamie wrote an excellent post on getting in on listing REO's..I would say one of the most important things I have done is perform BPOs. There are many companies out there that you can sign up with to peform these bpos..one of my favorite is www.clearcapital.com their forms are easy..and they pay fast.... Via Jamie Carroll (Keller Williams Premier Partners): Everyone wants a piece of the REO pie right now. After all, it's one of the biggest, juiciest pies out there these days! Don't worry too much about competition, banks like to have multiple agents to give REO's to because they realize they shouldn't (0 comments)
Home Improvements to Increase Your Homes Value. - 02/15/09 09:16 PM
Okay...so I've told you what DOES NOT increase your homes value..now I will tell you what to do to increase your homes value... You know most of this information is common sense..but as a homeowner, you are emotionally attached to your home, and sometimes its hard to be objective...I tell all my sellers to think like buyers. :) So.. one of the best home improvements to incrrease the value of your home is... the kitchen... thats the place you probably spend most of your time... and that is what sometimes can make or break a sale... remember to keep your remodel (0 comments)
Home Improvements that don't pay.... - 02/15/09 08:58 PM
When selling your house..most people think about all the ways they can improve their home.......for sale... There are, believe it or not, home improvements that can hurt the sale of your home... Making renovations that change the character of a house....putting contemporary doors on a ranch style house. your rennovations need to be consistent with the homes style .... changing the function of a room, turning dining rooms into a den through archtectural changes. Believe it or not, installing a pool, which is a costly home improvement, does not give you a return on your investment... installing a patio, or a (0 comments)
Homes For Sale In Haymarket, Virginia: FHA 203 Rehab Loans - Better than you think. - 02/15/09 08:53 AM
In our area, REOs are flying off the market at a record pace.....if you are looking to buy a home, but are having a hard time getting a contract accept, why not take a look at homes that need a little work.....with the FHA Rehab loan... The lender will allow you to roll repairs into the loan... Say for instance, the home needs HVAC system, or electrical work.... you can add that into the loan.. In this market, in the lower price range, the investors are out in force..many owner occupants are losing out on homes because they can't compete with (0 comments)
Homes For Sale In Manassas, Virginia: Rent to Own a Great Option. - 02/15/09 08:32 AM
If you are in the market for a home, but your credit is not what it should be... consider renting to own...there are many benefits to this program.....for both the seller and buyer... For more information on "Rent To Own" Call me Konnie McKee... This home is available for Rent for $2100.00 per month
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Happy Valentines Day! - 02/14/09 08:33 AM
We all celebrate "Valentines Day" as the day of "Love"... But...Do you know the origin of Valentines Day? Well, I didn't......so ..... I looked it up.... One such legend is that of a priest name (what else) Valentine, who performed marriages, even though they were banned by the Roman emperor, who was thrown in jail. He started a relationship with the daughter of his jailer...and prior to his death, on February 14th around 270, signed a note to her... "From Your Valentine" Okay...a little tragic Many cynics believe that Valentines Day was created to boost sales in February, when not much (1 comments)
Things To Do In Fauquier County, Virginia: The Flying Circus Airshow - 02/13/09 03:23 PM
The Flying Circus Airshow is located in Bealeton, Virgina on Ritchie Road. It is a fantastic, unique form of entertainment for the entire family. They offer open cockpit airplane rides, hot air balloown rides, and air shows. They reopen on May 3, 2009 with an airshow. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $3.00 for kids 3-12 and children under 3 are free.... An inexpensive form of entertainment for everyone. For more information about the Fktubg Circus click here. If you are relocating to Fauquier County or are looking to buy a home in Fauquier County...call me..Konnie McKee 703 407 7088
Things To Do In Washington, D.C. : National Cherry Blossom Festival - 02/13/09 03:11 PM
I am a native Washingtonian, and I am guilty of not taking advantage of all our Nation's Capital has to offer. Although one event I try not to miss is the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. You may not know this but these famous Cherry Blossoms were given to us by the people of Japan. 3,020 cherry trees where sent as a gift of friendship. Our First Lady Taft and the wife of the Japanese Ambassador, planted the first two trees in 1912. These two trees still remain....pretty cool huh? The festival runs from March 28 to April 12, (0 comments)
Community Centers in Loudoun County, Virginia: South Riding - 02/13/09 01:06 PM
One of the great things about Loudoun County, Virginia, is the county has spared no expense on community centers. The Dulles South Multipurpose Center is one such facility. Most of the communities surrounding our area, have their own amenities, so having this facility also is an added bonus. This center offers a wide variety of activities for all ages: preschool classes, licensed daycare, after school programs, a Senior Cafe'...... The building is still a work in progress, phase I of III complete, but when it is said and done...it will house a swimming pool, senior center, large gym, fitness center 24950 Riding Center DriveSouth Riding, VA 20152Paul (0 comments)
If you are new to an area, discovering new places, and activities is always one of the most exciting things to do, and if you have kids...or are a kids at heart...."Sport Bounce" is the place to be... Sport Bounce is a large (about 10,000 sq. ft) facility with large inflatables!! What are inflatables you say.....large slides, moon bounces...you name it.. This facility has birthday parties, open gym and can even be reserved for a private group. There are even programs for the littlest ones.. To get more information about Sport Bounce go to their website..... Enjoy.!! If you are relocating (1 comments)
