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Can you quantify your advertising? Do you pay attention to what ad works and what ads don't? Are you able to capture leads? Imagine being able to prove to a seller how and why you use the Internet versus expensive newspaper ads that are not quantifiable. Without going to into detail I can share with you that half of our closed business in 2008 was due directly to Blogging and SEO. The surprising thing about that, is I didn't start to Blog until June. In fact one of my posts was featured in August called Only Blogging For Two Months and The Phone (3 comments)
If you are relocating to Quantico, then do yourself a favor...come look at this Bank Owned Home, you won't believe your eyes. This is a cul-de-sac street home. It's a wonderful home in a relatively new community just outside the gates of Quantico. Easy Access to I-95 up to the Pentagon.
Truly this one makes no sense to me...it's been on the market since October the bank has just reduced the price again to $364,000. It Now is the time to act...it's a great house for the money! Remember buying a new home isn't just about a good deal. (1 comments)
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In today's real estate it is far more technical than placing your listing in the MLS, placing a sign in the yard and praying for a buyer to come. St. Joseph Statues have sold out everywhere and homes still sit. Many homes today that go on the market Expire with no offers. Today's real estate demands a strong online presence! Your home must be easy to find when a buyer does an online search? Not just on one site, it should be on dozens of sites. When your first thought is "commission" when beginning (8 comments)
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Single Family Homes All Priced Under $400,000 It's truly amazing the values that are in the market place today for the buyer who is searching for a nice single family home. If you are looking for homes with four bedrooms, two or more baths, high ceilings, spacious rooms, convenient to I-95 and that are relatively new then don't overlook what Eastern Prince William County has to offer. Communities in the Woodbrige Virginia area such as Lake Ridge, Montclair, County Center, Cramers Ridge, Garrison Woods, River Oaks, Eagles Pointe,Newport, Winding Creek, Ashland Southbridge, Princeton Woods all have amazing homes in your price (0 comments)
Lake Ridge Virginia Seller Made A Huge Mistake and Lost A Ready Willing And Able Buyer! - 12/27/08 10:46 AM
Helpful Tips For Selling Your Home... Last weekend I was working with prospective buyers who are looking for a moveup home in the Lake Ridge Virginia area. We had several homes to see, some in Lake Ridge and some in neighboring Woodbridge, Virginia subdivision's. However there was one that was Just Listed . It appeared to have everything they were looking for (or so the listing said) it had great street appeal, all the right features and the price was well within the range they were pre-approved for. They were jazzed when we left the office to begin our house hunt. So I went to the (5 comments)
Selling Your Home in 2009...How To Get The Best Price, Best Terms In Prince William County. - 12/27/08 08:40 AM
When choosing a Realtor to sell your home in Prince William County you have so many Realtors to choose from. You have your past Realtor, your neighborhood Realtor, the Realtor who is a friend of your mom's, your friend or your sisters, you have the Realtor who at the same church or the Realtor who works along side of you everyday at work who fits it in when they can. A few things to concern yourself with when choosing a Realtor to sell your home: Has the Realtor ever sold a home in a Buyers Market? What kind of Advertising Does (2 comments)
Prince William County Foreclosures....What Can Your Money Buy? - 12/26/08 03:08 PM
Would You Be Interested In Hearing The Good Stories About Real Estate For A Change? "Sometimes it makes me crazy hearing all the miss information out there." Let me show you what people just like you are missing out on. I personally feel many home buyers and sellers are sitting on the sidelines crunching numbers and listening to all taking heads and waiting for the green light . Waiting for an indication that the market has hit bottom. Well in the words of Erick Blackwelder my brother-in-law. "Folks that ship has sailed!" If your still doing that, thinking the market is going to get (1 comments)
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When You're Daughter Leaves For Iraq and You Find A Note--That's A Gift! - 12/16/08 12:55 PM
Tara's Letter's To Santa..... Today's post isn't about real estate, it's about something very precious. It's about a Christmas Wish from a small child. I was visiting my sister Mary yesterday and she told me about how she was getting everything ready for the Holidays. She is hosting Christmas at her house this year, even though her two girls will be in far off places. Kate will be in Colorado with her dad and Tara her oldest has been deployed to Iraq. So this year is especially hard.
