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Actives: Among the events planned are the Taste of Chocolate, featuring chocolate vendors selling their wares; the Chocolate Challenge, an arts extravaganza where the medium is chocolate; the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast featuring chocolate chip pancakes; historic re-enactments; children's activities; open houses at historic buildings; and much more.
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Rental Income .......... When Can It Be Used #1? - 02/27/12 07:19 AM
Many of the home owners in the Northern Virginia residential real estate market are planning to be a landlord. However There is a good information if you can qualify for the rental income towards your new home purchase. Via George Souto NMLS# 65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut: With the current market conditions where most properties have declined in value since the time that they were purchased. Many potential Sellers are choosing not to sell their properties until market conditions improve, and instead rent out their current property and purchase another. However, taking this route is not as simple as it sounds, so (1 comments)
Northern Virginia Home Buyer Guide-Must Perform this Test on soon to be Your Home - 02/22/12 05:12 AM
Every article strongly talks about how important it is to get a home inspection done on a your biggest investment. Well for me and my buyers who understand the consequences of Radon they know how important it to get the home tested for Radon.Will the Radon affect:Year Built- Irrespective what year your home was built-New construction has Radon issues and so do older homes! Exit from the basement-Whether you have walk out or walk up or egress basement you should have your home tested of Radon level.Town home- Buyer thinks that since it is a smaller area or a built up (1 comments)
What a Real Agent Really Do? - 02/22/12 04:41 AM
Happy hump(Wednesday) Day!!! I came across this one on facebook...a buddy had posted and thought it was so true and yet hilarious. Enjoy! (11 comments)
Feb 2012-Loudoun County Housing Market Trend - 02/16/12 02:22 PM
Positive News is always welcomed especially by the home buyer and sellers in the Northern Virginia who are considering to be in the 2012 residential real estate market: So what are the positive notes in the Northern Virginia market:
A 27% decline in Foreclosure at the end of the 2011 fourth quarter was reported by RealtyTrac. Virginia continues to fare quite well as compared to other states across the United States, as only nine states have lower unemployment rates than Virginia. Northern Virginia has remained at 4.97%. Rentals are on rise..that has put lot of first time home buyers in (3 comments)
How is the Housing Market As Of 2012 in Fairfax County Northern Virginia - 02/16/12 02:04 PM
Positive News is always welcomed especially by the home buyer and sellers in the Northern Virginia who are considering to be in the 2012 residential real estate market: So what are the positive notes in the Northern Virginia market: A 27% decline in Foreclosure at the end of the 2011 fourth quarter was reported by RealtyTrac. Virginia continues to fare quite well as compared to other states across the United States, as only nine states have lower unemployment rates than Virginia. Northern Virginia has remained at 4.97%. Rentals are on rise..that has put lot of first time home buyers in the (0 comments)
5 Must Read Pro Tips While Your New Home is Under Construction - 02/14/12 09:19 AM
When you sign the contract at the builder's office everyone including sales represent & buyers are all excited on their to be built new homes. The time flies by and soon they are attending all sorts of meetings are schedule that buyers typically have no clue what it means apart from understanding it leads to a step closure to move in to their home. During the process they trust the builder's site supervisors, builders' reputation and above all county inspectors to get the job done right and finish their beautiful dream home. Well as a Loudoun County new home residential (3 comments)
Loudoun County Residence Register if you have Home Alarm System - 02/13/12 09:25 AM
Loudoun County Alarm System Registration Now Available Online If you are Loudoun County Resident or have business with Alarm System at your place, in order to reduce false alarm the Loudoun County False Alarm Prevention Unit has unveil a new online registration system. This new website will allow home owners and businesses to resister their contact information and view account history. It does not cost the owners to register!! According to the 2005 ordinance to protect alarm users from being charged for occasional mistakes, the owners were allowed 2 false alarms without penalty for each calendar year. The goal was to (2 comments)
Loudoun County Virginia Public School Calendar 2012-2013 - 02/08/12 07:33 AM
We are still half way through our 2011-2012 school year in Loudoun County. For parents it is good news that Loudoun County School has released their schedule for 2012-2013 out ahead of the time this year. Especially if you are planning vacation or have to make advance child care arrangements this calendar will help you to plan out your child next school year. 2012-2013 Loudoun School Calendar If you are looking to buy, investment, rent or sell your home in Loudoun County residential Realtor Ritu Desai at Samson Properties. (3 comments)
Multiple Sclerosis Society-Wine and Chocolate Tasting - 02/07/12 06:55 AM
Jacki's Determined Soles is hosting a wine and chocolate tasting to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The event will be held at Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro located at 11750 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA. The event will also include representatives from: Loudoun Valley Vineyards
...and we are pleased to announce the addition of 8 Chains North Winery and Vineyards to the event!
Each winery will be pouring two wines specifically chosen to pair with chocolate from MC2 Confections.
Wine and chocolate will be available (2 comments)
Craiglist Rental Scam Alert for the Northern Virginia Landlord & Tenants - 02/05/12 09:16 AM
I recently listed a beautiful town home in Herndon 20171 for rent. The home was active on the market for about couple of days. My current tenants called me with a panic and confusion stating "Some strangers about 3-4 group of people where ringing the door bell and wanted to preview the home?" Speaking to one of them I found out that there was an advertisement of the same home with the property address listed for lot more cheaper price. The advertisement claimed that they are the owners and they live overseas. One of the person I spoke to was standing (4 comments)
The Most Dangerous Item In Our Homes... - 02/04/12 08:22 AM
As a Northern Virginia Home buyer Realtor I do see quite a few instance where the DIY work of the seller is clearly reflected in the home inspection. Remember if you do decide to do a DIY work, your insurance may not cover your work so that savings goes off the window. Via Michael Thornton - Nashville, TN area Home Inspector - 615.661.0297 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.): The Most Dangerous Item In Our Homes... 53% of household fires can can be traced back to electrical problems. Fire deaths are generally higher when portable heaters and other small appliances are used. Many (3 comments)
" AS IS' Home purchase . What buyers should know . - 02/02/12 02:39 PM
With the new changes implemented in the Northern Virginia Real Estate Regional Contract staring January 2012 it is important for purchaser to understand the AS IS clause! Via GITA BANTWAL, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI BUCKS County & Philadelphia, PA HOMES (RE/MAX Centre Realtors): "AS IS" home purchase . What buyers should know before writing the purchase agreement. This is not legal advice and buyers should seek legal advice when purchasing a home. Laws may be different in different States Ask your Real estate agent to guide you about disclosure laws in the state. Before making an offer on a home please know that when sellers say (3 comments)
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