Homes For Sale In Haymarket, Virginia: Market Update: Bull Run Mountain - 02/11/09 04:27 PM
Bull Run Mountain is a best little kept secret in Haymarket. This community spans from the foot of the Bull Run Moutains all the way up to the highest peak... the views from some of the higher elevations is breath taking.. This the a market update for Bull Run Mountain for Februrary 10, 2009: There are currently 9 homes for sale on Bull Run Mountain ($138,700 to $370,000) ..... with great opportunities for first time home buyers, these homes are affordable and in a great location.. If you would like more information on HOMES FOR SALE IN HAYMARKET, VIRGINIA. .call me Konnie McKee (1 comments)
Homes For Sale in Bristow, Virginia: Victory Lakes - 02/07/09 04:34 PM
Victory Lakes is a beautiful community located in Bristow, Virginia which features a large club house, pools, ball fields, fishing lakes, and over 75 acres of green space.. One of the great attributes of Victory Lakes is the variety of architecture the various builders brought to the community... There are currently 8 single family homes on the market in Victory Lakes, in the price range of $409,999 to 599,170 There are currently 6 townhomes on the market in the price range of $249,990 to $489,750. If you are looking for a home in Victory Lakes, call me....Konnie McKee 703 407 7088
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Luxury Homes For Sale In Nokesville, Virginia: Liberty Oaks - 02/07/09 04:02 PM
Liberty Oaks is an estate community, located in Nokesville, Virginia. These majestic homes, built by Classic Concept Builders, are located on gorgeous 10 acre lots, some models starting from $759,950. Features included stone fireplaces, 42" cabinets, morning room, 2 story foyer, 9' ceilings and more.. For more information about luxury homes in Nokesville, Virginia call me Konnie McKee 703 407 7088
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Luxury Homes For Sale In Leesburg, Virgina: Beacon Hill - 02/06/09 06:37 PM
When you see exceptional architecture, you just know it!! Apex Builders are custom home builders.....who deliver one gorgeous home!! One of the communities they are building in, is located in Leesburg, Virginia; Beacon Hill, a golf course, equestrian community, and it is absolutely beautiful. One of the homes for sale is, the "La Bordeaux" Model. This home is stunning. and has a swimming pool, pool house, guest house and the list goes on. The massive estate home is 18,000 sq. ft. and is listed for $3,997,000. If you are looking for a Luxury Home in Leesburg, Virginia or any other city in Northern Virginia, call me... Konnie McKee 703 407 7088
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Homes For Sale In Ashburn, Virginia: Ashburn Village. - 02/05/09 05:20 PM
Ashburn Village is located in Loudoun County, Virginia.. The great thing about Ashburn is that it is convenient to everything.... Dulles Town Center is just minutes away....the Greenway and route 7 straddle Ashburn, Village. Loudoun Hospital Center is located just around the corner....... Not to mention, that the Ashburn Sports Pavillian, is a great facility for the community, with indoor pools, exercise classes, child care.. This community has a lot to offer everyone... There are currently 37 townhomes on the market in Ashburn, Village ranging in price from $202,000 to $440,000 and single family homes in the price range of $390,000 (0 comments)
Homes For Sale In Chantilly, Virginia: Winding Brook Condominiums - 02/04/09 07:34 PM
Winding Brook is a townhouse complex that is condominium ownership..(which is a fancy way of saying that the owner is responsible for everything inside the 4 walls, and the association is responsible for everything outside the 4 walls ) This community is in a great location....close to shopping and commuter routes... and the best part..they are affordable....starting at $115000 to $230,000.00. Units with 2 and 3 bedrooms are available. If you are looking for a home in Chantilly, Virginia, call me Konnie McKee 703 407 7088.
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Homes For Sale In McLean,Virginia: Salona Village - 02/04/09 09:23 AM
Salona Village is a quaint little community located off of route 123 in McLean, Virginia. McLean is a brilliant location for people who need to commute to Washington DC. Many of the homes in this area are on larger lots, .30 acres and larger, and are surrounded by mature trees.... Salona Village is an intersting community...it has older homes...more established section..there is also new construction homes. Prices of these homes range from $870,000 to $3,700,000.00. If you are looking for a home in McLean, Virginia....call me..Konnie McKee 703 407 7088
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New Homes For Sale In Gainesville, Virginia: Hopewells Landing - 02/02/09 07:21 AM
Hopewells Landing, is a new community located on Route 29 in Gainesville, Virginia. This community is being built by D.R. Horton. The builder is offering homes with 9' ceilings, Designer kitchens, luxury master baths...and more... starting prices are in the $300's Another feature of this community, that I love, is D.R. Hortons environmental initiative...."Rain Gardens." Throughout the community, are located these little garden areas that have taken the place of the standard storm management ponds...these gardens create a more efficient, and eye pleasing, means of disbursing rain water... Brlliant!! If you are looking for a new home in Gainesville, Virginia, or in any other city in Northern (0 comments)
Should I buy a home being sold as a "Short Sale?" - 02/01/09 07:41 AM
If you are currently out looking at homes, or just starting your search in the Internet, I am certain you have seen home for sale as "Short Sale" or "3RD Party Approval" This just means the the home is being sold for less than is owed on it....and, even though the seller may sign the contract, the bank has to agree. Okay..so what does that mean to you, the buyer. Short sales are ambiguous in nature, and each of them is different. To be more specific, when you make an offer, the seller may sign off on it immediately.....BUT, it's not a done deal.... that offer (3 comments)
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