Well as she was bringing out all the ornaments and remembering each childhood memory, as a mom she (0 comments)
For more information about this home priced at $139,000 in Lake Ridge Virginia CLICK HERE If you know someone who needs to buy or sell a home in Lake Ridge VA, I can help Call Peggy James at 703-851-3085 (0 comments)
Buying a Bank Owned Home is not hard and you don't need a truck load of money. What you do need is an experienced Realtor who can help you. I've lived in this area for decades, and know the area well. I can help you sort out the good buys from the not so good buys, my goal is to make the process easy and fun. However, if you decide to start looking for Foreclosures and Bank Owned Homes on your own and you want to wait until you find the home you like....be prepared for a very Stressful few months! Why? Well let's assume you do the (0 comments)
Relocating To Woodbridge Virginia? " Relax You Will Be Treated Like Family!" How Can We Help You? - 12/11/08 05:56 AM
This week, I've been working with a client who lives in Washington DC and has decided that he wanted to relocate the Prince William County Virginia Area. The Lake Ridge VA area, seemed to be the nicest and closest affordable area near I-95. He hadn't been to this part of the Northern Virginia area before so he needed a good overview to be sure he was making the right decision. In his case since he lived in Washington DC ,he was accustom to walking many places, the walk factor for his new home was very important to him. Walk Factor: a home that was close (0 comments)
Woodbridge Virginia Homeowners...HGTV Is Casting In Our Area - 12/09/08 05:39 PM
Have You Ever Watched "GET IT SOLD" on HGTV? Well you are going to love this little piece of news. I actually saw the posting on Craigslist this morning. Edleman Productions is Casting for "GET IT SOLD" in the Northern Virginia area. Just imagine..your home could be featured on a National Television Show.How's that for extra exposure? As a local Realtor who works for Exit 1st Choice Realty in Woodbridge Virginia, I take great pride in living up to the motto of Exit Logo. Exit means "safe passage from one point to another" and as a marketing expert I try to all sellers (0 comments)
*not affiliated with Master Card. The owners of this home tried to sell the home for many months For Sale By Owner. They paid good hard earned money to a For Sale By Owner Company for a MLS Listing and the hopes of saving a few thousand dollars without the help of a Realtor. When I saw their home, I knew it was a beauty.I asked if I could write a Blog Post about their home, to see if I could help them out. Here is what I wrote, you will notice this was the second ad I had done for them FREE (0 comments)
Winter Is A Great Time To List and Sell Your Single Family Home In Lake Ridge Virginia!
The Winter Advantage in real estate is when sellers take advantage of the cold weather months to outsmart their competition. When fair weather sellers start withdrawing from the market and say "We'll try again in spring" that is the time to strike. The Timing Is Perfect Right Now In Lake Ridge, Virginia To Sell Your Home! Let me prove it to you. Did you know that there are only 18 single family homes available in all of Lake Ridge, Old Bridge Estates (2 comments)
Did you know that there are standards of what the average life expectancy is for the components that make up our homes? Well there are. The report is called the NAHB Study. And is published by the National Association Of Home Builders. I have compiled a list of the ones that really stand out when it comes to the Buying and Selling of Real Estate. I'm the Listing Specialist for Erick and Company and when I go to look at someones home, I always bring my trusty Listing Book. This is where I keep all these interesting articles and tid bits (0 comments)
Lake Ridge Virginia Real Estate News
Local real estate agent Peggy James of Exit Choice Realty blogs about current real estate market conditions, just listed, just sold, and shares tips and information for home buyers and sellers in Lake Ridge Virginia.
Lake Ridge VA Real Estate News- Peggy James a local Realtor® helps home buyers and sellers in the Woodbridge,Lake Ridge, Manassas, Dale City, and Quantico Virginia area's. Ask questions, learn about short sales, foreclosure homes,how to sell your home fast. Find active homes for sale, learn "what's happening" in the local Prince William County Virginia Real Estate market.
Let me know if I can help you with a real estate question call 703-851-3085.
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