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Helping you find the perfect buyer for your home - or helping you find the perfect home - in Old Town Alexandria, Mount Vernon, Fort Hunt, Montebello and many other fine Alexandria neighborhoods. Start your search at
Absolutely spot on advice from Andrea.  I've never understood where the practice of offering a bonus to the buyer's agent started, because it never made sense to me (and frankly, feels icky) but these ideas make a whole lot more sense! Should I or should I not offer a commission bonus to the buye...
As a listing agent in certain price points and certain neighborhoods in Alexandria, VA, I know that as soon as I put a new listing on the market, I need to be prepared for non stop phone calls, emails and texts. Buyers and their agents are sometimes frantic - and unrelenting - in their desire to ...
1 DAY ON MARKET - UNDER CONTRACT!No, that's not a misprint. And, yes, normally a one bedroom, one bath condo in the 400 Building at Cameron Station would be close to twice the price of this luxury condo.  This condo, however, is priced at only $175,000 and cannot escalate above that price.  With ...
UNDER CONTRACT, 5 DAYS WITH MULTIPLE OFFERSAre you looking for a conveniently located condo near Old Town Alexandria, with easy access to 495 or the GW Parkway, close to the King Street Metro?  Are you looking for an updated condo with an easy commute to Ft Myer, Ft Belvoir or the Pentagon?  This...
Virginia law requires that once a real estate licensee and a member of the public have agreed to work together, they must put their agreement in writing.  In other words, before you have substantial conversations about real estate or are shown property by an agent, you must be sure you understand...
Ever dreamed of buying a home in the highly sought after neighborhood of Plymouth Haven?  Attracted to its large lots and privacy, as well as the desirable Waynewood school district and quick commutes to Old Town Alexandria, Reagan National Airport and Washington, D.C., straight down the GW Parkw...
Although I admit the Christmas parties our brokerage holds every year are very nice affairs, held in a beautiful environment, which lends itself to better behavior than perhaps other locations, I swore off company parties years ago.  Let me clarify - I specifically swore off parties involving alc...
Below are excellent suggestions for any homeowner, but particularly for home sellers are who planning to put their homes on the market - quick fixes can often pay big dividends when it comes to presenting your home as not only cosmetically appealing, but well maintained, too.   We all have those ...
Sharon is so very right;  the value of staging is priceless and often means not only a higher price, but a quicker sale and possibly multiple offers.  With the vast majority of buyers starting their search online these days, there are two things that are critical to getting your home noticed onli...
SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED HOME IN POPULAR WAYNEWOOD OPEN SUNDAY, 1/29/17  1-4PMThe popular Alexandria neighborhood of Waynewood is found just off the George Washington Parkway and Fort Hunt Road.  Part of the nationally renowned Fairfax County public school system, its elementary school is located i...

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